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Eversource still working to restore power

February 25, 2016
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Eversource still working to restore power

With winds gusting over 75 miles-per-hour in some locations and torrential rain soaking a majority of Connecticut, Wednesday night’s powerful storm caused extensive damage across the state, interrupting electric service to more than 89,500 Eversource customers.  The company’s line and tree crews have been working non-stop and have already restored power to more than 50,000…

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The ‘mob’ hosting a wacky wedding April 9

February 25, 2016
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The mob’s most anticipated wedding is coming to town. Danny and Donna’s wedding date has been set for Saturday, April 9 and you are cordially invited. That is if you are not packing heat. You can walk in the steps of the mob’s most notorious gangsters and become part of the wildest wedding in years…

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Carousel Museum open for season

February 25, 2016
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The New England Carousel Museum will reopen to the public on March 2 with summer hours scheduled from Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday from 12 to 5 p.m. The museum is available to rent at any time for receptions, weddings, showers, meetings, dances, birthday parties, or events. The…

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Rotary scholarship approaching quickly, March 1

February 25, 2016
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The Rotary Club of Bristol wishes to remind graduating high school seniors, school administrators, counselors and families that the application deadline for this year’s Bristol Rotary/Karl Schwartz Scholarship Program is March 1. The scholarships are among the most significant in the area—each year granting multiple thousands of dollars in funding to numerous students who are…

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Performance listings, starting Feb. 26

February 24, 2016
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FEB. 26-28 OTHER ‘WHAT IF?: A MUSICAL THEATER REVUE.’ Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The Teen Company of the New Britain Youth Theater. A revue of songs about characters in conflict and at crossroads. Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $15 for adults.…

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Health listings, starting Feb. 26

February 24, 2016
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FRIDAY, FEB. 26 BRISTOL ‘HEALTHY HEART: STRATEGIES FOR PROTECTION.’ 2 to 3 p.m. Wheeler Health and Wellness Center, 10 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6555. SUNDAY, FEB. 28 SOUTHINGTON HEALTHY FAMILY FUNFEST. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Offers resources and services centered on achieving a better quality of life. Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St.,…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting Feb. 26

February 24, 2016
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FRIDAY, FEB. 26 PLAINVILLE SINGLES DINNER EVENING. Sponsored by Social Connections. Confetti Restaurant, 393 Farmington Ave., Plainville. You buy dinner. (860) 582=8229. FEB. 26-27 BRISTOL ‘LA BELLE ET LA BETE.’ Sponsored by Hollywood at the Bijou. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. The 1846 French film (with English subtitles) based…

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Meetings listings, starting Feb. 26

February 24, 2016
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MONDAY, MARCH 14 BRISTOL ‘MY SOCIAL SECURITY.’ Sponsored by The Advocates for Bristol Seniors. 2 p.m. With Benjamin Rhodes, public affairs specialist for Social Security. Learn about Social Security retirement, how to file for retirement benefits, insurance for retirement benefits, Medicare eligibility, features of Medicare, survivor’s benefits, related topics. Bristol Senior Center, 24 Stafford Ave.,…

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Support group listings, starting

February 24, 2016
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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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Meeting listings, starting Feb. 26

February 24, 2016
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MARCH 1, 15 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. QuiltsThatCare.org, (860) 945-0184. Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org 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.…

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