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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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Seniors listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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SATURDAY, MAY 14 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE FOR THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrchards.org

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CFGNB’s Catalyst Fund looking for new members

May 10, 2016
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If you are interested in playing a vital role in tackling local issues and shaping the Berlin, Plainville, New Britain and/or Southington of the future, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain’s Catalyst Fund is inviting the public to a no-obligation presentation on Thursday, June 9 for existing and prospective new members. The June 9…

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Grant allows modernization of equipment for program that feeds children, seniors

May 10, 2016
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A $56,242 grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority will allow the Community Renewal Team to modernize its licensed commercial kitchen where over 5,000 meals per day are prepared for children and seniors. CRT was selected as one of only 18 nonprofits to receive funding from CHEFA’s highly competitive Client Grant Program this…

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Princesses proliferate

May 7, 2016
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Fairy tale characters gather at the Princess Meet and Greet at the Aqua Turf Saturday. The event was held by the Junior Miss Southington pageant as a fund raiser for Southington social services and the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

From CTFashionMag.com Princesses proliferate

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Eversource warns about scam involving bogus representatives

May 6, 2016
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Eversource business and residential customers across Connecticut continue to be targeted by scammers employing myriad tactics to trick people out of their money or into providing personal financial information, said a press release from Eversource. Most recently, scammers have been going door-to-door, posing as Eversource employees or claiming to be a “representative” of the company,…

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Obituaries: David Charles Berube

May 6, 2016
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David Charles Berube, 66, of Bristol passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 in Long Island, NY from injuries sustained in an aircraft accident. David was born in North Hampton, MA on January 27, 1950 son of Eilleen DeCastro Berube and the late Raymond Charles Berube.  David was the owner of New England Municipal Equipment Co.,…

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From ballet to BANG!

May 6, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When you think of ballerinas, many thoughts may come to mind. But you would never think of a ballerina as someone whose ambition is to be shot out of a cannon at the circus. But Nicole Sanders—who started training in ballet at age 3—does just that when she steps into…

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