Letter: Resident supports town’s handling of the Hatton Meadows project

August 22, 2015
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Letter: Resident supports town’s handling of the Hatton Meadows project

To the editor: Residents continue to hear and/or read inaccurate and misleading information from opponents regarding the proposed solar array behind Hatton School between Berlin Street and Spring Lake Road. There hasn’t been a “rush to push this through” without proper zoning or regulatory approvals. The Town is not “destroying the land.” The town is…

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Letter: Reader wants government transparency for Hatton Meadows

August 22, 2015
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number and email us at  JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com.

To the editor: I read a letter to the editor in another newspaper entitled “Pursuing an Energy Strategy.” It was written by Michael Riccio, Chairman of the Southington Town Council, and it seemed to be a call for all citizens to come together, a call for us to teach our children what true compromise is.…

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Locals storm the courts for the Kataria Classic

August 21, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Kataria Classic wrapped up its second year of tournament play with the final championship match on Monday, Aug. 17 at the high school’s tennis courts. The tournament started on Friday and continued throughout the weekend, ending with Matt Wayton defeating Eric Piuriski, 6-2, 6-4, in the Men’s B Singles Division.…

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Bea Miller wants to be the girl who tells you the truth

August 21, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Bea Miller’s music offers up more emotional heft than you would expect from a 16-year-old singer. On her hit single, “Young Blood,” Bea—who first came to national attention on “The X-Factor”—sings, “But in dark times when we close our eyes/ It’s a nightmare, it’s a nightmare/ When the sun don’t…

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Music listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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FRIDAY, AUG. 21 BRISTOL ACOUSTIC MARSH PIT. 6 to 9 p.m. The Oaks Patti at Double Tree by Hilton Bristol, Enterprise Drive, Bristol. Free. SATURDAY, AUG. 22 BRISTOL BRISTOL YOUTH SYMPHONY. Sponsored by Fiddlin’ Around Music Center of Bristol. 7 to 8 p.m. The Patch at Depot Square, downtown Bristol. No charge. Public welcome. Bring…

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Performance listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Performance listings for Aug. 21

AUG. 21-23 OTHER ‘THE STORY OF MY LIFE.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. A musical comedy by Neil Bartra and Brian Hill. Presented by MiLo Productions. Deep River Town Hall auditorium, 174 Main St., Deep River. $25. Milo-productions.com NOW thru AUG. 31 OTHER CIRQUE ELOIZE. Tuesday through Saturday at…

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Dining listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Dining listings for Aug. 21

SUNDAY, AUG. 23 BRISTOL SUNDAY SUNDAE. 1 to 5 p.m. Fund raiser for New England Carousel Museum. Dunphy’s Ice Cream, 912 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Portion of sales will go to education activities of the museum at 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 584-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

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Miscellaneous listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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FRIDAY, AUG. 21 BRISTOL CROCODILE CLUB. 1 p.m. Annual dinner meeting. Beer and wine cash bar. Lamb dinner. Lively program with guest speakers. No serious politics allowed. Lake Compounce, Park Pavilion, Bristol. (860) 584-5411. BRISTOL HISTORY ROOM OPEN. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Visitors will have a chance to win free copy of the book, “Images…

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Kids listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Kids listings for Aug. 21

FRIDAY, AUG. 21 BRISTOL ‘GREAT CHEFS.’ Part of the Summer Work Series of the Imagine Nation. Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center. Chef hats and aprons. Prepare, cook, and enjoy pizza kebabs. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. $10 per child for non-members. $8 per child for members. Admission to museum is not included.…

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