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New transfer station hours

July 22, 2016
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Town of Southington

Effective Saturday,  Aug. 6, the bulky waste transfer station on Old Turnpike Road will be closing at 3 p.m. instead of 3:30 p.m. The station will be open, weather permitting, on most Saturdays through Dec. 3. See the full schedule below: Aug. 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 10,…

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This weekend: Spotlights presents “Beauty and the Beast”

July 22, 2016
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Beauty and the Beast (76)

  Southington Youth Summer Theater, Spotlights group, presents Beauty and the Beast.  Performances are at Southington High School Auditorium on July 22-23rd.  Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:00.  There is a matinee performance on Saturday at 1:00.  Tickets are $5.00 each.  General admission.  Photos…

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Bees head to Bridgeport for three-game series

July 22, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees head to Bridgeport tonight to open a three-game series with in-state rival Bluefish! 7:12PM first pitch! Series: New Britain and Bridgeport are 7-7 against each other so far in 2016. The two teams last played each other two…

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Obituary: Ann (Patterson) Hartung, 87

July 22, 2016
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Obit - Ann Hartung

Ann (Patterson) Hartung, 87, of Southington passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at her home. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Hartung Sr. Born January 23, 1929 in Pittsburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul James Smith and…

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Pokemon GO all the way to sweetFrog

July 22, 2016
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sweetFrog Enterprises, a leading national frozen yogurt franchise, has announced that it will host a Pokémon GO takeover from coast to coast this weekend (July 22-24) in all participating locations, including the Plainville location at 17 Farmington Ave. From the time shops open on Friday,…

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Cheap Trick keeps exploring new horizons

July 22, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Some bands who stick around for a couple of decades resort to retracing their steps rather than forging ahead with new ones. But Cheap Trick, despite a sizeable catalogue of hits and well-known tracks, continues to release new music. And…

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Ellis Paul believes in the gospel according to Ray Charles

July 22, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR One day when singer Ellis Paul sat down with the late great musician Ray Charles, Charles shared a little philosophy with Paul. “There’s only two kinds of music,” said Ray to Paul, “Good and bad.” That philosophy defined Charles’s career,…

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Monster Jam… rolling with the changes

July 22, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR As driver Gary Porter explains it, they don’t make monster trucks like they used to. However, that’s not a bad thing, he said. Porter comes to Connecticut July 23 and 24 with his truck Carolina Crusher as Monster Jam sets…

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Aqua Turf presents a taste of Italy

July 22, 2016
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Celebrate Italia-Southington (and a couple of Bristol) seniors

Residents will have to wait another week for the Italian-American Festival on Center Street, but the Aqua Turf gave a little taste of Italy on Tuesday, July 12 with their annual “Celebrate Italia” event. The Boston-based group, The Italian Connection Band, above, played to the…

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