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Paving work, delays on Meriden Waterbury Road on May 23-24

May 20, 2016
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Commuters should expect delays on Meriden Waterbury Road (Route 322) on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24 as paving work begins between Ruggles Row and Clark Street. Road work is expected to begin at 7 p.m. on Monday and last through 11 a.m. on Tuesday.   Meriden Waterbury Road will be open during this…

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Conference tournaments begin on May 24

May 20, 2016
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Central Connecticut Conference (CCC) tournaments kick off this week as Southington High School teams prepare for their final push toward a state title. Fill out your brackets. Get ready to hoist the banner. The postseason begins this week for three Southington teams. Boys and girls…

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Obituary: Alan C. Griffin, 69

May 23, 2016
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Alan C. Griffin, “The Ol’ Ranger and his faithful dog Colt,” 69, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury after a short illness. He had been the loving husband of Leslie (Turek) Griffin…

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Obituary: Francis Patrick Chambrello, 84

May 23, 2016
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Francis Patrick Chambrello, 84, of Southington, loving husband of Patricia (Hynes) Chambello, passed away after losing a 2 year battle against lung cancer. He fought the good fight until the very end. Francis was born in Southington to the late Frank and Celia (Testa) Chambrello.…

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Obituary: Joseph Casale Jr., 97

May 23, 2016
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Joseph Casale Jr., 97, of Southington, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Rose (Mauro) Casale for 63 years. He was born in Southington on April 11, 1919, the son…

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Obituary: Donald Romeo Beaudoin, 89

May 23, 2016
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Donald Romeo Beaudoin, 89, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Louise (Bonomi) Beaudoin, He was born on Nov. 18,1926 in Manchester, NH, the son of the late…

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Letter: Reader is frustrated with problem at the polls

May 21, 2016
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To the editor: I’m a transplant to Southington, having moved here from Farmington several years ago. Ashamedly, I admit I didn’t immediately register to vote. However, a few years ago I discovered that I could register online, I registered myself in the town of Southington,…

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United Way Postal Food Drive nets 6,000 pounds for local charities

May 20, 2016
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Volunteers gathered on May 14 to collect more than 6,000 pounds of food for the annual Postal Food Drive hosted by the United Way of Southington and the United States Postal Service. The 6,000 pounds in donations will be distributed to eligible Southington residents through…

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Obituary: Ann Marie McAvoy, 83

May 20, 2016
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Ann Marie McAvoy, 83, of Southington passed away peacefully at home. Ann was born in Waterbury on October 31, 1932, daughter of the late Percy and Marie (Fregeau) McAvoy. Ann was very strong in her faith which was founded as a graduate of the Academy…

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Obituary: Brandon M. Carlson, 29

May 20, 2016
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Brandon M. Carlson, 29, of Southington passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. He was born Sept. 1, 1986 in New Britain, the son of Teresa (Spain) Termine of Southington and Richard J. Carlson of Middletown. In addition to his parents he is survived by…

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