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Meetings listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Meetings listings, starting March 18

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Support group listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Support group listings, starting March 18

ONGOING BRISTOL OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS. 10 a.m., Wednesdays at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. Saturdays at 11 a.m., Bristol Hospital “E” Floor in the back of the cafeteria, Brewster Road, Bristol. (860) 681-3937. ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with…

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Seniors listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Seniors listings, starting March 18

SATURDAY, MARCH 19 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day, and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 276-1020. SATURDAY, MARCH 26 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.…

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Connecticut governor sets stage for possible state layoffs

March 14, 2016
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration is officially notifying state employee union leaders that job cuts may be coming, but a top Republican leader questioned Friday whether layoffs are necessary. The head of the Office of Policy and Management’s labor relations unit sent a letter this week…

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Jewels on the runway

March 12, 2016
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At the Women’s Health, Beauty and Bridal Expo at the Uncas Ballroom at the Mohegan Sun on Feb. 28, Bristol’s Kathy Faber Designs brought out the jewel tones for some of her colorful designs that walked down the runway at the event. In addition, Faber showcased a number of her custom-made bridal gowns for the…

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Sweetness turns macabre, with a good dose of belly laughs

March 11, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Martha and Abby Brewster are the sweetest women you’d probably meet. They have tea time using their fine china. They meet with the local pastor. And they have a disdain for live theater. But there is a secret in the basement… they have a bevy of bodies they have accumulated…

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Obituaries: Dean George Hartz

March 9, 2016
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Dean George Hartz, 55, of Bantam, passed away peacefully at Hartford Hospital on Friday, March 4, surrounded by family. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Dec. 25, 1960. He was the son of Georganne (Hartz) Garbus and the late Dean Alan Hartz.  He was a graduate of Litchfield High School. He was a carpenter…

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P.R. Bailey no stranger to art or education

March 9, 2016
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By MOLLY WESTFALL CORRESPONDENT P.R. Bailey, also known as Abbe, is no stranger to the world of art and art education. Her love of art was sparked at a young age when her brother would draw for her while babysitting. She said he could take anything, like an image on a magazine cover, and recreate…

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Music listings, starting March 11

March 9, 2016
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Music listings, starting March 11

FRIDAY, MARCH 11 PLAINVILLE ‘WE DREAM A WORLD.’ 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Plainville Choral Society. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Children 12 and under pay only $5. www.PCSmusic.org. (860) 747-5695. OTHER DROPKICK MURPHYS. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $31. 1-800-745-3000. Ticketmaster.com SATURDAY,…

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Performance listings, starting March 11

March 9, 2016
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Performance listings, starting March 11

MARCH 11-13 OTHER ‘STOMP.’ Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m. Sunday, 1 and 6:30 p.m. Shubert Theater, 247 College St., New Haven.(203) 562-5666. Shubert.com SATURDAY, APRIL 9 SOUTHINGTON COMEDY WEDDING AND MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER. Performed by Aspen Dream Productions. 6:30 p.m., must be seated by 7 p.m. Fund raiser for St. Thomas…

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