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Pasta Specials Everyday and Great Salads

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50¢ Wing Night! $2.50 Bud Light Drafts

Pasta & Sinatra 3 Course Meal $17.50

TRIVIA with Frank. Starts at 8:30 pm Winning Team gets a $50 Gift Certificate!

Friday:

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Piano Tuning and Repairs: State-of- the-art service. Registered member of the Piano Technicians Guild. Over 25 years of extensive concert and residential experience. Mention this ad for $10 discount. Email Ray Zeiner,Pianoray@comcast.net or call 860-651-0836. Interior Painting: & paper hanging. Home/Historic restoration. Preparation specialist. Insured, CT HIC # 0619457. Charter Painting & Restoration. www.charterpainting.com 860-646-7668. Simsbury and East Granby: 1 and 2-bedroom apartments for rent. Please call Fish Enterprises for more information, 860-677-1381. for sale: 2004 Pontiac Sunfire, low miles 56k, silver 2 door coupe, new brakes, new battery, good tires, sunroof, remote starter, AC $5900 or b/o call tony 860-673-5182, 860-597-3150. Motorcycle: 2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic. Great midsize cruiser. Only 4,050 miles. Showroom condition, never been dropped. Everything is stock, customize it the way you want. $4,900. If interested contact Ryan at 860-712-3465.

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Celebrating 41 years of Maintaining 7000+ of Connecticut Homes! Paper Removal/Hanging Home/Historic Restoration - Interior & Exterior Hardwood Floor Finishing Carpentry Services Textured Ceilings/Special Effects Preparation Specialist- Detailed Format Fully Insured - CT HIC. 0619457 Family Owned Business For 41 Years

AVON’S OLDEST COFFEE HOUSE

860-646-7668

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Avon’s Oldest Coffee House

89 Tonica Spring Trail • Manchester, CT 06040

Huge Multi-Family Tag Sale: 28 South Road, Barkhamsted, Saturday, November 13, 8:00 - 4:00 and Sunday, November 14, 8:00 2:00. Toys, clothes, outdoor and hunting equipment, kitchen items, home decor, Legos, Xmas items, gym equipment, massage table. Rain or shine! FREE: 35mm Reflex Camera Package, all or none: FT2 Nikkormat body, 24mm F2.8 Nikon lens, 50mm F2 Nikon lens, 135mm F3.5 Nikon lens, filter, Vivitar 283 electronic flash, Susis collapsible tripod, gadget bag. Call to arrange pickup. 860-214-3254. Pine Trees: 4’, $35. 6’, $75. 4’ spruce trees, $40. Includes planting. Guaranteed. Pruned, fast growing. Nice trees for screening. Delivered. 20 years experience. Licensed. Dwight’s trees, 860-485-4330.

Tool Sale: 40 Juniper Dr., Avon, Ct. Week of Nov 8th 13th.10:00 - 4:00 each day, weather permitting. Hand tools, hand power tools, large power tools, water pumps, misc. plumbing parts, tool boxes, generator, etc. Need Help?: A Polish-American lady living in Granby, who is young, energetic, detailed & highly organized is seeking homes/ offices to clean, housekeeping or elder care/companionship in the area. Have many local refs. Call 860-844-8981. Computer Repair: ABComputerHardware.com. Buy desktops, CPU, parts and accessories. We install these purchases for 1/2 price. Virus removal, software installation, upgrades, repairs and network configuration are our specialty. $39.95 for 1st hour. Call or text 860-372-0168 to schedule an appointment.

Recent Real Estate SALES • 76 Hunt Glen Dr., Unit 76, Granby, CT. Sold on: 9/20/2010, $200,000 • 5 Candlewood Ln., Granby, CT. Sold on: 9/13/2010, $315,000 • 22 Cider Mill Hts., Granby, CT. Sold on: 9/8/2010, $500,000 • 24 Christmas Tree Hill, Canton, CT. Sold on: 9/02/2010, $325,000 • 38 Woodchuck Hill Rd., Canton, CT. Sold on 9/01/2010, $45,000

Where the Aroma of Fresh Roasted Coffee comes from.

For the Holidays, surprise your hostess or guests with Fresh Roasted Coffee and/or a Special Gift. 21 West Main Street, Rt. 44, Avon 860-676-2661 www.thecoffeetrade.com Mon-Fri 7:30-6, Sat 8:30-5, Closed Sunday

OLDE TYME CHIMNEY SERVICES We Sell, Install and Service Wood/Pellet Stoves • StainleSS Steel Chimney lining • Cleaning • Oil Flue • CapS/DamperS inStalleD • VaCu-StaCk FRED ALGIERE Since 1988

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Week’s BEST Technically Challenged • My dad called me up telling me the computer that I had got him was broken and he needed me to fix it so I went over there to help. When I asked him what he was doing when it broke he told me he hit the “Shut down” button to shut down the internet program. - Saul M.

Reason not to Week’s BEST remove political lawn signs

• 30 Trailsend Dr., Canton, CT. Sold on: 9/01/2010, $289,900 • 17 Walnut Ln., Unit 17, Avon, CT. Sold on: 9/27/2010 $151,125

They reduce texting while driving.

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Michel Angelo’s

Pizzeria, Restaurant & Lounge

Gourmet Pizzas Pasta • Veal Chicken • Seafood Burgers Grinders Salads Desserts

All You Can Eat 8am–2pm

Get 2nd One

1/2 Price One offer per customer with this ad. Exp. Dec 31, 2010

M-F 11am-10pm • Sat & Sun 7am-10pm

Scrambled & Poached Eggs • Omelettes French Toast • Pancakes • Sausage • Pastry Corned Beef Hash • Home Fries • Fruit

Adult - $9.95 • 12 & under - $6.95

Fall Clean Ups: and curb side leaf vac. For top quality work, call Sellitto Landscaping & Lawn Maintenance LLC, 860-670-8337. Deadbolts: and doorknobs, locks and keys, that’s my business, and I aim to please. Door closers, door knockers, even safes, too. No need to fuss, because I’ll come to you. Lic. #560129. 24-hour emergency service. Lock, Stock & Barrel Locksmithing, Simsbury, 860-658-0542.

Calendar November 11, 10 -12:00 noon Hopmeadow Nursery School Open House for prospective families. Enrolling 3, 4, & 5-yr-olds for 2011-12. For more information, call 860-658-4990, Betsy Hoople, Director. License #13006. 689 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, CT www.hopmeadownurseryschool.org. November 12, 7:00 p.m. Avon Land Trust Hosts Moose & Fisher Cat Program. Meet your new neighbors, Connecticut! The Avon Land Trust is hosting a program on area Moose and Fisher Cats on Friday at the Senior Center, 635 West Avon Road. Furbearing expert Andrew LaBonte from the Wildlife Division of the CT DEP will be giving the presentation.

FREE JUNK CAR REMOVAL: Cash paid on sight. No title, no problem. For fast services, call Mason Enterprises, LLC. 860-874-1266 Canton Auto Exchange: Auto Exchange winterization special. Complete winter check with lube, oil, filter, $29.95 with this ad. Includes checking brakes, tires, antifreeze, hoses, belts, battery, etc. Call 860-693-9922.

November 15, 12 noon The Garden Club of Avon will meet at the Prince of Savoy Italian Club, Avon. Light lunch will be served. A Riverside Nursery designer will demonstrate how to create new innovative trends plus traditional holiday decorations. $5 guest fee paid at the door. Call 860-673-4586 for reservations and for more information.

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Pizza

256 Main St. (Rt. 44), New Hartford • 860-738-8585

www.michelangelosct.com

Sunday Brunch Buffet

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Buy One

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Room: Available in beautiful Simsbury country home, maintaining home clean, quiet, smokefree. Shared utilities, security deposit, lease. $525 monthly or $575 with garage. 860-658-2442. $99 SEWER CABLING: Avoid winter emergencies. This offer is for residences only per/stoppage cabling to 75’ with reasonable access during business hours. Excludes roof vents or advanced methods. Same-day camera, jetting, or cleanouts discounted. Rooter Plumber Express, 860-658-0631. Licensed, Insured. For Sale: Beautiful solid sterling oval filigree rosary $95.98. Also visit our site at http://bernardgifts.ecrater.com for more beautiful gifts. Bookcase for sale: Black distressed finish w/ stained beadboard backing. 6’ tall X 36” wide X 12 “ deep. Brand new, beautiful piece. I made a decorating mistake. Paid $450 will sell for $275. Please call 860-658-6791.

Week’s BEST Turkey Advice Fresh or frozen? Cost - 20lb. bird frozen, .47¢ per lb. = $9.40. Fresh turkey $2.29- $2.99 per lb.= $45.70 to $59.80. Easy decision right? (Continued next week). 9 , 2010


Joni’s Child Care & Preschool Burlington*: 860-404-0177 Windsor Locks*: 860-623-8156 Hartford*: 860-549-2422

Canton*: 860-693-1693 Farmington: 860-677-5878 Harwinton*: 860-485-9389

Accreditated*

Academically Based Programs • Flexible Schedules

LOST PURSE: Black Northface style purse containing 2 digital cameras and ipod. Reward Offered. Please call Darlene 860-284-9645.

Buying Silver/Gold: Call me anytime for appraisal 860-263-9606. Dont go to a pawn shop, deal with a real person.

BULL TERRIER PUPPIES: blue nose, born 9/11, 4 males, 4 females, good temperament, parents on premises. $250. 860-242-1792.

Free Junk Car Removal: Cash paid on sight. No title, no problem. For fast service, Call Mason Enterprises, LLC. 860-874-1266.

Affordable Housecleaning: Bonded, insured since 1995. 20% off second cleaning for first time customers. Free estimates. Sandy, Morawski Cleaning, LLC. 860-651-4601.

DVDs: CDs and LPs: Most $.99$6.99. Buy 3; get 1 free. Stop by Trading Post at our new location across from Canton Citgo. 860-693-4679.

Electrician: Brannack Electric, Inc. Upgrades, new wiring, lighting, phone, cable, service work. Residential/Commercial 24 hour emergency service. 860-242-6486. Need Financial Advice?: Call Keith Deyo, a certified Financial Planner TM serving Massachusetts and Connecticut. Free, no obligation consultation. 413-998-3075.

Change your beliefs: change your world. This empowering workshop assists you in discovering your subconscious mind’s extraordinary ability to uncover limiting beliefs and change them. Limit 12. Call: Nishanto Kane. Certified Ericksonian Hypnotist, Master NLP Practitioner, Reconnection Practitioner. www.minddesigning.net. 860-658-9678.

Arrests

Yawhenii Urublewski New Britain, CT Arrested: 11/02/2010 Involved in an argument over a parking space. Accused of calling 911 and reporting that he was struck by the other vehicle, causing a broken leg.

