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Dems champion House budget

Budget

HARTFORD – The Connecticut House of Representatives backed a biennial budget package on Wednesday (HB 7-61) that propses property tax relief to working families and provides increased spending for transportation systems in the state. “Our budget provides significant property tax relief…

Raffle tickets available for Harley bike

Santa-South Ends School- Alivia Hatheway (age 3.5) of Plantsville (1)

It is Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum kicking off the 20th year for its Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle to benefit the museum. The raffle will help benefit the museum’s educational programming and general operations. First…

Miscellaneous listings for May 29

FRIDAY, MAY 29 OTHER ASBURY’S FIRST GAME NIGHT. 7 p.m. Fun, fellowship, games. For young and young-at-heart. Movie set up for those children too young to play or who don’t wish to play games. Ping pong table available. Babysitter available…

Performance listings for May 29

FRIDAY, MAY 29 OTHER DUELING COMIX PIANOS. 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15 to $25. ComixatFoxwoods.com JUNE 4-6 OTHER JAY LARSON. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods…

And the guests all wore white…

When guests arrive at White Night Bristol at the American Clock and Watch Museum on Maple Street in Bristol on Saturday, June 13, they are asked to wear white, which is the tradition of the arts-oriented event. But beyond the…

Coyotes and bobcats and bears, oh my

Tom Pepe of Suburban Wildlife Solutions with a trapped coyote.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER When Dave Denino began seeing packs of coyotes along the wood line of his property near Panthorn Park, he was concerned that the coyote community had grown in his neighborhood. He heard reports of neighborhood children encountering…

Lessons learned, accomplishments achieved

Southington’s Brendan Carroll, left, is this year’s valedictorian at St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol. Carroll and salutatorian Sydney Riddick, right, will deliver speeches at the school’s graduation ceremony on June 2.

By LISA CAPOBIANCOSTAFF WRITER Sydney Riddick and Brendan Carroll learned some of the greatest life lessons over the past four years at St. Paul Catholic High School. For Sydney, the biggest lesson she ever learned throughout high school was “Keep trying”…