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Senior listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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SUNDAY, FEB. 15 OTHER OPEN HOUSE AT JEROME HOME. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent, assisted living, and memory care community. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. (860) 229-3707. FEB. 23, MARCH 9 PLAINVILLE COMPUTER COURSE I-COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS. Tuesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $25,…

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Support group listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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TUESDAY, FEB. 17 BRISTOL MILITARY AWARENESS GROUP. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Army Strong Community Center, 111 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6258. 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,…

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Meetings listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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THURSDAY, FEB. 19 BRISTOL BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB. 10 a.m. Program will be a garden club workshop and is for garden club members only. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. 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…

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Kids listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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Kids listings for Feb. 13

FRIDAY, FEB. 13 SOUTHINGTON FOX-A-THON. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Organized by fifth grade class at Plantsville Elementary School. Raises money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Class will collect any amount of money people are willing to donate. Plantsville Elementary School, 70 Church St., Plantsville. SATURDAY, FEB. 14 BRISTOL ‘MINUTE TO WIN IT.’ 11 a.m. Tweens…

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Dining listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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Dining listings for Feb. 13

SUNDAY, FEB. 15 BRISTOL THE SOS BREAKFAST. 8 to 11 a.m. Menu includes SOS (creamed ground beef), eggs, sausages, potatoes, toast, juice, coffee. Benefits the Memorial Military Museum  American Legion Post 2, Hooker Court, Bristol. Rain date is March 15. $10. (860) 583-5466. Tickets at the door or in advance. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 18 SOUTHINGTON PORK…

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Performance listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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FRIDAY, FEB. 13 OTHER ‘OPIE RADIO’ CO-HOST JIM NORTON. 8 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. Foxwoods.com CRAIG FERGUSON. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. Foxwoods.com. FEB. 13-15 OTHER YALE OPERA’S ‘THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO.’ Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Shubert, 247 College St., New Haven. (203) 562-5666,…

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Music listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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Music listings for Feb. 13

FRIDAY, FEB. 13 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Old Well Tavern, 20 Tariffville Rd., Simsbury. FRIDAY, FEB. 20 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. SUNDAY, FEB. 21 OTHER A MARDI GRAS JAZZ CONCERT. 5 p.m. 25 members of the Southington High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Jeff Shaw, will be performing selections…

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Brumback proposal requests a Public Works director

February 13, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER At the last Public Works meeting, Town Manager Gary Brumback discussed restructuring the Public Works department in Southington to create a Director of Public Works. The move is a reaction to Highway Superintendent Steve Wlodkowski retiring in the next couple of months. Brumback shared his recommendation that the highway superintendent…

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Southington Western Little League makes the jump to wooden bats

February 13, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Southington West Little League will be switching from aluminum bats to wood bats for the upcoming season for safety purposes and also to add more challenge to the game. The board of Southington West Little League voted 10 to 5 in support of the change. Skip Griffin, President of…

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BOE holds legislative breakfast for hot topic issues

February 13, 2015
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Southington Public Schools Director of Business and Finance Sherri DiNello addresses a question to Southington’s state legislators at a Board of Education breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 5.

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Southington Board of Education, along with State Senator Joe Markley, State Rep. Leader Joe Aresimowicz, State Rep. Rob Sampson and State Rep. Dave Zoni, sat down with students, teachers, administrators, and members of the community on Thursday, Feb. 5 for the Southington Legislative Breakfast to discuss public policy priorities…

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