David Kawiecki New Britian, CT Arrested: 11/03/2010 Charged with Burglary 1 and 3, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary 3, Criminal Mischief 3, Conspiracy to Commit Criminal Mischief 3, Larceny 1 and 2, and Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 1 and 2.

www.jonischildcare.com

Fireplace Glass Enclosures In Stock & Custom • Select from 40 finishes

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• Outstanding Radiant Heat • Realistic Mature Fire • Fuel Efficient

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CANTON

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Curbside Leaf removaL 860-693-4355

Horoscope Scorpio 10/23 – 11/21

Weekly Overview (Week starting on November 8)

Don’t be deterred. Don’t let them tell you it’s impossible. It’s not impossible. When you set your mind to something, pianos raining from the sky couldn’t get in your way. That said, make Tuesday an exercise in modesty, and recognize that Wednesday, when things don’t go your way at home, is just a hiccup on your path toward grandeur. Sometimes things at home don’t go exactly right. No big deal. Conflicting ideas on Thursday lead to a more complex outlook on a problem, and Friday and Saturday are charged with innovation. Sunday is in your hands.

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EHRLICH DECORATING & UPHOLSTERY LLC 3324 Main Street, Hartford, CT

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B&B Hauling: Cheaper than a dumpster! Dump runs, cleanouts, hauling of appliances and household items, moving, demolition, brush removal, fence installation and repair. 860-675-7261, 860-777-6314.

CRITTER SITTERS LLC: Daily & vacation in-home pet care service, bonded/insured/experienced. Pets stay safe, healthy & happy at home while you’re away. Visit us at www.crittersittersct.com or call 860-214-5518.

Dump Runs: Clean outs. Junk, trash, furniture, appliances, metal, wood, brush removal from basements, attics, garages, businesses, yards. Serving Central Connecticut. Stephen Tareila. 860-388-9362.

Septic Pumping: Don’t get caught with a mess! Our friendly staff can assist you with any questions you may have. Over 25 years experience. Knowledgeable, certified, licensed. Christopher Bryant Co. 860-651-7060.

10% Off for First Time Customers: Computer Solutions, Virus removal, networking, laptop repair, parental controls, tutoring, web-design. PC or Apple. Expedited onsite service, guaranteed work. $55 hourly, 860-670-1862.

Windows: doors and siding. Replacement windows - all kinds. Porch enclosures and remodeling. A-1 Windows and Doors, LLC. Ct Reg. # 550804. Member of the BBB. a1windowsanddoors.com 860-651-9093.

HARTFORDSend COURANT Us Your ENT IS SCHEDULED FOR PUBLICATION GUTTER FAX • Week’sPLEASE Best CORRECTIONS TO: CLEANING • Funnifieds

HURSDAY Don’t get caught… With your leaves down…

• Last Laughs

Firewood For Sale: Cords and 1/2 cords, free delivery. Sign up now for snowplowing. Call Skyline Fence at 860-410-1109 or Chris at 860-733-5630.

860-241-6797 or 12 pm WEDNESDAY 860-241-3325

Electrician: Eriksson Electric. Get connected to the Swedish Connection. Over 40 years’ experience. No job too small. Reasonable rates. Free estimates. Fully insured. License #10362. 860-521-1849.

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Last year I asked my grandmother about something I had seen on my cousin’s Facebook. When I got to her house later, she had Facebook pulled up and asked what her password was because she wanted to see what I was talking about. She didn’t know she had to create an account before being able to simply sign in. I proceeded to make her a Facebook account and show her how it worked. My 15 and 21 year old cousins refuse to accept her friend requests so she thinks there is something wrong with her computer.
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Stained GlaSS Fine art UniqUe GiFtS

speCializing in:

McClean Landscape & Nursery, LLC. Fall Cleanups

CUStom Stained GlaSS, reStoration oF Stained GlaSS ClaSSeS in Stained GlaSS & more

YoU will Find:

Curbside Pickups

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Alterations: Expert tailoring done professionally. Over 20 years’ experience. Meral’s Tailoring & Alterations, SimsburyTown Shops, lower level, Simsbury. 860-217-1924. Country Cupboards: Farm tables, handcrafted jewelry and gifts, holiday decor and so much more! The Muddy Moose, New Hartford Center. 860-738-1737. Bankruptcy Attorney: File for Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy protection. Limited time cost: $1,299. Stop foreclosures. Eliminate debt. We are a debt relief agency. We help people and businesses file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code. Email attygc@gmail.com for appointment or call Attorney Genie Cohen, 860-560-2400. LOG LENGTH FIREWOOD: for sale by the log truckload. 8-9 cords, green or seasoned. Call DML for price, 860-675-3481 or 860-978-8717.

Fully Insured

Curt’s Auto Repair: Foreign and domestic. Quality Workmanship. Reasonable labor rate $60/hr. All your mechanical and body work needs covered. Family owned and operated for over 25 years. 860-693-1556. Gutter Cleanouts: Get your gutters cleaned out before winter comes. Free estimates, quick response, and reliable service. Call 860-805-8830 to set up your estimate today. Math Tutoring: Grades K-12. Masters in elementary education. Math major at Bates College. Nadine’s Math Tutoring, 860-673-1811. Curbside Leaf Removal: gutter cleaning, fall cleanups; walkways, walls and patios. Valley’s Lawn & Landscape. 860-693-4355.

Week’s BEST Meal for a week Total cost of ingredients $42. $1.16 per person (6) & $1.50 per person per night. (Continued next week).

Blown glass • glass art Jewelry • Pottery FabriC art & more

Snow Blower: For Sale, Toro 724, chains, electric start, new cab, excellent condition, $325 East Granby, deliver locally. 860-930-5031.

304 West Main st. avon, Ct 06001 860-674-9868

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Holiday Fair Avon Health Center Main Dining Room 652 West Avon Road, Avon

Saturday, November 20, 2010 10 a.m. — 3 p.m.

Unique Gifts For Every Occasion Created by Over 20 Vendors Plus Awesome Raffle Items and Cookies by the Pound Light Lunches at “The Whistle Stop Café” Visit with Santa 11 a.m. — 1 p.m. Free Magic Reindeer Food

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Show off your counters this holiday!

by Bill Francis, Certified Artistic Colorist All Shellac Manicures receive a COMPLIMENTARY PARAFFIN TREATMENT TM

All color services entitle you to a 20% Discount on Products

924 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury 860-658-0311 LOGICS COLOR

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Discover Organic Land Care

10% off

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Protect your trees and shrubs. • Winter Protection • Deep Root Feeding • Deer Management • Tick Control

Organic Pioneer Since 1987

860-243-8733 Harringtonsorganic.com

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EQUIPMENT SERVICE & REPAIR 155 Brickyard Road Farmington, CT 06032 860-269-3103

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REDKEN COLORS

MARBLE, MARBLE, GRANITE GRANITE AND AND TILE TILE

MOROCCAN OIL GOLDWELL COLORS

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• Countertops • Fireplaces •Vanities • Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling

Prince of Fall cleaning: Gutters hand-cleaned, rinsed, $50-plus. Windows cleaned in/out, $7 each. Siding handcleaned, $175-plus. Carpet removal, $80/room. Wood and kitchen floors machine-cleaned, $70. Carpets shampooed, then steam-cleaned, $35/room. Dump runs, $80/truckload. Insured. Josh Langdon, 860-922-4621. Local Cleaning Lady: has a few openings for one time cleaning or biweekly, just in time for the holidays. Please call Dustbusting Donna at 860-844-8599. Senior Music: Have you always wanted to play guitar? Or, is it time you picked it up again, just for the fun of it? Local experienced musician gives affordable guitar lessons to seniors and students of all ages in his comfortable, home studio. All levels welcome. Experience the joy of playing your own music. Call Tim at 860-653-4095 for more info.

Artwork: Home portraits, done in pen & ink or watercolor. Visit www.woodlandspiritart.com for details or call for information. Portfolio available. Sally 860-977-9340. Manu’s Cleaning Services: Homes, offices, spartments, etc. We clean homes the way you want it cleaned! Call Manuela 860-748-3713 (cell) or 860-748-2713. Free estimates. Live Music: Hoops N’ Hops in Simsbury proudly presents The McLovins on Saturday 11/13 & The Gubberman Paradise Band on Friday 11/12 featuring music of the Grateful Dead Time Running Out: for tax energy credit on new doors and windows. Call Precision Windows and Doors now! 860-653-5275.

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Pick up your entire Thanksgiving Dinner Hot and Table Ready!!

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159.99

Orders must be placed by Fri., Nov. 19th Pickup is by 12noon on Thanksgiving

16 lb. Herb Roasted Turkey • Mashed Potatoes with Turkey Gravy • Mashed Sweet Potatoes Cranberry Relish • Sage and Cornbread Stuffing • Green Beans Almondine • Apple & Pumpkin Pie

220 Albany Turnpike (Rt. 44), Canton, CT • 860.693.4302 • thevillagecafeandbistro.com A Tradition of Satisfaction

DBC Interiors Inc.

Fully Licensed & Insured

We Make It Happen. We aRe The Workroom.

SaVe eNeRGY! Cover Your Windows Custom Window Treatments

Custom Made Draperies • Blinds Quality Reupholstery • Shades Former G. Fox Employees

With Decades of Experience Visit Our Showroom

860-688-5878

www.dbcinteriorsinc.com 31 Bloomfield Avenue Windsor, CT 06095

Week’s BEST

Bible Tips

Think God seems far away—Ps. 25, 125, 138; Luke 10

Guitar repair: I can make your instrument play to its full potential. Expert repairs, restorations, customizing on most stringed instruments. Over 35 years experience. All work guaranteed. For an appointment call Ron Bolduc’s Fretwerks, 860-916-8027.

We are centrally located at 123R West Street, behind Gulf and Salters, in Simsbury

Tulmeadow Farm Store: Ice cream, vegetables, local fruit, too many other good things to mention individually. Open everyday 9-8, till 9:00 Friday & Saturday, 255 Farms Village Road, West Simsbury. 860-658-1430, Tulmeadowfarmstore.com. Home: improvement/landscaping contractor. Specializing in design/installation/maintenance of all landscaping and home improvement needs. Fall cleanups/aeration/overseeding/gutter cleaning. Decks, walks, walls, patios. Bathroom, kitchen, basement remodeling. Tile/hardwood flooring. Interior painting, siding. Harvey windows/doors. John Little. License #622289. 518-361-9016, 860-658-5574.

Arrests Stephen Couchon Simsbury, CT Arrested: 10/30/2010 Charges: Operation While Under the Influence

A climate controlled storage facility with free moving van and movers available!

Brendan Mccabe Farmington, CT Arrested:11/01/2010 Charges: Fail to Drive in Proper lane, Following too Closely, Operation While Under the Influence

December 31, 2010

Week’s BEST Technically Challenged • My mom just went to see “The Social Network”, but isn’t on Facebook and doesn’t have a clue what Facebook is. 
 - Mary S. • My mom won’t let me buy a Wii because she doesn’t want me to “meet perverts on xBox live.”
- Austin H. • My aunt logs onto her AOL email, prints out her inbox, and then crosses off the ones she doesn’t want and highlights the ones she does. She then goes back to her inbox and deletes or opens those emails.
- Ryan W. • My dad couldn’t figure out how to shut off his computer. After a few attempts, he started to flip the mouse over so the mouse wouldn’t move on the screen and “wake it up when it was trying to shut off.”
- Nicole V. • My mom is convinced that she needs the biggest hard drive possible so she can see “more” of the internet.
- Charlie P.

