Miss Southington seeks contestants for Jan. 5 pageant

December 13, 2013
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The Southington Scholarship Program, a local affiliate to both the Miss Connecticut and the Miss America Scholarship Programs, announced that it is looking for contestants for its upcoming pageant to be held Jan. 5. Miss Southington will be an “open” pageant, which means that it is open to young women ages 17 to 24 who…

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Just in time for Back to School shopping, sales tax free week

August 18, 2013
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy last week, according to a press release from his office, reminded Connecticut residents about the state’s upcoming sales tax-free week – an annual holiday that allows shoppers to purchase most individual items of clothing and footwear priced under $300 without having to pay the usual sales and use tax.  This year’s tax-free week…

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Plainville hosting household hazardous waste collection

May 2, 2013
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On May 4, residents of member towns in the Tunxis Recycling Operating Committee (TROC) region will have the opportunity to bring Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) to the Tunxis Recycling Operating Committee (TROC) Household Hazardous Waste Collection. The HHW collection will be held on Saturday, May 4 at the Plainville Roadways Garage, on 23 Granger Lane…

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Accuweather predicts six more weeks of winter in Northeast

January 30, 2013
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Accuweather predicts six more weeks of winter in Northeast

Accuweather is saying winter is not done here in New England. 2013 Spring Forecast: Six More Weeks of Winter for Northeast State College, Pa. — 30 January 2013 — AccuWeather issues a spring outlook for the U.S. every year, focusing on the major highlights of the season. AccuWeather’s Long-Range Forecasting Team is predicting that winter…

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Accuweather.com says warm up coming then blast of Arctic air

January 10, 2013
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Accuweather issued the following forecast… State College, Pa. — 10 January 2013 — AccuWeather reports as forecast, warmth will expand and peak into this weekend in the East. Waves of cold air with the potential of major arctic outbreaks may follow beginning during the third week of January and continuing beyond. Warmth After a storm…

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Big snow storm expected for southern New England post-Christmas, says Accuweather

December 25, 2012
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Accuweather just issued this forecast for the nation: East Facing Major Post-Christmas Winter Storm   State College, Pa. — 25 December 2012 — AccuWeather reports after slamming the southern Plains and Deep South on Christmas Day, a powerful winter storm will take aim on the East and central Great Lakes on Wednesday into Thursday. The…

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