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Miscellaneous listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Miscellaneous listings for Dec. 5

FRIDAY, DEC. 5 OTHER WOMEN IN BUSINESS NETWORKING. Presented by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. 7:45 a.m. Attorney Regina von Gootkin will present and discuss typical mistakes that small business owners make that could land them in legal trouble. Village Gates, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. info@CentralCTChambers.org, (860) 584-4718. DEC. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 BRISTOL/…

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Senior listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Senior listings for Dec. 5

TUESDAY, DEC. 16 PLAINVILLE AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Course covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures, and more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion of the course, an…

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Support group listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Support group listings for Dec. 5

ONGOING SOUTHINGTON OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you. It is not a diet club, but a group of people recovering from compulsive overeating. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. There are no fees or weigh-ins. No…

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Dining listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Dining listings for Dec. 5

FRIDAY, DEC. 5 BRISTOL THE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS FOR UNITED WAY 4TH ANNUAL WINE GALA. 5:30 p.m., doors open. Tastings until 8:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of West Central Connecticut. Sample over 70 wines, try many delicious hor’s d’oeuvres. Raffles. Maple End Package Store in Bristol will provide the wine and will take…

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Performance listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Performance listings for Dec. 5

DEC. 5-6 OTHER KURT METZGER. 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 to $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882. SATURDAY, DEC. 6 OTHER JERRY SEINFELD. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $82.50 to $150. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882, 1-800-745-3000. COMIX PRESENTS LAVELL CRAWFORD. 10 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $25…

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Health listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Health listings for Dec. 5

MONDAY, DEC. 8 BRISTOL BLOOD DRIVE. 6:30 p.m. DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Dr., Bristol. 1-800-RED-CROSS. PLAINVILLE BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. 1-800-RED-CROSS WEDNESDAY, DEC. 10 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD DRIVE. 6:45 p.m. Falcon Club, 33 Knowles Ave., Southington. THURSDAY, DEC. 11 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Provided…

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Music listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Music listings for Dec. 5

FRIDAY, DEC. 5 OTHER CELTIC THUNDER. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $50. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882, 1-800-745-3000. SLIPKNOT, KORN, AND KING 810. 7:30 p.m., Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $35. 1-800-745-3000. MoheganSun.com SATURDAY, DEC. 6 OTHER BOB SEGER. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com SUNDAY, DEC. 7 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON FESTIVAL CHORALE HOLIDAY CONCERT. 3…

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DePaolo adds 59 students to the honor society

December 4, 2014
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DePaolo adds 59 students to the honor society

On Wednesday, Nov. 19, fifty-nine students from Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School were inducted into membership of the National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school. Along with the celebration, the honor society collected boxes of breakfast cereal to be donated to Bread for Life. Members were selected for meeting high standards…

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Eight locals inducted into National Honor Society at Mercy HS

December 4, 2014
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Eight locals inducted into National Honor Society at Mercy HS

Eight Southington students were among the list of 55 Mercy High School honorees that were inducted into the McAuley Chapter of the National Honor Society on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Members were selected based on the criteria of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. The Southington students were Mercy juniors Kimberly Arnold, Ava Coleman, Victoria Fiore, Haley…

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Regulators propose slashing CL&P rate increase

December 4, 2014
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Light and Power’s request to raise consumer costs by a total of $230 million should be cut nearly in half, state regulators said Monday. The amount sought by the state’s largest utility was reduced by more than $100 million in the draft decision issued by the Public Utilities Regulatory…

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