Eversource warns about scam involving bogus representatives

May 6, 2016
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Eversource business and residential customers across Connecticut continue to be targeted by scammers employing myriad tactics to trick people out of their money or into providing personal financial information, said a press release from Eversource. Most recently, scammers have been going door-to-door, posing as Eversource employees or claiming to be a “representative” of the company,…

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Obituaries: David Charles Berube

May 6, 2016
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David Charles Berube, 66, of Bristol passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 in Long Island, NY from injuries sustained in an aircraft accident. David was born in North Hampton, MA on January 27, 1950 son of Eilleen DeCastro Berube and the late Raymond Charles Berube.  David was the owner of New England Municipal Equipment Co.,…

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Obituary: Leroy Lane Libby III, 79

May 6, 2016
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Obit - Leroy Lane Libby III

Leroy Lane Libby III, 79, of the Plantsville section of Southington, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at St Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. He was born March 27, 1937 in Lincoln, ME to the late Rhoden and Dorothy (Westcott) Libby. There he met and married the love of his life and soul mate, Betty (Otwell). They…

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Scoreboard for the May 6 edition

May 6, 2016
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Southington High School These are the scores for games played between Monday, April 25 and Sunday, May 1. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Baseball Southington 6, NW Catholic 1 Monday, April 25 At West Hartford SOUTHINGTON Player ab r h bi Cyr, lf 3 1 2 1 Gugliotti, cf 4…

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From ballet to BANG!

May 6, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When you think of ballerinas, many thoughts may come to mind. But you would never think of a ballerina as someone whose ambition is to be shot out of a cannon at the circus. But Nicole Sanders—who started training in ballet at age 3—does just that when she steps into…

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Prom styles fit for a Hollywood starlet

May 6, 2016
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In film, the actress Gene Tierney carried a certain tough, elegant grace. Whether she portrayed the femme fatale in the classic film noir tale, ‘Laura’ or the doomed wife in ‘Leave Her to Heaven,’ Tierney fit firmly in the world of Hollywood glamour. Tierney also had ties to Connecticut, having attended Miss Porter’s School in…

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Music listings, starting May 6

May 5, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 6 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. OTHER WOMEN IN FOLK. 8 p.m. Co-headliners Caroline Doctorow and Lara Herscovitch. Opening is Connecticut state troubadour Kate Callahan. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $30, general admission. $75, with dinner. 41BridgeStreet.com. (860) 693-9767. THE SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTERS. 7:30 p.m. Presented by…

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Health listings, starting May 6

May 5, 2016
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MONDAY, MAY 10 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org BRISTOL CHILDREN AND SELF-ESTEEM. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. (860) 585-3481. TUESDAY, MAY 11 BRISTOL BRISTOL-BURLINGTON HEALTH DISTRICT FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING. 1 to…

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Performance listings, starting May 6

May 5, 2016
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MAY 11-15 OTHER RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM AND BAILEY PRESENTS ‘CIRCUS XTREME. XL Center, One Civic Plaza Hartford. Tickets start at $15. Children’s tickets are 412. XLCenter.com MAY 13, 15 BRISTOL ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC.’ Presented by Immanuel Lutheran School. Friday, 7 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran School gymnasium, rear entrance, 154 Meadow St.…

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