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Ouellettes celebrate 60 years of marriage

February 1, 2015
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Ruth Ouellette and Anthony "Andy" Ouellette.

On Sunday, Jan. 18, Anthony “Andy” Ouellette and Ruth Ouellette of Southington celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at Mary Our Queen Church. Mary Our Queen Pastor Father Kargul officiated the mass. The couple was married on Jan. 15, 1955 at St. Stanislaus Church in Meriden. The Ouellettes have three children, Linda Brostowicz and her husband…

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Calendar House announces February events

February 1, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant Street, Southington. Phone:(860) 621-3014

Calendar House has announced a schedule of events for February, and seats may still be available for the 2015 spring computer session. Here are the upcoming events: Spring Computer Session: Registration for any remaining seats have been extended because of recent weather issues.  Register in…

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Necla Balasaygun is February Artist of the Month at the library

February 1, 2015
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Necla Balasaygun uses cantaloupe and pumpkin seeds to add depth to her flowers.

The Southington Public Library has announced Necla Balasaygun as the February Artist of the Month. Her oil paintings will be on display at The Gallery at the Southington Library throughout the month. Balasaygun was born in Istanbul, Turkey on Dec. 25, 1949 and worked in…

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Letter: Aresimowicz thanks his Southington constituents

February 1, 2015
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Letter - Aresimowicz

To the editor: As we begin the New Year and a new legislative session, I would like to thank my constituents for allowing me to continue as your state representative. It has been a distinct honor to serve the residents of Berlin and Southington these…

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Sliders Grill & Bar seeks franchise opportunities

February 1, 2015
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Sliders

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Sliders Grill & Bar is now seeking franchisees to expand the independently owned local restaurant into a larger chain. President and Chief Finance Officer of Sliders Grill & Bar Dan Rowe said that the business is ready to expand because…

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Linkin Park takes a turn for the metal on ‘The Hunting Party’

January 31, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The opening moments of Linkin Park’s latest album, “The Hunting Party” leaves no doubt that the veteran act was setting out to do a different kind of record. With the harsh scream and abrasive guitars, you do a double take.…

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SHS band celebrates 6th state title

January 31, 2015
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SHS band celebrates 6th state title

On Thursday, Jan. 22, the Southington High School marching band was honored at the Southington Board of Education meeting for winning the 2014 state championship. The Blue Knight program earned state titles in 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2014. Photo by Lindsay Carey

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SFD awards fire prevention poster winners

January 31, 2015
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Fire Inspector Robert Hunt stands with the 2015 Connecticut fire Prevention Poster Contest winners. Winners are Joscelyn Spinelli (4th grade winner), Julianne Slesinski (4th grade runner up), Julia Baldwin (5th grade winner), Abbie Flanigan (5th grade runner-up). 
Photo by Ann Dyer, Photo Expressions

The Southington Fire Department announced the local winners of the 2015 Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest. Joscelyn Spinelli from Kelly Elementary School won the fourth grade contest with Julianne Slesinski from Strong Elementary School finishing second. Julia Baldwin (first place) and Abbie Flanigan (second place)…

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Junior Miss Southington donates to the troops

January 30, 2015
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Junior Miss Southington donates to the troops

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Each young girl involved in the Junior Miss Southington organization was responsible for purchasing items anywhere from toiletries to snacks and making cards to send to the soldiers overseas. The group gathered on Tuesday, Jan. 20 to assemble the care…

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