Barnes Trust announces $325K for local healthcare

January 13, 2016
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Main Street Community Foundation (WEB)

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Barnes Memorial Trust announced more than $300,000 in grants to non-profits last month, and the trust is looking to contribute even more to organizations that seek to promote health and wellbeing for Southington residents. After announcing funding for three first-time recipients, and continuing funding for two organizations given grants in 2014,…

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Southington Catholic holding open house Jan. 24

January 13, 2016
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On Sunday, Jan. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southington Catholic, the newest school in Southington, an open house review of the impressive educational accomplishments of the school’s K to eighth grade students in the first half of the 2015-2016 school year will be held. Students, faculty, administrators, school board members, and parents…

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Gov., lt. gov. react to news GE moving headquarters out of Fairfield

January 13, 2016
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Gov., lt. gov. react to news GE moving headquarters out of Fairfield

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statements regarding General Electric:   Governor Malloy said, “Today’s decision is a clear signal that Connecticut must continue to adapt to a changing business climate.  Businesses care about transportation infrastructure, and we will continue to make new investments to create a more…

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Council approves $1 million purchase of Hawk’s Landing CC

January 13, 2016
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Hawks Landing CC

The Town Council approved nearly $1 million in spending for the purchase of development rights on the Hawk’s Landing Country Club property. In a 6-2 vote, Republicans supported a $990, 000 purchase to avoid future residential development in the area. The purchase of the development rights will allow the council to prevent a 25-property lot…

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Music listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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Golf balls and tees

FRIDAY, JAN. 15 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Hungry Tiger, 120 Charter Oak St., Manchester. SUNDAY, JAN. 17 OTHER TOO BLUE. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Presented by the Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston. Bluegrass band. First Congregational Church, 135 Main St., Thomaston. ThomastonFineArts.com JAN. 21-24 OTHER HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ‘BATTLE OF THE BATONS.’ Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday…

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Health listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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Central Connecticut Conference (CCC)
www.centralconnecticutconference.org

FRIDAY, JAN. 15 SOUTHINGTON LIVE WELL: CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT. Informational session, 10 to 11 a.m. Six-week course held Fridays starting Jan. 22 and ending Feb. 26. Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial Campus, 81 Meriden Ave., conference room A, Southington. Register. 1-800-877-4AGING1. JAN. 18, 25 BRISTOL TRANSFORMING THE DIFFICULT CHILD. 6 to 8 p.m. Parent…

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Performance listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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SATURDAY, JAN. 16 SOUTHINGTON ‘DANCE UNITED.’ 6 p.m. Performance by The Dance City and the Arts Dance Team. Benefit for United Way of Southington. Derynoski School, 240 Main St., Southington. $10, and all proceeds go to the United Way, which supports Bread for Life, the Mulberry Gardens “Friendship Club,” the Southington Community YMCA, and the…

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Dining listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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THURSDAY, JAN. 21 BRISTOL PASTA/ CHICKEN DINNER. Held by The Bristol Historical Society. 5 to 7 p.m. Entrée includes meatballs, sausage, salad, bread/ butter, dessert with coffee/tea. Tom Dickau will have a video of old Bristol and Forestville industries. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville. Tickets at City True Value Hardware, 750 Farmington Ave., and…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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Obit - Lucille Lee

FRIDAY, JAN. 15 BRISTOL SINGLES SNOWFLAKE DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dancing, buffet. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229. PLAINVILLE THIRD ADULT COLORING CRAZE. 7 to 9 p.m. Wine and cheese. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $5. Enrollment limited (860) 582-1537 to reserve.…

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