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Be on the look out for moose in New Britain area

May 28, 2014
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Motorists in the New Britain area are advised to use extra caution and be observant while driving due to the sighting of a moose this afternoon near the intersection of Route 72 and Interstate 84, the Department of Energy and Environment Protection announced in a press release today. Moose near roadways pose a particular danger…

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Dining listings for May 30

May 27, 2014
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FRIDAY, MAY 30 SOUTHINGTON FRANCES MAYES, WINE TASTING BOTTLE SIGNING FOR TUSCAN SUN WINES. 3 to 5 p.m. World Wide Spirits and Liquors, 480 Queen St., Southington. TuscanSunWines.com   SATURDAY, MAY 31 OTHER 1ST ANNUAL BLOOMFIELD GRUB CRAWL KICK OFF EVENT. 1 to 5 p.m. Food, beer, live music. With the Kris Jenson/ Jaimoe and…

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After personal tragedy, woman fulfills dream of being Pats’ cheerleader

May 25, 2014
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After personal tragedy, woman fulfills dream of being Pats’ cheerleader

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR On the sidelines of the New England Patriots’ home games at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. this coming season, Bristol residents may see a familiar entertain the crowd. And her journey toward this accomplishment is an example of overcoming physical adversity. Karen Link, the former Miss Teen Bristol in 2007…

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Memorial Day walk on Bristol’s boulevard this Sunday

May 20, 2014
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A special Memorial Day walk will be held on Memorial Boulevard in Bristol starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 25. Members of the Bristol VFW will be stationed at the monuments to explain the monument, the conflict, and Bristol’s role in it. This historical, educational event is being hosted by  St. JosephChurch as part…

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Stanley Tools to award $10,000 to non-profits who show how they will ‘Build Your America’

May 20, 2014
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Continuing its commitment to make the tools that build America, Stanley Tools announces the launch of its Stanley Black & Decker 2014 Build Your America Contest, where one charitable organization, non-profit organization or local government agency will win $10,000 to honor its community such as a neighborhood improvement project, renovations to a historical landmark, school, park,…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 23

May 20, 2014
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Miscellaneous listings for May 23

FRIDAY, MAY 23 BRISTOL PAINT NIGHT WITH ASHLEY. 7:30 p.m. Step by Step style painting night with summer scene. Ashley will guide new painters to a finished water wash style with paint and canvas. Old artists will learn water color style technique in a relaxed fun night of friends. Small groups on easel with 18…

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Kids listings for May 16

May 16, 2014
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FRIDAY, MAY 16 OTHER ALADDIN JR. 7:30 p.m. ThomastonCenterSchool Sixth Grade Drama Club. Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St., Thomaston. $8 for students and children, $13 for adults. (860) 283-6250.   SATURDAY, MAY 17 BRISTOL BRISTOL YOUTH LACROSSE ‘ANNUAL LAX DAY.’ 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lacrosse games throughout the day, food vendors, entertainment, more.…

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ enchants… but with a few reservations

May 15, 2014
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ enchants… but with a few reservations

By KATERINA BELALES CORRESPONDENT After being released more than 20 years ago in 1991, “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” has become one of the most classic and iconic movies throughout time, due to its loving, charming, and passionate storyline. “Beauty and the Beast” focuses on the relationship between the Beast, a prince who is magically…

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Orchestra to celebrate memory of founder at June 7 concert

May 13, 2014
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The Bristol String Orchestra will be performing their Annual Spring Concert at the ProspectUnitedMethodistChurch on Saturday, June 7, at 3 p.m. The show is being dedicted to the memory of its founder, mentor, and friend Louise Van Gorder, who passed away earlier this year. The orchestra will celebrate Van Gorder’s spirit and dedication. Audiences will…

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McDonald’s, Telemundo team up for singing competition

May 13, 2014
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McDonald’s restaurants in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts have once again partnered with Telemundo to host a local singing competition, “Solo Tu Voz.” This is the fourth year of the local talent search, where participants audition in front of Telemundo cameras at various McDonald’s restaurants. Audition videos are posted on holaciudad.com where visitors can vote for…

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