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Massive ‘Phantom…’ will delight despite some flaws

November 20, 2017
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When someone talks about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera,” there are several dimensions of the show (which is now playing at The Palace Theater in Waterbury) that come to mind first. Initially, of course, we think of the music of the show, including memorable tunes such as….”All I…

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Massive ‘Phantom…’ will delight despite some flaws

November 20, 2017
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Massive ‘Phantom…’ will delight despite some flaws

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When someone talks about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera,” there are several dimensions of the show (which is now playing at The Palace Theater in Waterbury) that come to mind first. Initially, of course, we think of the music of the show, including memorable tunes such as….”All I…

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Massive ‘Phantom…’ will delight despite some flaws

November 20, 2017
By
Massive ‘Phantom…’ will delight despite some flaws

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When someone talks about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera,” there are several dimensions of the show (which is now playing at The Palace Theater in Waterbury) that come to mind first. Initially, of course, we think of the music of the show, including memorable tunes such as….”All I…

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Massive ‘Phantom…’ will delight despite some flaws

November 20, 2017
By
Massive ‘Phantom…’ will delight despite some flaws

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When someone talks about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera,” there are several dimensions of the show (which is now playing at The Palace Theater in Waterbury) that come to mind first. Initially, of course, we think of the music of the show, including memorable tunes such as….”All I…

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Legislators invite constituents to coffee Tuesday

November 20, 2017
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State Rep. William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22) and State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) invite Plainville residents to join them for a morning Coffee Hour on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at Bolo Café & Bakery, 33 Whiting St., Plainville. The public is invited for coffee and conversation from 8 to 9 a.m. to meet with their legislators…

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Mayor announces selection of executive adminstrator

November 20, 2017
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Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu announced at Tuesday’s City Council Meeting that she has chosen local resident Cathy A. Savino as her executive administrator. Savino comes to the Mayor’s office after years of experience in the corporate sector. Savino’s previous occupations included vice president of the Economic Development Commission of Mid-Florida. Upon returning to Bristol, she spent…

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Thanksgiving Day closures

November 20, 2017
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The Municipal Center will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. The Senior Center will open Thursday at 11:30 a.m. for lunch  only and will be closed Friday. (You must call the Senior Center to reserve your spot for Thanksgiving lunch.) The library will be closed Thursday and open…

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Obituaries: Shirley L. Sibley

November 20, 2017
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Shirley L. Sibley, 82, of Bristol, passed away on Wednesday November 15, 2017. She was born on February 21, 1935 in Torrington, the daughter of the late Winslow and Genevieve (Morin) Lesniewski. Shirley was a longtime member of the Bristol Democratic Town Committee and the Bristol Woman’s Club. She was also the past president of…

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City asking residents to shop at small businesses

November 20, 2017
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As the height of the holiday shopping season approaches, the Bristol Development Authority is launching an effort to help local businesses take advantage of Small Business Saturday by encouraging residents and visitors to support locally-owned businesses by patronizing these retail outlets on Saturday, Nov. 25. The BDA partnered with American Express to provide customized marketing…

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United Way holding annual Joy of Sharing

November 20, 2017
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United Way of West Central Connecticut’s Annual Joy of Sharing Program has been providing food and toys to needy children, teens, and families in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, and Plymouth/Terryville for over seventeen years. In November 2017, United Way collected hundreds of food items for distribution to area food pantries. United Way is now calling for…

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