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  1. High School Baseball Notebook: Ellington Pitchers Hit The StringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    ... contributes to more ground balls. The infield defense of the Knights, who end their regular season at home against Somers on Monday, often has converted them into outs.. The shortstop/reliever from East Catholic-Manchester was batting .645 with six ...

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  2. Ice cream magnate auctioning off Monticello mansion replicaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Newsday

    Just before his 100th birthday, ice cream magnate S. Prestley Blake gave himself a $7.7 million gift -- a house built to replicate Monticello, the famed Virginia home of Thomas Jefferson. Nestled a stone's throw from the Massachusetts line in the small Connecticut town of Somers, the 10,000-square-foot house on more than 9 acres of land goes on the auction block May 31. It has never been lived in, failed to sell for the original asking price of $6.5 million and didn't get a buyer at the reduced listing of $4.9 million.

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  3. Ice cream magnate auctioning off mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The China Post

    Just before his 100th birthday, ice cream magnate S. Prestley Blake gave himself a US$7.7 million gift - a house built to replicate Monticello, the famed Virginia home of Thomas Jefferson. Nestled a stone's throw from the Massachusetts line in the small Connecticut town of Somers, the 930-square-meter house on more than 3.6 hectares of land goes on the auction block May 31. It has never been lived in, failed to sell for the original asking price of US$6.5 million and didn't get a buyer at the reduced listing of US$4.9 million.

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  4. Ice cream magnate auctioning off Monticello mansion replicaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | The Day

    In this May 11, 2016 photo, a replica of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello stands in Somers, Conn. Friendly's ice cream co-founder S. Prestley Blake is auctioning off the home he had built in 2014 for $7.7 million.

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  5. Somers wins GOP nomination for 18th District state Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Heather Somers is the unanimous choice of Republicans in the 18th state Senate District to be their candidate in the race to fill the seat being vacated by lawmaker Andrew Maynard. At a convention at the Old Mistick Village Meeting House Wednesday night Somers was selected by about 50 attendees from all eight towns in the district as the GOP's choice to face off against likely Democratic contender Timothy R. Bowles.

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  6. Chili Cook Off Draws A CrowdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    The 31st annual International Chili Society New England Regional Cook Off, held April 30 at Pleasant View in Somers, featured 60 competing chili recipes, non-competition chili, samples of both, 50 exhibitors, a wing-eating contest, and at least 10,000 visitors. From local community organizations to out-of-state chili mavens, hundreds of gallons of the spicy, red concoction were available for sampling.

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  7. Killington Mountain School Skiers Named To U.S. TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Vermont Standard

    ... in Singles and third in Duals. Studler, a PG student from Brant Lake, New York and Soar, a high school junior from Somers, Connecticut, were both positioned well athletically and mentally as they headed into their final competitions of the season. ...

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  8. UConn Student's Initiative Gets Him Head Start On His FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    ... his exhibit. "What I want to say through my art is that there doesn't have to be a set meaning," he said. King, from Somers, transferred to UConn from Manchester Community College . With an idea for an elaboration upon an assignment he'd tackled at ...

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  9. Somers: I'm 'outsider' ready to fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Day

    The recent proposals to implement catastrophic cuts to school funding in eastern Connecticut put forward by Democratic insiders in Hartford have demonstrated why, more than ever, we need a strong local voice fighting for our interests. The two Democratic proposals floated, one by the legislature and one from Gov. Malloy, would gut the quality of education in eastern Connecticut and force higher property tax increases onto already struggling Connecticut families.

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  10. Bach Interpreter And Teacher Helps Organists Improve Their ImprovRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... AGO Convention in Seattle. Her most recent recording, From the Ashes, features the Richards, Fowkes & Co. Opus XXI in Somers, Ct, where Ms. Rakich is artist-in-residence. The Improve Your Improv Masterclass will be Thursday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and is ...

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  11. Enfield Obituary: Marilyn Miner, 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... Kristine Jean, and Courtney Miner; three great-grandchildren, Mason, Alexis, and Kaitlyn; a brother Timothy Rivard of Somers and a sister Sharon Rivard of Nevada. Relatives and friends may join the family on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, from 6:00 to ...

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  12. Man Charged After Vacuum-Smashing IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Patch.com

    A local man is accused of violating a protective order after an incident on Main Street in March, state police said. Peter Eckel, 33, of 64 Main St., Somers, was arrested on a warrant on Thursday, state police said.

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  13. Somers Obituary: Thomas Wosko, Jr., 36Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Patch.com

    Born April 18, 1980, in Springfield, MA, Thomas was a lifelong resident of Somers and was a graduate of Somers High School, class of '98. He was employed as a Home Healthcare Aide for several years and most recently was employed by Valero.

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  14. Judges Needed for New England Regional Chili CookoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Patch.com

    The temperature will likely be about 70 degrees, but hundreds of mouths will feel more like 170 as the New England Regional Chili Cookoff returns to Somers. The 31st annual event is scheduled for Saturday, April 30 at the Pleasant View Golf Center, 452 South Road in Somers.

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  15. Somers Obituary: Charles Matthews, 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Patch.com

    Charles M. Matthews, 71 of Somers, beloved husband of Marcia E. Matthews, died Monday at Blair Manor in Enfield. Born on June 25, 1944 in Stafford, son of the late Frederick and Florence Matthews.

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  16. Stefenie Shaw part of Connecticut Wrestling Hall of Fame's inaugural classRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Day

    ... Hall of Fame. She joins four-time high school State Open champions T.J. MarcAurele of Ledyard and Brendan Harris of Somers and two-time New England champion Tony Gizio of Norwich Free Academy in receiving that distinguished honor, among others. ...

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  17. The Latest State Police Logs From Troop C - TollandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... being pulled over at a speed check on Route 74, state police said. Heroin was found in the car, state police said. SOMERS, CT - At 11:23 p.m., state troopers were dispatched to a home on Shaker Road for a burglary residents said took place between 7 ...

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  18. The Latest State Police Troop C LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Patch.com

    Here are the latest arrest log entries from the state police Troop C barracks in Tolland. Towns in the Troop C coverage area include Vernon, Tolland, Mansfield, Ellington and Somers.

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  19. Suffield Obituary: Linda Beaulieu, 57Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Patch.com

    Linda Anne Beaulieu of Somers passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and friends on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Hartford Hospital. Linda was the loving wife of 26 years to Kevin Beaulieu.

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  20. Giant Bicycle Names New England Account ExecutiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | SportsOneSource.com

    ... to customers and will do everything in my power to serve them as if I was their customer." Baer makes his home in Somers, CT and officially began his career with Giant on March 21, 2016. He's already been traveling much of his New England territory, ...

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