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Kennedy Middle School announces January students of the month

February 14, 2015
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Kennedy Middle School has announced the students of the month for January. Front, from left, Olivia Walling, Greta Panke, Gianna Perugini, Hannah Platt, Faith Auletta, and Landon Carmody. Back, Mr. Steven Madancy, Anthony Picone, Adam Green, Christopher Taylor, Leah Zaslavsky, Mia Sullivan, Heather Martin, and Mrs. Susanne Vitcavage.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its January students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Landon Carmody, Greta Panke, Anthony Picone, and Leah Zaslavsky. Landon is a dedicated…

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Legion crowns speech winners

February 14, 2015
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SO Oratory Contestants and American Legion

American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 championed four local youth in their annual oratorical contest on Thursday, Feb. 5. The four anonymous contestants, above, pose with the Legionnaires after the contest.

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Ideal Forging demolition information meeting

February 13, 2015
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Ideal Forging on Center Street. (File photo)

On Thursday Feb. 26, officials from Stantec will be holding an informational public meeting at the Municipal Center at 196 North Main Street to discuss the upcoming demolition project for the Ideal Forging property on Center Street. Stantec is a professional consulting company that specializes in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental…

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Miscellaneous listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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Miscellaneous listings for Feb. 13

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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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