Senior listings for Aug. 28

August 28, 2015
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Sports Listings - Winter

MONDAY, AUG. 31 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE SENIORS’ BOWLING LEAGUE. Mondays at 12:45 p.m. New bowlers welcome. Open to bowlers of all abilities, including beginners. Laurel Lanes, 136 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $9 per person per week. Includes three games of bowling, automatic scoring, and free weekly beverage. (860) 747-2918. SEPT. 4, 11, 18 BRISTOL GENEOLOGY. 1…

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9/11 Memorial Service to be held in Plantsville

August 28, 2015
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On Friday, Sept. 11, there will be a brief memorial service at the 9/11 memorial in Plantsville. The service will begin at 8:46 a.m. at the corner of Summer Street and Main Street. Members of the Knights of Columbus, along with officials from the fire department, police departments, and the town, will join with residence…

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Support group listings for Aug. 28

August 28, 2015
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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Meetings listings for Aug. 28

August 28, 2015
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Austin Bull swims a freestyle race at a recent Blue Knight swim meet. Southington took to the road last week but came away with a rare win in West Hartford.

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 town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Kids listings for Aug. 28

August 28, 2015
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SP track - Lauren Perkowski and Isabella Scalise @ CCC Championships #2 020516

SEPT. 7-OCT. 23 PLAINVILLE FALL SESSION 1 YOUTH PROGRAMS. Youth football, on Wednesdays, two separate classes for ages 4 to 7; Gymnastics, Saturdays, four separate classes from ages 1 to 7; Soccer, Saturdays, three separate classes ranging from ages 2 to 10; martial arts, Monday, Thursday, Saturday, times vary; rock climbing, Monday to Sunday, time…

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Local student speaks at the United Nations

August 28, 2015
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Krystiana Bouchard helped brief the United Nations Security Council about the Iran treaty.

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR While most Americans are reading about the recently negotiated treaty with Iran in their local newspapers, 17-year-old Krystiana Bouchard was at the United Nations briefing international officials about the deal. Krystiana’s presence at the UN building in New York was a result of her participation in a summer program at Princeton University.…

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Local student wins teaching scholarship

August 28, 2015
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Southington’s Catherine MacKay, fourth from the left, was one of four students to receive the 2015 Waterbury CT Teacher’s Credit Union grant.  MacKay is seen here with WCTCU officials and the other recipients.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Catherine MacKay, Southington, comes from a long line of educators and plans to follow in their footsteps in just a few days. A 2015 graduate of Southington High School, MacKay will begin her college career at UCONN this month, where she plans to study education. On Thursday, July 23, the Waterbury Connecticut…

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Hall of Fame: Out for a drive: Ed Fernandes continues to be a powerhouse off the tee

August 27, 2015
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Former Blue Knight Ed Fernandes takes a swing at the 2014 Remax Long Drive Championship. Fernandes is currently ranked in the top 40 in the world.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Ed Fernandes was just five years old when his father walked him out the back door and onto the fairway of the former Patton Brook Country Club. He remembers studying his father’s every move, as he positioned the golf ball about 20 yards from the green. His dad barked a few tips,…

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Crocodile Club fosters bipartisanship between Southington and Bristol

August 27, 2015
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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.,) greets Carolyn Norton at the 134th annual Crocodile Club dinner at Lake Compounce on August 21, 2015.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Political rivalries weren’t lost on the Crocodile Club dinner this year, when City of Bristol Mayor Ken Cockayne joked that the sun would be shining if the luncheon were held on the Bristol side of Lake Compounce. In its 134th year, the Crocodile Club brought politicians from across party lines together last…

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