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Memorial Day parade and services schedule

May 22, 2015
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 has announced the schedule for Memorial Day services on Monday, May 25, including the annual Memorial Day parade and services at local cemeteries. The veteran organizations from Southington will hold a joint flag raising ceremony at the Southington Care Center at 8:45 a.m. The Memorial Day parade is scheduled for…

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Lightning strike early

May 26, 2015
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SP Briefs - Southington lightning

The 12u Southington Lightning ‘02’s started their season off right with a first place trophy at the 7th Annual Sunrise Cottage Tournament in Ridgefield on April 25 to April 26. The team went 6-0 over the weekend, outscoring their opponents 76-7. Front, from left, Kristen…

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Rabies Clinic and License Renewals

May 26, 2015
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Rabies Clinic and License Renewals

The Southington Town Clerk’s office has announced that dog license renewals have been mailed. If residents have not received their dog’s renewal form, they should call the Town Clerk’s office at (860) 276-6211. All dogs registered by Friday, June 26 will automatically be entered into…

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BOE will recognize Profiles in Professionalism at May 28 meeting

May 25, 2015
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Town of Southington

The following are the honorees for the Southington Public Schools 2014-2015 Profiles in Professionalism who will be recognized at the Board of Education meeting to be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 28 at the Municipal Center Public Assembly Room at 200 North Main…

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Showing their spirit

May 25, 2015
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SP Briefs - CT Spirit AAU Basketball

Four local girls helped power the Connecticut Spirit AAU basketball team to a silver medal at the AAU state championship held at Hill House High School in New Haven in early May. Brianna Harris, Katie D’Agostino, Megan Mikosz, and Mikaela Spooner, above, are all students…

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Letter: Reader urges legislators to invest in education

May 24, 2015
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To the editor: Two developments that center on our attitudes and policies towards our education system confronted me over the last few weeks. The first one was triggered by a protest of some four hundred teachers at the State Capitol, chanting “put the test to…

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Letter: Brush family thanks the community for its support

May 24, 2015
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Pamela Jean Brush
1962-2015

To the editor: The family of Pamela Jean Brush would like to take this opportunity to express our sincerest appreciation for the thoughtfulness shown and the love we have been given during our time of bereavement. Many, many thanks to everyone who attended, donated, or…

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Letter: Bread for Life thanks the community for Postal Drive success

May 24, 2015
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Bread for Life

To the editor: On behalf of Southington Bread for Life, Southington Community Services and The Tabernacle Giving Back Food Program, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the residents of Southington for contribution to the Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on…

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Applications are available for Apple Harvest Hostesses

May 24, 2015
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The Apple Harvest Committee has announced that Apple Harvest Hostess applications are being accepted for this year’s festival. This fall will mark the 47th Annual Apple Harvest Festival, and the Apple Harvest Hostesses have been serving the festival since its inception. Hostesses get to see…

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Library listings for June

May 23, 2015
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The Southington Public Library has announced the following programs for June. If registration is required, contact the Reference/Information Department at (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit the library’s website at www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on “Calendar.” MINDFUL MEDITATION—HOW TO BEGIN. Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Southington…

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