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SimSbury

Saturday

Celebrates 2010 !

November 27 4:30pm

— presented by — Le bel Esprit Day Spa & Hair Studio Hopmeadow Street and Ensign-bickford industries

Downtown Simsbury

indoor/Outdoor Entertainment for all ages • Lighted Fire Truck Parade with Santa! • Ski Sundown Snowboarding Demonstration • FrEE Pony rides • Fireworks Extravaganza

Join The FuN!

Free Family Events

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Creeture Comforts: In-home pet sitting, small-group doggie daycare and home-like canine boarding. Call Elayne Cree at 860-651-7773. Countertops Built: Installed with a craftsman’s pride by Scott’s Cassin’s Custom Countertops. We are your reliable local fabricator for Corian, Formica, Wilsonart & more. Attention to detail, honest value, no gimmicks. Visit our factory & showroom at the Tariffville Mill, Simsbury. 860-218-3010 or www.scottscustomcountertops.com DUMP RUNS: Furniture, appliances, garages, attics, junk, construction debris, fallen trees. Whole house clean outs. Save money. We remove your unwanted items. Curbside leaf pile removal, snowplowing - one time plows available. Fast service, 7 days a week. Granby, Simsbury, Avon, Farmington areas. Call Scott’s Discount Hauling. Cell 860-716-0555. House Cleaning: I will clean your home for a good price, good references. Please call Gabriella Gomes, 860-478-9990. Touch of Class Consignment: is open and receiving winter merchandise. Now accepting ebay items with a value of $50 or more. Call to make an appointment. www.touchofclassconsignment.com. Simsmore Square, Simsbury. 860-651-8591. Insulation: Is your home or business ready for the cold weather? Cut your energy bills to 50%! Free estimates, expert advice, over 35 years experience. Existing and new construction. Residential and commercial. Hurry, tax credit thru 2010! Licensed and insured. Green Energy Saver, 860-693-8289.

Week’s BEST Bible Tips The Parable of the Good Samaritan— Luke 10.


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Your family Florist

FREE Local Delivery of Holiday Centerpieces - with this ad-

16 Winthrop Street, Tariffville Center 860-651-3425 www.creationsbylillyj.com Affordable Retirement in VT: It’s Vermont’s best kept secret! A restored cape, almost 50 acres. Nearby general store, skiing, fishing, snowmobiling, swimming and medical service. 860-658-7159. Kitchenaid Mixer: Just in time for all your holiday baking. Heavy Duty 5 qt. Lift Bowl Mixer with beater, dough hook, whip, pouring shield and cookbook. Almond color, excellent condition runs perfect. $150.00. 860-673-5086 parties: Holiday, Business, Birthdays, Wedding Receptions. Private room for up to 90 people. Able to accomodate parties of up to 250 people. Old Well Tavern, 20 Tariffville Rd., Simsbury, 860-658-0050, www.oldwelltavern.com. Remodeling: Kitchens, bathrooms, additions & basements. Call for free estimate. MasterCard and Visa accepted. Finished Splinters LLC. Licensed and insured. 860-874-4088, www.finishedsplinters.com.

Help Wanted: Local NAPA store, Canton Auto Supply has a F/T position open for an Automotive Counter Sales Associate. One year experience is required. Contact Gary after 3pm at 860-693-0777, or stop in and fill out an application.

W i n d o w Tr e a t m e n t s Reupholstery Slipcovers Fa b r i c Furniture Flooring Wallcovering Accessories

Reupholster your choice of a

S OFA o r 2 C H A I R S *$ 489

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Plus cost of fabric

Treework: logging, land clearing, firewood, dump runs and scrap removal. Pete Nicolle, CT lic. #000567. Call 24/7, 860-712-8583. logger444@gmail.com.

CALL TODAY FOR A FREE HOME OR OFFICE CONSULTATION OUR DESIGNERS BRING OUR FABRICS & IDEAS TO YOU!

Healthy Living: Lose pounds and inches, up to 30 lbs/30 days. Healthy, real results! 30-day money back guarantee. 1 on 1 coaching. Call Lisa 860-379-3232.

860.678.0111 or 866.809.4405

Antique Wheeler & Wilson Sewing Machine: made in Bridgeport, CT. Family heirloom. Has all parts for sewing, needs belt to wheel. $100, can email pictures. 860-471-0907.

EHT hRe o rLIC H I N T ER IOR S i g i n a l E h r l i ch I n t e r i o r s s i n ce 19 0 2 2 EAST VIEW DRIVE FARMINGTON, CT. SHOWROOM HRS: M-F 10-5, SAT 10-1, EVES BY APPT.

apple & pumpkin pies • holiday orders Please call by Nov. 15th

Cheap Meal Week’s BEST for a Week (Continued). 3 heads iceberg lettuce $6. Left over pasta and barbeque sauce from fridge. 3 cans diced tomatoes $3. 4 Spanish or vidalia onions $2. (Continued).

8 Wickett Street • Pine Meadow, CT www.collinsvillebaking.com 860-238-7691

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West Side Oil Co. Family Owned and Operated Since 1986

860-668-4322

FULL SERVICE & INSTALLATION

Week’s BEST Headlines Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says

24 Hour Emergency Service Heating, Plumbing, A/C, Oil Tank Replacement Underground Oil Tank Removals, Concrete Cutting Ebbs Corner Plaza 27 Babbs Rd. West Suffield, CT

0% Financing Available*

Lic# HOD-118, S7 -309103, P1-283417, HIG574515, S1-396778, RUSTCOND 060

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*Available to Qualified Buyers

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• Individualized care and attention • Friendly and courteous staff • Immediate and convenient scheduling of appointments • Nitrous oxide/oxygen (laughing gas) sedation • Open hygiene bay for cleanings • High definition TV monitors above every dental chair • Brushing and educational stations • Private consultation room • Digital x-rays Accepting new patients at our state-of-the-art, green practice. Conveniently located off Route 44 in the Farmington Valley.

To schedule an appointment, please call 860-674-8417 44 Dale Rd., Suite 305, Avon, CT 06001 www.pdcofavon.com

Most insurance plans accepted, including Medicaid/Husky

CT Lic #000191

CONSTRUCTION, LLC Call 860.658.5257 Today! SITE DEVELOPMENT SEPTIC SYSTEMS DRAINAGE SYSTEMS EXCAVATION FOUNDATIONS SEWER HOOK-UPS BULLDOZING Mark LAND CLEARING Roderick

SNOW PLOWING BOBCAT & BACKHOE STUMP REMOVAL SCREENED TOPSOIL DRIVEWAYS POOLS & PONDS CONCRETE WORK Paul OIL TANK REMOVAL Roderick

Over 4 DecaDes Of family-OwneD & OperateD service tO the valley www.roderickconstruction.com

Week’s BEST

Deal on Appliances

New England Appliance, 200 Albany Tpke., Canton Village. NEA has a scratch and dent dept. where you can buy unused, excellent quality for 30-40% less. A really good deal since chances are that soon enough your fridge will be scratched or dented anyway.

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Web Professional: Need help designing or running your website? Building a social media presence? Get up to date on the latest web trends and learn how to effectively market your website. Call or e-mail DST Design 860-462-8091, darcystonge@gmail.com. WORDSMITH: Need help with your words? Quality, professional resumes from $50. Editing of manuscripts, websites and term papers. Audio transcription and typing services. Free estimates. Iron out the wrinkles in your writing. Contact Nancy at Wordsmith, 860-651-0777. Pool Tables: New and used. Moving and repair service. Quality work, reasonable rates. www.billiard-warehouse-ct.com. Canton, CT. 860-693-1565. Help Wanted: Nightly cleaning position. Mon.-Fri., 5:0010:00 pm. Avon/Simsbury area. Must have own transportation. Prior professional experience a MUST. Background check and drug test required. $9.00/hour to start. Please call 860-651-8406.

860-653-0840

Rt. 10, Granby, CT www.cahillsmotorcars.com Gardeners Landscapers: Now is a great time to build up your soil for next year’s gardens. We have “compsoil” almost pure organic matter that will make anything grow. Also leaf mold and chicken manure. Flamig Farm, 860-658-6070. Gutter Cleaning: Hand cleaned and flushed. Debris removed from property. Please call Comes A Time Powerwashing & Gutter Cleaning at 860-693-1465. WHOLESALE BUYING CLUB: Organic groceries, cleaning supplies, supplements and skin care wholesale pricing. No meetings, no dues, no work! Interested? Log onto www.granbyvillagehealth.com, or call 860-844-8608. Powerwashing Kings: Others wash, we clean. Gutter black lines/streaks, black mildew, green mold, dirt, grease and grime, gone. Pressureless house washing, like bringing the spa to your house. Insured. Visit thepowerwashingkings.com. 860-839-1000.

Week’s Dadisms BEST “You want something to do? I’ll give you something to do.” = One of the first things a child must learn is to never tell Dad on a Saturday afternoon that there is nothing to do. Most likely, Dad has a long list in his back pocket and is looking for someone to share in the joy.

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www.adancerspalette.com

CLASSES FOR ALL

Jazz

African

AGES!

Modern

Tap

Ballet

Hip-Hop

Also offering . . . 2nd

Tuesdays at 10am Thursdays at 1:30pm

Place Winner

Still accepting student registration for fall-spring dance classes! It’s not to late! THE FIRST CLASS IS FREE!

860-707-4198

~ Owners/Artistic Directors: Ann Custy & Shelley Penzes ~

12 Cheryl Drive, Suite 3, Canton, CT

Weather 11/9/2010 Tuesday: Mostly Sunny. High 55°. Low 39°. 11/10/2010 Wednesday: Mostly Sunny. High 60°. Low 40°. 11/11/2010 Thursday: Partly sunny. High 60°. Low 41°. 11/12/2010 Friday: Periods of Clouds and sunshine. High 57°. Low 37°. 11/13/2010 Saturday: Cloudy. High 53°. Low 34°. 11/14/2010 Sunday: Cloudy. High 51°. Low 32°. 11/15/2010 Monday: Cloudy. High 48°. Low 31°.

Home Portraits Renderings done in Pen & Ink or Watercolor Woodland Spirit Art November 9, 2010

860-977-9340

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Chiropractic Today

for a Healthier Tommorrow!

Neck & Back Pain • Arm & Leg Numbness • Stenosis Arthritis • Headaches

FALL CLEANUPS Reasonable, Reliable & Professional

Call Roots Lawn Service

Cox Technic® controls Back and Neck Pain • Opens the spinal canal area • Stretches the spine gently and specifically • Drops intradiscal pressure on nerves • Restores motion to your spine

860-614-0563

Cox Technic® personalized care • Safe & Gentle • Hands-on • Doctor-attended • Researched Technique

Stevens Electrical Company: Over 20 years serving the Farmington Valley. Commercial/residential, remodeling, service/repair, computer/ cable, site lighting & design. 860-651-7600.

