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Kids in the Middle learn to be on the front line of the community

October 31, 2014
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Kids in the Middle learn to be on the front line of the community

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER When seventh graders Morgan Desjardins and Ariana Arpin entered Chippens Hill Middle School, they felt inspired to join a program that would give them an opportunity to give back to the community while meeting new friends. A United Way and community initiative that helps middle school students transition into high…

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Pair arrested after homeowner catches them engaging in 5 p.m. break-in

October 31, 2014
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Pair arrested after homeowner catches them engaging in 5 p.m. break-in

A vigilant homeowner prevented a burglary to a neighbor’s house Thursday when he observed a suspicious male and female at a residence on Chippenwood Lane. At approximately 5:05 p.m., police said the suspect attempted to force open a door to the residence prompting the homeowner…

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Senior listings for Oct. 31

October 31, 2014
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Senior listings for Oct. 31

SATURDAY, NOV. 1 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AND CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. Craft fair free. RSVP for open house. (860) 276-1020. MONDAY, NOV. 3 PLAINVILLE ‘THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE ON COGNITION AND AGING.’ 3 p.m.…

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Support group listings for Oct. 31

October 31, 2014
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Support group listings for Oct. 31

ONGOING SOUTHINGTON OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you. It is not a diet club, but a group of people recovering from compulsive overeating. The only requirement for membership is a desire to…

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Meetings listings for Oct. 31

October 31, 2014
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Meetings listings for Oct. 31

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL/ YMCA PROJECT GRADUATION MEETING. 7 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. BRISTOL EDGEWOOD WOMEN’S CLUB. 6:45 p.m. Guest will be Gail Farrar. She will display her crafts of “Sea Shells,” including handmade jewelry and Christmas decorations.…

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Kids listings for Oct. 31

October 31, 2014
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Kids listings for Oct. 31

FRIDAY, OCT. 31 BRISTOL TRUNK OR TREAT. 6 to 8 p.m. Cars will be decorated handing out treats to all youngsters. Bounce house, popcorn, hot cocoa, and punch. Grace Baptist Church, 736 Louisiana Ave., Bristol. Free. HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tricks, treats,…

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Dining listings for Oct. 31

October 31, 2014
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Dining listings for Oct. 31

SUNDAY, NOV. 2 BRISTOL ‘A PLATE AT THE TABLE.’ 12 to 4 p.m. Fund raiser for For Goodness Sake, Bristol-based not-for-profit that gathers donations of furniture and other household goods for individuals and families recovering from homelessness. Cranberry chicken, penne a la vodka, salad, and…

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Health listings for Oct. 31

October 31, 2014
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Health listings for Oct. 31

TUESDAY, NOV. 4 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Held by Central Connecticut Senior Health Services. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. THURSDAY, NOV. 6 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. Held by Central Connecticut Senior Health Services. Calendar House, 388…

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Performance listings for Oct. 31

October 31, 2014
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Performance listings for Oct. 31

FRIDAY, OCT. 31 OTHER DUELING COMIX PIANOS. 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15 to $25. Foxwoods.com OCT. 31-NOV. 15 OTHER ‘ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST.’ Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Directed by Plainville’s Jim Williams. Performed by the…

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