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Miscellaneous listings starting March 4

March 2, 2016
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FRIDAY, MARCH 4 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Bonefish Grill, 2903 Berlin Turnpike, Newington. No charge. (860) 309-1653. SATURDAY, MARCH 5 BRISTOL RETURNABLE BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bristol Eastern High School, King Street, Bristol. Benefits the Class of 2016 graduation party. SOUTHINGTON THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S…

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Kids listings starting March 4

March 2, 2016
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SATURDAY, MARCH 5 BRISTOL TIE-DYE WORKSHOP. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. In celebration of spring, tie-dye eggs, personalized with your unique tag. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. Register. (860) 584-7790. THURSDAY, MARCH 10 PLAINVILLE TECH-SPLORERS. Thursdays once a month at 6 p.m. Use iPads to explore new things to create. Traditional vs.…

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Meetings listings starting March 4

March 2, 2016
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TUESDAY, MARCH 8 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Trish Thomas, Edge Career Solutions, “Understanding LinkedIn.” Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. Register. www.CentralCTChambers.org TUESDAY, MARCH 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…

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Support group listings, starting March 4

March 2, 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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Seniors listings, starting March 4

March 2, 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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Floodplains along Pequabuck, Quinnipiac may have shifted in new FEMA maps

March 1, 2016
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is charged with studying flood risks in the United States and creating maps that depict the nature and extent of the risk borne by residential and commercial structures in flood-prone areas. These at-risk areas are generally referred to as “floodplains.” In Plainville, floodplains typically border rivers and streams. Plainville has…

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Save the date: Free Italian ices to welcome spring March 20

March 1, 2016
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Rita’s First Day of Spring Free Italian Ice Giveaway will be held on Sunday, March 20. For the 24th year, Rita’s Italian Ice is giving away free Italian ice on March 20, including all Rita’s of Hartford stores. Guests are encouraged to snap a photo of their “cool treat” and share it on Instagram and…

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It’s new. It’s now. It’s Southington artist Clinton Deckert

February 26, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A Southington artist is new and now, according to the powers-that-be at the New Britain Museum of American Art. Clinton Deckert, who has seen his surrealist abstract art hang all around the globe, is now the subject of the New/Now series at the museum. The show opened on Feb. 20…

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Malloy issues limited State of Emergency due to power outages

February 25, 2016
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy today declared a limited State of Emergency to help accelerate power restoration efforts following last night’s storm that produced heavy rain, strong winds, and power outages across the state.  The declaration is necessary to assist out-of-state utility crews in their efforts to help power restoration in Connecticut. “This declaration is necessary…

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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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