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Quick reaction from neighbor saves a local woman

March 2, 2015
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When Alessandro Rodegher pulled into his driveway, he saw smoke coming from his neighbor’s home. The Southington resident jumped into action. He rushed next door, and pulled his neighbor to safety. The Southington Fire Department reported that a phone call was received at 11:11 p.m. on Sunday, March 1 which reported a fire at 10…

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Easter basket program registration at Southington Community Services

March 2, 2015
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Southington Community Services is accepting sign-ups for the annual Easter basket program. The program is open to children from birth through high school. Southington residents can sign up to receive an Easter basket for each child in the household. Proof of residency and income verification…

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Irish Step Dance at the Library

March 1, 2015
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Adults and children of all ages are invited to experience the magic of Irish step dancing with the Shamrock School of Dance at the Southington Library on Thursday, March 12 at 5 p.m. In person registration is required. To register, please inquire at the Children’s…

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Summit needs new and used iPods for new music and memory program

February 28, 2015
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The Summit at Plantsville is seeking new and used iPods and headsets to be used for an upcoming music and memory program. The Summit, a Health Care and Rehabilitation Center managed by Athena Health Care Systems, is in the process of developing a Music and…

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Letter: Finance Vice Chair urges public to get involved with the budget

February 28, 2015
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To the editor: If you have an interest in national politics as I do, this is an exciting time. With no incumbent heading into the 2016 presidential election, candidates from both sides of the aisle will soon begin crowding the field, and the debates, primaries…

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Proposal to name I-84 bridge in memory of a Southington officer

February 27, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER State Rep. David Zoni is hoping to honor Lieutenant Michael Shanley, a Southington police officer who passed away last fall, by naming a local bridge in memory of Shanley. Zoni proposed renaming the westbound bridge at exit 32 on I-84 at…

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Warrior-Knights are still alive in the hunt for a postseason berth

February 27, 2015
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Warrior-Knights are still alive in the hunt for a postseason berth

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER WEST HARTFORD—It won’t get any easier for the Hall-Southington hockey team as they try to manufacture a postseason bid. With two losses this week, there’s no chance for a .400 record to automatically clinch a berth. Instead, the Warrior-Knight future will…

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Postseason rally falls short: Knights fight to the very end

February 27, 2015
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Postseason rally falls short: Knights fight to the very end

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The boys were back in town for senior night in their last home game of the regular season on Friday night, Feb. 20. The Southington Blue Knights (6-14) boys basketball team played hosts to the Bristol Central Rams (14-6). The Knights…

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Celebrating Queen will rock the Boulevard this April

February 27, 2015
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They will rock you at the Memorial Boulevard School theater this April. It’s official, the Queen tribute band, Celebrating Queen, featuring Bristol residentsd Joe Archambeault (aka J.J. Midnight) and Shawn Fitzgerald will be the first musical act to take the stage at the boulevard since…

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