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Digging up the archaeology of White Zombie

May 13, 2016
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Excavation at the scene of the hexavalent chromium (Chromium 6) spill at Light Metals Coloring. (File photo)

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When a band hits it big after building up its audience from the ground up, it may find its sound shifting 180 degrees as it works its way to fortune and fame. If all you know of metal, industrial band White Zombie are their songs, “More Human than Human” or…

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Fish for free in CT Saturday

May 13, 2016
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The state of Connecticut is opening up its lakes, rivers and other bodies of water for fishing at no charge. The annual “Free Fishing Day” on Saturday is designed to encourage residents to try the sport. No fishing license will be required for either state residents or nonresidents. The state Department…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 13 BRISTOL ANTIQUES APPRAISAL EVENING. 6 to 8 p.m. Dick Blaschke of Dick’s Antiques will be appraiser. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Free. $5 for a single item to be appraised and $10 for three items. (860) 589-4504. OTHER WOMEN IN BUSINESS NETWORKING. 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. Speaker, Lori Theriault of…

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Music listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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SUNDAY, MAY 15 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE WIND ENSEMBLE. “Comics… Movies… Video Games… ALIVE!” 2 p.m. Concert of music based on popular graphic novels such as “Dr. Who,” “Superman,” movies like “Star Wars” and “Star Trek.” There will be the illustrator of the series for “Dr. Who” and a local Ghost Busters chapter will have a host…

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Health listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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MAY 16 to JUNE 27 PLAINVILLE LIVE WELL: CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT. Mondays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Held by Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging. Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. Register. 1-877-4AGING1 (1-877-424-4641). TUESDAY, MAY 17 BRISTOL NUTRITION AND YOUR SCHOOL-AGE CHILD. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St.,…

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Performance listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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MAY 13, 15 BRISTOL ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC.’ Presented by Immanuel Lutheran School. Friday, 7 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran School gymnasium, rear entrance, 154 Meadow St. (corner of West Street and Meadow Street), Bristol. (860) 583-5631. ilcs.org/school MAY 13, 14 PLAINVILLE ‘PIRATES AND PENZANCE,’ ‘IOLANTHE.’ 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Shortened versions…

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Dining listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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SATURDAY, MAY 14 PLAINVILLE WINE TASTING FUND RAISER. Held by the Woman’s Club of Plainville. 7 to 10 p.m. Beverage tasting, light refreshments, music, door prizes, raffles, 50/50 raffle. More. Plainville VFW Hall, 7 Northwest Dr., Plainville. $20. krlozaw@hotmail.com, cathy-mikec@yahoo.com. ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.…

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Kids listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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SATURDAY, MAY 14 BRISTOL ‘C’ IS FOR CUPCAKES AND COLORING. 1 p.m. Social time featuring treats to eat, music, and an adventure in coloring. All coloring materials provided or feel free to bring your own. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. RSVP. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023. ONGOING BRISTOL PLAYFUL LEARNERS. Fridays, 9:30 to…

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Meetings listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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SATURDAY, MAY 14 BRISTOL THE VIETNAM WALL THAT HEALS MONTHLY VOLUNTEER AND PLANNING MEETING. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. (860) 585-1715. TUESDAY, MAY 17 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 945-0184. Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first…

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Support group listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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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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