Dr. Barry F. Walsh

Certified Certified in in Cox Cox®® Technic Technic

10 10 Hartford Hartford Avenue, Avenue, Granby, Granby, CT CT 06035 06035 860-844-0444 860-844-0444

Temponi Granite & Marble natural stone countertops

1 Slab Job

2250

$

Please call

860-678-9800 for your FREE estimate today! HIC #0612924

Your choice of 6 colors 3 Standard edges

Granite & Marble Tile Available

979 Farmington Avenue Farmington, CT 06032

JUNK & WRECKED CARS BOUGHT STEWART’S USED AUTO PARTS 1-800-726-0871 • 860-379-7541

Coins: Paper money, collectibles bought, sold and appraised for over 40 years. Call Bob Kevorkian for appointment. 860-658-1344.

AMANA: refrigerator gaskets for sale and door handles, white, like new. Refrigerator has bottom pull-out freezer. # ABB222FEQ. Bisc color. 860-521-1849.

Help Wanted: Personal Lines Sales Agent for independent insurance agency. Knowledge of home and auto insurance required. Need strong computer skills; experience with Applied or AMS system helpful. Property and Casualty license required. Call 860-676-1957 or email hr@bakkerinsurance.com.

Don’t: replace windows or add ugly storms, Magnetite them. The affordable option to replacement windows. Optically clear, acrylic windows mounted magnetically inside. Specializing in historic homes and condos. Registration #554796. Visit our website at clearview-systems.com. Call Clear View Systems, 860-653-0500.

FOR SALE: Pfaltzgraff dinnerware Northwinds pattern. 5-piece setting for 8 with many extras, plus serving pieces, 60+ pieces, good condition, $100.00 or best offer. 860-677-1807.

Reupholstery: Residential and commercial reupholstery, repairs, rebuilds, spring work. 11 years experience. Your fabric or ours. Beauregard Restorations, LLC, 860-325-0572.

Week’s BEST Headlines • Survivor of Siamese Twins Joins Parents • Iraqi Head Seeks Arms

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Golfers: Put your clubs away for winter ready for next spring with great Fall regrip specials. farmingtonvalleygolf.com, 860-302-6380.

• Safety Experts Say School Bus Passengers Should Be Belted

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CASH: paid for newer wrecked cars and trucks, running or not. Licensed auto recycler. Stewarts Used Auto Parts. 860-379-7541 or 1-800-726-0871.

PAWLICIOUS PET: Providing calming and natural supplementation for your pets. Also, over 100 assorted vitamins/minerals including haircare products. Heidi 860-921-1011.

• Stud Tires Out • Panda Mating Fails;Veterinarian Takes Over

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6 & 12 BOTTLE

DISCOUNTS OLD AVON VILLAGE

33 East Main Street Avon, CT • 10-9 Mon-Sat Next to the Giant Rocking Chair

WINE & LIQUOR

Powerwashing/Gutter Cleaning: Residential and commercial. 24-hour service. Licensed and insured. Call Marc at Comes A Time Powerwashing, 860-693-1465. Electrolysis: Safe, permanent hair removal. State licensed professional electrologist. Over 18 years experience, board certified. Technology uses blend of shortwave and galvanic waves for faster results, less discomfort. All treatment done in strict privacy with impeccable sterilization. Free private consultation. Donna Crump, 860-678-1972. Personal AssistantCaregiver: Seeking new clients that need assistance with personal care and companionship. Transportation, shopping, cooking, outings, etc... Experienced with mental and physical disabilities. Dependable, trustworthy, reference available. Call James 860-818-6876.

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Welcome

Fine Wine, Beer & Liquor — November Specials —

Johnnie Walker Black 750ml...........................................$3799 Black Opal Shiraz 750ml....................................................$999 Cook’s Sparkling Brut 750ml...........................................$799 CK Mondavi All Varieties 1.5ltr......................................$1099 Malibu Coconut Rum 1.5ltr..............................................$2599 Plungerhead Zinfindel 750ml........................................$1399 Now Have Skinny Girl Margaritas In Stock

Free Wine Tasting Every Saturday 2–5pm

860-269-6222

Brazilian Blowout: Shades Above is a proud Brazilian Blowout certified salon. Have your treatment done with 100% filtered air. OSHA certified salon. The only professional smoothing treatment that improves the health of your hair. www.shadesabove.net. Jackie, 860-916-4894. Women’s Clothing For Sale: Small sizes. Seven For All Mankind jeans, sz. 25, BCBG skinny jeans sz. 0, Banana Republic pink capris sz. 0, Express black satin ruffle top XS, J.Crew green button-down dress shirt XS. Top-quality, just want to clear out closets. $75 for everything. Contact Annie for these or others, 860-490-6880. JUICE - THE BAR IS OPEN!: Smoothies and vegetable juices are loaded with nutrients and taste fantastic. Always organic. Daily specials. Fresh wheat grass. Keep your immune system strong. Open 7 days. Bring this ad for $1 off. 860-844-8608, www.granbyvillagehealth.com.

A-1 Windows & Doors LLC

$1500 Tax Credit Still Available

Replacement Windows - All Kinds • Entry Doors Sliding Glass Doors • Storm Windows & Doors • Vinyl Siding Featuring Mercury Excelum Windows Porch Enclosures & Remodeling CT Reg #550804

a1windowsanddoors.com

860-651-9093

Week’s BEST Headlines • Enfield Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide

Week’s Dadisms BEST “So you think you’re smart, do you?” = “I knew my kid would be smarter than I am some day. I just didn’t expect that day so soon.”

• Red Tape Holds Up New Bridge • Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead • New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group • New Vaccine May Contain Rabies • Man Minus Ear Waives Hearing

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College WeekenD

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CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

Friday & Saturday after Thanksgiving

President 1-800-499-2323

Show your College I.D. and receive

20% OFF any hair service

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HAIR SALON AT THE COURTYARD

860.651.0639 • Ten Mall Way, Simsbury LDesignsLLC@aol.com • www.LDesignsHairSalon.com

steven’s eleCtriCal Co. Over 20 years serving the Farmington Valley CommerCial / residential

Remodeling • Service/Repair Computer/Cable • Site Lighting • Design

860-651-7600

New Movie Releases Opening November 12, 2010 Morning Glory PG 13 Rachel McAdams is a hard-working TV producer who stumbles into a job trying to revitalize the last-place national morning news show. Skyline PG-13 Strange lights herald an extraterrestrial force that threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth. Unstoppable PG-13 Denzel Washington and Chris Pine must stop a runaway train carrying enough chemicals to wipe out a nearby city. Cool It Documentary on influential Danish thinker, Bjorn Lomborg, and his practical approach to solving global warming. 18 

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Securities and Advisory Services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network, a Registered Investment Advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC

PLANNING A HOLIDAY PARTY?: Sonic Sound DJ Service specializes in holiday parties, weddings and celebrations, offers extensive on-line planning forms and a customized music request list. We can provide lighting, music videos, karaoke, remote sound systems and projection services, 860-653-5885, www.sonicsounddjservice.com. Surround Sound: Sony 5 speaker surround sound system. Built-in 5 disc DVD/CD player. Only a couple years old, looks new. $75. Call Annie 860-490-6880. WELDING: Stainless steel, aluminum and steel. Custom fabrication. On-site welding available at your home or business. Small jobs welcome. 30 years experience. Meticulous work. Calls promptly returned. Sottile Welding, 11-C, Herman Drive, Simsbury, migtig@cox.net, 860-380-7420. Piano Tuning and Repair: State-of-the-art service. Registered member of the Piano Technicians Guild. Over 25 years of extensive concert and residential experience. Mention this ad for $10 discount. E-mail Ray Zeiner, pianoray@comcast.net or call 860-651-0836.

FREE: Stereo Package, all or none: Tandberg TR2060 AM/FM stereo receiver, Tandberg TCD320 stereo cassette deck, Technics SL-220 turntable, pair JBLansing L50 loudspeakers. Call to arrange pickup. 860-214-3254 Hypnosis: Stop smoking, remove self-sabotaging habits re: depression, anxiety. Release limiting beliefs, address health concerns and more. Also offering Reconnective Healing. Nishanto Kane, Certified Ericksonian Hypnotist, Master NLP Practitioner, Reconnection Practitioner, 860-658-9678, www.minddesigning.net. Celiac: The area’s most complete selection of wheat, gluten, soy and dairy-free foods. Fresh wheat-free bakery bread. Informative books and supplements. Open 7 days. www.granbyvillagehealth.com, 860-844-8608. Estate Liquidations: The Kensington Company has been assisting realtors and private clients liquidate entire or partial contents of homes for 33 years. Estate sales, appraisals, references. For information, please call Mr. Sean Mahoney, 860-978-6743.

Week’s BEST Last Laugh In a Ribbesford, England, cemeter The children of Israel wanted bread And the Lord sent them manna, Old clerk Wallace wanted a wife, And the Devil sent him Anna.

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Climate Controlled Self Storage: The only humidity controlled storage in the Farmington Valley. West Street Storage, Simsbury. 860-988-0002. Fall Cleanups: Tired of raking? Not enough time? Call us for a free estimate today. Also accepting plowing accounts. Mason Enterprises LLC. 860-874-1266. FOR SALE: Troy-Bilt CSV060 chipper-shredder-leaf vacuum. Used one season. $75 or best offer. 860-693-3609. Zumba Fitness Classes: Tuesdays at 11 a.m. with a certified instructor. Get in shape while having fun! A Dancer’s Palette, 12 Cheryl Dr., Canton, 860-707-4198. Thanksgiving Turkeys: Tulmeadow Farm is taking orders for Miller’s fresh turkeys on November 1st thru the Thursday prior to Thanksgiving. Stop by or call us at 860-658-1430. Miller turkey’s are chill packed, not frozen. You can also reserve your bake and serve Chef Pierre fruit high pies and your Tulmeadow ice cream. 255 Farms Village Road, West Simsbury, Tulmeadowfarmstore.com.

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Holiday To-Do List go shopping clean house decorate

invite friends & family

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Call the Christopher Bryant Company You have enough to worry about.

Let the Christopher Bryant Company take care of your septic, sewer and drainage needs. Call us today!

RELAX (860) 651-7060 this holiday! www.thechristopherbryantcompany.com

Common SENSE Tips • Nail polish remover or lighter fluid easily removes passé bumper stickers. • Match pot size to burner size and use a lid to heat the contents more quickly — that saves energy! • Appliances and electronics with a “standby” function, remote control and/or digital clock display use power constantly. Consider unplugging them or using a switched power strip.

Chris and Bryan Litchfield in 1982

Equal housing opportunity Publisher’s Notice All advertising herein is subject to the Federal fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise “any preference, limitation or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination.” The Valley Crier will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate, which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.

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Windsor Locks Oil Company “We answer your call!”

Gallons FREE 50 Heating Oil

www.windsorlocksoil.com

• Full Service • Budget Plans • CRT Assistance • Automatic Delivery - Service Contracts

860-623-1214

HOD # 479

556 Elm Street, Windsor Locks, CT

Kitchen & Bathroom countertops Scott Cassin’s Custom Countertops

Every job built & installed by Scott & his team. No Subcontractors are ever used. Visit Our Showroom at The Tariffville Mill, Simsbury HIC #584361

SAVE MONEY & GET TOP-NOTCH SERVICE!

