Performance listings for Jan. 2

January 2, 2014
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Performance listings for Jan. 2

JAN. 6-11 OTHER ‘PIPPIN.’ Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $21. Bushnell.org, (860) 987-5900. JAN. 8-11, JAN. 14-18 OTHER ‘DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS TREASURE TROVE.’ A magical medley of…

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Ready for Round 2: Gymnasts return everyone from New England meet

January 2, 2014
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portfolio_slideshow id=8007 By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR It still brings a smile to Kaitlin O’Donnell’s face when she’s asked about last year’s performance by her Lady Knight gymnasts at the New England championship meet. She remembers the wide-eyed expressions as her young team gathered around her during warm-ups, and the team’s only senior perching helplessly on crutches…

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Commentary: The stand-alone hospital is becoming a past time

January 2, 2014
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Commentary: The stand-alone hospital is becoming a past time

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER I have been working for the paper for six months now, and over this time I have attended several meetings and heard countless testimonies about the Hospital of Central Connecticut Bradley Campus and Hartford Healthcare. There were rumors that Hartford Healthcare was planning on closing the Southington hospital and that…

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Gov. issues warning about Thursday’s impending snow storm

January 1, 2014
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Gov. Dannel Malloy’s office issued the following press release about the snow storm expected to hit Connecticut tomorrow through Friday. With a winter storm and  bitter cold temperatures expected over the next few days, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging residents to take it slow and avoid travel during the height of the storm Thursday…

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AccuWeather describes coming storm as blizzard

January 1, 2014
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AccuWeather describes coming storm as blizzard

AccuWeather has now defined the coming storm on Thursday as a blizzard as it hits the northeast. AccuWeather.com reports a major snowstorm will reach from across part of the Midwest to the upper part of the mid-Atlantic and southern New England Thursday into Friday. A blizzard will evolve from the storm in parts of the…

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Public hearing to be held on Jan. 6 about RV Regulations

January 1, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Southington Planning and Zoning Commission is holding another public hearing for the revised zoning regulation amendment on recreational vehicles. The hearing will be Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Center. After an overwhelming turnout at the first public hearing in October, the commission had to go…

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Calendar House January activities

January 1, 2014
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Calendar House

Calendar House has announced an Italian vacation package, computer learning sessions, an annual membership association meeting, and an advisory board meeting in the month of January. Tours of Italy: On Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 10:30 a.m., Tours of Distinction will offer an informative “Tour of Italy” presentation highlighting an upcoming trip offering. Membership meeting: On…

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Snow seems more and more likely for Thursday, says AccuWeather

December 31, 2013
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Snow seems more and more likely for Thursday, says AccuWeather

AccuWeather still is predicting that the region is going to be knocked with a snow storm Thursday that will have an impact on travel plans and back to school returns. AccuWeather.com reports two storms will merge quickly enough to produce a major snowstorm from the upper part of the mid-Atlantic to southern New England Thursday…

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Snow on its way; could impact travelers

December 30, 2013
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Snow on its way; could impact travelers

Latest update from AccuWeather on this week’s storm. AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 30 December 2013 – AccuWeather.com reports two storms will converge on the Northeast on Thursday with the potential for snow. How quickly they get together and strengthen will determine which areas are hit with heavy snow and which areas will have a near-miss.…

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