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Music listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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FRIDAY, FEB. 27 BRISTOL BRISTOL OLD TYME FIDDLERS. Presented by the New England Carousel Museum and the American Legion Forestville Village Post 209. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $1 carousel rides. Soda, water, and chips for sale. Free coffee and pastries. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. CBOTFC.org SATURDAY, FEB. 28 OTHER ‘THE MUSIC…

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Performance listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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SATURDAY, FEB. 28 BRISTOL THE SENSATIONAL DAN LAROSA COMEDY HYPNOSIS SHOW. 7 p.m. Benefits St. Paul 2015 All-Night Graduation Party. St. Paul Catholic High School auditorium, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $15. BrownPaperTickets.com/event/1260857. OTHER EIGHTH ANNUAL CEILIDH. 2, 7 p.m. Celebration of Celtic word and music. Produced by and featuring the muscal talents of The Rude…

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Miscellaneous listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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SATURDAY, FEB. 28 SOUTHINGTON 1ST HOME AND BUSINESS SHOW. Held by Derynoski Elementary School PTO. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Derynoski Elementary School, Main Street, Southington. LOVE IMPACTS-SEMINAR. 11 a.m. Recharge, reconnect, restore relationships. Taught by Melissa Eriksen-Salmon, who has been studying two forms of Japanese psychology, Morita and Naikan for over 20 years. Couples…

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Symphony offers up evening of The King of Pop

February 27, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR To paraphrase a song by his older brother Jermaine, the music of the late Michael Jackson gets serious this weekend when the Hartford Symphony Orchestra joins in for a performance of “The Music of Michael Jackson.” Although a symphony often adds a bit of gravity to a pop music composition,…

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Cops: Credit union boss strapped with possible bomb in plot

February 26, 2015
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By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two robbers wearing ski masks and goggles strapped what looked like a bomb onto a credit union executive and ordered him to withdraw money from one of his company’s branches while they stayed at his home with his mother, police said Tuesday. Authorities released more details…

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Malloy official admits to mistake in Connecticut budget plan

February 26, 2015
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget chief is apologizing for a mistake in the Democrat’s proposed state budget, which miscalculated whether the plan is below Connecticut’s constitutional cap on state spending. Ben Barnes acknowledged Tuesday Malloy’s budget for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 exceeds the cap by about $55 million.…

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Bus-only corridor to operate free of charge in first 9 days

February 26, 2015
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NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ Central Connecticut’s bus-only corridor will offer free rides to passengers in its first nine days in operation when it begins service March 28. Michael Sanders, the state Department of Transportation’s transit administrator, told The Hartford Courant (http://cour.at/1Dp5TtF ) that officials believe that will help give passengers a chance to try out…

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Observations: Restlessness: The cure for all that ails you

February 22, 2015
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by LISA CAPOBIANCO Restless. That is one word to describe me as an 8-year-old girl with a runny nose, persistent cough, and sore throat. The time is already 8 a.m. on a weekday and my mom has decided that I am too sick to go to school. After calling the principal’s office to report that…

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Dining listings for Feb. 20

February 20, 2015
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SATURDAY, FEB. 21 BRISTOL A ROAST TURKEY SUPPER WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS. 5 p.m. Served by the St. Stanislaus Men’s Organization. St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., Bristol. Advance tickets available at the church rectory, (860) 583-4242. Tickets also at the door. Snow date is Sunday, Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. EAT ICE CREAM FOR…

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Performance listings for Feb. 20

February 20, 2015
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FEB. 20 to MARCH 8 OTHER ‘THE DINING ROOM’ BY A.R. GURNEY. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10, PlayhouseonPark.org SATURDAY, FEB. 21 OTHER STEVE RANNAZZISI. 8 p.m. Fox Theater at Foxwood Resort Casino, Mashantucket. Foxwoods.com…

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