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New football coach introduced at Plainville High

July 28, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Plainville High School named Timothy Shea as the new varsity head coach of the Blue Devils football team this past week. Shea replaces former Blue Devils head coach, Chris Farrell, who resigned earlier this year. Shea was introduced as the new head coach by the school’s athletic director, Amy Labas…

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Music listings, starting July 29

July 27, 2016
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FRIDAY, JULY 29 BRISTOL SAINT ANN’S CHURCH OPEN MIC NIGHT. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. All are welcome. Saint Ann’s Church, 215 West St., Bristol. $5 admission. 50/50 draw at admission. (860) 989-5941, (860) 989-5941. MONDAY, AUG. 1 OTHER 102ND ARMY BAND. 7 p.m. Bandshell, Walnut…

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Dining listings, starting July 29

July 27, 2016
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SUNDAY, AUG. 28 BRISTOL CLAM BAKE. 12 to 5 p.m. Clams, hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage. All you can eat. Free beer. Columbus Association Hall, 360 King St., Bristol. Donations are $40 and can be made weekdays, 6 to 11 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall.

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Meetings listings, starting July 29

July 27, 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.…

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Support group listings, starting July 29

July 27, 2016
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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…

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Senior listings, starting July 29

July 27, 2016
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SATURDAY, JULY 30 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Light refreshments. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. (860) 276-1020.

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Obituaries: Joan Carol (Doolittle) Beyer

July 27, 2016
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Joan Carol (Doolittle) Beyer, 73, died July 23. She was born and raised in Plainville and graduated from Plainville High School as a member of the class of 1961. She married the love of her life Fred Beyer, who also graduated from Plainville High as…

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Bees top Ducks

July 27, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Behind seven strong innings from Shawn Haviland, the Bees took the opening game of the series 4-1. The Game Changed When…: …Shawn Haviland escaped a bases loaded, one out jam in the bottom of the seventh with the…

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Results of Thoughtexchange initiative announced

July 26, 2016
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The Plainville Community Schools Thoughtexchange information gathering initiative is complete, and stakeholder feedback from the process will be used as part of the district’s strategic planning efforts that will officially begin in August, said Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett in a press release. This…

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