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Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 30

October 28, 2015
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FRIDAY, OCT. 30 BRISTOL BRISTOL BRANCH NAACP FREEDOM FUND DINNER. 6 p.m. Speaker Charles “DJ Bigg Mann” Hollis from Hot 93.7. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $65. BristolNaacp@gmail.com, (860) 562-1233. HALLOWEEN PARTY. 9 p.m. Featuring Soul Sound Revue. Cash bar, kitchen. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $10 at the door. SUNDAY,…

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Dining listings for Oct. 30

October 28, 2015
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SATURDAY, NOV. 7 BRISTOL ANNUAL PORK ROAST DINNER. 5:30 p.m. Sliced pork roast with gravy, mashed potato, butternut squash, cole slaw, peas, apple sauce, dinner rolls and butter, tomato juice, coffee/ tea, and apple crisp for dessert. $12 for adults, $5 for children. Take out is $12. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville.…

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Senior listings for Oct. 30

October 28, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4 BRISTOL LEARN ABOUT CT FASTRAK. Presented by Advocates for Bristol Seniors. 1:30 p.m. Representative from transportation service FasTrak will speak. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Free. Reservations required. (860) 584-7895. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers…

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Support group listings for Oct. 30

October 28, 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 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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Meetings listings for Oct. 30

October 28, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4 PLAINVILLE PROJECT GRADUATION FOR PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL. 7 p.m. Plainville YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 205-9911, (860) 793-4942. 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…

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Kids listings for Oct. 30

October 28, 2015
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FRIDAY, OCT. 30 PLAINVILLE HALLOWEEN AT THE WHEELER YMCA. 6 to 8 p.m. Haunted House, ghoulish games, costume contests, more. Wheeler Regional Family YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 793-9631. BRISTOL HALLOWEEN AT VILLAGE GATE. 4 to 6 p.m. Village Gate, 23 Fair St., Bristol. (860) 589-2923. OCT. 30-DEC. 18 BRISTOL POLISH STORYTIME. 10:45 a.m.…

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Voter registration deadline looms in Connecticut

October 27, 2015
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Voter registration deadline looms in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Eligible voters are running out of time to register to cast ballots in Connecticut’s upcoming municipal elections. While the deadline to register online has already passed, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said people can still sign up by mail or by visiting their local registrar of voters office by Tuesday…

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Those pesky paparazzis of autumn

October 24, 2015
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For celebrities out on the street, paparazzi are everywhere. Inspired by photographs snapped by papazzi of stylish celebs, Brianna Beyers of Bristol wears the newest fashions for autumn. All items are available at Kohl’s on New Britain Avenue in Plainville or at kohls.com. PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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Symphony brings out the spies and private eyes

October 23, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Although the hit singles from James Bond movies often get the attention, singer Sheena Easton—who had one of those singles—said there is much more in the world of “espionage” music than just Agent 007. And Sheena will share the breadth of that universe when she teams up with the Hartford…

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Health listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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MONDAY, OCT. 26 PLAINVILLE ‘HOSPICE-WHAT A FAMILY CAN EXPECT AND WHAT HOSPICE CAN DO FOR YOU.’ Presented by the Health Ministry at Grace Lutheran Church. 6:45 p.m. Discussion will include choices and decisions that can help you live the best life you can can. Learn about access to the many hospice resources available. Presneters will…

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