Letter: Reader talks about our impact on the Quinnipiac

June 13, 2015
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To the editor: That was a fine article (Observer, May 29, 2015) concerning the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association. Not mentioned, and perhaps many people are unaware of, is that the surface drainage from the area bordered by Aircraft Road, Queen Street, and Spring Street runs openly and steadily into the Quinnipiac beside the bridge at…

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Bear Creek Campground is open for business

June 13, 2015
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Biz - ASAP - Lake compounce Bear Creek

Lake Compounce has expanded its amenities with a spacious ‘Bear Creek’ campground that features state-of-the-art cabins, tee pee tents, huge RV lot, playground and a general store.  The Chamber helped to celebrate the grand opening that included ribbon cutting by Jerry Brick, general manager and local resident. Guests received tours and a complimentary buffet. Brick,…

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Kataria brothers advance into the third round

June 12, 2015
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Kunal Kataria

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER NEW HAVEN – Kunal Kataria and his brother, Rohan Kataria made it as far as the third round of the Class LL Boys Tennis Tournament in doubles, making it the farthest that any Southington boys’ tennis player(s) have advanced in the tournament under Southington coach Tony Mauro. The second round of…

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Pedaling for St. Jude research hospital

June 12, 2015
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Schools - St Thomas Trike-A-Thon (3 of 3)

Pre-schoolers and kindergarteners at St Thomas school pedaled their hearts out during a Bike-a-Thon to raise money for St Jude research hospital. The children biked, triked, and scootered to raise $1030 for St. Jude Hospital.  

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Track sets personal bests at Class LL Meet: Garrison and girls 4x800m advance to open

June 12, 2015
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Gabi Napoli battles for position at the Class LL championship during the 1600m race. Napoli won her heat and medaled at the meet.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER NEW BRITAIN—The Knights qualified a relay team and an individual athlete for the Open Championship meet when they competed in the Class LL State Meet on Tuesday, June 2 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Willow Brook Park in New Britain. The girls (9) finished 19th out of 22 schools and the…

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Senior listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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TUESDAY, JUNE 16 PLAINVILLE AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures, and more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion of the course, an insurance…

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Support group listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 OTHER CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707. JeromeHome.org THURSDAY, JUNE 18 PLAINVILLE GRANDPARENTS AND RELATIVES RAISING GRANDCHILDREN INFORMATIONAL AND SUPPORT PROGRAM. 10 a.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Register. (860) 747-5728. FRIDAY, JUNE 19 SOUTHINGTON SAVVY…

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Meeting listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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Meeting listings for June 12

MONDAY, JUNE 15 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 p.m. The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org TUESDAY, JUNE 16 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the…

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Kids listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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Kids listings for June 12

JUNE 22-26 PLAINVILLE VACATION BIBLE CAMP. 6 to 8 p.m. The theme is “Angel Boot Camp” and will center on Bible stories having to do with God’s angels. Under the direction of several team leaders of the church. Meals provided. Recreation time. Craft corner. Faith Bible Church, 168 Unionville Ave., Plainville. Free. (860) 747-5209 to…

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