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Malloy wants lawmakers to pass transportation lockbox bill

May 10, 2015
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging state lawmakers in the final weeks of this year’s legislative session to pass his version of a bill that would ensure transportation revenues are spent only on transportation projects. The Democratic governor said creating a so-called lockbox for transportation revenues…

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Hummer owned by Aaron Hernandez found for sale at car lot

May 10, 2015
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WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) _ A Hummer owned by former New England Patriots star and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez has been found for sale at a used car lot. Hernandez was convicted last month of the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd. Lloyd’s mother is suing him, and her lawyers have been trying to find Hernandez’s assets.…

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Dining listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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SUNDAY, MAY 10 SOUTHINGTON MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST. 9 a.m. to noon. Mothers served complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary. Pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, home fries, fruit, pastries, juice, coffee, tea. Southington Elks Club, 114 Main St., Southington. THURSDAY, MAY 14 OTHER FREE WORKSHOP: GLUTEN-FREE PIZZA MAKING. 1 p.m. With author and gluten-free lifestyle…

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Seniors listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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MAY 11, 18 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Mondays. Stephanie Soucy, Plainville Senior Center Outreach Coordinator available to answer questions on a walk-in basis. Questions about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings Program, Housing Options, Alzheimer’s Help, Caregiving, Homecare, etc. Open to residents of Plainville, 60 years of age…

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Support group listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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MAY 13, JUNE 10, JULY 8 BRISTOL PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS SUPPORT GROUP. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Funded by a grant from the Petit Foundation and the Rotary Club of Bristol. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@bristolhospital.org ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All…

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Meetings listing for May 8

May 8, 2015
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TUESDAY, MAY 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Speaker, Donna Groccia-Lubik, CPA. “Power Tax Tips: What Every Taxpayer Should Know.” Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. THURSDAY, MAY 14 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON LAND TRUST ANNUAL MEETING. 6 p.m. Buffet includes sirloin tips, chicken parmesan, chicken francais, and other sides. Cash bar.…

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Kids listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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SATURDAY, MAY 9 SOUTHINGTON ‘TOUCH A TRUCK.’ Held by American Legion Auxiliary, Kiltonic Unit 72 and Southington Parks and Recreation. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Southington Drive-In, 935 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike, Plantsville. $3 for children, $1 for adults. BRISTOL PINE LAKE’S 2ND ANNUAL KIDS FISHING DERBY. 7 a.m. to noon. Age groups, 5 to 8,…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 8 BRISTOL SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Singles Connection. 5 p.m. One Fifty Central, 150 Central St., Bristol. No charge. (860) 223-7755. MAY 8, 9 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU. 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. Series organized by Cortlandt Hull. Film, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” directed by…

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Performance listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 8 BRISTOL THE 54TH ANNUAL REVUE, ‘ROCK OF AGES,’ PRESENTED BY SANDY’S BATON STUDIO. 7 p.m. Group and solo performances will be on stage and in the gym followed by awards for the Most Improved Twirler, attendance, senior, and the Roberta Barr Ellsworth Memorial Scholarship. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Public…

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Health listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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TUESDAY, MAY 12 BRISTOL FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING. Held by Bristol-Burlington Health District. 1 to 3 p.m. Dr. Armann O. Ciccarelli, M.D. will provide screening. Sleeveless shirts and shorts recommended. For Bristol and Burlington residents only, who are 18 years of age or older. Appointments first-come, first-serve basis. Douglas Beals Senior Center (in the Wellness…

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