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Health listings for Jan. 23

January 20, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 24 BRISTOL FREE HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO. Held by Bristol’s West End Association and sponsored by the Bristol Boys and Girls Club. Local physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, massage therapists, nutritionists, and representatives from a wide variety of health care-related organizations. Free blood pressure, cholesterol, dental, vision and body mass index screenings as well…

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Disney characters bring smiles to all at ice show

January 15, 2015
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Who doesn’t like the myriad of characters that populate Disney’s long history of animation? From “Snow White” to “Frozen,” the full-length features from the studio always seem to bring smiles to children and adults alike. Now, if you bring those characters to life, put them on ice, and add top notch ice skating skills and…

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10 years of ‘highlights’ for local salon

January 9, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A 10th anniversary is causing one Plainville business owner to think back on all of the highlights of her career. Studio 466 Salon and Spa owner Donna Theriault started doing hair professionally in 1988. Although she enjoyed her work and her clients, Theriault always had dreams of going further. After…

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Malloy seeks massive overhaul of Connecticut transportation

January 9, 2015
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday called for a massive overhaul of Connecticut’s aging transportation infrastructure, saying it will be a key focus of his newly minted second term, as well as for the state over the next several decades. Malloy dedicated the bulk of…

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Senior listings for Jan. 9

January 9, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 10 OTHER OPEN HOUSE AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMONS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Not-for-profit independent and assisted living community. Cedar Mountain Commons, 3 John H. Stewart Dr., Newington. RSVP .(860) 665-7901. SUNDAY, JAN. 11 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. The…

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Support group listings for Jan. 9

January 9, 2015
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ONGOING 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 Lutheran Church, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each…

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Meetings listings for Jan. 9

January 9, 2015
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MONDAY, JAN. 19 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 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…

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Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 9

January 9, 2015
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JAN. 9-10 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU: ‘NORTH BY NORTHWEST.’ Presented by Cortlandt Hull. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. Alfred Hitchcock’s film with Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, and James Mason. Part of a continuing series of films. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation. Popcorn, refreshments…

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Music listings for Jan. 9

January 9, 2015
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FRIDAY, JAN. 9 OTHER THE WHISPERS AND STEPHANIE MILLS. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $38, $58. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882, 1-800-745-3000. SUNDAY, JAN. 11 OTHER PIANIST JOHN BRIGHENTI. 2:15 p.m. Music from the Great American Songbook. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Advanced registration required. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14 OTHER BLACK LABEL…

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Nutmeg credit union now state regulated rather than federally

January 9, 2015
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Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union has undergone an historic change in the new year. As of Jan. 1, 2015, Nutmeg, which has an office in Bristol, changed from a federally regulated charter to a state regulated one, becoming Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union. This change brings the opportunity for greater organizational expansion, said a press…

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