Music on the Green postponed to Thursday, June 9

June 8, 2016
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Music Notes for Music on the Green

The Music on the Green concert scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to heavy storms expected to impact our area this evening. The concert will take place tomorrow, Thursday, June 9, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. This week’s band is “Sharades” (Oldies, Doo-Wop, Rock & Roll), sponsored by Ali’s Nursery.

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Lincoln College nursing program earns accreditation

June 8, 2016
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Lincoln College of New England
2279 Mt Vernon Rd, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-4751

Lincoln College of New England RN-BSN program officially received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) effective 2015 – 2021.  The RN-BSN program began May 2014 and has four successful graduating classes. Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is…

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Obituary: Anne (McAvay) Was, 88

June 8, 2016
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Obit - Anne Was

Anne (McAvay) Was, 88 of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at the HCC at Bradley Memorial Hospital. Born October 18, 1927 in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Grace (Avery) McAvay. Anne is survived by her three daughters, Kathryn McGloin and husband William…

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Locals turn out in force for Relay for Life: Raise $100K for cancer research and education

June 8, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Cancer survivors, fighters, and their supporters gathered at Southington High School (SHS) this weekend to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The 19th annual Relay for Life drew over 1,200 Southington residents, raising more than $100,000 for cancer research. The event was held on the SHS athletic field on June 3-4,…

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Golfers struggle in tournaments

June 8, 2016
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Ryan Burrill putts at Tallwood Country Club in Hebron during the Division I championship.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights golf team may not have had their best day at the Division I tournament, but as Southington coach Jim DiNello explains, he has never had to question his team’s effort. When he thinks of his team, he said he thinks about a group of guys that are great…

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Galician bagpipes, Hartford Symphony team up to give audiences a ‘Rose’

June 8, 2016
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In New England, the Galician bagpipes seem like an exotic instrument. But, Cristina Pato said this is not the case in her home, the Galicia region of Spain. Cristina, who will be performing with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra this weekend, explained if there is a city of 100,000, you will find 10,000 people learning or…

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Music listings, starting June 10

June 8, 2016
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FRIDAY, JUNE 10 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. 10 p.m. The Neybas open at 7 p.m. The Hungry Tiger, 120 Charter Oak St., Manchester. TUESDAY, JUNE 14 PLAINVILLE CENTER STAGE JAZZ. 6:30 p.m. Bring your chairs and your picnic. Norton Park band shell, near the playground, Plainville.

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Miscellaneous listings, starting June 10

June 8, 2016
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JUNE 10-11 BRISTOL USED BOOK MINI-SALE. Held by Friends of the Bristol Public Library. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday with adult fiction half-price sale Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. 2,000 gently used fiction and non-fiction books for children,teens, and adults priced from 50 cents to $2 and…

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Health listings, starting June 10

June 8, 2016
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TUESDAY, JUNE 14 BRISTOL POTTY TRAINING BOOT CAMP. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. $6 for parents. $7 for child care provider. Pre-register. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@BristolHospital.org SOUTHINGTON’ FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. Held by Hartford HealthCare Services. ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org THURSDAY, JUNE 16…

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