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BARKHAMSTED — Bikers Against Animal Cruelty (BAAC) held a bake sale at Winsted Feed and Supply on Saturday, March 4.

The event raised money to support the organization’s work and to spread awareness of ending cruelty to animals.

The group started ten years ago with 22 men and women who had two things in common: a desire help abused and neglected animals and an enjoyment of motorcycles. 

The group has evolved into an organization that helps both pets and injured animals across the country.

While riding motorcycles and animal rights advocacy...

Barkhamsted

Barkhamsted on ISIS hit list

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BARKHAMSTED — Various media reports, including reports cited by First Selectman Don Stein, said that a resident of the town has been placed on a hit list by the Islamic State Hacking Division, a branch of the terrorist organization ISIS.
In an interview with The Winsted Journal, Stein cited an article published in The New York Post on Sunday, March 22, that said that ISIS has released a hit list of 100 American military personnel.

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Hula hoop fun

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Sterling Engineering merges with New York company

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BARKHAMSTED — Sterling Engineering, located at 236 New Hartford Road, announced on Monday, Feb. 23, that it is merging with Air Industries Group of Bay Shore, N.Y.
According to a press release issued by company president John Lavieri, Sterling Engineering was founded in 1941 by his grandfather, John A. Lavieri, and his grandfather’s brothers, Prosper and Dan.

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Mallory Brook movie theater reopens

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BARKHAMSTED —  The movie theater at Mallory Brook Shopping Plaza at 380 New Hartford Road reopened on Friday, Feb. 20.
For many years the theater was owned by Torrington-based Cinerom LLC.
The company sold the theater in 2010 to New York City-based Cinema Holdings Group.
In November 2013, the theater shut down and the owners announced that it would reopen after digital movie projection technology was installed.

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Keeping balance

Eve Engleman, 7, learned how to juggle from the Airborne Jugglers on Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the Community Room in the Barkhamsted Town Garage. The event was sponsored by the Beardsley and Memorial Library and included the juggling group Joe Murray, who is standing left of Eve, and Susan Kirby, both of Branford. Library Director Karin Taylor said that children from the Winsted Area Child Care before- and after-school program took part in the event. “It’s obviously very entertaining, but they are also learning from the juggling workshop,” Taylor said. “It’s nice and interactive.”

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NW7 BOE discusses e-cigarettes

BARKHAMSTED — Northwestern Regional High School Principal Ken Chichester spoke about vaping and electronic cigarette products being used by students during a Board of Education meeting held at the school on Wednesday, Jan. 14.

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Movie theater to reopen

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BARKHAMSTED — A movie cinema chain based in Waterbury and Cambridge, Mass., has announced plans to reopen Mallory Brook Cinemas.
The movie theater, located at 380 New Hartford Road, closed unexpectedly in November 2013.
The nine-screen movie theater was purchased in 2010 by New York City-based Cinema Holdings Group from Torrington-based Cinerom LLC.

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Accident claims life of Barkhamsted resident

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BARKHAMSTED — State Police are investigating an accident that claimed the life of a resident on Wednesday, Jan. 7.
According to a press release issued by State Police Sgt. John Dickey, Kenneth Gibb, 47, of 42 Old County Road, was driving northbound on West River Road when his car struck wire rope guardrails and trees.
The car, a 2011 Honda Accord, travelled down to an embankment and into the Farmington River.

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Christmas traditions live on at Squire’s Tavern

BARKHAMSTED — The Barkhamsted Historical Society celebrated the spirit of Christmas this year by having Squire’s Tavern’s “All Decked Out” event.
The tavern was decorated with old-time holiday decorations and open to the public on Sunday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 21.

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One year later, theater still closed

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BARKHAMSTED — According to town officials, Mallory Brook Cinemas will not reopen any time soon.
The movie theater, located at 380 New Hartford Road, closed unexpectedly in November 2013.
Signs were posted in the front of the theater saying that it was closed for maintenance and would reopen.
The signs said the theater was upgrading to digital movie projection technology.
However, the theater never reopened.

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