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Bees drop series opener to Bluefish

July 23, 2016
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  In 140 Characters or Less: In the series opener from Bridgeport, the Bees were unable to hold onto an early lead as they fell 10-3 to the Bluefish. The Game Changed When…: …Bluefish right fielder Welington Dotel hit a grand slam in the bottom of the third, turning a 3-1 Bees’ lead into a…

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Letter: Reader comments on process for renaming the municipal center

July 23, 2016
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To the editor: The honor to John Weichsel by having the municipal center dedicated in his name was well-thought and a well-deserved distinction for this long-serving Town Manager, who helped guide many important permanent changes to Southington over the many years he served the town.…

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Letter: Police Chiefs seek partnership with the public

July 23, 2016
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To the editor: The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) wants to express its deepest sympathy to the community of Baton Rouge, La. following news of today’s murder of two police officers and one sheriff’s deputy, as well as the wounding of three other law enforcement…

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Letter: Reader questions cemetery activities

July 23, 2016
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To the editor: When has it become common practice to display disrespect when visiting a cemetery, such as riding bicycles, jogging, exercising, etc.? My parents, as well as other family members and friends, are interred at St. Thomas Cemetery with the understanding that they would…

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Letter: Reader offers his spin on candidate’s claims

July 23, 2016
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To the editor: On Friday, July 8, I received an expensive tri-fold mailer from State Rep. Dave Zoni, boasting about what a great job he is doing representing the citizens of Southington. In checking out the information, I learned that this expensive mailer was paid…

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New transfer station hours

July 22, 2016
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Town of Southington

Effective Saturday,  Aug. 6, the bulky waste transfer station on Old Turnpike Road will be closing at 3 p.m. instead of 3:30 p.m. The station will be open, weather permitting, on most Saturdays through Dec. 3. See the full schedule below: Aug. 6, 13, 20,…

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This weekend: Spotlights presents “Beauty and the Beast”

July 22, 2016
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Beauty and the Beast (76)

  Southington Youth Summer Theater, Spotlights group, presents Beauty and the Beast.  Performances are at Southington High School Auditorium on July 22-23rd.  Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:00.  There is a matinee performance on Saturday at 1:00.  Tickets are $5.00 each.  General admission.  Photos…

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Bees head to Bridgeport for three-game series

July 22, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees head to Bridgeport tonight to open a three-game series with in-state rival Bluefish! 7:12PM first pitch! Series: New Britain and Bridgeport are 7-7 against each other so far in 2016. The two teams last played each other two…

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Obituary: Ann (Patterson) Hartung, 87

July 22, 2016
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Obit - Ann Hartung

Ann (Patterson) Hartung, 87, of Southington passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at her home. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Hartung Sr. Born January 23, 1929 in Pittsburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul James Smith and…

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