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Health listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Health listings, starting March 18

MONDAY, MARCH 21 BRISTOL ‘BE POISON SMART!’ 5 to 6 p.m. Tips to help keep children safe from common household poisons like prescription drugs and household clearners. Wheeler Health and Wellness Center, 10 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6555. TUESDAY, MARCH 22 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 10 to…

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Dining listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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SATURDAY, MARCH 19 SOUTHINGTON ‘SHAMROCKIN’ FOR KIDS DINNER DANCE.’ Benefit for the Mill Foundation for Kids. Inc. Raffles baskets, 50/50 raffle, live and silent auction. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $75 per person and includes dinner, open bar, and dancing. (860) 628-8745, (860) 426-1649. BRISTOL 3RD ANNUAL MARTINIS FOR MUTTS. Benefit for the Animal…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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MARCH 18, APRIL 15 BRISTOL COLORING CRAZE PARTY. Held by the Bristol Historical Society. 7 to 9 p.m. Bring your coloring books and supplies available at A.C. Moore, Hobby Lobby, Michaels Arts and Crafts, or Barnes and Noble. Bristol Historical Society will provide wine and cheese party. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $5.…

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Kids listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Kids listings, starting March 18

FRIDAY, MARCH 18 BRISTOL DUDES’ NIGHT OUT. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Fathers and their sons are encouraged to wear their favorite sports teams apparel. Free throw contests, sports-themed carnival games, March Madness brackets, indoor golf, jump houses, more. Stadium Style food. Bristol Boys and Girls Club, 255 West St., Bristol. $10 for adults, $5 for…

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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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