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Birthday bash for charity

May 4, 2015
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Comm - Mill Foundation donation

John Simard, Chase Swain, and Connor Fishbein donated $1,050 to Brian Taylor of the Mill Foundation for Kids from their first annual “Boys of February B-Day Bash”.  The Mill Foundation for Kids is dedicated to improving the lives of children with cancer and other illnesses.

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Southington Drive-In announces 2015 schedule

May 3, 2015
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Officials at the Southington Drive-In have announced the 2015 movie schedule for the sixth community-owned, volunteer-operated season. The schedule begins on June 6 with a screening of Frozen and culminates with the Halloween Festival (TBA). On Saturday, June 13, the Southington Drive-In will be taking…

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The student becomes the master

May 3, 2015
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Comm - Christopher Bray shadow at Thalberg

Christopher Bray, a fourth grade student at Thalberg Elementary School, earned an opportunity to shadow Principal Megan Bennett on April 23. According to sources, things went smoothly with “Principal” Bray in the big seat.

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Kennedy Middle School announced April students of the month

May 2, 2015
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Kennedy Middle School announced April’s students of the month. Front, from left, Erida Koxha, Thomas Nardi, Maya Ciaffaglione, Alyssa Bowker, Brooke Lynch, Christian Cahill, and Peter Loban. Back, Mrs. Susanne Vitcavage, Joelle Stublarec, Nicholas Truncali, Joshua Dziob, Aliya Sarris, Aparna Athreya, and Mr. Steven Madancy.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its April students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Alyssa Bowker, Maya…

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Thomas G Mayer is artist of the month at The Orchards

May 2, 2015
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Thomas G Mayer will be showcasing his art work at The Gallery at The Orchards in May, including “At the Indian River,” above.

Thomas G Mayer, of Plantsville, will be exhibiting “Florida Landscapes” from May 1 to May 31 at The Gallery at The Orchards. Mayer is a retired Connecticut art teacher with years of teaching various grade levels from Kindergarten through Adults and Special Education. He is primarily a plein-aire…

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Boys lacrosse scores a pair of lopsided victories

May 2, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights boys lacrosse team (4-2) outscored their opponents, 27-5, in two games this past week and Southington coach Ron Chase said he feels like his young team has come a long way in the past month or so. The…

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The streak continues: Baseball scores wins over Farmington, BC

May 1, 2015
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Brett Shaw slides into home in the first inning to open the scoring during a 10-2 win over Bristol Central on April 24.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights baseball team was back in action this week with a pair of victories over Farmington and Bristol Central. The week began at Tunxis Mead Park on Wednesday, April 22 against the Farmington Indians (3-4) and did not stop…

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Crowds at council for Calendar House

May 1, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER It was standing room only at the Town Council meeting this week, as community members gathered to hear the fate of Southington’s senior resource center, The Calendar House. In their last session, the Council reviewed a space and needs assessment for the…

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Blue Knight wrestlers commit to next level

May 1, 2015
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Blue Knight coach Derek Dion surveys his senior trio as they commit to wrestle at the next level during a ceremony on April 24 at the high school. From left, Zach Bylykbashi, Shawn Devin, and Zack Murillo.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Three Southington Blue Knights wrestlers signed their college letters of intent at the high school to wrestle at the next level. On Friday, April 24, Zack Murillo, Zach Bylykbashi, and Shawn Devin committed to grapple for four more years. “Really, the…

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