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Carousel summer hours in place starting Friday

June 30, 2016
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Starting Friday, July 1, Bushnell Park Carousel will have new summer hours in place. The carousel will be open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. These new hours will last through the months of July and August. Take a 3 1/2 minute spin on the carousel for $1 per…

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Bees set sights on series win

June 30, 2016
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NEW BRITAIN BEES (32-33) AT SOMERSET PATRIOTS (36-30) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to take their third straight game, and the series, against the the Somerset Patriots! First pitch 7:05PM! Series: In a wild back-and-forth third game of four from TD Bank Ballpark, the Bees came away with an 8-7 win…

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Bees take 2nd straight from Patriots

June 30, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees’ kept their division hopes alive with a 8-7 victory over the Somerset Patriots in a wild back-and-forth contest from TD Bank Ballpark. The Game Changed When…: ……Greg Golson, who had tripled with one out in the eighth inning, scored after Somerset’s Jeremy McBryde unleashed a wild pitch,…

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Budget cutbacks to affect Connecticut parks after July 4th

June 29, 2016
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The effects of state budget cuts will soon be felt at Connecticut’s 109 state parks, including cutbacks in lifeguard staffing and park maintenance and the closure of three state campgrounds. The $1.8 million in reductions to park operations will take effect after the July Fourth holiday…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting July 1

June 29, 2016
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JULY 1-2 BRISTOL ‘SPELLBOUND.’ Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 7 p.m. Part of the Hollywood at the Bijou series. The Alfred Hitchcock Classic. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation. Refreshments. PreserveHollywood.org JULY 1-31 SOUTHINGTON ‘SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW.’ Art exhibit of photographs by Ray Gawlak of Meriden. The Gallery at The…

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Meetings listings, starting July 1

June 29, 2016
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TUESDAY, JULY 5 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 782-1043, Deborah@quiltsthatcare.org 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 town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public…

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Support group listings, starting July 1

June 29, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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Kids listings, starting July 1

June 29, 2016
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FRIDAY, JULY 1 BRISTOL PATRIOTIC DAY/ LO’S SWEET TREAT DAY. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Bristol Shows Its Colors.” American Flag weaving honoring Betsy Ross featuring a variety of art provocations. Also kick off National Ice Cream Month with a single scoop of ice cream for $1 from 12 to 3 p.m .Imagine Nation, 1…

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Performance listings, starting July 8

June 29, 2016
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NOW thru JULY 10 OTHER ‘ONCE ON THIS ISLAND.’ Performed by Connecticut Theatre Company. Among the cast members are Jasmine Clemons, Zach Cote, Sarah Stanford, and Kristi Yurko of Bristol; Gia Wright of Plainville; and Steffon Sampson of Southington. The Repertory Theatre, 23 Norden St., New Britain. www.ConnecticutTheatreCompany.org

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Health listings, starting July 1

June 29, 2016
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TUESDAY, JULY 5 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org TUESDAY, JULY 5 SOUTHINGTON ‘KNOW YOUR NUMBERS.’ 11 to 11:30 a.m. Learn about blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. Presented by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Wolcott Senior Center, 211 Nichols Rd., Wolcott.…

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