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Bob Seger demonstrates why he’s an American musical icon

September 20, 2017
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Bob Seger demonstrates why he’s an American musical icon

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When it comes to music, you can’t get more American than Bob Seger. Seger’s iconic music pays homage to regular working folks who are just trying to make ends meets, have a good time, find love, and live a good comfortable life. When someone talks about “meat and potatoes” rock…

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Bob Seger demonstrates why he’s an American musical icon

September 20, 2017
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Bob Seger demonstrates why he’s an American musical icon

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When it comes to music, you can’t get more American than Bob Seger. Seger’s iconic music pays homage to regular working folks who are just trying to make ends meets, have a good time, find love, and live a good comfortable life. When someone talks about “meat and potatoes” rock…

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River watershed cleanup Sept. 30

September 20, 2017
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The Plainville Conservation Commission will be holding its 17th annual Pequabuck River Watershed cleanup. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.. The location is behind West Cemetery on Route 177. Signs will be posted. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. The recommendation is to dress appropriately–…

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Portion of Riverside to be closed for culvert work Sept. 21

September 20, 2017
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The City of Bristol will be performing an inspection of the underground conduit that conveys the Pequabuck River from the West End to the area east of Main Street. The inspection of the twin 10 ft. by 15 ft. concrete culverts are scheduled to be performed Thursday, Sept. 21. A portion of the culvert is…

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Local legislators praise budget that passed

September 20, 2017
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State Representatives Whit Betts (R-78), Cara Pavalock D’Amato (R-77), and William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) applauded passage of a bi-partisan budget that avoids new tax increases, preserves core social services, keeps commitments to education, provides stability for municipalities, and rejects Governor Malloy’s proposed shifting of teacher pension costs onto…

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Local legislators praise budget that passed

September 20, 2017
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State Representatives Whit Betts (R-78), Cara Pavalock D’Amato (R-77), and William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) applauded passage of a bi-partisan budget that avoids new tax increases, preserves core social services, keeps commitments to education, provides stability for municipalities, and rejects Governor Malloy’s proposed shifting of teacher pension costs onto…

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Support group listings, starting Sept. 22

September 20, 2017
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ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP. Last Wednesday of every month. Bristol Senior and Community Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 205-9542, (860) 830-2129.   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…

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Support group listings, starting Sept. 22

September 20, 2017
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ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP. Last Wednesday of every month. Bristol Senior and Community Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 205-9542, (860) 830-2129.   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…

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Senior listings, starting Sept. 22

September 20, 2017
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MONDAY, SEPT. 25 BRISTOL MOHEGAN SUN CASINO TRIP. Held by St. Stanislaus Golden Agers. Casino bonus of a food ticket and one Big Wheel ticket. (860) 589-5597.   TUESDAY, OCT. 10 BRISTOL JIMMY STURR THE POLKA KING. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. Includes music, family style lunch with salad, pasta, pierogies, stuffed…

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Senior listings, starting Sept. 22

September 20, 2017
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MONDAY, SEPT. 25 BRISTOL MOHEGAN SUN CASINO TRIP. Held by St. Stanislaus Golden Agers. Casino bonus of a food ticket and one Big Wheel ticket. (860) 589-5597.   TUESDAY, OCT. 10 BRISTOL JIMMY STURR THE POLKA KING. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. Includes music, family style lunch with salad, pasta, pierogies, stuffed…

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