Bees fail to solve York pitching

July 17, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight night, the bats of the Bees could solve York’s pitching, losing 5-1 in game two of three. The Game Changed When…: With the bases loaded and one out and the Bees down by four runs in the seventh inning, the Revolution held the Bees to just…

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Boy Scouts clean up at Rec Park

July 16, 2016
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Troop 32-Bottle Drive (5)

On Saturday, July 9, members of Boy Scout Troop 32 sort through donations during a bottle and can drive at Recreation Park. The group, which meets on Tuesdays at the First Congregational Church in downtown Southington, plans to hold another one in January. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Click to Enlarge

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Bees fall to Revolution in 1st game after break

July 16, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could not solve James Simmons, dropping the opener of the three-game series vs. the Revolution 6-1. The Game Changed When…: With the Bees already down by three and trying to keep the game close, the Revolution broke out for another back-breaking three run inning in the fifth inning,…

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Commentary: Sen. Markley responds to opponent’s op-ed

July 16, 2016
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Sen. Joe Markley (R-16th district)

In a recent op-ed, Ryan Rogers argues that there’s something wrong with voting against legislation—that a “yes” vote is somehow inherently preferable to a “no.” I’d say it all depends on the bill. In my experience, it’s not legislation that failed but the disastrous bills that passed which damaged our state, beginning with Weicker’s income…

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Editorial: Quickly…A show of hands

July 16, 2016
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Southington Observer

Once again, we were disappointed by the Town Council and their knee jerk reactions. On Monday, they voted, 7-2, to suspend all rules of procedure outlined in the Charter before making a unanimous vote to rename the municipal center in honor of John Weichsel. As we noted last week, we applaud Weichsel’s name being attached…

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Demi, Nick continue their musical evolution

July 15, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR It’s interesting and satisfying to watch music artists grow and mature over the years. When I went to the July 6 Mohegan Sun Arena stop of the Future Now tour with Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas, it was not the first time I had seen either artist. I first caught…

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Bees return from break to take on Revolution

July 15, 2016
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Bees return from break to take on Revolution

NEW BRITAIN BEES (39-38) AT YORK REVOLUTION (42-35) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees return from the All-Star break to take on the Revolution in York! First pitch 6:30PM! Series:Through the first ten games between the two teams this season, the Revolution hold a 6-4 edge on the Bees. The remaining two games…

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10,000 Maniacs seizes the moment with latest live set

July 15, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When you capture lightning in a jar, it makes sense to share the glow. And that’s what 10,000 Maniacs did with its latest album, “Playing Favorites,” a live album that features many of the band’s hits. The band—which includes Mary Ramsey on vocals, Jerome Augustyniak on drums, Dennis Drew on…

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Job Fair for Northwest Village School set for July 28

July 15, 2016
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BIL_3583

Wheeler Clinic’s Northwest Village School will host a Job Fair on Thursday, July 28 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 91 Northwest Dr., Plainville. The event is designed to recruit special education teachers; a high school science teacher; a high school math teacher; middle school – regular education teachers; and an education coordinator. Qualified candidates…

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