Call 860-218-3010

24/7 SERVICE “You’ll never get an answering machine.” Boiler & Furnace Tuneups • AC Tuneups & Installs Available Weight Loss Workshop: Using hypnosis. 7 weeks. 2 hours on Thursday evenings. Limit 12. Starts Nov 4th to Dec 16th. Location:Simsbury, CT. Reserve your space today. Call Nishanto Kane, Certified Ericksonian Hypnotist, Master NLP Practitioner, Reconnection Practitioner. 860-658-9678, www.minddesigning.net. FOR SALE: Vintage estey pump organ circa 1860. Made in Brattleboro, VT. Good working condition. Ivory keys, 11 knobs, 2 foot pumps, knee swells. Best offer. 860-673-2352. Hairdresser: wanted to rent a station in a Granby Center Salon. Please call 860-653-8078.

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We take your brown - you save your green

Septic Pumping, Repair, Installation and Inspection.

We will dig your cover FREE to any depth

$30 OFF

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Together wecover can TAKE We will dig your FREE to anyOUT depthHUNGER!

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If you donate 1 of: • 1lb box of spaghetti • 1 jar of sauce

860-653-TAKE (8253)

New customers only w/automatic delivery contract

Granby, CT 06035 Fully Licensed & Insured

BEER - BREW YOUR OWN: We have everything in stock to brew your own specialty ale. Kits make a perfect gift! Stop by Granby Village Health or call 860-844-8608. Thanksgiving stressing you out?: We rent china, linens, tables, chairs and more. Full service china settings for 10... less than $60. No need to wash dishes, just rinse and return. www.bremarrental.com, Bremar Rental, Rt.44 Canton, CT 860-693-1867.

BUYING: Why sell for less? We at Gallery One buy old books, old costume/gold/antique jewelry, postcards, paintings, coins, stamps, silver antiques, estates, etc. Any condition. 25+ years experience. Call Ed or Tami 860-658-1191 or email tami.z@resourcebooks.net. FAVARH THRIFT SHOP: Will be having a 1/2 price off entire store sale from 11/10-11/19. New merchandise added daily. Store proceeds to benefit programs for individuals with disabilities. Now open Mon-Fri until 6:00 pm. 250 Albany Tpke, Rt. 44, Canton, 860-693-2899. DONATE: your car or truck for fire department extrication courses. Stewart’s Auto, 860-379-7541. Interior Painting: & paper hanging. Home/Historic restoration. Preparation specialist. Insured, CT HIC # 0619457. Charter Painting & Restoration. www.charterpainting.com, 860-646-7668.

Week’s BEST Bible Tips The Parable of the Prodigal Son—Luke 15.

Week’s BEST Use for money saved buying frozen turkey Buy 2 and donate 1 to Jack Bannon’s Turkey Trot. November 17, 8 am- 8 pm, The refrigerated trailer will be located at Henry James Middle School at 155 Firetown Road in Simsbury, main parking lot by the soccer field.

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Under new Management.

Look out for our new name LazFly. Coming Soon! Simsbury and East Granby: 1 and 2-bedroom apartments for rent. Please call Fish Enterprises for more information, 860-677-1381.

Airport Parking Deals

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for sale: 2004 Pontiac Sunfire, low miles 56k, silver 2 door coupe, new brakes, new battery, good tires, sunroof, remote starter, AC $5900 or b/o call tony 860-673-5182, 860-597-3150. Motorcycle: 2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic. Great midsize cruiser. Only 4,050 miles. Showroom condition, never been dropped. Everything is stock, customize it the way you want. $4,900. If interested contact Ryan at 860-712-3465. Huge Multi-Family Tag Sale: 28 South Road, Barkhamsted, Saturday, November 13, 8:00 - 4:00 and Sunday, November 14, 8:00 2:00. Toys, clothes, outdoor and hunting equipment, kitchen items, home decor, Legos, Xmas items, gym equipment, massage table. Rain or shine!

FREE: 35mm Reflex Camera Package, all or none: FT2 Nikkormat body, 24mm F2.8 Nikon lens, 50mm F2 Nikon lens, 135mm F3.5 Nikon lens, filter, Vivitar 283 electronic flash, Susis collapsible tripod, gadget bag. Call to arrange pickup. 860-214-3254. Pine Trees: 4’, $35. 6’, $75. 4’ spruce trees, $40. Includes planting. Guaranteed. Pruned, fast growing. Nice trees for screening. Delivered. 20 years experience. Licensed. Dwight’s trees, 860-485-4330. Tool Sale: 40 Juniper Dr., Avon, Ct. Week of Nov 8th 13th.10:00 - 4:00 each day, weather permitting. Hand tools, hand power tools, large power tools, water pumps, misc. plumbing parts, tool boxes, generator, etc. Chocolate: Organic, gluten free, vegan. Locally made and the most decadent chocolate you’ve ever had! Bring this ad in for a free piece. It’s divine. www.granbyvillagehealth.com, 860-844-8608.

Week’s BEST Headlines • Enraged Cow Injures Farmer with Ax • Plane Too Close to Ground, Crash Probe Told • Miners Refuse to Work after Death • Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant • Two Soviet Ships Collide, One Dies • If Strike isn’t Settled Quickly, It May Last a While

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SALE! 10% OFF ALL STOVES Hampton H1301 Medium Blackface Wood Insert with FREE BlowerBlack or Brown

Regency 13100 Large Wood Insert with FREE Blower Regency F3100 Large Wood Stove with FREE Blower

Hampton Large Cast Iron Gas Stove with FREE Remote

Your Choice Green Fire Pellet Stove or Insert with Free Nickel or Copper Plated Door

Hampton H300 Wood Stove FREE Blower Included Eligible for a 30% tax credit up to $1500 through 12/31/10.

Skyline Fence LLC www.skylinefence.com

EXTENDED HOURS!! Saturday 9 am - 3 pm Sunday 9 am - 1 pm

STOVE PIPE and LINERS available

Ash Vacuum $149

450 Farmington ave., Plainville, Ct • 860-410-1109 Need Help?: A Polish-American lady living in Granby, who is young, energetic, detailed & highly organized is seeking homes/ offices to clean, housekeeping or elder care/companionship in the area. Have many local refs. Call 860-844-8981. Computer Repair: ABComputerHardware.com. Buy desktops, CPU, parts and accessories. We install these purchases for 1/2 price. Virus removal, software installation, upgrades, repairs and network configuration are our specialty. $39.95 for 1st hour. Call or text 860-372-0168 to schedule an appointment.

Pellets available

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 9-5pm Thurs: 9-6pm, Sat: 9-12pm

Fall Clean Ups: and Curb Side Leaf Vac. For top quality work, call Sellitto Landscaping & Lawn Maintenance LLC, 860-670-8337. Deadbolts: and doorknobs, locks and keys, that’s my business, and I aim to please. Door closers, door knockers, even safes, too. No need to fuss, because I’ll come to you. Lic. #560129. 24-hour emergency service. Lock, Stock & Barrel Locksmithing, Simsbury, 860-658-0542.

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Week’s BEST Reasons to buy Coming Next Week!

a fresh local turkey

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Ken’s home improvement • 860-413-9447 Children’s Room Artwork: Artwork for your baby’s nursery or child’s bedroom. Handmade to match decor or bedding in room. Local artist focuses on child’s name or initials. Contact Annie Lane 860-490-6880.

All Stoves Receive Energy Tax Credit

The Most Reliable Pellet Stoves Made

Hazen Fence & Stove

133 North Granby Rd., Granby, CT 06035 • 860-653-4992 Open 8–3 Saturday & Sunday by appointment

PELLET AND WOOD STOVES

Week’s BEST Headlines Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures

How to unfreeze a 20lb. frozen turkey: Fill a 16- gallon plastic tub to 2/3 with cold water from a garden hose. Pull off price tag and very delicately place turkey, fully wrapped, in the water. Be careful to avoid dropping turkey in tub – does not damage turkey, but will probably break tub. Leave turkey outside in tub for 2 days. After that push your forefinger into turkey – if it moves, it’s ready to cook. If the weather turns warm it may be cooked already. o n l i n e at t h e va l l e y c r i e r . c o m

Canton Auto Exchange: Auto Exchange winterization special. Complete winter check with lube, oil, filter, $29.95 with this ad. Includes checking brakes, tires, antifreeze, hoses, belts, battery, etc. Call 860-693-9922. Room: Available in beautiful Simsbury country home, maintaining home clean, quiet, smokefree. Shared utilities, security deposit, lease. $525 monthly or $575 with garage. 860-658-2442.

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$99 SEWER CABLING: Avoid winter emergencies. This offer is for residences only per/stoppage cabling to 75’ with reasonable access during business hours. Excludes roof vents or advanced methods. Same-day camera, jetting, or cleanouts discounted. Rooter Plumber Express, 860658-0631. Licensed, Insured. For Sale: Beautiful solid sterling oval filigree rosary $95.98. Also visit our site at http://bernardgifts.ecrater.com for more beautiful gifts. Bookcase for sale: Black distressed finish w/ stained beadboard backing. 6’ tall X 36” wide X 12 “ deep. Brand new, beautiful piece. I made a decorating mistake. Paid $450 will sell for $275. Please call 860-658-6791.

Bumper Stickers

• I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather... Not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car... • Montana — At least our cows are sane! • The gene pool could use a little chlorine. • I didn’t fight my way to the top of the food chain to be a vegetarian. • Your kid may be an honor student but you’re still an IDIOT! • I check my bumper, but I still can’t figure out how it attracts tailgaters.

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B & B HAULING DUMP RUNS

Basements • Attics • Garages Cleaned Appliances and Household Items Hauled Off Moving • Demolition • Brush Removal Fence Installation & Repair

CHEAPER THAN A DUMPSTER… We do the work! Cash Paid for Junk Cars 860-675-7261 • 860-777-6314

LOST PURSE: Black Northface style purse containing 2 digital cameras and ipod. Reward Offered. Please call Darlene 860-284-9645.

Buying Silver/Gold: Call me anytime for appraisal 860-263-9606. Dont go to a pawn shop, deal with a real person.

BULL TERRIER PUPPIES: blue nose, born 9/11, 4 males, 4 females, good temperament, parents on premises. $250. 860-242-1792.

Free Junk Car Removal: CASH paid on sight. No title, no problem. For fast service, Call Mason Enterprises, LLC. 860-874-1266.

Affordable Housecleaning: Bonded, insured since 1995. 20% off second cleaning for first time customers. Free estimates. Sandy, Morawski Cleaning, LLC. 860-651-4601.

DVDs: CDs and LPs: Most $.99$6.99. Buy 3; get 1 free. Stop by Trading Post at our new location across from Canton Citgo. 860-693-4679.

Electrician: Brannack Electric, Inc. Upgrades, new wiring, lighting, phone, cable, service work. Residential/Commercial 24 hour emergency service. 860-242-6486. Need Financial Advice?: Call Keith Deyo, a certified Financial Planner TM serving Massachusetts and Connecticut. Free, no obligation consultation. 413-998-3075.

Change your beliefs: change your world. This empowering workshop assists you in discovering your subconscious mind’s extraordinary ability to uncover limiting beliefs and change them. Limit 12. Call: Nishanto Kane. Certified Ericksonian Hypnotist, Master NLP Practitioner, Reconnection Practitioner. 860-658-9678, www.minddesigning.net.

