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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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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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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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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Senior listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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SUNDAY, JAN. 17 OTHER OPEN HOUSE AT ARBOR ROSE 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. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your…

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Support group listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care, finances, nursing home applications, and professional services. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Drop-ins welcome. Free. (860) 584-7895. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…

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Meetings listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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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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