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State to make it ‘cheaper’ to use electric vehicles, governor announces

May 20, 2015
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy Tuesday announced in a press release Connecticut is making it “cheaper” to purchase or lease an electric vehicle as a result of the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate Program. The announcement was made at Crowley Ford on New Britain Avenue in  Plainville. Under this new initiative, the governor’s press…

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Legislator encourages seniors, veterans with disabilities to take free passes to state parks

May 19, 2015
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State Representative Betty Boukus (D-Plainville, New Britain) is encouraging seniors and veterans with disabilities to take advantage of free passes to Connecticut state parks. “This is a terrific opportunity for seniors and veterans to visit our beautiful state parks – free of charge,” said Boukus in a press release. Passes providing lifetime free admission to…

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Seniors’ listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MONDAY, MAY 18 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Stephanie Soucy, Plainville Senior Center Outreach Coordinator available to answer questions on a walk-in basis. Questions about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings Program, Housing Options, Alzheimer’s Help, Caregiving, Homecare, etc. Open to residents of Plainville, 60 years of age or…

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Support group listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s…

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Meetings listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MONDAY, MAY 18 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. Mondays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. QuiltsThatCare.org. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org. TUESDAY, MAY 19 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. QuiltsThatCare.org. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS…

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Kids listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MAY 16-24 OTHER ‘FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY.’ Based on book by actress Julianne Moore. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $15 to $17. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10, PlayhouseonPark. SATURDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE 2ND ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, and Family…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 15 BRISTOL BRISTOL GOES TO THE MOVIES. 7 p.m. “The Naked City,” third of five movies that influenced American Theater audiences. Set in the 1940s, part documentary with a touch of realism. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Popcorn and refreshments available. $3 donation requested to defer costs. SATURDAY, MAY 16 BRISTOL…

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Dining listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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SATURDAY, MAY 16 BRISTOL GOLABKI (STUFFED CABBAGE) SUPPER. 5 p.m. Held by the Towarzystwo Organization at St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., Bristol. $10. Buy tickets at rectory, (860) 583-4242 and Polonia Market, 411 North Main St., Bristol. Take outs available. SUNDAY, MAY 17 SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Menu: pancakes, scrambled…

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Performance listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 15 OTHER JO KOY. 8 p.m. The Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $60. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882. MAY 15-JUNE 6 OTHER ‘THE CRUCIBLE’ BY ARTHUR MILLER. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 24 at 2 p.m. Hole in the Wall, 116 Main St., New Britain. $20, general admission. $10, students…

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Health listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MONDAY, MAY 18 PLAINVILLE AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. YMCA Plainville, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-RED CROSS. TUESDAY, MAY 19 BRISTOL AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. Elks Lodge, 126 South St., Bristol. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-RED CROSS. NUTRITION AND YOUR SCHOOL-AGE CHILD. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Held…

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