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Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 2

January 2, 2015
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Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 2

JAN. 2-24 OTHER ‘EXPOSED: THE FINE ART OF NUDE PHOTOGRAPHY.’ Gallery hours are by appointment. Opening reception, Friday, Jan. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. Juried copetition with a focus on exploring the elements that make the nude human figure an artform that continues to inspire and challenge. Mac650 Galley, 650 Main St., Middletown. Mac650.com.…

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Music listings for Jan. 2

January 2, 2015
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FRIDAY, JAN. 2 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. With Maxx Explosion. Bleachers Bar and Grill, 300 Middle St., Bristol. MONDAY, JAN. 5 SOUTHINGTON REHEARSALS FOR THE SOUTHINGTON FESTIVAL CHORALE SPRING CONCERT BEGINS. 7 p.m. No auditions. Concert will be Sunday, May 3. Plantsville Congregational Church, 109 Church St., Plantsville. (860) 276-0703.

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Next class of Misses, Outstanding Teens to be crowned Saturday

January 2, 2015
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Next class of Misses, Outstanding Teens to be crowned Saturday

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR On Saturday, new local representatives to the Miss Connecticut pageant will be selected as the Miss Forestville-Bristol Scholarship Organization holds its annual pageant. The pageant will select Miss and Outstanding Teen representatives to send to the state pageant in New London this coming June. We caught up with some of…

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Meetings listings for Jan. 2

January 2, 2015
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Meetings listings for Jan. 2

MONDAY, JAN. 5 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com, quiltsthatcare.org TUESDAY, JAN. 6 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com, quiltsthatcare.org WEDNESDAY, JAN. 7 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m.…

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‘Disney on Ice’ skater has best of both worlds

January 2, 2015
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‘Disney on Ice’ skater has best of both worlds

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR To borrow a phrase from the theme song of Disney Channel’s “Hannah Montana,” Kaitlyn DeRoy has the best of both worlds. An experienced ice skater, she gets to do what she loves by performing in “Disney on Ice presents Treasure Trove.” And, more importantly, she gets to be on the…

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An evening of style, elegance… and masks

January 1, 2015
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An evening of style, elegance… and masks

Miss Conneticut’s Outstanding Teen program held its fund raising Winter Wonderland Masquerade Ball at the Aqua Turf last Saturday. PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN  

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St. Paul HS schedules open house, entrance exam

December 30, 2014
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St. Paul Catholic High School, Bristol will host an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 7 p.m. to welcome prospective students and their parents. A Placement Examination for prospective grade 9 and grade 10 students will be held on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 8:00 a.m. Pre-registration for these events is suggested, but not required.…

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Senior class registration begins next Wednesday

December 30, 2014
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On Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m., the Bristol Senior Center will begin its class registration for classes that will be held at the Senior Center. The following classes will be held: Tai Chi (Beginners and Experienced); One Stroke Painting; Strength and Tone Exercise; Tap dance for seniors; Ladies Exercise; Advanced Quilting; Beginners Quilting; Chair…

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Minimum wage goes up Jan. 1

December 30, 2014
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, in a press release, reminded residents that Connecticut’s minimum wage is scheduled to increase effective Jan. 1, 2015 from the current rate of $8.70 an hour to $9.15 per hour. The increase is the result of a new law Malloy signed earlier this year that requires a series of modest increases…

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‘Refuse to Be a Victim’ course to be offered Jan. 10

December 30, 2014
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“Refuse to Be a Victim” once again will be presented by Michael Ptaszynski, MD, a certified facilitator, regional training counselor. The program will be held Saturday, Jan. 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Protect yourself and your family from today’s criminal. Refuse To Be A Victim crime prevention and personal safety seminar provides the…

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