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Dining listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Dining listings for Oct. 10

OCT. 11-12 OTHER CONNECTICUT GARLIC AND HARVEST FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cooking demos. Food talks. Lessons. Buy farm-fresh garlic. Bethlehem Fairgrounds, Route 61, Bethlehem. $7, adults. Under 12, $1. GarlicFest.com. SUNDAY, OCT. 12 PLAINVILLE COMMUNION BREAKFAST. Held by the Plainville Knights of Columbus. All members and Catholic men are invited to gather for…

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Performance listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Performance listings for Oct. 10

OCT. 9-11 OTHER NICK DIPAOLA. Comix at Foxwoods. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 to $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com FRIDAY, OCT. 10 OTHER WHOOPI GOLDBERG. 9 p.m.Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45 to $75. ComixatFoxwoods.com NICK SWARDSON. 9 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $60. Foxwoods.com COMEDY NIGHT: TOM BRISCOE, DAVE COOPERMAN, LOU MILANO.…

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Health listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Health listings for Oct. 10

TUESDAY, OCT. 14 BRISTOL NURTURING TOUCH—INFANT MASSAGE. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Opportunity to bond with baby. The Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Free. Register. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@BristolHospital.org OTHER DINNER WITH THE DOC. 5 to 7 p.m. Learn about congestive heart failure. Complimentary dinner will be served. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home,…

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Music listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Music listings for Oct. 10

FRIDAY, OCT. 10 OTHER LACUNA COIL, DEVIL YOU KNOW. Webster Theater, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com SATURDAY, OCT. 11 OTHER JUDAS PRIEST. 8 p.m. Redeemer of Souls Tour. Steel Panther opens. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $55 and $75. Foxwoods.com OH WHAT A NIGHT OF DOO-WOP AND ROCK AND ROLL VOL. 5. 8 p.m. Including hits such…

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DeCroce to be honored at Leading Ladies lunch

October 10, 2014
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DeCroce to be honored at Leading Ladies lunch

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Mary DeCroce will be honored as the 2014 Leading Ladies Award Receipt at their annual luncheon on Friday, Oct. 24, at the Aqua Turf Club. Donna Ayer, from the Leading Ladies, said that DeCroce’s success as president of the Southington Community Cultural Arts in securing the Gura Building for a…

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Board of Park Commissioners looking at potential smoking ban

October 10, 2014
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Board of Park Commissioners looking at potential smoking ban

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Board of Park Commissioners recently listened to members of the community regarding a potential smoking ban for parks in town, as a way to protect children. “It’s a better way to go for the children to try to keep tobacco products away from them,” said board Chairman Michael Fasulo.…

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Conn. shares national $105 million AT&T settlement

October 10, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State officials say Connecticut will receive $268,252 as part of $20 million in penalties in national settlement with telecom giant AT&T. Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein announced on Wednesday that Connecticut with other states resolved allegations that the company participated in a…

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Governor-Connecticut-Poll – With race a dead heat, Foley renews call for truce

October 10, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley renewed his call for a truce with Democratic incumbent Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday, the same day a new poll revealed the governor’s race was a dead heat. The Quinnipiac University poll conducted early this month showed 43 percent of likely voters said they’d vote for…

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STEPS secures five more years of funding

October 9, 2014
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STEPS secures five more years of funding

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Southington’s Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) has received another five years of funding from The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, through the Drug Free Community Grant. STEPS Advisory Board members and town officials stood on the steps of…

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New England schools face rash of bomb threats

October 8, 2014
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By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press BOSTON (AP) _ School and law enforcement officials in New England are concerned about a recent rash of bomb threats that have forced schools to cancel classes. Nearly a dozen schools and colleges in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut have received the threats, forcing evacuations and cancellations in the past…

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