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Suspect sought in Plainville bank robbery

August 25, 2015
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The Plainville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the bank robbery suspect. Police said that at 1:24 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20, the Farmington Bank located at 117 East St. was robbed by a male suspect that showed the bank teller a note demanding money. No gun and/or weapon was displayed,…

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Contestants sought for Miss Southington, Plantsville, Outstanding Teens

August 25, 2015
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The Miss Southington and Miss Plantsville pageant is looking for its next title holders as well as its next Outstanding Teens to represent Southington and Plantsville. Contestants must reside, work or attend school in the state of Connecticut and be between the ages of 13 and 24 in order to compete. If you are interested…

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Bea Miller wants to be the girl who tells you the truth

August 21, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Bea Miller’s music offers up more emotional heft than you would expect from a 16-year-old singer. On her hit single, “Young Blood,” Bea—who first came to national attention on “The X-Factor”—sings, “But in dark times when we close our eyes/ It’s a nightmare, it’s a nightmare/ When the sun don’t…

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Music listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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FRIDAY, AUG. 21 BRISTOL ACOUSTIC MARSH PIT. 6 to 9 p.m. The Oaks Patti at Double Tree by Hilton Bristol, Enterprise Drive, Bristol. Free. SATURDAY, AUG. 22 BRISTOL BRISTOL YOUTH SYMPHONY. Sponsored by Fiddlin’ Around Music Center of Bristol. 7 to 8 p.m. The Patch at Depot Square, downtown Bristol. No charge. Public welcome. Bring…

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Performance listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Performance listings for Aug. 21

AUG. 21-23 OTHER ‘THE STORY OF MY LIFE.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. A musical comedy by Neil Bartra and Brian Hill. Presented by MiLo Productions. Deep River Town Hall auditorium, 174 Main St., Deep River. $25. Milo-productions.com NOW thru AUG. 31 OTHER CIRQUE ELOIZE. Tuesday through Saturday at…

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Dining listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Dining listings for Aug. 21

SUNDAY, AUG. 23 BRISTOL SUNDAY SUNDAE. 1 to 5 p.m. Fund raiser for New England Carousel Museum. Dunphy’s Ice Cream, 912 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Portion of sales will go to education activities of the museum at 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 584-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

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Miscellaneous listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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FRIDAY, AUG. 21 BRISTOL CROCODILE CLUB. 1 p.m. Annual dinner meeting. Beer and wine cash bar. Lamb dinner. Lively program with guest speakers. No serious politics allowed. Lake Compounce, Park Pavilion, Bristol. (860) 584-5411. BRISTOL HISTORY ROOM OPEN. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Visitors will have a chance to win free copy of the book, “Images…

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Kids listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Kids listings for Aug. 21

FRIDAY, AUG. 21 BRISTOL ‘GREAT CHEFS.’ Part of the Summer Work Series of the Imagine Nation. Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center. Chef hats and aprons. Prepare, cook, and enjoy pizza kebabs. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. $10 per child for non-members. $8 per child for members. Admission to museum is not included.…

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Meetings listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Meetings listings for Aug. 21

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. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Support group listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Support group listings for Aug. 21

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 at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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