District enhances school security and safety plan

April 3, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School Principal Frank Pepe presented an outline of the district’s updated school security and safety plan. “It’s something that will come before the board each year, and it’s because of a public act that really evolved based on tragedies around the country and then very close to…

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Senior listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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MONDAY, APRIL 6 BRISTOL SPRING CLASS REGISTRATION FOR BRISTOL SENIOR CENTER. 8:30 a.m. For spring art and exercise classess. Bristol Senior Center main office, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. APRIL 8-MAY 6 PLAINVILLE IPAD BASICS CLASS. Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. Taught by instructor Evelyn Morin. The basics of using your iPad, downloading “Apps,” surfing the…

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Support group listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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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, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each…

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Meeting listings for April 3

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APRIL 6, 20 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. Monday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com, QuiltsThatCare.org APRIL 7, 21 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com, QuiltsThatCare.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION.…

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Kids listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 3 BRISTOL EASTER EGG HUNT. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your favorite basket for an open field Easter Egg Hunt and other children’s activities. Exchange a plastic egg for a rice. Families can sign up for Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut Rent-A-Baby-Chick program. $10, families care for a baby chick for one…

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Miscellaneous listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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APRIL 3-4 BRISTOL INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Benefit for Kairos of Connecticut, an in-prison ministry for inmates of Connecticut’s prisons; Torch, an in-prison ministry for youthful offenders; and Kairos Outside, a ministry that works with women who are outside prison walls yet impacted by incarceration. 2562 Aldbourne Dr., Bristol.…

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Dining listings for April 3

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TUESDAY, APRIL 7 BRISTOL FUND RAISER TO BENEFIT BRISTOL CENTRAL CLASS OF 2018 AT WAYBACK BURGER. 5 to 8 p.. Wayback Burgers, 123 Farmington Ave., Bristol. THURSDAY, APRIL 9 BRISTOL BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Pot roast or stuffed fish, choice of soup or salad, potato, vegetable, bread and butter, and…

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Health listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 BRISTOL HIV/ AIDS EDUCATIONAL FORUM FOR HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONALS. Offered by the Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/ AIDS. 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Four workshops: Medical marijuana and its use in HIV and other diseases; the issues of HIV positive clients; pain management in HIV/ AIDS patients; concerns…

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Performance listings for April 3

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FRIDAY, APRIL 3 SOUTHINGTON ST. THOMAS PARISH PASSION PLAY. 7:30 p.m. St. Thomas School auditorium, 99 Bristol St., Southington. Tickets are free and available while they last. Free will donation is appreciation. St-Thomas-Play.org, (860) 628-4197, (860) 628-7913, (860) 628-4628, (860) 621-0411. OTHER FIFTH COMEDY NIGHT. 8 p.m. Ray Harrington, Aaron David Ward, and Mike Drena.…

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