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Cooling centers open

July 7, 2016
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(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy is reminding Connecticut residents that as the state is experiencing its first heat wave of the summer, cooling centers are open in towns and cities throughout the state and can be located by calling 2-1-1. “Today is expected to be humid and the hottest day of the heat…

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Bees fall in rubber match to Skeeters

July 7, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could not breakthrough with the big hit, dropping the rubber match of their series vs. the Skeeters 4-2. The Game Changed When…: the Skeeters mounted a two out rally in the bottom of the seventh with the game tied at two. After Albert Cordero’s single, the…

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Blues still on a skid

July 7, 2016
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The Bristol Blues were unable to snap out of their recent skid, dropping their third consecutive game to the North Shore Navigators by a score of 10-2, bringing their record to 13-16 on the season. This one was a tale of pitching defense (or a lack thereof), as the Blues tallied only two official errors…

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Bear killed on I-84 Tuesday

July 7, 2016
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut State Police are warning drivers to watch out for bears after a motorist struck one on Interstate 84. Police say the bear was hit Tuesday morning on the eastbound side of I-84 in New Britain. The driver had left the scene when troopers arrived. Police are advising drivers that…

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Meeting listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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TUESDAY, JULY 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Topic, “How to Increase Business Through Referral Sources.” Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, Benefits Center, 200 Main St., Bristol. CentralCTChambers.org/Events ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss…

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Kids listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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FRIDAY, JULY 8 PLAINVILLE MAKER SPACE. 10:45 a.m. Children can create, build, and discover. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. SOUTHINGTON ‘IMAGINATION GENERATION.’ 7 p.m. Grade 3 to 6 students in the Southington Summer Theater Junior Program will perform a variety show. Southington High School, Pleasant Street, Southington. $5. (860) 276-6219.…

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Performance listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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JULY 10, 11, 12, AUG. 7, 8, 9 OTHER AUDITIONS FOR ‘THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.’ 6 to 9 p.m. No appointments needed. Prepare a song of your choosing. Accompanist will be provided. Cold readings also part of audition. Rehearsals begin Aug. 29. Shows in October. Trinity on Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. jenn@PhoenixTheaterCompany.com NOW…

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Health listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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THURSDAY, JULY 14 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 1 to 2 p.m. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. HHCSeniorServices.org LIVING WITH SPINAL STENOSIS. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 10 to 11 a.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. RSVP. (860) 747-5728. BRISTOL ‘PROTECT THE SKIN YOU’RE…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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SATURDAY, JULY 9 OTHER SINGLES BLOCK ISLAND DAY TRIP. Sponsored by Social Connections. Leave on ferry at 2 Ferry St., New London. Meet at 8 a.m. at the gate. It leaves at 8:30 a.m. Return 4:55 p.m. ferry. Round trip ticket is $45. Reservations. (860) 444-4624. Questions? (860) 582-8229, (860) 434-6426. PLAINVILLE TAG SALE. 8…

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Music listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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FRIDAY, JULY 8 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Carmine’s Bar, 389 Main St., East Hartford. MONDAY, JULY 11 OTHER SIMPLY SWING. Walnut Hill Park, band shell, New Britain. TUESDAY, JULY 12 PLAINVILLE RIVERBOAT RAMBLERS. 6:30 p.m. Norton Park, band shell, Plainville. BRISTOL THE COYOTE RIVER BAND. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Rockwell Park, Bristol. WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 OTHER…

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