State offers updates, concerns on Zika virus

July 12, 2016
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The Department of Public Health and Commissioner Dr. Raul Pino recently announced updated Zika figures and hundreds of thousands of dollars in new funding to combat the virus. According to test results released by the state Department of Public Health (DPH), of 25 Connecticut patients who have tested positive for the Zika virus, 16 have…

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Obituary: Kathleen ‘Kash’ (Stanish) Bailey, 83

July 11, 2016
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Kathleen “Kash” (Stanish) Bailey, 83, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 10, 2016. She had been the loving wife of the late Gordon “Rocket” Bailey for 53 years. Born April 10, 1933 in Plantsville to the late Joseph and Mary (Zygmunt) Stanish, she had been…

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Obituary: Beth A. Morris, 57

July 11, 2016
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Beth A. Morris, 57, of Southington, passed away at her home on Thursday, July 7, 2016. She was a proud mother, loving daughter and sister and a wonderful friend. Beth was born in Meriden on June 4, 1959 and had been a longtime Southington resident. She leaves behind her mother Janice (Johnson) Dale; 4 beloved…

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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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