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Bergland, Chapman awarded SEF STEM scholarships

August 1, 2015
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Erik Bergland, left, and Madison Chapman were presented with the first SEF STEM scholarships.

Erik Bergland and Madison Chapman have been named recipients of the Southington Education Foundation’s inaugural scholarships, providing $1,000 to each awardee. Bergland was awarded the SEF STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) Scholarship. He plans on studying applied mathematics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. In an essay, he relates that his greatest wish is…

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Abt, Scranton engagement

August 1, 2015
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Kevin Abt and Abigail Scranton are engaged to be married on April 9, 2016 in Atlanta, Ga.

Dr. and Mrs. Peter Abt of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of Abigail Scranton of Atlanta, Ga., daughter of Tamara Linton of Marietta, Ga. and Steven Scranton of Grand Rapids, Mich. to Kevin Abt of Southington, son of Dr. Peter and Joan Abt.…

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Walter Trout is back, healthy, and playing the blues

July 31, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Walter Trout is honest. “I thought I was done,” said the blues guitarist in a phone interview earlier this year. He recalled how he was in a hospital in Nebraska. His liver had failed. He had just had a transplant.…

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‘Frozen’ inspires young dancers

July 31, 2015
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SO Frozen (The movie) Themed Dance Class-instructor-Natalie Cruz (2)

Photo by TAMMI NAUDUS Dance instructor Natalie Cruz directs a class during a “Frozen” themed dance class at Southington Academy of Dance on Wednesday, July 22.

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Solar panel construction delayed by the court

July 31, 2015
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Solar panel construction delayed by the court

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER An injunction was issued on Friday, July 24 to prevent Greenskies, LLC, of Middletown, from beginning work on a 2.1-acre solar panel installation on Hatton Meadow. Last month, members of the community surrounding Hatton Meadow formed the Save Hatton Meadow Coalition (SHMC)…

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Kataria Classic aims to help Southington Care Center

July 31, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Kataria family and friends will host the second annual Kataria Classic Tennis Tournament at the Southington High School tennis courts from Friday, Aug. 14 to Sunday, Aug. 16. Kunal Kataria, one of the founders and directors of the tournament, said…

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Man arrested at Lake Compounce for public indecency

July 30, 2015
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Tyler Bhulai

Southington police announced the arrest of Tyler Bhulai, 29, of Portland for public indecency, second degree breach of peace, and risk of injury/ impairing the morals of a child following an incident at Lake Compounce amusement park on July 28. Police were called to the…

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Man arrested for Wal-Mart robbery and assault

July 30, 2015
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Daniel Henderson

Daniel Henderson, 50, of Middlefield was arrested by the Southington Police Department on a warrant that stems from a July 6 theft investigation at Wal-Mart on Queen Street. The warrant alleges that a loss prevention employee observed Henderson removing a large amount of men’s clothing…

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Couple arrested for Lake Compounce theft

July 30, 2015
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Luis Santana

The Southington Police Department announced that a Hartford man and woman have been arrested for an incident at Lake Compounce Amusement Park on Monday, July 27. Lake Compounce security received the initial report from an amusement park guest that witnessed Natalie Morales, 33, of Hartford…

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