Calendar

November 15 The Senior Citizens Organization of Avon, 635 West Avon Rd., Avon CT. Humor Your Stress, presented by social worker intern Kelli Grzeika. Lunch 12:00 noon, Program 12:45 p.m. November 19, 8-10 p.m. Simsbury Library Music Event. The Kenn Morr Band (Roots/ Americana) 860-658-7663, Simsbury Library, 725 Hopmeadow St., Simbury, CT. Nov 20, 5-6:30 p.m. Unitarian Society of Hartford, 50 Bloomfield Ave., Hartford Exhibits. Cry for Safe Energy. Featuring drummers. Introducing Harvey Wasserman, famous author of Solartopia. www.solartopia.org

Crafts & Artisans

& More, Oh My! Weekends from 9:30-5:00!

❧ Fabulous jewelry ❧ Gorgeous children’s clothes ❧ Soaps, candles, hand made books ❧ Live bonsai, garden décor ❧ Wood puzzles, pens, vases ❧ T.J. Banks to sign her books! New goodies every weekend!

Ravenswood Natural Health 1606 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury www.ravenswoodnaturalhealth.com

Dave "Swanny" Swanson HIC # 0672832 40 years experience

$1500 Tax Credit ending 12/2010 FREE ESTIMATE

“The Right Decision — Choose Precision.” 860-916-1734 / 860-653-5275 Windows • All Doors • Glass Repair

Calendar November 17, 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Jack Bannan’s Annual Farmington Valley Turkey Drive. The refrigerated trailer will be located at Henry James Middle School at 155 Firetown Road in Simsbury, main parking lot by the soccer field. Another option is to leave your donated turkey and non-perishable fixings with volunteers at one of the following merchants: Andy’s Supermarket in Simsbury, Fitzgerald’s Supermarket in Simsbury, Geissler’s in Bloomfield, Shop Rite in Canton, Stop & Shop in Simsbury, Millers Foods in Avon, Geissler’s in Granby, Kane’s Market in Simsbury, Stop & Shop in Granby or Big Y in Avon. Cash and checks made to Foodshare are always appreciated. For more info or to volunteer contact Bob Gauthier 860-658-2071. November 18, 5-9 p.m. Valley Pre-School Holiday Marketplace! Held in Cook Hall, First Congregational Church, N.Granby Rd., Granby. Join us for shopping and mingling with area merchants and artists. Bring a friend, bring your list, and your appetite! Savory soups, fresh rolls and delectable desserts will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Valley Pre-School Scholarship Fund.

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Place Your Thanksgiving Order Today!

(Orders Must be Placed by 3pm Monday, November 22nd for Pick-up on Wednesday, November 24th)

Our Delicious, Mouth-watering Pies Include: Apple Apple Crumb Blueberry Pumpkin Spice

Chocolate Creme Coconut Creme Lemon Creme Pecan

Also Order your Entrees, Sides, Soups, Breads, Salads & Other Desserts! Store Hours: Monday-Friday 7-6 Visit our website to view our full Thanksgiving Catering Menu www.trufflesbakery.com Saturday 7-5 Sunday 8-3 860.409.0667 767 Farmington Ave., Route 4, Farmington, CT Closed Thanksgiving Day (Additional parking in back)

License #578181 • Fully Insured

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WINDOWS • DOORS • SIDING • HOME IMPROVEMENTS E-mail: sales@accentwindowsct.com www.accentwindowsct.com

Dump Runs: Clean outs. Junk, trash, furniture, appliances, metal, wood, brush removal from basements, attics, garages, businesses, yards. Serving Central Connecticut. Stephen Tareila. 860-388-9362.

CRITTER SITTERS LLC: Daily & vacation in-home pet care service, bonded/insured/experienced. Pets stay safe, healthy & happy at home while you’re away. Visit us at www.crittersittersct.com or call 860-214-5518.

10% Off for First Time Customers: Computer Solutions, Virus removal, networking, laptop repair, parental controls, tutoring, web-design. PC or Apple. Expedited onsite service, guaranteed work. $55 hourly, 860-670-1862.

Septic Pumping: Don’t get caught with a mess! Our friendly staff can assist you with any questions you may have. Over 25 years experience. Knowledgeable, certified, licensed. Christopher Bryant Co. 860-651-7060.

Firewood For Sale: Cords and 1/2 cords, free delivery. Sign up now for snowplowing. Call Skyline Fence at 860-410-1109 or Chris at 860-733-5630.

“Where the ACCENT is on Quality!”

CA$H for your CAR We buy cars & trucks, 1997 & newer, IMMEDIATE CASH - Highest prices paid

Don’t trade it - We’ll BUY IT! AMERICAN AUTO WHOLESALERS (860) 729-9918

Windows: doors and siding. Replacement windows - all kinds. Porch enclosures and remodeling. A-1 Windows and Doors, LLC. Ct Reg. # 550804. Member of the BBB. a1windowsanddoors.com 860-651-9093.

The Muddy Moose Unique Country Shop

7 rooms of Handcrafted Gifts, Jewelry, Cupboards & Farm Tables, Bear & Moose Items, Candles, Fall & Seasonal Decor

— Mention this ad for 10% off — (some exclusions apply)

Custom Furniture Orders 860-738-1737 Rt. 44, New Hartford

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Snow Blower: For Sale, Toro 724, chains, electric start, new cab, excellent condition, $325 East Granby, deliver locally. 860-930-5031.

Electrician: Eriksson Electric. Get connected to the Swedish Connection. Over 40 years’ experience. No job too small. Reasonable rates. Free estimates. Fully insured. License #10362. 860-521-1849. Alterations: Expert tailoring done professionally. Over 20 years’ experience. Meral’s Tailoring & Alterations, SimsburyTown Shops, lower level, Simsbury. 860-217-1924. Country Cupboards: Farm tables, handcrafted jewelry and gifts, holiday decor and so much more! The Muddy Moose, New Hartford Center. 860-738-1737. Bankruptcy Attorney: File for Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy protection. Limited time cost: $1,299. Stop foreclosures. Eliminate debt. We are a debt relief agency. We help people and businesses file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code. Email attygc@gmail.com for appointment or call Attorney Genie Cohen, 860-560-2400. LOG LENGTH FIREWOOD: for sale by the log truckload. 8-9 cords, green or seasoned. Call DML for price, 860-675-3481 or 860-978-8717.

Week’s BEST

Curt’s Auto Repair: Foreign and domestic. Quality Workmanship. Reasonable labor rate $60/hr. All your mechanical and body work needs covered. Family owned and operated for over 25 years. 860-693-1556. Gutter Cleanouts: Get your gutters cleaned out before winter comes. Free estimates, quick response, and reliable service. Call 860-805-8830 to set up your estimate today. Math Tutoring: Grades K-12. Masters in elementary education. Math major at Bates College. Nadine’s Math Tutoring, 860-673-1811. Curbside Leaf Removal: gutter cleaning, fall cleanups; walkways, walls and patios. Valley’s Lawn & Landscape. 860-693-4355. FREE CANON COPIER: #2120, letter & legal, works but needs servicing. Call Fred 860-658-6556.

Cheap dinner for 1, under $1

Six-inch manager special veggie pizza at Geisler’s in Granby. 99 cents.

YES - We are Open! • Happy Hour: Tues.-Fri. 3-7 • www.fiddlers-ct.com

Live Violin Music

buy one entree

Get One Half price

Friday & Saturday Nights

(Higher price prevails. With coupon. One per table)

- Early bird specials 4-6 - Happy hour drafts $2, Mixed $4, Wine $3 - catering to Italian food

8 Wilcox St. (Upstairs) Simsbury • 860-264-1604

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SAUNDERS BOAT LIVERY, INC. Congamond Lake (on Rt. 168) Southwick, MA • 413-569-9080

Sales & Service

Bait & Tackle Fuel on the Dock-Slips & Moorings

Open 7 Days a week 9–6 Family owned & operated since 1843

Calendar November 16, 7:30 p.m. Avon Arts Association will hold their monthly meeting in the Avon Room at the Avon Town Hall building #1. After the meeting there will be a free oil painting demonstration by Mike Berlinski. Refreshments served. Public is invited. December 4, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. Old Avon Village is pleased to announce the 18th Annual Santa Fest & Craft Show. Rt 44, Avon, CT. A Food Drive & Tea Cup Auction will benefit Gifts of Love. Santa will be at the North Pole Post Office from 12:30-3:30 and Hayrides are from 12-4. NEW This year we will have a Kids Craft Workshop 10-4. Craft Show will be at 1 & 11 East Main St.

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Pub Menu Available

Special Occasions

Specializing in Northern Italian Cuisine rve Resew! No

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“Your Own” turkey and all the fixin’s -- and you keep the leftovers!

6 Hartland Blvd. East Hartland, CT 860-653-4724 • www.cuginos-hartland.com

STAY WARMER • SAVE MONEY Tax Credit thru 2010 Call for a FREE quote today! 860-693-8289 or Toll-Free 877-212-8289

Green Energy Saver, LLC www.greenenergysaver.com

SAVE ON POLLUTION GET THOSE OLD TANKS OUT! • Complete Removal & Installation • Emergency Replacement Oil Tank Removal & Replacement • Additional Tank Installation Call for a quote today! • Underground Tank Removal • Soil Testing, Soil Removal • Disposal of Contaminated Soil

Unionville Tank Removal 860-675-8260

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Prince of Fall cleaning: Gutters hand-cleaned, rinsed, $50-plus. Windows cleaned in/out, $7 each. Siding handcleaned, $175-plus. Carpet removal, $80/room. Wood and kitchen floors machine-cleaned, $70. Carpets shampooed, then steam-cleaned, $35/room. Dump runs, $80/truckload. Insured. Josh Langdon, 860-922-4621. Time Running Out: for tax energy credit on new doors and windows. Call Precision Windows and Doors now! 860-653-5275. B&B Hauling: Cheaper than a dumpster! Dump runs, cleanouts, hauling of appliances and household items, moving, demolition, brush removal, fence installation and repair. 860-675-7261, 860-777-6314.

Local Cleaning Lady: has a few openings for one time cleaning or biweekly, just in time for the holidays. Please call Dustbusting Donna at 960-844-8599. Senior Music: Have you always wanted to play guitar? Or, is it time you picked it up again, just for the fun of it? Local experienced musician gives affordable guitar lessons to seniors and students of all ages in his comfortable, home studio. All levels welcome. Experience the joy of playing your own music. Call Tim at 860-653-4095 for more info.

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Calendar

November 22 The Senior Citizens Organization of Avon CT will serve Pot luck. Members please bring Thanksgiving food. Lunch 12:00 noon -12:45 p.m. Entertainment by Momentums, Avon High School rock band. “Oh what memories”. November 29 The Senior Citizens Organization of Avon CT. Lunch 12:00 noon. Entertainment 12:45 p.m. An artistic local gentleman Larry Hall, a former music teacher will perform using a variety of instruments. December 4, 7 p.m. Farmington Valley Sweet Adelines Annual Show. Lewis S. Mills High School Auditorium, 26 Lyon Rd., Burlington, CT 06013. For tickets call Carol 860-675-7715. $15 (adults), $10 (students & seniors), $7 per person (groups of 10 or more). For more info visit www.SingFVC.org.

