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Download the new Apple Harvest parade app beginning Oct. 1

September 30, 2016
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Download the new Apple Harvest parade app beginning Oct. 1

BlumShapiro Consulting will introduce a new feature to this year’s Southington Apple Harvest Festival (AHF) with the new “Get Fest” application. Get Fest is a web-based app that allows the parade committee, volunteers and participants to view the float drop off locations, road closure points and other critical event details. “As we approach our 50th…

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Former principal represented the state at Army Reserve forum

September 30, 2016
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Carl Venditto (Courtesy of US Army Reserves)

Retired Col. Carl R. Venditto, UMCR, a former Southington Public Schools principal and a U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) ambassador for Connecticut, recently participated in an Army Reserve ambassador forum in Washington D.C. Venditto has also served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, where he had…

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Deadline for voter registration is approaching

September 30, 2016
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Southington residents have until Tuesday, Nov. 1 to register to vote in the Nov. 8 state election, and they have four ways to do it. IN PERSON—Residents can drop in to the Registrar of Voters Office (Election Department) at town hall, 75 Main St. to…

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State Bond Commission makes Calendar House funding official

September 30, 2016
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D – Berlin/Southington) and State Representative David Zoni (D – Southington) welcomed today’s approval by the State Bond Commission of  a $5 million grant-in-aid to the town of Southington for the construction of a new senior center. “We are very…

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Obituary: Michael ‘Duffy’ Kulmatiski, 91

September 30, 2016
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Michael “Duffy” Kulmatiski, 91, of Windham, CT, passed away on Sept.24, 2016 at Hartford Hospital, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was the husband of the late Lottie (Lagoss) Kulmatiski. Michael was born on Sept. 28, 1924 in Korn Krest, PA, the son…

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State Democrats announce party platform at Goodwin College event

September 30, 2016
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State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D-Southington, Berlin)
House Majority Leader

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER House Majority Leader and 30th Assembly District representative Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin/Southington) led a press conference in East Hartford on Sept. 20 at the Goodwin College Business and Manufacturing Center. With over three dozen candidates by his side, Aresimowicz and the…

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Meghan Trainor has talent to be more than just a top 40 hit

September 30, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The temptation is there to just categorize Meghan Trainor as a simple pop singer with a resume of clever songs. After all, tracks like “Me Too,” “All About That Bass,” “Lips Are Moving,” “Dear Future Husband,” and “No,” are clever,…

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Grandpaville, and ‘Brooke and Carly’ visit the drive-in

September 30, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Homegrown family entertainment will take over the big screen in Southington on Saturday as the world of Grandpaville is projected on the Southington Drive-In Screen. Michael T. Lombardi, the creator of the children’s web series “Welcome to Grandpaville” is bringing…

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Hitting the books at YMCA Camp Sloper

September 30, 2016
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Southington Education Foundation treasurer George Fournier, left, and SEF co-chair Gail Duffy, right, read selections from the SEF Bookcase at the new Meade Family Library at YMCA Camp Sloper. ON Thursday, Sept. 22, YMCA staff gave members of the Southington Education Foundation (SEF) a tour…

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