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Health listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Health listings for Dec. 5

MONDAY, DEC. 8 BRISTOL BLOOD DRIVE. 6:30 p.m. DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Dr., Bristol. 1-800-RED-CROSS. PLAINVILLE BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. 1-800-RED-CROSS WEDNESDAY, DEC. 10 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD DRIVE. 6:45 p.m. Falcon Club, 33 Knowles Ave., Southington. THURSDAY, DEC. 11 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Provided…

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Music listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Music listings for Dec. 5

FRIDAY, DEC. 5 OTHER CELTIC THUNDER. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $50. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882, 1-800-745-3000. SLIPKNOT, KORN, AND KING 810. 7:30 p.m., Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $35. 1-800-745-3000. MoheganSun.com SATURDAY, DEC. 6 OTHER BOB SEGER. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com SUNDAY, DEC. 7 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON FESTIVAL CHORALE HOLIDAY CONCERT. 3…

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The women who want to be Miss Southington, Miss Southington’s Outstanding Teen

December 4, 2014
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Amanda Morelli

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR This Saturday at 7 p.m., a new Miss Southington and a new Miss Southington’s Outstanding Teen will be crowned. The pageant will be held at 7 p.m. at Derynoski Elementary School on 240 Main St., Southington. We caught up some of the contestants interested in succeeding the reigning Miss Southington…

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Regulators propose slashing CL&P rate increase

December 4, 2014
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Light and Power’s request to raise consumer costs by a total of $230 million should be cut nearly in half, state regulators said Monday. The amount sought by the state’s largest utility was reduced by more than $100 million in the draft decision issued by the Public Utilities Regulatory…

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Suspect arrested in robbery of Sunoco

December 2, 2014
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Travis Gornto

Police have released additional information about the Nov. 24 arrest in connection with the Nov. 23 robbery of the Sunoco Gas Station at 957 West St., in Southington. Police said that on Dec. 2, Travis Gornto, 43, of East Windsor was turned over to the custody of the Southington Police Department. Police said Gornto was…

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Six arrested, including juveniles, in connection with Oct. 31 assault

December 2, 2014
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Darrell Hotham

Six people, including three juveniles, were arrested in connection with an assault at a party on Halloween, Southington police reported this week. Police said there was an assault of a victim at a party on Oct. 31 in Southington. When witnesses attempted to intervene on behalf of the victim and stop the assault, police said,…

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Public notice about Crescent Lake

December 2, 2014
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The Town of Southington’s Crescent Lake property is an actively managed multi-use area. The recently completed Forest Management Plan prepared by UCONN College of Agriculture and Natural Resources recommends the periodic harvesting of trees as part of such management. Trees are harvested to promote overall forest health, enhance wildlife habitat, and to produce forest products.…

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New law would strengthen skiing rules

December 2, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The first snow on the ground is a reminder that the ski season is getting started in Connecticut. A bill approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy earlier this year seeks to strengthen enforcement of existing safety regulations at ski areas in the state. The measure came in…

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Open houses planned for new Connecticut bus lane

December 2, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut transportation officials are holding open houses over the coming weeks to help educate commuters about the new, soon-to-open central Connecticut bus-only corridor. The first open houses for CTfasttrack are planned in Hartford on Tuesday at the Hartford Public Library and on Thursday at the Old State House. Others are scheduled…

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Connecticut hearing to focus on Ebola response

December 2, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers have scheduled a hearing to learn more about the state’s protocols for handling any future Ebola cases. The legislature’s Public Health Committee is meeting Monday to get information from the Department Public Health, the Connecticut Hospital Association and others about policies currently in place to deal with any suspected…

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