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Obituaries: Janice L. Simons

Janice L. (Adolfson) Simons, 77, of Plainville, passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 16, 2018.  She is now reunited with her husband, Bruce, who predeceased her in 2015. Born in New Britain on January 8, 1941, she…

Obituaries: Jane Thomas

Jane (Rathbun) Thomas, “Honey”, 89 of Southington passed away Monday September 17, 2018 at her home holding the hands of her family.  Born in East Orange, New Jersey on June 13, 1929, she was the daughter of Alma (Lasher) and…

PARC plans to honor athletes at Oct. 6 walkathon

PARC will hold its 18th annual walkathon on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Norton Park to benefit the programs and family centered services for people with developmental disabilities. This year’s theme is centered on athletes. The Helen and Danny Coughlin Memorial…

Miscellaneous listings, starting Sept. 21

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22 OTHER NEW BRITAIN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1956. 3 to 7 p.m. 80th birthday party reunion. Back Nine Tavern, Stanley Golf Course, New Britain. (860) 276-9199, wennberg@gmail.com   PLAINVILLE ‘THE LEISURE SEEKER.’ 1:30 p.m. Film. Chase Auditorium,…

Performance listings, starting Sept. 21

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22 BRISTOL A COMEDY NIGHT FUNDRAISER. Benefits St. Stanislaus Church Youth Ministry. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Three Treehouse comedians. Cabaret-style BYO food and drinks. Tables are first-come, first-serve. Raffle items. Lottery board.…

Support group listings, starting Sept. 21

MONDAY, SEPT. 24 SOUTHINGTON VITALITY: A WOMEN’S WELLNESS GROUP. 7 to 8 p.m. Last Monday of the month. Bloom Yoga and Fitness on North Summit Street in Southington. Register. BSAVLPC@gmail.com, turningleavescounseling@yahoo.com   ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY…

Students encouraged to apply for CHET scholarship

Connecticut high school freshmen and seniors are encouraged to apply for the 2018 CHET Advance Scholarship. The program is sponsored by Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, trustee of the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET). This year, CHET will again…

Safety forum for parents, community Sept. 26

Plainville Community Schools will host a safety forum for parents and the community on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Mel Perry Auditorium at Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way. The forum will feature several…

Plainville Dems meet Sept. 20

The Plainville Democratic Town Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Plainville Municipal Center. Meetings are open to the public. Anyone interested in…