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Obituary: Brandon Daniel Caron, 29

May 2, 2016
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Brandon Daniel Caron, 29 of Bristol passed away Saturday morning, April 30, 2016 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Brandon was born in Bristol on January 28, 1987 son of Daniel V. Caron of Bristol and Lisa (Michaud) Caron also of Farmington. He was currently employed by Tice Lawn Maintenance in Prospect. Brandon…

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Obituary: Joan Patt, 74

May 2, 2016
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Joan (Hergott) Patt, 74, of Southington, passed away on April 29, 2016 at The Hospital Of Central CT, New Britain campus.  Joan was born on February 7, 1942 in New Britain and was the daughter of the late Arthur and Helen (Rogalski) Hergott. She had…

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Junior Miss Southington pageant seeks contestants for May 15

May 2, 2016
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The Junior Miss Southington Scholarship Organization is seeking contestants for its annual pageant on Sunday, May 15 at The Aqua Turf in Plantsville. Contestants can be ages 5 to seniors in high school. Areas of competition are interview skills, casual wear, fitness, evening wear, on-stage…

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On the runway, your garbage becomes style

May 2, 2016
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From our website www.ctfashionmag.com On the runway, your garbage becomes style  

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Animal Control uses social media

May 1, 2016
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Police - Animal Control uses social media

In mid-April, Southington Animal Control launched a Facebook page to help local residents find information at the local, state, and federal level. The page includes information about local ordinances, lost or found pets, and important local information. The page will also be used for presenting…

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Locals feast at UNICO Big Breakfast

May 1, 2016
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More than 450 residents and friends of UNICO converged on the Calendar House for Southington UNICO’s annual Big Breakfast, an all-you-can-eat affair. UNICO members Tommy DelSanto and Bob Tonon coordinated the event, and proceeds will be disbursed among the many local and national charities that…

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Thomas Mayer is May artist of the month at The Gallery at The Orchards

May 1, 2016
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"By the River," by Thomas Mayer.

Thomas Mayer of Southington will be exhibiting paintings at The Gallery at The Orchards during the month of May. His show is titled, “Florida Landscapes.” Mayer is a former public school art teacher, retired after 36 years. Currently he paints mostly outdoors or “plein air”…

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Letter: Girl Scout CEO thanks Connecticut volunteers

April 30, 2016
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To the editor: This April, as we celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month, Girl Scouts of Connecticut wishes to send a very large message of love and gratitude to the thousands of adults in every zip code of the state who make Girl Scouting possible for 35,000…

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Letter: Parent grieves for death of Kennedy Middle School teacher

April 30, 2016
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To the editor: My heart is breaking at the news of Joseph Cipollini’s passing. He was my son Ryan’s science teacher this year. I got to meet him only two times, but I could tell that my son was in good hands with Joe Cipolino.…

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