Posts Tagged ‘ Blumenthal ’

Butterflies mark Because of 26 event

June 21, 2013
By Mike Chaiken
Butterflies are set free at the Because of 26 event Saturday.

By Mike Chaiken Editions Editor There were sad memories of a sad day. However, there also were laughs. Plus, there was sun… and, of course, butterflies. On Saturday, the center of Plantsville was packed with families as the hard work of two Southington women, Lisa Wrubleski and Erin Furniss, came to fruition with Because of…

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Senator Blumenthal talks partisan gridlock

June 12, 2013
By Ed Harris
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, center, talks with Chamber of Commerce President Art Secondo, left, and Chamber Chairman Tony Sheffy, right.

By Ed Harris Editor Senator Richard Blumenthal discussed the sequester and partisan gridlock, amongst other topics, during an appearance at a recent Southington Chamber of Commerce Celebrity Breakfast. Blumenthal argued that there are cuts that are needed, but argued that the sequester was taking a toll on the economy. “All of these cuts have an…

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