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Bees stun Patriots

August 29, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Behind a five-run ninth inning, the Bees fought back to stun the Somerset Patriots 11-9 and walk away with the series win. The Game Changed When…:…Jake McGuiggan came up with a two out double with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, turning a 9-8 deficit into a…

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Bees win over Patriots

August 29, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Michael Crouse’s RBI triple in the top of the tenth delivered the Bees to a 4-3 win over the Somerset Patriots to knot the series. The Game Changed When…:…Michael Crouse tripled home pinch-runner Anthony Hewitt with two outs in the top of the tenth inning to put the…

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Bees rally falls short

August 29, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A ninth inning rally by the Bees fell just a run short as the Patriots took the series opener over the Bees 7-6. The Game Changed When…:…Patriots closer Jon Hunton, after allowing a one-out RBI single to Jon Griffin to get the Bees within a run, stranded the…

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Cosmetology school brings in renowned stylist Ted Gibson for graduation

August 26, 2016
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On Oct. 2 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, the International Institute of Cosmetology will be hosting its 13th graduation ceremony and fashion show for the 130 graduates for cosmetology, aesthetics, and makeup. World renowned hairstylist Ted Gibson will be delivering the commencement speech for graduates and guests. Press materials from IIC explained, “Celebrity…

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Bees take series against Bluefish

August 26, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: A five-run second inning and a rock solid performance by the bullpen lead the Bees to the 5-4 win in the rubber match vs. the Bluefish. The Game Changed When…:…the Bees erupted for five runs in the bottom of the second inning, highlighted by Jake McGuiggan’s three-run home run to…

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A little bit of conversation leads to Prophets of Rage

August 26, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR One conversation led to another conversation and that led to yet another conversation. And, with those discussions, Prophets of Rage—built upon the bones of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill—was born. The self-described “elite task force of revolutionary musicians determined to confront this mountain of elect year…

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Foghat cranks up the energy while ‘Under the Influence’

August 26, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The energy crackles out of the speakers when you cue up Foghat’s latest album, “Under the Influence.” One of the reasons for the energy boost, explained the band’s original and continuing drummer Roger Earl, is the roster of special guests they were able to pull in to supplement the core…

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4th year of CHET scholarships launched

August 25, 2016
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4th year of CHET scholarships launched

When Gloria Chery, a freshman at Central High School in Bridgeport, learned last fall that she had won a CHET Advance Scholarship, she wrote a note of thanks, saying, “This is a great opportunity for me. I thank you so much for helping me even though it seems so far away.  It is such a…

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Carousel museum needs volunteers; open house set for Sept. 11

August 25, 2016
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The New England Carousel Museum is looking for volunteers for various tasks in and around the museum. As a volunteer, you can set your schedule as you are available and willing to donate your time. Volunteers receive a free one year membership to the museum and invitations to museum events. The museum is looking for…

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Bees fall to Bluefish in extra innings

August 25, 2016
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Box scoreIn 140 Characters or Less: A late rally by the Bluefish ultimately lead to an extra-inning 4-3 loss for the Bees in the middle game of three at New Britain Stadium. The Game Changed When…:…the Bluefish rallied to tie the game on an Angelys Nina RBI single with two outs in the top of…

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