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Dining listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.

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Music listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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THURSDAY, DEC. 31 PLAINVILLE SPIRIT SHAKER. 9:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve bash. Red Zone, Plainville. OTHER LITTLE BIG TOWN. 7:30 p.m. With Holly Williams. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $49. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000.

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Miscellaneous listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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SUNDAY, DEC. 27 OTHER SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Held by Social Connections. 11 a.m. Collinsville Trail, Main Street, Collinsville. Walk and then after eat lunch nearby. No charge for the walk. (860) 582-8229. NOW thru FEB. 7 OTHER ‘LOVE, ANDY.’ Highlights from the Andy Warhol Museum. The theme of romantic love in paintings, drfawings, and…

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Support group listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care, finances, nursing home applications, and professional services. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Drop-ins welcome. Free. (860) 584-7895. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…

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Meeting listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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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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Kids listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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SATURDAY, DEC. 26 BRISTOL MAKE NEW YEAR’S CARDS FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Children’s Department, Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021 MONDAY, DEC. 28 BRISTOL WINTER WONDERLAND CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE. Held by the Bristol Historical Society. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A children’s program for K to…

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Tunxis holding enrollment ‘blitz’ Jan. 9

December 22, 2015
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Tunxis Community College will hold a Super Saturday Enrollment Blitz on Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Founders Hall to help students choose courses and register for spring semester. The “Super Saturday Enrollment Blitz” at Tunxis will offer one-stop assistance in the registration process and with class schedules, course selection, financial aid, placement…

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Two women get Christmas gift at pageant in Southington

December 22, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR SOUTHINGTON — Two women received an early holiday gift on Sunday afternoon. Alexandra Giannelli of Watertown was crowned Miss Waterbury and Erika Farrell of Wolcott was crowned Miss Brass City as the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Organization held “A Christmas Pageant” at Derynoski School in Southington. The pageant in Southington was…

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After all these years, Martin Barre gets a case of the blues

December 19, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITORWhen Martin Barre hits the stage in Hamden this weekend, fans of the former Jethro Tull guitarist will get a taste of the blues (as well as tracks from his new album and Tull). But, although, Barre is getting his blues licks in as a solo artist (Jethro Tull is no…

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Las Vegas Review-Journal owner: Paper sold for $140 million to owner of Bristol Press

December 15, 2015
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LAS VEGAS (AP) _ The owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal says it sold Nevada’s largest newspaper for $140 million and will continue managing it. New Media Investment Group paid $102.5 million earlier this year for the newspaper and several Stephens Media publications in other states. Its sale to News + Media Capital Group LLC…

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