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Water department requests mandatory water restrictions

June 28, 2016
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Sprinkler

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR The Southington Water Department (SWD) is still avoiding words such as “water shortage” or “drought,” but that hasn’t kept them from taking action. With no forecast for significant rain in the near future, officials are taking proactive steps to avoid problems during the summer months. The Quinnipiac River still hasn’t dropped to its…

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Obituary: Leo ‘Buddy’ Levesque, 81

June 28, 2016
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Obit - Leo Buddy Levesque

Leo “Buddy” Levesque, 81, of Southington, passed away on June 28, 2016 at home. He was the beloved husband of Regina  (Bedard) Levesque for 58 years. Born Oct. 24, 1934 in Fort Kent, ME, he was the son of the late Patrick and Edna (Marquis)…

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Obituary: Caroline (Bergerweiss) Schwarz, 76

June 28, 2016
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Obit - Caroline Schwarz

Caroline (Bergerweiss) Schwarz, 76, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Friday, June 24, 2016. She had been the loving wife of the late Roland J. Schwarz for nearly 48 years. Born in Austria on March 20, 1940 to…

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Obituary: Robert J. Baranski, 78

June 28, 2016
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Obit - Robert Baranski

Robert J. Baranski, 78, of the Plantsville section of Southington passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at HCC at New Britain General. He was the loving husband of the late Marilyn (Woods) Baranski for 45 years. Born Dec. 16, 1937 in Meriden to the…

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Man arrested for invading Mt. Vernon home with an ax

June 28, 2016
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Steven Soucy

Southington police announced the arrest of Steven Soucy, 29, of Plainville, for trying to break into the front door of a house on Mount Vernon Rd. with an ax. On June 25, at approximately 5:24 p.m., police were dispatched to 1574 Mount Vernon Rd. According to the…

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Blues top Suns

June 28, 2016
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Blues top Suns

The Bristol Blues got back on track in a big way after three straight tough losses, taking the win over their western division rival, the Pittsfield Suns. Frankie Gregoire (Marist) had a huge day at the plate, coming only a triple short of the cycle,…

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Online business courses offered by Tunxis

June 28, 2016
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Tunxis Community College’s Business Administration program will offer seven-week online courses starting in August as part of its offerings for those students who want the added flexibility of taking courses off-campus in a quicker time frame. “Principles of Managerial Accounting” and “Principles of Management,” which…

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Bees look to even series against Patriots

June 28, 2016
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NEW BRITAIN BEES (30-33) AT SOMERSET PATRIOTS (36-28) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees try to tie the series in the second game of four tonight vs. the Somerset Patriots! First pitch 7:05PM! Series: Somerset took the opener of the four game series…

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Bees fall to Patriots in series opener

June 28, 2016
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Box score CROUSE HITS SECOND HOME RUN AS A BEE BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees could not overcome the Somerset Patriots’ big second inning and the pitching of Rudy Owens, losing 4-1 in the series opener. The Game Changed When…: ……With the…

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