Obituary: Felice Cassella, 93

April 6, 2016
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Felice Cassella, 93, of Southington, died on Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Felice (Zompanti) Cassella, 93, of Southington, passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2016.  She was the wife of the late Joseph Edward Cassella. She was born in Ceprano, Italy, the daughter of the late Anthony and Rosa    Zompanti. Felice was a graduate of New Britain High School.  Before becoming a mother and dedicating her life…

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Obituary: Irene P. Thurlow, 89

April 6, 2016
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Irene P. (Barry) Thurlow, 89, of Southington passed away on April, 4, 2016 at the Summit at Plantsville. She was the wife of Winthrop “Win” Thurlow. Born October 26, 1926 in New Bedford, MA, she was the daughter of the late Chauncey and Elizabeth (Garvey) Barry. Irene retired from Allstate Insurance in Farmington. In addition…

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Music listings, starting April 8

April 6, 2016
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SATURDAY, APRIL 9 BRISTOL CARRIE JOHNSON, LIBBY JOHNSON, PAUL SACHS. 7 to 9 p.m. Concert to benefit the Philippines Mission Fund. Musicians will perform and share their creative process in putting words to music. Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol, auditorium level. $20 per person. OTHER…

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Health listings, starting April 8

April 6, 2016
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MONDAY, APRIL 11 BRISTOL ‘BREATHE EASIER: TIPS FOR MANAGING YOUR ASTHMA.’ 11 a.m. to noon. Learn more about the triggers, symptoms, and treatment of asthma. The Wheeler Health and Wellness Center, 10 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6555. TUESDAY, APRIL 12 OTHER MANAGING YOUR DIABETES. 11 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services.…

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Performance listings, starting April 8

April 6, 2016
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FRIDAY, APRIL 8 PLAINVILLE PCS YOUTH THEATER TALENT SHOW. 7:30 p.m. Talented youth from Plainville, Southington, Bristol, Farmington. Vocal and instrumental performances. Some music is written and composed by the cast members. Directed by Maryjane and Peter Peluso. The Middle School of Plainville, Northwest Drive, Plainville. Tickets at the door. $5. SOUTHINGTON ANGELINA DIANA, PSYCHIC…

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Dining listings, starting April 8

April 6, 2016
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APRIL 8-9 OTHER ‘SAVOR—A CELEBRATION OF WINE, FOOD AND SPIRITS.’ Connecticut Convention Center, Columbus Blvd., Hartford. SavorCT.com SATURDAY, APRIL 9 BRISTOL EASTER SUPPER ‘SWIECONKA.’ 5 p.m. Menu includes blessed eggs, roast pork, mashed potatoes, kielbasa, sauerkraut, baka bread, dessert, and coffee. St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., Bristol.  $9. Tickets only available by calling (860)…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting April 8

April 6, 2016
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APRIL 8-9 BRISTOL ’20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH’ and ‘EARTH VERSUS THE FLYING SAUCERS.’ Part of the Hollywood at the Bijou series. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation. (860) 583-6309. PreserveHollywood.org APRIL 8-9 PLAINVILLE FRIENDS OF THE PLAINVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNUAL…

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Kids listings, starting for April 8

April 6, 2016
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APRIL 8-10 OTHER ‘PENNY AND THE PIRATES.’ Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. New Britain Youth Theater. Actors ages 6 to 9. New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50 High St., New Britain. $8 for adults, $6 for children, students, and seniors. (860) 515-8115. NBYT.org SUNDAY, APRIL 10 BRISTOL FAMILY SUNDAY. 12…

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Adinolfi’s Proposal to increase penalties on drunk drivers moves forward

April 6, 2016
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State Rep. Alfred C. Adinolfi (R-Cheshire, Southington)

HARTFORD– State Rep. Al Adinolfi’s (R-103) bill proposal to increase penalties on drunk drivers with children in the car was unanimously voted out of the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. “I am proud that we came to a bipartisan agreement on this very important piece of legislation,” Adinolfi said in a press release after Wednesday’s Judiciary…

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