Yoga teachers in full bloom

July 11, 2016
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On Sunday, May 15, Bloom Yoga Fitness Studios of Southington graduated 14 new yoga instructors from their 200 hour yoga teacher training. The 14 graduates began the program in September 2015, and over the course of nine months they completed all 200 hours of training in yogic philosophy, alignment, anatomy, and more. Throughout the summer,…

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Southington Care celebrates 4 centenarians

July 11, 2016
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Four residents of Southington Care Center, located at 45 Meriden Ave., were recognized on June 12 for reaching the century milestone. The honorees were, from left, Caroline Smedick (101 on June 30), Mary Raffonello (101), Alice Tew (100), and Kathryn Carey (101). The women credited family and friends, and being happy as reasons for longevity.

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Bees drop Bluefish finale

July 11, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could muster very little against David Kubiak and the Bluefish, falling 5-1 in the series finale. The Game Changed When…: The Bees were only down by one entering the ninth, but the Bluefish put together a three run inning to give them some breathing room entering…

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Bees go for number 3 against Bluefish

July 10, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to take three of four from the Bluefish in the final game before the All-Star break! First pitch 1:35PM! Series:It took 11 innings and 11 runs for the Bluefish to win their first game of the series- and first game at New Britain Stadium- in last night’s…

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Bees fall to Bluefish in extra innings

July 10, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A home run by Craig Maddox in the 11th inning wasn’t enough for the Bees to spark another comeback as they fell to the Bluefish 11-8. The Game Changed When…: The Bees were closing in on a win in the 8th but a single to centerfield by Bridgeport’s…

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Help send Frankie Gregoire to FCBL All-Star Game

July 9, 2016
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The Bristol Blues have sent out this message to fans to help get one of their players on the FCBL All-Star team. “Local kid (Simsbury High School Grad), Marist All-American and Bristol Blues Outfielder Frankie Gregoire needs your help! There was a last second change in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game Rosters and…

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Bees beat Bluefish

July 9, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees scored four runs in the fourth inning to give them their second straight win over the Bridgeport Bluefish. The Game Changed When…: With the bases loaded, Jovan Rosa hit a single to left field allowing Michael Crouse and Jon Griffin to score which broke the tie,…

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Coyote River Band keeps on flowing

July 9, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you check the music calendars across the state, especially in the months conducive to outdoor performances, you’re likely to come across the name of Coyote River Band. The Connecticut band was formed six years ago, and despite some personnel changes over the years, CRB is still going strong. They…

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Editorial: What’s in a name?

July 9, 2016
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Southington Observer

About a month ago, we began to hear rumors about a green grass movement to rename the municipal center in honor of our late town manager, John Weichsel. Some folks even assured us that this was already a done deal. Then, during the public comment portion of the June 27 Town Council meeting, former Councilors…

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