Pal’s Power Washing wins the title

August 22, 2015
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SP Briefs - Women's Softball Champs

Pal’s Power Washing women’s softball season rallied to a perfect, 18-0, record to capture the women’s softball title this summer. Front, from left, Kim Swarts, Steph Kowalec, Michele Lucas, and Brandy Celella. Back, Maggie Moniz, Philein Griffin, Deb Schwarz, Liz Collins, Julie Sopchak, Liz Piper, Denise Henninger, Shawna Baron, Danielle Cranin, Chris Robarge, Laura Barnard,…

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For those about to rock

August 22, 2015
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BIZ - ASAP - Music Shop rock band camp

Six neighborhood kids converged upon The Music Shop on Queen Street to take part in the fifth annual Summer Rock Band Camp. During the month of July, the six musicians gathered to perform classic and current rock favorites in the store culminating in a concert for family and friends. This year’s rockers were Matt Luponio…

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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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