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Behind-the-Scenes of "I'm Your Puppet!" Creative Collaboration - Silk City Chorus Barbershop Harmony & UConn Puppet Arts

Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

A first ever creative collaboration between two extraordinary and highly regarded groups, the Silk City Chorus barbershoppers and the University of Connecticut Puppet Arts Program, titled “I’m Your Puppet!”, is set to take center stage Saturday night, January 24, in Manchester, Connecticut. 1,146 more words

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I discovered this eBay beauty during a photo-excursion at the Hilliard Mills in Manchester, CT.. I don’t know about you, but I’d bid on her…


Rain Does Not Deter Peach Shortcake Lovers from Attending 2014 Festival in Manchester, CT

Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

Oh no, don’t let the rain come down! 

Sporadic rain showers did not deter peach shortcake lovers from attending the 65th Annual Peach Festival held Friday night, August 22 in Manchester, Connecticut. 429 more words

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Firefighters' Host 65th Annual Peach Festival

Write-Up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com 

Let the peach peeling begin!

Each August the 8th Utilities District firefighters and the ladies auxiliary in Manchester, Connecticut put a call out to the community for volunteers to assist with peeling peaches for the annual peach festival. 209 more words

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Homeland Day 100th Anniversary Celebrated in Manchester, Connecticut

Story & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

The 100th anniversary of Homeland Day was celebrated on June 14 in Manchester, Connecticut. Since renamed Heritage Day, the annual celebration was originated by Ruth Sears Cheney to recognize the heritage of the many ethnic groups living in Manchester and working in the Cheney silk mills. 635 more words

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