Stop & Shop donates to food pantry

April 11, 2015
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Representatives from the Southington Stop & Shop recently presented a check for approximately $5,800 to officials from Southington Community Services for use with the local food pantry, located at 91 Norton St. in Plantsville. From left, John Tuttle and Chris Salvatore from Stop and Shop and Janet Mellon and Mark Fazzolari from Community Services.

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Community Sponsorship Awards are seeking applications

April 11, 2015
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NEW BRITAIN—Organizers of community events in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington slated to take place between July 1 and Dec. 31 are encouraged to apply today for the final round of 2015 funding through the Community Sponsorship Awards program offered by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Applications are due Friday, May 1.…

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Lombardo’s cuts the ribbon

April 11, 2015
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Lombardo’s cuts the ribbon

Owner Chris Lombardo cuts the ceremonial ribbon at a morning grand opening greeting by Chamber Ambassadors at Lombardo’s Barber Shop, 1201 Meriden-Waterbury Rd. The new shop features a large screen TV, a pool table, and master barbering.

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Flanders School needs help in playground competition

April 10, 2015
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Flanders Elementary School is currently in second place in a contest to win a $40,000 playground during a challenge sponsored by Colgate and ShopRite. Flanders School participates in a recycling program through Terracycle and is the only school in Southington participating in the competition. They are looking for community support. This contest allows daily voting…

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Senior listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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SATURDAY, APRIL 11 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE SENIOR CENTER OPEN HOUSE. Part of the 40th anniversary celebration. 2 to 4 p.m. Information, demonstrations and exhibits about volunteer opportunities, the PEAK Fitness Center, Snappy Seniors, Outdoor Adventure Club, exercise and craft classes, foreign language classes. Fun activities include a magician, refreshments, tours. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St.,…

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Support group listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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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 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…

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Meetings listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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MONDAY, APRIL 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 TUESDAY, APRIL 21 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesday, 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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Miscellaneous listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 10 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Butterfly Restaurant, 831 Farmington Ave., West Hartford. No charge. (860) 582-8229. PALACE THEATER MONTHLY TOUR. 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m The Palace, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $5 per person. PalaceTheaterCT.org. APRIL 10-26 OTHER ART LEAGUE OF NEW BRITAIN ANNUAL JURIED SHOW.…

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Dining listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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APRIL 10-11 OTHER SAVOR- A CELEBRATION OF WINE, FOOD, AND SPIRITS. With Robert Irvine, Ming Tsai, Mary Ann Esposito and more. Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. SavorCT.com SUNDAY, APRIL 12 PLAINVILLE PANCAKES WITH THE PRINCIPAL. Benefit for the Wheeler Playground fund. 8 a.m. to noon. $5 per person, children 3 and under free.…

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