Blue Crabs snap Bees’ win streak at 4

August 22, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees were unable to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games as they dropped the series opener to the Blue Crabs 9-6. The Game Changed When…:…Crabs’ first baseman Michael Snyder launched a two-run home run in the eighth inning to turn a one-run deficit into…

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Bees rally late but drop 2nd straight to Blue Crabs

August 22, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Despite rallying to get the tying run to second in the ninth, the Bees dropped their second straight to the Blue Crabs 5-3. The Game Changed When…:…the Blue Crabs, already leading 3-1 in the eighth, scored two more runs that inning thanks to a Michael Snyder home run…

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Bees drop rain-drenched finale

August 22, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ hopes of salvaging the series finale vs. the Blue Crabs were swept away by rain as the Blue Crabs won 6-3 in seven innings. The Game Changed When…:…the Blue Crabs scored four times in the bottom of the second (highlighted by a Jamar Walton three-run home…

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Letter: Reader worries about water supply

August 20, 2016
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To the editor: Southington is watching the water supply during this drought. The town is growing fast. Soon, new wells, equipment, and water department employees will be needed. Current customers should not have to pay for this. Instead, new building permits for commercial and residential customers should have a surcharge. This will help pay these…

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Letter: YMCA thanks Race4Chase volunteers

August 20, 2016
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To the editor: Saturday, Aug. 6 proved to be an historical, inspirational and magical day at YMCA Camp Sloper with nearly 450 children between the ages of 5 and 13 came together for the Race4Chase Kids Triathlon. Words cannot express the power and the inspiration of the Race4Chase kids triathlon. Inspired by Chase Kowalski, a…

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Bristol Blues to welcome country singer Craig Morgan

August 19, 2016
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The Bristol Blues are hosting country-western star, Craig Morgan at Muzzy Field on Sunday, Sept. 4. Tickets are available for the concert on the team’s website. “We couldn’t be more excited to have an American patriot and Top 40 country star singing at the friendly confines of Muzzy Field. Craig Morgan is providing award-winning music…

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Female veterans can win free makeover from local salon

August 19, 2016
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Save-A-Suit, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports military veterans in need and Studio 466 Salon & Spa in Plainville are partnering to award three female veterans with a complete makeover. This VIP experience includes a hair cut, color, and style, facial waxing, makeup application, and a professional outfit. All services are complimentary to winning contestants.…

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J. Timothy’s announces 2 week shut down for renovations starting Aug. 27

August 19, 2016
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Timothy’s Taverne in Plainville will be closing temporarily for a major kitchen renovation. The restaurant will have an extended shutdown period starting Saturday, Aug. 27. The project is estimated to take two weeks and the restaurant will re-open as soon as possible. The project is needed because the restaurant said it has officially outgrown its…

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Police break up after hours party at Camp Sloper

August 19, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police dispatchers received a report of a large party on the property of YMCA Camp Sloper on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at approximately 10:47 p.m., and investigating officers found a caravan of 10 to 15 vehicles driving through the property. The people found within the vehicles claimed that they heard there was a party at the camp via…

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