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Complete care. For baby &mom.

When it’s time to have a baby, you want a hospital that has all the services that you and your baby may need. That’s why so many moms choose The Hospital of Central Connecticut. We offer everything from infertility specialists to special nurseries— and neonatologists 24/7 for those babies who need a little extra attention. Along with top doctors, skilled and compassionate nurses, and some special touches for the proud parents, including private rooms and a surf and turf dinner to help you celebrate your new arrival. The Family BirthPlace at The Hospital of Central Connecticut. Where families are born. For a physician referral, call 800-321-6244. For a free baby bib, call 1-888-224-4440.

The Hospital of

Central Connecticut at New Britain General www.thocc.org

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The Perfect Gift... A Gift Certificate to: Award Winning Hair Design & Custom Color

Make life easier this holiday season. Call or stop to purchase a gift certificate. 8 Plank Hill Rd., SimSbuRy

• 860-658-2200 • www.lebelespritspa.com

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Manu’s Cleaning Services: Homes, offices, spartments, etc. We clean homes the way you want it cleaned! Call Manuela 860-748-3713 (cell) or 860-748-2713. Free estimates.

Guitar repair: I can make your instrument play to its full potential. Expert repairs, restorations, customizing on most stringed instruments. Over 35 years experience. All work guaranteed. For an appointment call Ron Bolduc’s Fretwerks, 860-916-8027.

W i ll b e h e r e January 11, 2011 to showcase your business or professional practice and your strong connection with the Valley community.

Artwork: Home portraits, done in pen & ink or watercolor. Visit www.woodlandspiritart.com for details or call for information. Portfolio available. Sally 860-977-9340.

Live Music: Hoops N’ Hops in Simsbury proudly presents The McLovins on Saturday 11/13 & The Gubberman Paradise Band on Friday 11/12 featuring music of the Grateful Dead

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DUMP RUNS: Furniture, appliances, garages, attics, junk, construction debris, fallen trees. Whole house clean outs. Save money. We remove your unwanted items. Curbside leaf pile removal, snowplowing - one time plows available. Fast service, 7 days a week. Granby, Simsbury, Avon, Farmington areas. Call Scott’s Discount Hauling. Cell 860-716-0555.


Where Children Come First Quality learning and child care at affordable rates Hourly, Daily or Weekly Serving Children and Families since 1976 6 weeks thru 8 years Our age appropriate programs feature the Connecticut Preschool Curriculum and the “Letter People” Lunch, snacks, field trips, swim lessons, specials and more with no additional fees

40 West Avon Road, Avon 860-673-0155

Ursula’s

Rated

BEST

Cleaning LLC

Serving the Farmington Valley Since 1990

ursulascleaning@sbcglobal.net We are the service YOU can TRUST.

Sat. Nov. 20th - Wed. Nov. 24th

Week’s BEST

Creeture Comforts: In-home pet sitting, small-group doggie daycare and home-like canine boarding. Call Elayne Cree at 860-651-7773. Countertops Built: Installed with a craftsman’s pride by Scott’s Cassin’s Custom Countertops. We are your reliable local fabricator for Corian, Formica, Wilsonart & more. Attention to detail, honest value, no gimmicks. Visit our factory & showroom at the Tariffville Mill, Simsbury. 860-218-3010 or www.scottscustomcountertops.com

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Visit us at Miller Foods Thanksgiving Tent in Avon. Featuring pints and quarts of our ice cream for all your holiday needs, as well as our ice cream pies. NEW

SAVE TIME! Call ahead to pick up at the tent @ 860-676-2663

Run Run as fast as you can for our made-from-scratch — Gingerbread Man Ice Cream Sandwiches Stop by for holiday cakes & treats or regular favorites RT 44 AT THE CORNER OF BAILEY ROAD | AVON 894 HOPMEADOW STREET | SIMSBURY

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860-673-5619

Home: improvement/landscaping contractor. Specializing in design/installation/maintenance of all landscaping and home improvement needs. Fall cleanups/aeration/overseeding/gutter cleaning. Decks, walks, walls, patios. Bathroom, kitchen, basement remodeling. Tile/hardwood flooring. Interior painting, siding. Harvey windows/doors. John Little. License #622289. 518-361-9016, 860-658-5574.

All locations open thru Dec. 31

In Quality, Attention to Detail & Top-Notch Cleaning Staff

“Let Our Cleaning Excellence Be Your Experience”

Tulmeadow Farm Store: Ice cream, vegetables, local fruit, too many other good things to mention individually. Open everyday 9-8, till 9:00 Friday & Saturday, 255 Farms Village Road, West Simsbury. 860-6581430, Tulmeadowfarmstore.com.

7:00 AM to 6:00 PM Mon. through Fri. Lic. 12659

Landscape & Lawn Maintenance

Fall Clean-Ups | Curb Side Leaf Pick Ups top quality work for great rates beautifying neighborhoods one home at a time

Paul Sellitto, Member P.O. Box 817, Simsbury, CT | 860-670-8337 | grassman6676@gmail.com

Cheap meal for 4-6 for a week

20 lbs. chicken leg quarters from Andy’s in Simsbury, .58 per lb = $11.60. Split at leg joint with meat cleaver = 40 thighs and 40 drumsticks. 20 lbs. potatoes $2. 1 jar orange marmalade, $3.99. (Continued this issue).

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ADD VALUE NOT JUST SPACE • Kitchens • Bathrooms • 3 Season Rooms

Green Building Solutions for Today

• Additions with Distinction • Exteriors

Priced for Today’s economy

WE WELCOmE SmALL/LArGE PrOJECTS

William H. Atkinson Avon, CT: 860-693-3207 • Westport, CT: 203-227-3630 Touch of Class Consignment: is open and receiving winter merchandise. Now accepting ebay items with a value of $50 or more. Call to make an appointment. www.touchofclassconsignment.com. Simsmore Square, Simsbury. 860-651-8591.

Fruits & Vegetables, Bedding Plants, Perennials, Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, Herbs, Pumpkins, Pies and Local Christmas Trees • 255 Farms Village Road, Downtown West Simsbury, CT

860-658-1430

Visit Our Website at www.tulmeadowfarmstore.com

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Insulation: Is your home or business ready for the cold weather? Cut your energy bills to 50%! Free estimates, expert advice, over 35 years experience. Existing and new construction. Residential and commercial. Hurry, tax credit thru 2010! Licensed and insured. Green Energy Saver, 860-693-8289. Affordable Retirement in VT: It’s Vermont’s best kept secret! A restored cape, almost 50 acres. Nearby general store, skiing, fishing, snowmobiling, swimming and medical service. 860-658-7159.

Kitchenaid Mixer: Just in time for all your holiday baking. Heavy Duty 5 qt. Lift Bowl Mixer with beater, dough hook, whip, pouring shield and cookbook. Almond color, excellent condition runs perfect. $150.00 860-673-5086 Remodeling: Kitchens, bathrooms, additions & basements. Call for free estimate. MasterCard and Visa accepted. Finished Splinters LLC. Licensed and insured. 860-874-4088, www.finishedsplinters.com. Help Wanted: Local NAPA store, Canton Auto Supply has a F/T position open for an Automotive Counter Sales Associate. One year experience is required. Contact Gary after 3pm at 860-693-0777, or stop in and fill out an application.

Week’s BEST Last Laugh In Newbury, England [1742] Tom Smith is dead, and here he lies, Nobody laughs and nobody cries; Where his soul’s gone, or how it fares, Nobody knows, and nobody cares.

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F orget ~ M e ~ N ots

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535 College Highway • Southwick, MA • 413-569-1300 Open Tues. – Fri. 11–5, Sat. 11-3, Sun. (By Appointment)

Custom Design done in 3 weeks or less

1402 Hopmeadow St., Holloways Plaza, Simsbury 860-658-2700 Tues., Wed., Fri. 9:30-6, Thurs. 9:30-7, Sat. 9:30-4, CLOSED SUNDAYS & MONDAYS

Treework: logging, land clearing, firewood, dump runs and scrap removal. Pete Nicolle, CT lic. #000567. Call 24/7, 860-712-8583, logger444@gmail.com. Healthy Living: Lose pounds and inches, up to 30 lbs/30 days. Healthy, real results! 30-day money back guarantee. 1 on 1 coaching. Call Lisa 860-379-3232. Antique Wheeler & Wilson Sewing Machine: made in Bridgeport, CT. Family heirloom. Has all parts for sewing, needs belt to wheel. $100, can email pictures. 860-471-0907. Web Professional: Need help designing or running your website? Building a social media presence? Get up to date on the latest web trends and learn how to effectively market your website. Call or e-mail DST Design 860-462-8091, darcystonge@gmail.com.

WORDSMITH: Need help with your words? Quality, professional resumes from $50. Editing of manuscripts, websites and term papers. Audio transcription and typing services. Free estimates. Iron out the wrinkles in your writing. Contact Nancy at Wordsmith, 860-651-0777. Pool Tables: New and used. Moving and repair service. Quality work, reasonable rates. www.billiard-warehouse-ct.com. Canton, CT. 860-693-1565. Help Wanted: Nightly cleaning position. Mon.-Fri., 5:0010:00 pm. Avon/Simsbury area. Must have own transportation. Prior professional experience a MUST. Background check and drug test required. $9.00/hour to start. Please call 860-651-8406. Gardeners Landscapers: Now is a great time to build up your soil for next year’s gardens. We have “compsoil” almost pure organic matter that will make anything grow. Also leaf mold and chicken manure. Flamig Farm, 860-658-6070.

Week’s BEST Last Laugh On a grave from the 1880’s in Nantucket, Massachusetts Under the sod and under the trees Lies the body of Jonathan Pease. He is not here, there’s only the pod: Pease shelled out and went to God.

Just 5 miles north of Salmon Brook Shops, Granby on Rte. 10/202

Brannack Electric Inc.

Residential

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for your FREE, no obligation consultation & estimate.

860-242-6486 35 Peters Road, Bloomfield CT

Industrial

24 Hour Emergency Service • New home wiring • Upgrading or rewiring • Lighting work, interior & exterior • Generator installation • Telephone & cable TV wiring • Service work • And lots more! License #103858 & 103859 - Fully Insured

Calendar November 20, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Bullet-Proof: How to Achieve Great Results in any Economy! Simsbury, CT. Want to easily handle your biggest challenge? Join this Full-Day Success Workshop. Go to PeteWiniarski.com for info. Classes: The Simsbury Parks and Recreation Department is offering a new series of yoga classes designed to help the body get through the stresses of the upcoming holidays. The classes will focus on detoxing body and mind through yoga and deep breathing. All levels are welcome, and students should bring a yoga mat and blanket. Classes are held on Tuesdays from 7:00-8:00pm for four weeks November 30 to December 21, and Thursdays from 9:1510:30 am for four weeks December 2 to December 23. There will be a free trial class on November 18 from 9:15-10:30 am at Boy Scout Hall. To register for the free class only call 860-408-4684. Registration can be done online at www.simsburyrec.com, or by calling Simsbury Farms 860-658-3836. December 1, 8:30 a.m. Granby Women’s Breakfast at Granby Senior Center. 8:30 a.m. Cost $3.00/person. Program entitled Marimba Magic with the Toft’s. Reservations Corinne Dickerson 860 653-9891. December 2 Simsbury Library. See respected author Deborah Swiss tell her true story, The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia’s Convict Women. She writes about how in the early nineteenth century, the British government looked to establish a foothold in their new Australian colony. There men outnumbered women nine to one. Prior registration is requested before November 26, 2010. Sign up at the library’s reference desk, register on-line at www.simsburylibrary.info , or call the library at 860-658-7663.

