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Foundation announces grants

July 28, 2015
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Viewing a musical or theatrical performance. Shopping at a food pantry. Attending educational or exercise classes. Those are a few ways that the recent grants awarded by Main Street Community Foundation will inspire, affect and touch the residents living and working in towns of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. A total of 29…

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Blues continue to sit at FCBL summit

July 28, 2015
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Blues continue to sit at FCBL summit

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Here’s a quick look at the week that was for the first place Bristol Blues, still in first place of the West Division of the FCBL: Sunday, July 19 – Silver Knights 8, Bristol Blues 6 (from Holman Stadium) Nashua (19-18) got past the Bristol Blues (23-16) by a 8-6…

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Bristol Blues box scores for July 31

July 28, 2015
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East All-Stars 4, West All-Stars 3 Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Fraser Field, Lynn, MA WEST                        ab             r               h              bi Strom, CF                  2              0              0              0 Stanford, DH/PH         2              0              0              0 Kristoffersen, SS        2              1              1              0 Dauby, PH/SS            2              0              0              0 Rohan, 1B                  1              0              0              0 Chauvin, 1B               2              0              0              0…

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Girls Night Out offers up 3 fantastic performances

July 24, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Three artists. Three fabulous performances. That’s the best way to sum up the opening night of the Girls Night Out Boys Can Come Too Tour at the nearly full Mohegan Sun Arena on July 10. The package features headliners Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat, and chart newcomer Rachel Platten. As…

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Idina Menzel gives her fans a fabulous show

July 24, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR For the fans of Idina Menzel, the Broadway diva could walk out and sing a bunch of sea shanties and they’d be happy that they shared the same air as their heroine. Menzel’s fans are a devoted lot if the Facebook posts I saw the night of, and the morning…

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Performance listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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NOW thru AUG. 8 OTHER ‘ENRON.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Presented by Hole in the Wall Theater. A play about one of the most infamous scandals in financial history. Hole In The Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $20 for general admission. $15 for students and seniors. HITW.org NOW thru JULY 26…

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Kids listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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JULY 24-26 OTHER ‘THE WIZARD OF OZ: YOUNG PERFORMERS EDITION.’ Presented by New Britain Youth Theater. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. Performers from 16 towns including Bristol, Plainville, and Southington. Holmes Elementary School, 2150 Stanley St., New Britain. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for children, students, and seniors. (860) 515-8115.…

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Meetings listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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TUESDAY, JULY 28 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. Greg Bugbee of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Topic is “Container Gardening.” Business meeting follows. Guests welcome. American Legion Hall, 64 Main St., Southington. thanlon@snet.net, (860) 628-6975. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned…

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Support group listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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Senior listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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MONDAY, JULY 27 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR THE SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. With Plainville Senior Center Outreach Coordinator Stephanie Soucy. Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Saving Program, Housing Optins, Alzheimer’s Help, Caregiving, Homecare, etc. Program open to residents of Plainville, 60 years of age or older or their caregivers. (860) 747-5728. WEDNESDAY, JULY…

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