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And now for something completely different from Fall Out Boy

June 26, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fall Out Boy’s latest album “American Beauty/ American Psycho” doesn’t sound anything like the album that first brought the band to the public’s attention, “From Under the Cork Tree.” But then it’s not as different as you would think “From Under the Cork Tree” fit squarely in the band’s punk…

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Observations: Mistakes happen: Accept them, move on

June 24, 2015
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER I’ll never forget the look of horror on my dad’s face that one time I almost got run over by a school bus in fifth grade. It was just an ordinary day after school, and nothing bad that I can recall happened earlier in the day. The bus dropped me…

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And they’re off…

June 23, 2015
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Thursday night begins competition for this year’s Miss Connecticut and Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant. The event will be held at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theater in Uncasville. Finals for the teens will be held Saturday afternoon and the Misses Saturday night. On Tuesday afternoon, the Bristol and Southington local representatives gathered at Memorial…

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Police blotter for June 26 edition

June 23, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Wednesday June 10 through Monday June 22. Andrew J. Fiondella, 29, 24 Fairway Rd. Southington, was arrested on June 10 and charged with two counts of sixth degree larceny. Nicholas Lohman, 27, 32 Lincoln Terr., Meriden, was arrested on June 12 and charged with fourth degree…

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SHS Class of 2015

June 22, 2015
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A Southington High School graduate waves to family and friends in the stands just before receiving her diploma during the graduation ceremony on June 18, 2015.

Scenes from the Southington High School graduation ceremony on June 18, 2015.  

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Girls Scouts’ Camp Carlson now registering

June 18, 2015
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 This summer, girls at Camp Carlson can learn horseback riding and care while participating in traditional activities that summer camp as to offer. With the program, “Horse Fun”, girls will spend half of their day learning horse care and riding skills at a local equestrian facility, then come back to Camp Carlson for fun, traditional…

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Compounce joins Dinosaur Trail

June 18, 2015
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For the family with an affinity for dinosaurs, there are five locations on the Connecticut Dinosaur Trail, a historic collaboration that brings together five of the state’s pre-eminent tourist attractions: Connecticut Science Center, Dinosaur State Park, The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. and new this year – Lake…

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Main Street Community Foundation awards scholarships

June 18, 2015
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Main Street Community Foundation has awarded $146,000 in scholarships to a group of over 120 students at varying levels of their academic careers from the towns of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Wolcott as well as other communities. The majority of scholarship grants were awarded during the foundation’s June 9 Scholarship Reception at Hawk’s…

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Fall looks for this year’s brides

June 15, 2015
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Earlier this spring, designers unveiled their fall bridal collections at New York International Bridal Week at Pier 92 in New York City. For the brides ‘saying yes to the dress’ for a fall wedding, these are some of the designs you will see at your selected bridal shops. PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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Senior listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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TUESDAY, JUNE 16 PLAINVILLE AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures, and more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion of the course, an insurance…

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