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Bees drop series opener to Bluefish

July 23, 2016
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  In 140 Characters or Less: In the series opener from Bridgeport, the Bees were unable to hold onto an early lead as they fell 10-3 to the Bluefish. The Game Changed When…: …Bluefish right fielder Welington Dotel hit a grand slam in the bottom of the third, turning a 3-1 Bees’ lead into a…

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Bees head to Bridgeport for three-game series

July 22, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees head to Bridgeport tonight to open a three-game series with in-state rival Bluefish! 7:12PM first pitch! Series: New Britain and Bridgeport are 7-7 against each other so far in 2016. The two teams last played each other two weeks ago at New Britain Stadium, with the teams splitting…

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Pokemon GO all the way to sweetFrog

July 22, 2016
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sweetFrog Enterprises, a leading national frozen yogurt franchise, has announced that it will host a Pokémon GO takeover from coast to coast this weekend (July 22-24) in all participating locations, including the Plainville location at 17 Farmington Ave. From the time shops open on Friday, July 22 to the time they close on Sunday, July…

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Cheap Trick keeps exploring new horizons

July 22, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Some bands who stick around for a couple of decades resort to retracing their steps rather than forging ahead with new ones. But Cheap Trick, despite a sizeable catalogue of hits and well-known tracks, continues to release new music. And the band, which comes to Connecticut on July 25, has…

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Ellis Hall believes in the gospel according to Ray Charles

July 22, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR One day when singer Ellis Hall sat down with the late great musician Ray Charles, Charles shared a little philosophy with Hall. “There’s only two kinds of music,” said Ray to Hall, “Good and bad.” That philosophy defined Charles’s career, which saw the singer mining everything from R&B to rock…

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Monster Jam… rolling with the changes

July 22, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR As driver Gary Porter explains it, they don’t make monster trucks like they used to. However, that’s not a bad thing, he said. Porter comes to Connecticut July 23 and 24 with his truck Carolina Crusher as Monster Jam sets up at Stafford Motor Speedway. Porter got into the sport…

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Blues victorious over Pittsfield

July 22, 2016
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The Bristol Blues were victorious tonight, winning a close one over their western division foes, the Pittsfield Suns, by a score of 8-5. LIU-Brooklyn commit and 2016 ESPNBoston Mr. Baseball Scott Creedon made his first home start of the year for the Blues, tossing five scoreless before yielding four runs in the 6th. Christian Budzik…

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Bees earn split of series against Lancaster

July 22, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees exploded for five runs in the first and 17 hits altogether to get the 7-3 win over the Barnstormers. The Game Changed When…: …The Bees took control in the first inning with five runs, highlighted by Jonathan Roof’s three run home run. Pitchers of Record: W: Kyle Simon…

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Eversource asks customers to wait until 8

July 21, 2016
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Eversource asks customers to wait until 8

With the summer months upon us, Energize Connecticut partners are asking customers to “Wait ‘til 8” to help decrease energy consumption and demand during peak periods, which are weekdays from noon to 8 p.m.   Extreme peak demands occur only 100 hours each year, or about 1 percent of the time, between late May and…

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Bees look for series split

July 21, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees and Barnstormers wrap up their four-game series tonight! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The two teams split yesterday’s doubleheader, with the Bees winning game one in 7-6 in extra innings and the Barnstormers taking game two 10-5. Bees Tickets: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box…

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