Music listings for June 26

June 26, 2015
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FRIDAY, JUNE 26 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. City Sports Grill, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol. JAMIE KENT, MATTHEW SZLACHETKA. 7 p.m. Ingraham House, 158 Summer St., Bristol. $25 donation. OTHER HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TALCOTT MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL. 7:30 p.m. Featuring the Mambo Kings. Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows, Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury. $25 adult tickets at…

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And now for something completely different from Fall Out Boy

June 26, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fall Out Boy’s latest album “American Beauty/ American Psycho” doesn’t sound anything like the album that first brought the band to the public’s attention, “From Under the Cork Tree.” But then it’s not as different as you would think “From Under the Cork Tree” fit squarely in the band’s punk…

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Observations: Mistakes happen: Accept them, move on

June 24, 2015
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER I’ll never forget the look of horror on my dad’s face that one time I almost got run over by a school bus in fifth grade. It was just an ordinary day after school, and nothing bad that I can recall happened earlier in the day. The bus dropped me…

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And they’re off…

June 23, 2015
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Thursday night begins competition for this year’s Miss Connecticut and Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant. The event will be held at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theater in Uncasville. Finals for the teens will be held Saturday afternoon and the Misses Saturday night. On Tuesday afternoon, the Bristol and Southington local representatives gathered at Memorial…

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Police blotter for June 26 edition

June 23, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Wednesday June 10 through Monday June 22. Andrew J. Fiondella, 29, 24 Fairway Rd. Southington, was arrested on June 10 and charged with two counts of sixth degree larceny. Nicholas Lohman, 27, 32 Lincoln Terr., Meriden, was arrested on June 12 and charged with fourth degree…

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SHS Class of 2015

June 22, 2015
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A Southington High School graduate waves to family and friends in the stands just before receiving her diploma during the graduation ceremony on June 18, 2015.

Scenes from the Southington High School graduation ceremony on June 18, 2015.  

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CHESLA student loan rates drop

June 20, 2015
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Student Loans

State Representative David Zoni (D-Southington) is welcoming the recent announcement by the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority (CHESLA) that it will offer a fixed interest rate of 4.95 percent for new student loans, down from its current rate of 6.75 percent. “This new rate announced by CHESLA is certainly great news for students and their parents,”…

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Letter: Reader urges patience with Bradley changes

June 20, 2015
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To the Editor: There’s a transformation taking place in healthcare today. What it will look like many years from now is difficult to envision, but there is little doubt it will be different. Bradley Hospital has served Southington well since its founding in 1936. For decades, the leaders, doctors, and employees have done an excellent…

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Help End Hunger Walk

June 19, 2015
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Help End Hunger- Chef Dan Carano of LEAF and Cheryl Trovato

Photos by Tammi Naudus Local residents swarmed to the Southington rail-trail to take part in the Help End Hunger Walk on Saturday, June 13. This event is a collaborative effort between Bread for Life, Southington Community YMCA, LEAF CT, Activate Southington and Bobby Sprocket bike shop.  

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