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Road closure on Saturday for Daffodil Festival

April 25, 2016
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Detour

  On Saturday, April 30, Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike (Route 322) will be closed to eastbound traffic at the I-691 Eastbound on and off ramps near the Meriden town line for Meriden’s Daffodil Festival. The closure is expected between 10:30 a.m. and approximately 1:15 p.m. From the point of the detour, all traffic will be directed onto…

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Obituary: Florence ‘Flo’ Edith DeFeo, 86

April 28, 2016
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Obit - Florence DeFeo

Florence “Flo” Edith (Ingriselli) DeFeo, 86, of  Plantsville, CT passed away April 26, 2016 with her family by her side at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MA. She was the wife of the late Biaggio DeFeo. Florence was born on September 3, 1929 in Southington. She…

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Southington volunteer honored at state senate

April 28, 2016
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Senator Markley welcomes Southington resident Meghana  Kandarpa to the CT State Capitol. April 27, 2016.

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Obituary: Jeanne M. Collar, 95

April 28, 2016
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Obit - Jeanne M Collar

Jeanne M. (LeGuennec) Collar, 95, of Southington, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. She was the loving wife of the late Dana Collar for 63 years. Jeanne was born on October 23, 1920 in Carnac, France, daughter of…

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Obituary: Linda L. Daddi, 75

April 28, 2016
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Obit - Linda Daddi

Linda L. (Agostini) Daddi, 75, of Southington, passed away surrounded by her family, April 27, 2016 at home. She was the wife of Vincent Daddi. She was born April 6, 1941 in West Haven, the daughter of Quintino and Lucille (Goglia) Agostini. Besides her husband…

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State police partner with CVS with prescription collection boxes

April 28, 2016
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News - CVS dropbox

  The Connecticut State Police is partnering with CVS Pharmacy and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to collect unused prescription medications and prevent potential drug abuse. All of the 11 state police barracks across the state now have a permanent drug collection drop box, made…

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Track sweeps Conard, 18 qualify for postseason

April 28, 2016
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Track 1

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It’s been a few weeks since the boys and girls outdoor track and field teams fell short at Glastonbury in the season opener, but the Knights regrouped for a successful second try. Southington swept the boys and girls competitions at Conard…

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Baseball rebounds from loss

April 28, 2016
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Baseball SHS

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER A wild pitch may have cost the Blue Knights (5-2) a run and their only loss last week at Glastonbury, but Southington recovered with two road wins, one coming by a run against a team they suffered a defeat to last…

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CCSU students travel to Cuba for class

April 28, 2016
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Central Connecticut State University students gather at the Estadio Latinoamerican Havana during a recent trip to Cuba.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Coinciding with President Barack Obama’s historic visit to the island nation, students from Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) spent a week studying in Cuba this semester. From March 18-26, CCSU sent 19 journalism and communications majors along with two professors on a…

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Commentary: Running out the clock in the legislative session

April 27, 2016
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Rep. Rob Sampson (R-Southington, Wolcott)

Regular readers of this column know that I spend a lot of time making the case that state government needs to begin getting its priorities straight. However, year after year has gone by, and legislative leaders along with Governor Dannel Malloy have continued to spend…

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