Posts Tagged ‘ Lake Compounce ’

Crocodile Club fosters bipartisanship between Southington and Bristol

August 27, 2015
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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.,) greets Carolyn Norton at the 134th annual Crocodile Club dinner at Lake Compounce on August 21, 2015.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Political rivalries weren’t lost on the Crocodile Club dinner this year, when City of Bristol Mayor Ken Cockayne joked that the sun would be shining if the luncheon were held on the Bristol side of Lake Compounce. In its 134th year, the Crocodile Club brought politicians from across party lines together last…

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Man arrested at Lake Compounce for public indecency

July 30, 2015
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Tyler Bhulai

Southington police announced the arrest of Tyler Bhulai, 29, of Portland for public indecency, second degree breach of peace, and risk of injury/ impairing the morals of a child following an incident at Lake Compounce amusement park on July 28. Police were called to the park after Lake Compounce security officers had detained Bhulai after…

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Couple arrested for Lake Compounce theft

July 30, 2015
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Luis Santana

The Southington Police Department announced that a Hartford man and woman have been arrested for an incident at Lake Compounce Amusement Park on Monday, July 27. Lake Compounce security received the initial report from an amusement park guest that witnessed Natalie Morales, 33, of Hartford and Luis Santana, 24, exit a ride at the park…

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Lake Compounce will ‘Illuminate the Night’ with July 4 display

June 29, 2015
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Lake Compounce logo (2015)

Officials from Lake Compounce have announced their annual July 4 fireworks display over the lake. This year’s show, produced by Pyrotecnico, will begin with a laser light show at 9 p.m. followed by a fireworks display launched from positions on floating barges and a land launch on the far side of the lake. Beginning on…

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Bear Creek Campground is open for business

June 13, 2015
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Biz - ASAP - Lake compounce Bear Creek

Lake Compounce has expanded its amenities with a spacious ‘Bear Creek’ campground that features state-of-the-art cabins, tee pee tents, huge RV lot, playground and a general store.  The Chamber helped to celebrate the grand opening that included ribbon cutting by Jerry Brick, general manager and local resident. Guests received tours and a complimentary buffet. Brick,…

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Pink’s Hot Dog fashion show

May 27, 2015
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Vinnie Quast of Manchester with his dog, Charlie, all dressed up.

Photos by Tammi Naudus Pink’s Hot Dogs rang in their first Connecticut store with an over-the-top dog fashion show at Lake Compounce on Saturday, May 23. The Hollywood landmark opened up a stand across from the Lake Compounce carousel.

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Lake Compounce is open for business

May 14, 2015
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Lake Compounce opening-Jennica MArtinez (18 months) with her mom Christina of Waterbury

Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Lake Compounce Amusement Park opened for the season on Saturday, May 9.

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Chamber announces tickets for Lake Compounce outing

May 13, 2015
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Lake Compounce logo (2015)

A Limited amount of tickets for the annual Chamber of Commerce Community Outing at Lake Compounce on Thursday, June 25. The outing is hosted each year by the Chamber in conjunction with Lake Compounce. Each ticket provides free parking, access to rides from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and a buffet under the park’s pavilion…

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Lake Compounce announces May 9 opening

March 19, 2015
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Opening day for Lake Compounce is around the corner – May 9. Lake Compounce, which bills itself as the oldest amusement park in the nation is starting its 2015 season off with a bang, reported a news release from the park. New additions to the park include: a new Dinosaur Expedition attraction, new Season Pass…

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‘Holidays Lights’ arrive at Compounce

November 30, 2014
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  by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR BRISTOL/SOUTHINGTON — In the Winter Wonderland Starlight Theatre at Lake Compounce, a voice came over the PA. “It’s Santa! I know him!” And out walked the jolly old elf himself on to the stage, which was surrounded by brightly lit Christmas trees in a myriad of colors. A line…

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