Eversource offers tips to keep cool

July 29, 2015
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As Connecticut faces another sweltering day and people turn up their air conditioners, demand for electricity continues to soar. These conditions can push the electric system to its limit, but Eversource is reminding customers how it prepares to meet increased demand – and offering tips on how to stay cool and save energy.   “During…

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Accident on I-84 is creating backups on Queen Street

July 28, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department is on the scene at a serious motor vehicle accident on I-84 east bound prior to the Queen Street exit. Reports indicate that two passengers are heavily trapped, and fire companies will be extricating for some time. Drivers should expect delays.

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Foundation announces grants

July 28, 2015
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Viewing a musical or theatrical performance. Shopping at a food pantry. Attending educational or exercise classes. Those are a few ways that the recent grants awarded by Main Street Community Foundation will inspire, affect and touch the residents living and working in towns of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. A total of 29…

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Chamber appoints new Executive Director

July 28, 2015
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Elizabeth Francis is the new Executive Director for the Southington Chamber of Commerce. She is expected to begin on Monday, Aug. 31.

On Tuesday, July 28, the Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce announced the appointment of Elizabeth Francis as the organization’s new Executive Director. The 47-year-old Southington resident brings a wealth of experience in event planning, media relations, sales, and promotions. “The Chamber Search Committee received over 70 resumes from across the country for the new Executive…

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Blues continue to sit at FCBL summit

July 28, 2015
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Blues continue to sit at FCBL summit

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Here’s a quick look at the week that was for the first place Bristol Blues, still in first place of the West Division of the FCBL: Sunday, July 19 – Silver Knights 8, Bristol Blues 6 (from Holman Stadium) Nashua (19-18) got past the Bristol Blues (23-16) by a 8-6…

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Bristol Blues box scores for July 31

July 28, 2015
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East All-Stars 4, West All-Stars 3 Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Fraser Field, Lynn, MA WEST                        ab             r               h              bi Strom, CF                  2              0              0              0 Stanford, DH/PH         2              0              0              0 Kristoffersen, SS        2              1              1              0 Dauby, PH/SS            2              0              0              0 Rohan, 1B                  1              0              0              0 Chauvin, 1B               2              0              0              0…

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Bartlett, Brennan engagement

July 26, 2015
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Amanda Y. Bartlett and Shawn M. Brennan  are engaged to be married in May 2016.

Michael and Barbara Bartlett of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of Amanda Y. Bartlett of Southington, daughter of Michael and Barbara Bartlett and granddaughter of Carol P. Brown of Southington and Rita Bartlett of Plantsville, to Shawn M. Brennan of Southington, son of William and Donna Brennan of Southington and grandson of William…

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Semmelrock, Caseras wedding

July 26, 2015
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Kathryn Caseras, of New City, N.Y., and Matthew Semmelrock, of New City, N.Y., were married on Sunday, June 14 at St. Francis of Assisi in West Nyack, N.Y.

Kathryn Caseras, of New City, N.Y., and Matthew Semmelrock, of New City, N.Y., were married on Sunday, June 14 at St. Francis of Assisi in West Nyack, N.Y. The bride is the daughter of Jose and Patricia Caseres of New City, N.Y., and the groom is the son of Mark and Brenda Semmelrock of Southington.…

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Aylward graduates from Kingswood Oxford

July 26, 2015
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WEST HARTFORD – Bryant Aylward of Southington was among the 91 members of the Class of 2015 to graduated from Kingswood Oxford on Sunday, May 22 in the school’s first outdoor Commencement since 2011. “The senior class has waited patiently for four years to have its graduation outside on the Senior Green,” said Head of…

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