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Nonprofits invited to submit applications to community foundation for sponsorships

March 10, 2015
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Organizers of community events in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington slated to take place between July 1 and Dec. 31 are encouraged to apply today for the final round of 2015 funding through the Community Sponsorship Awards program offered by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Applications are due Friday, May 1. The…

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UConn wins WBB championship

March 10, 2015
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The University of Connecticut played in the WBB conference championship on Monday night at the Mohegan Sun. The UConn women topped South Florida, 84-70. PHOTOS COURTESY OF MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

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Saturday night fatality on New Britain Ave.

March 9, 2015
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Members of the Plainville Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on New Britain Avenue in Plainville, on the evening of Saturday, March 8 at approximately 08:57 p.m. Police said the collision involved two vehicles traveling in opposite directions on New Britain Ave. prior to colliding head on just…

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Seniors listings for March 6

March 6, 2015
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SATURDAY, MARCH 7 OTHER OPEN HOUSE AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMONS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. Cedar Mountain Commons, 3 John H. Stewart Dr., Newington. RSVP. (860) 665-7901. MARCH 7, 21 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. Coffee served. The Orchards…

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Support groups listings for March 6

March 6, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each…

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Meetings listings for March 6

March 6, 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 March 6

March 6, 2015
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TUESDAY, MARCH 10 BRISTOL FIRST ROBOTICS DEMO. 6 p.m. Demonstration is for all ages 6 to 19-plus, conducted by FIRST Robotics program, FRC, and Lego League. Hear how you can get involved with Operation PEAACE Robotics. Light refreshments served courtesy of the Bristol Public Library. F.N. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.…

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Dining listings for March 6

March 6, 2015
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FRIDAY, MARCH 6 BRISTOL FROM THE VINE. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wine tasting, fondue, grape stomping, sweets. Auction. Creativity stations. Jazz guitarist Sinan Bakir. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Tickets at the museum or ImagineNation.org. (860) 540-3160. Doreen.Stickney@imaginemuseum.org SATURDAY, MARCH 7 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT…

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Performance listings for March 6

March 6, 2015
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FRIDAY, MARCH 6 SOUTHINGTON ‘STEAMBOAT BILL JR.’ 7 p.m. Silent film accompanied by organist Jason Roberts. Film starring Buster Keaton about a the owner and captain of a paddle steamer that has seen better days. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. $10 per person, $25 for families of three or more. FirstChurchSouthington.org. (860) 628-6958.…

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Health listings for March 6

March 6, 2015
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MARCH 9, 16 BRISTOL THE STRONG-WILLED CHILD. Mondays, 6 to 8 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. $11 per parent or $12 per child care provided. Reduced thank to a grant by the Petit Family Foundation and the Rotary Club of Bristol. Scholarships available for low-income families. Pre-register. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@BristolHospital.org TUESDAY,…

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