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Books 'n Bevs in CT

UConn alumna Wendy ’93 (CLAS) is hosting a Books ‘n Bevs event in Manchester, CT on Friday, August 28th. She invites fellow alumni to join her for this author meet and greet, as well as some fun, themed beverages.  8 more words


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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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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"Home of the Free Because of the Brave"

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Across the country Americans took time yesterday to honor those in the United States Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacrifice. 136 more words

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Looking For A Great Restaurant To Celebrate After Picking Up Your New or Pre-Owned Vehicle From DeCormier Nissan? Here's a Few Of Our Favorites

We hear it all the time: “Where can we go to get some lunch while we wait for our car?” or “Where can we go for dinner now that we are done?”  Well, DeCormier Nissan also has you covered! 411 more words

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