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Lic. #103632 & Insured

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Get Connected To The Swedish Connection

20 Tariffville Road Simsbury, CT 06070 860-658-0050

ERIKSSON ELECTRIC Serving the Farmington Valley For Over 40 Years

www.oldwelltavern.com Open Mon. - Fri. at 3:00 pm and Sat. & Sun at 11:30 am

RESIDENTIAL - COMMERICAL - INDUSTRIAL

Thanksgiving Dinner (feeds 4 , for sure!)

$50 + tax (to-go only) Freshly Smoked Turkey Breast (4lbs. avg.) Garlic Mashed Potatoes Sausage Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce and Sweet Kernel Corn Commercial

Residential

FALL CLEANUPS

Curbside Leaf Removal

Call and order yours today!

Smoked BBQ is our Specialty! Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket, Turkey Breast, Ribs and Chicken Thighs

THE BEST: Wings, Burgers

and Draught Beer Selection Around!

Gutter Cleaning Walkways • Walls • Patios Snow Removal License #B2328

860-693-4355

Insured

Week’s BEST Deal on a Hot Meal To-Go

Thanksgiving meal for 8 people. $159,Village Café, Canton Village, 860 693-4302. We’ll betcha the ingredients would costcha more than this. And, owner-chef Steve Day turns out some of the best food in the Valley. Great turkey sandwiches too. 34 

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FREE JUNK CAR REMOVAL: Cash paid on sight. No title, no problem. For fast services, call Mason Enterprises, LLC. 860-874-1266 FREE CANON COPIER: #2120, letter & legal, works but needs servicing. Call Fred 860-658-6556. parties: Holiday, Business, Birthdays, Wedding Receptions. Private room for up to 90 people. Able to accomodate parties of up to 250 people. Old Well Tavern, 20 Tariffville Rd., Simsbury, 860-658-0050, www.oldwelltavern.com.

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Children’s Room Artwork: Artwork for your baby’s nursery or child’s bedroom. Handmade to match decor or bedding in room. Local artist focuses on child’s name or initials. Contact Annie Lane 860-490-6880. Canton Auto Exchange: Auto Exchange winterization special. Complete winter check with lube, oil, filter, $29.95 with this ad. Includes checking brakes, tires, antifreeze, hoses, belts, battery, etc. Call 860-693-9922.


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Week’s BEST NOTE Note: Week’s Best “continued” can be read front to back, back to front, randomly, week to week, or the opposite.

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• Sometimes I wake up grumpy; Other times I let her sleep.

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Gutter Cleaning: Hand cleaned and flushed. Debris removed from property. Please call Comes A Time Powerwashing & Gutter Cleaning at 860-693-1465.

Thinking LOUD Out Give Pieces a Chance I know it takes a lot of different people to make potato chips. There are the people who grow the potatoes and those who harvest them. There are people who sort out the bad ones — which, when sliced, might resemble things no food should resemble — and people to slice the good ones. There are people to fry or bake them, people to salt or season them, and people to get them safely into their brightly colored bags. There are even people to ensure that at least half of that bag is filled with air, thus allowing the chips to settle and profits to soar. But who stomps on each bag just before it goes out the door? Someone does. Someone must, given the abundance of crushed chips found just beneath each top layer of survivors, superbly whole and crisp having escaped the carnage. I just want to know in my heart that bags full of air and pulverized snack food have a higher purpose which I, as a consumer, cannot possibly understand but which is clear to those more connected with the Universe — otherwise, I might be a little irritated.

Judy

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• Aluminum • StAinleSS • Steel • mig. tig & Arc Welding • FAbricAtion PoRtaBle aluminum tig WelDing Bill Sottile 860-380-7420 migtig@cox.net 11c Herman Dr., Simsbury Calls Promptly Returned

WHOLESALE BUYING CLUB: Organic groceries, cleaning supplies, supplements and skin care wholesale pricing. No meetings, no dues, no work! Interested? Log onto www.granbyvillagehealth.com, or call 860-844-8608. Powerwashing Kings: Others wash, we clean. Gutter black lines/streaks, black mildew, green mold, dirt, grease and grime, gone. Pressureless house washing, like bringing the spa to your house. Insured. Visit thepowerwashingkings.com. 860-839-1000. Stevens Electrical Company: Over 20 years serving the Farmington Valley. Commercial/residential, remodeling, service/repair, computer/ cable, site lighting & design. 860-651-7600. CASH: paid for newer wrecked cars and trucks, running or not. Licensed auto recycler. Stewarts Used Auto Parts. 1-800-726-0871 or 860-379-7541.

Week’s BEST

Coins: Paper money, collectibles bought, sold and appraised for over 40 years. Call Bob Kevorkian for appointment. 860-658-1344. Help Wanted: Personal Lines Sales Agent for independent insurance agency. Knowledge of home and auto insurance required. Need strong computer skills; experience with Applied or AMS system helpful. Property and Casualty license required. Call 860-676-1957 or email hr@bakkerinsurance.com. FOR SALE: Pfaltzgraff dinnerware Northwinds pattern. 5-piece setting for 8 with many extras, plus serving pieces, 60+ pieces, Good condition, $100.00 or best offer. 860-677-1807. PAWLICIOUS PET: Providing calming and natural supplementation for your pets. Also, over 100 assorted vitamins/minerals including haircare products. Heidi 860-921-1011. Golfers: Put your clubs away for winter ready for next spring with great Fall regrip specials. farmingtonvalleygolf.com, 860-302-6380. AMANA: refrigerator gaskets for sale and door handles, white, like new. Refrigerator has bottom pull-out freezer. # ABB222FEQ. Bisc color. 860-521-1849.

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Heating Season is Here! Is your heating system ready to handle the upcoming winter? It will be, with a call to Beacon today! Now scheduling annual cleanings!

NEW TO YOU SHOPPE 1618 Hopmeadow Street • Simsbury • 860-264-1617

House Cleaning: I will clean your home for a good price, good references. Please call Gabriella Gomes, 860-478-9990. Don’t: replace windows or add ugly storms, Magnetite them. The affordable option to replacement windows. Optically clear, acrylic windows mounted magnetically inside. Specializing in historic homes and condos. Registration #554796. Visit our website at clearview-systems.com. Call Clear View Systems, 860-653-0500. Reupholstery: Residential and commercial reupholstery, repairs, rebuilds, spring work. 11 years experience. Your fabric or ours. Beauregard Restorations, LLC, 860-325-0572. Powerwashing/Gutter Cleaning: Residential and commercial. 24-hour service. Licensed and insured. Call Marc at Comes A Time Powerwashing, 860-693-1465.

Electrolysis: Safe, permanent hair removal. State licensed professional electrologist. Over 18 years experience, board certified. Technology uses blend of shortwave and galvanic waves for faster results, less discomfort. All treatment done in strict privacy with impeccable sterilization. Free private consultation. Donna Crump, 860-678-1972. Personal AssistantCaregiver: Seeking new clients that need assistance with personal care and companionship. Transportation, shopping, cooking, outings, etc... Experienced with mental and physical disabilities. Dependable, trustworthy, reference available. Call James 860-818-6876.

Week’s BEST Bible Tips

It’s not too late to replace your inefficient heating system. Call Beacon for a free quote TODAY!

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Calendar Classes: Canton Senior Services is offering two Free Yoga classes for people over age 55. These will be gentle and meditative yoga programs at the Canton Community and Senior Center, 40 Dyer Ave. Dates for these free classes with Ashwini Belhe, an experienced teacher, will be October 28, 2010 and December 2, 2010, both from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Please bring water and a mat or towel and RSVP to Senior Services at 860.693.5811. December 6, 6-8 p.m. Simsbury Public Library, 725 Hopmeadow St. - How to use the Full Edit feature of Photoshop Elements to make basic image corrections. 860-658-7663, www.simsburylibrary.info

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for animals

a holistic approach to animal health and well-being Allys Maybank, VMD

Amy Matthews, VMD, PhD

Offering Veterinary Medicine, Acupuncture, Chiropractic and many other effective holistic modalities for individualized patient care. Advanced Allergy Therapeutics • resolve food sensitivities • digestive symptoms • wheezing • asthma • scratching • eczema • skin rashes and other conditions

Women’s Clothing For Sale: Small sizes. Seven For All Mankind jeans, sz. 25, BCBG skinny jeans sz. 0, Banana Republic pink capris sz. 0, Express black satin ruffle top XS, J.Crew green button-down dress shirt XS. Top-quality, just want to clear out closets. $75 for everything. Contact Annie for these or others, 860-490-6880.

17 South Main Street East Granby, CT

860-653-7831

FrontierVetMed.com

FALL CLEANUPS

Tired of Raking? Not enough time?

Call for a free estimate today! Granby, CT 06035

Also Accepting Plowing Contracts

Week’s BEST Last Laugh Harry Edsel Smith of Albany, NY Looked up the elevator shaft to see if the car was on the way down. It was.

Brazilian Blowout: Shades Above is a proud Brazilian Blowout certified salon. Have your treatment done with 100% filtered air. OSHA certified salon. The only professional smoothing treatment that improves the health of your hair. www.shadesabove.net. Jackie, 860-916-4894.

JUICE - THE BAR IS OPEN!: Smoothies and vegetable juices are loaded with nutrients and taste fantastic. Always organic. Daily specials. Fresh wheat grass. Keep your immune system strong. Open 7 days. Bring this ad for $1 off. 860-844-8608, www.granbyvillagehealth.com. PLANNING A HOLIDAY PARTY?: Sonic Sound DJ Service specializes in holiday parties, weddings and celebrations, offers extensive on-line planning forms and a customized music request list. We can provide lighting, music videos, karaoke, remote sound systems and projection services, 860-653-5885, www.sonicsounddjservice.com.

Week’s BEST

Surround Sound: Sony 5 speaker surround sound system. Built-in 5 disc DVD/CD player. Only a couple years old, looks new. $75. Call Annie 860-490-6880. WELDING: Stainless steel, aluminum and steel. Custom fabrication. On-site welding available at your home or business. Small jobs welcome. 30 years experience. Meticulous work. Calls promptly returned. Sottile Welding, 11-C, Herman Drive, Simsbury, migtig@cox.net, 860-380-7420. Chocolate: Organic, gluten free, vegan. Locally made and the most decadent chocolate you’ve ever had! Bring this ad in for a free piece. It’s divine. www.granbyvillagehealth.com, 860-844-8608.

Week’s BEST Riddles

What is in seasons, seconds, centuries and minutes but not in decades, years or days?



- The letter ‘n’

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