Meet the 2015 Board of Education candidates

October 21, 2015
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Southington Politics

We asked Southington Board of Education candidates the following questions: 1) What was the most important challenge or issue faced by the Board of Education over the last term? How did you handle it or how would you have handled it? 2) What is the most important issue ahead of us, and how will you…

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Health listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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MONDAY, OCT. 26 PLAINVILLE ‘HOSPICE-WHAT A FAMILY CAN EXPECT AND WHAT HOSPICE CAN DO FOR YOU.’ Presented by the Health Ministry at Grace Lutheran Church. 6:45 p.m. Discussion will include choices and decisions that can help you live the best life you can can. Learn about access to the many hospice resources available. Presneters will…

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Dining listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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SATURDAY, OCT. 24 2ND ANNUAL PINTS FOR PAWS. Benefit for Animal Rescue Foundation. 4 p.m. to close. Patrons will receive an ARF pint glass and one beer for a $20 donation. Refills will cost $5. Food, drink specials, including a special cask by Firefly Hollow Brewing Co. Raffles. Barley Vine, 182 Main St., Bristol. ARFCt.org…

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Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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OCT. 23, 24 OTHER BACKSTAGE HAUNTED HOUSE. Presented by New Britain Youth Theater. 3 to 6 p.m. Scary and not-so-scary versions of 10 minute “backstage” guided tours. Features member of the NBYT Teen Company and its comedy troupe, SquishyTown Asylum. New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50 High St., New Britain. $3 for adults, $2 for children, students,…

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Sports Listings for the Oct. 23 edition

October 21, 2015
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EVENTS NAMING OF THE SHS TURF WALKWAY IN HONOR OF DOM D’ANGELO—Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5 p.m., at the entrance to the SHS sports complex. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held to honor the renaming of the walkway for the late Dom D’Angelo, a combat medic in World War II, serving with the 8th Armored Division…

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Senior listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.…

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Support group listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 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 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 Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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SATURDAY, OCT. 24 PLAINVILLE CONNECTICUT STATE BUTTON SOCIETY. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Button program by Betty Korostynskion on “Colt” buttons presented at 1 p.m. Coffee, dessert. Walk-ins welcome. Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave., Route 10, Plainville. ConnecticutStateButtonSociety.org TUESDAY, OCT. 27 SOUTHINGTON ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. Guest is Donna Ellis…

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Kids listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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SATURDAY, OCT. 24 BRISTOL ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. Saturday, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Tour the building. Meet faculty. (Placement exam is Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8 a.m.) St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Pre-register. SPCHS.net, mcrowley@spchs.net, (860) 584-0911. ESPN STEAM FEST. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Variety of activities,…

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