Bees earn split of series against Lancaster

July 22, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees exploded for five runs in the first and 17 hits altogether to get the 7-3 win over the Barnstormers. The Game Changed When…: …The Bees took control in the first inning with five runs, highlighted by Jonathan Roof’s three run home run. Pitchers of Record: W: Kyle Simon…

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Eversource asks customers to wait until 8

July 21, 2016
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Eversource asks customers to wait until 8

With the summer months upon us, Energize Connecticut partners are asking customers to “Wait ‘til 8” to help decrease energy consumption and demand during peak periods, which are weekdays from noon to 8 p.m.   Extreme peak demands occur only 100 hours each year, or about 1 percent of the time, between late May and…

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Bees look for series split

July 21, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees and Barnstormers wrap up their four-game series tonight! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The two teams split yesterday’s doubleheader, with the Bees winning game one in 7-6 in extra innings and the Barnstormers taking game two 10-5. Bees Tickets: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box…

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Italian festival welcomes new host

July 21, 2016
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Sorelle d'Italia in America

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Teaming up with UNICO and the Sons of Italy, a local women’s club will serve as the third sponsor of this year’s Italian American Festival. Sorelle d’Italia in America, formed in 2010, is a Southington based non-profit for women of Italian heritage. The club focuses on preserving and promoting Italian culture, while…

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Domestic dispute at Econo Lodge leads to arrest

July 21, 2016
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Jonathan Dacosta

Jonathan Dacosta, 19, of Waterbury, was arrested on July 20 after police were called to the Econo Lodge motel at 1845 Meriden Waterbury Tpk. on a report of a domestic dispute. Police were dispatched at approximately 9:55 p.m. after a verbal argument turned physical in the parking lot of the motel. During the course of the…

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Eversource ready for record heat

July 21, 2016
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With sweltering temperatures expected across Connecticut over the next several days, air conditioners and fans will be working overtime.  High electricity usage during a heat wave can put a strain on the electric system, but Eversource is prepared to meet that demand and is offering tips on how customers can save energy, stay comfortable and…

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SEF announces leadership changes for 2016-2017

July 21, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER There has been a change in leadership at the Southington Education Foundation (SEF), with Gail Duffy and Michelle LeBrun-Griffin taking the reigns from Jan Galati. The two life-long Southington residents will co-chair the non-profit, whose mission is “to instill a life-long love of learning in our children” in Southington by promoting innovative…

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Bees split doubleheader

July 21, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: In Game 1, Anthony Hewitt hit a two-run double to tie the game, leading to the eventual game winner. In Game 2, the Barnstormers had 3 runs in the 6th inning, highlighted by Mike McDade’s 2-run single. The Game Changed When…: …In Game 1, Anthony Hewitt hit a two-run double…

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Stage company brings ‘Arabian Nights’ to the Library

July 21, 2016
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Arabian Nights-Elijah (5) gives his mean face to fight off the bad guy

Bobby Wilhelmson, left, and Abby Raislback, right, draw members of the audience on-stage during an interactive performance of “Arabian Nights” on July 13 at the Southington public library. Elijah Perras, Grace Dillard, and Lilly Steindl take their bows after contributing to the show. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Click to Enlarge

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