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Meeting listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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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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Kids listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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SATURDAY, DEC. 26 BRISTOL MAKE NEW YEAR’S CARDS FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Children’s Department, Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021 MONDAY, DEC. 28 BRISTOL WINTER WONDERLAND CHILDREN’S ADVENTURE. Held by the Bristol Historical Society. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A children’s program for K to…

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Tunxis holding enrollment ‘blitz’ Jan. 9

December 22, 2015
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Tunxis Community College will hold a Super Saturday Enrollment Blitz on Jan. 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Founders Hall to help students choose courses and register for spring semester. The “Super Saturday Enrollment Blitz” at Tunxis will offer one-stop assistance in the registration process and with class schedules, course selection, financial aid, placement…

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Two women get Christmas gift at pageant in Southington

December 22, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR SOUTHINGTON — Two women received an early holiday gift on Sunday afternoon. Alexandra Giannelli of Watertown was crowned Miss Waterbury and Erika Farrell of Wolcott was crowned Miss Brass City as the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Organization held “A Christmas Pageant” at Derynoski School in Southington. The pageant in Southington was…

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After all these years, Martin Barre gets a case of the blues

December 19, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITORWhen Martin Barre hits the stage in Hamden this weekend, fans of the former Jethro Tull guitarist will get a taste of the blues (as well as tracks from his new album and Tull). But, although, Barre is getting his blues licks in as a solo artist (Jethro Tull is no…

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Las Vegas Review-Journal owner: Paper sold for $140 million to owner of Bristol Press

December 15, 2015
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LAS VEGAS (AP) _ The owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal says it sold Nevada’s largest newspaper for $140 million and will continue managing it. New Media Investment Group paid $102.5 million earlier this year for the newspaper and several Stephens Media publications in other states. Its sale to News + Media Capital Group LLC…

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Gov. to deny firearm permits to those on gov’t watchlists

December 10, 2015
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Gov. to deny firearm permits to those on gov’t watchlists

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced his intention to sign a first-in-the-nation executive order that will allow firearm permits to be denied to those on the government watchlists. The Connecticut State Police already performs background checks on those seeking permits to purchase guns in Connecticut, based on Governor Malloy’s 2013 gun violence prevention legislation, one…

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Health listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Health listings for Dec. 11

THURSDAY, DEC. 17 SOUTHINGTON LUNCH AND LEARN PROGRAM ABOUT MEMORY LOSS.  Noon to 1 p.m. Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden Ave., Southington. Complimentary lunch. RSVP. 1-877-424-4641.

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Performance listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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DEC. 11-13 OTHER CONNETIC DANCE’S ‘NUTCRACKER SUITE AND SPICY.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. Original production is back for its sixth season. A fusion of athletic dance with ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and hip hop, as well as humor. Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford. $15. CONNeticDance.com DEC. 11-13 BRISTOL…

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Dining listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Dining listings for Dec. 11

ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.

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