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Where’s Santa now?

December 24, 2014
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Where’s Santa now?

It’s Christmas Eve. So, the jolly old elf is on his way tonight. But where is Santa Claus now. NORAD is keeping a look out for him. To find out where Santa is now, go to http://www.noradsanta.org

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Bomb threat sparks high school shutdown

December 26, 2014
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SOUTHINGTON OBSERVER Southington High School students were sent home early last Monday when a bomb threat posted on a social media website came to the attention of law enforcement officials. A suspicious package was found, but turned out not to be a threat, said police.…

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SHS teacher arrested for classroom incident

December 26, 2014
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SHS teacher arrested for classroom incident

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER   An incident report from Southington High School reveals how the school handled an intoxicated teacher on Nov. 6 and provides details surrounding a teacher’s inappropriate behavior towards students. Based on the report, a few teachers came to the main…

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Commentary: Weight…don’t put that Nutella down yet

December 26, 2014
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Commentary: Weight…don’t put that Nutella down yet

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Empty. That is what my jar of Nutella looked like after it was just opened for four days. “Why did I do this again,” I scolded myself while marching to my room one night after dinner. I knew I should…

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Track is off and running: 3 Knights qualify for states in week one

December 26, 2014
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Track is off and running: 3 Knights qualify for states in week one

  By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR On Friday, Dec. 19, Bailey Kahl landed in a spray of sand at the New Haven Athletic Center, and for the third time in the competition, officials signaled a foul. Southington’s pole vaulter didn’t reach the opening height. Kahl fouled on…

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Lady Knights keep rolling: Girls Basketball improves to 3-0

December 25, 2014
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Lady Knights keep rolling: Girls Basketball improves to 3-0

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Rocky Hill never knew what hit them. Freshman Hartlee Meier came out of the gates shooting, converting three of her four baskets in the opening quarter. Maggie Meehan scored twice. Natalie Wadolowski scored twice, and Kaitlin Paterson finished with a free throw…

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Knights pin Cats: Wrestlers win opener and place 4th at Lancer Invite

December 25, 2014
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Knights pin Cats: Wrestlers win opener and place 4th at Lancer Invite

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Kyle Solomon toyed with his South Windsor opponent like a cat with a ball of string. Southington’s 126-pounder matched the Bobcat’s 132-pounder through two rounds as the pair grappled under the heat of the light in the Southington gym. They were tied…

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Polar Express Day at Thalberg School

December 24, 2014
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Polar Express Day at Thalberg School

On Tuesday, Dec. 23, Thalberg Elementary School students enjoyed a pajama day with fun and stories, like The Polar Express, to ring in the holiday break.  

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DePaolo holiday concert

December 24, 2014
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DePaolo holiday concert

On Thursday, Dec. 18, DePaolo Middle School held its annual holiday concert. Music was provided by the stringed orchestra, the concert choir, and the jazz band.

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Senators want wider distribution of flu vaccine

December 24, 2014
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MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are urging the Centers for Disease Control and prevention to increase distribution of a certain flu vaccine manufactured in the state. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy were scheduled to appear Tuesday morning at Protein Sciences in…

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