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Get tickets for Harley raffle

July 28, 2016
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The New England Carousel Museum is now selling tickets for their 19th annual Harley raffle. Stop in at the New England Carousel Museum, a non-profit organization, and buy a ticket for the Annual Harley Davidson raffle. The raffle will help benefit the museum’s educational programming and general operations. First prize is a 2016 Harley Davidson…

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Crash on I-84 continues to cause delays

July 28, 2016
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A two-car crash in I-84 Westbound this morning at approximately 9 a.m. continues to cause delays in Southington. The accident, which injured at least two  people caused the temporary shut down of the highway. In a message from SPD Master Sgt. Keith Egan to Southington…

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She’s got style, she’s got grace. Miss CT’s Outstanding Teen talks fashion

July 28, 2016
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Miss America’s Outstanding Teen pageant is primarily about scholarship. Private interview and on-stage interview count for a good portion of the final scores. But fashion also is key for contestants. They are judged on their evening gowns. They have…

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The man behind Southington’s stats: SHS statistician recognized by local chapter of the National Football Foundation

July 28, 2016
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SHS statistician Steve Daniels was presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Football award by the National Football Foundation’s local chapter. (File photo circa 2001)

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER You can see him high above the bleachers in the press box of Fontana Field at every football game during the fall. You find him right behind the Blue Knights’ bench at every basketball game during the winter, and you can…

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Locals earn positions with CPA society

July 28, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Two Southington area accountants have been appointed to the advisory council for the Connecticut Certified Public Accountant Association society (CTCPA). For the second year in a row, Marie Kulesza, Plantsville, and Thomas Goldfuss III, Southington, will serve on the council. An associate…

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Officials put finishing touches on Calendar House design

July 28, 2016
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Calendar House Building Committee (CHBC) met last month to consider two options for the senior center upgrade. Plans are being finalized as officials continue to tweak the building plan to accommodate everything that the center offers local residents. Residents and taxpayers…

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‘Beyond the Board’ author

July 28, 2016
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          Pro Skateboarder/Author Doug Brown visited Play It Again Sports  on Queen Street on Wednesday, July 20. Brown greeted fans, signed autographs, and posed for photos. From left, Play It Again Sports owner Janet Carangelo, Brown, and My City Kitchen in…

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Scoreboard for the June 29 edition

July 28, 2016
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These are the scores for games played between Monday, July 18 and Sunday, July 24. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Bristol Blues Bristol Blues 3, Brockton Rox 2 Tuesday, July 19 Muzzy Field, Bristol ROX Player ab r h…

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Big Leagues come up big time

July 27, 2016
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Southington’s Big League baseball team represented Connecticut at the regional tournament in Dover, Del.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER For the second year in a row, Big League baseball manager Andy Levin was in a bind as he walked around town with one of his assistant coaches, going from business to business desperately seeking donations. “We really had to give…

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