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Female veterans can win free makeover from local salon

August 19, 2016
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Save-A-Suit, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports military veterans in need and Studio 466 Salon & Spa in Plainville are partnering to award three female veterans with a complete makeover. This VIP experience includes a hair cut, color, and style, facial waxing, makeup application, and a professional outfit. All services are complimentary to winning contestants.…

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J. Timothy’s announces 2 week shut down for renovations starting Aug. 27

August 19, 2016
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Timothy’s Taverne in Plainville will be closing temporarily for a major kitchen renovation. The restaurant will have an extended shutdown period starting Saturday, Aug. 27. The project is estimated to take two weeks and the restaurant will re-open as soon as possible. The project is needed because the restaurant said it has officially outgrown its…

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Bristol Blues find success off the field

August 19, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER No team wants to end their regular season with a five-game losing streak and be bumped out of the postseason, but there were still a lot of positive aspects of the Bristol Blues’ second season in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League that could be carried in to next season. General…

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Cliburn achieves 1,600th career victory

August 19, 2016
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(New Britain, Conn., August 18, 2016) – New Britain Bees Manager Stan Cliburn achieved his 1,600th career managerial victory tonight as the Bees defeated the Long Island Ducks 7-0 at New Britain Stadium. The win gives Cliburn 54 wins this season with the Bees. Cliburn began his managerial career in 1988 with the Watertown Pirates…

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A comedic blast from the past at CTC

August 19, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A slice of humor from the 1960s will grace the stage at Connecticut Theatre Company this month. The local theater troupe will be performing 1962’s “Boeing-Boeing” by Marc Camoletti (which was later turned into a movie in 1965). The comedy also was revived on Broadway in 2008 and included actresses…

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Cliburn gets 1,600th win in victory over Ducks

August 19, 2016
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Box score   In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees delivered Stan Cliburn his 1,600th career win in style, completing the four-game sweep of the Ducks with a 7-0 shutout. The Game Changed When…:…Mike Lee escaped a second and third, one out jam in the fifth inning thanks to a 9-6 double play that prevented…

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Bees win third straight

August 18, 2016
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Box score   In 140 Characters or Less: Dominant pitching by the Bees lead to the 3-1 win over the Ducks, putting Stan Cliburn one win away from 1,600. The Game Changed When…:…Rob Bryson struck out back to back batters to end the eighth inning after the Ducks got a run off Kevin Vance to…

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Performance listings, starting Aug. 19

August 17, 2016
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NOW thru AUG. 21 OTHER ‘BOEING, BOEING.’ Performed by Connecticut Theatre Company. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Repertory Theatre, 23 Norden St., New Britain. $18 for adults, and $16 for students and seniors. www.ConnecticutTheatreCompany.org.

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Eversource issues warning about latest scams

August 17, 2016
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Eversource business and residential customers across Connecticut continue to report receiving unsolicited phone calls and home visits from individuals selling “discounted power” and claiming to be “representatives” or “partners” of Eversource. In light of this, the company is warning customers that these individuals are not affiliated with Eversource and are most likely either scammers or…

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Bees go for number 3 vs. Ducks

August 17, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees go for their third consecutive win over the Ducks tonight! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The Bees have taken the first two games of the four-game series to close the Ducks’ season series lead to 8-7. After tonight, the series wraps up tomorrow night with another 6:35PM start time.…

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