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Candlelight vigil on Friday for victims of South Carolina shooting

July 1, 2015
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A candlelight vigil will be held on Friday, July 3 to honor the nine victims of the Charleston, S.C. shooting. The event, sponsored by the Connecticut Sikh Association at Guru Nanak Darbar, is being held on their grounds at 1610 West St. in Southington. The vigil is scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. The shooting occurred on…

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Hall of Fame officials release the Class of 2015: Southington’s 6th class continues to break barriers

July 1, 2015
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This may be the sixth class to be inducted into the Southington Sports Hall of Fame, but 2015 will be remembered as a year of firsts. This week officials announced the 2015 inductees, but the selection committee continues to delve deeper and deeper into Southington’s…

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“Fantasy within Toy Theaters” at the Library Gallery

July 1, 2015
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As a past collector of 19th century toy theaters Sandra Winter still has a passion for the art and craft. Ms. Winter has designed and created a version of theatrical scenes combined with a story theme to complete the illusion for her “Fantasy within Toy…

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Compounce holding fireworks display July 4

July 1, 2015
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Compounce holding fireworks display July 4

On Saturday, July 4, Lake Compounce will host its annual fireworks display over the lake in celebration of Independence Day. Produced by Pyrotecnico, the show beginning with the laser show starts at 9 p.m., and fireworks will be launched from the far side of the…

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Museum seeks vendors for ‘Bizarre Bazaar’

July 1, 2015
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The magic of the season begins at the Holiday Art and Craft Show, a juried show and sale of work by artists and artisans called “Bizarre Bazaar” at the New England Carousel Museum on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum…

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Library announces summer programs for July

July 1, 2015
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DAUGHTERS, DADS, AND THE PATH THROUGH GRIEF

The Southington Library has announced a number of summer programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ Here are some upcoming events: DAUGHTERS, DADS, AND THE PATH THROUGH GRIEF: TALES FROM ITALIAN AMERICA.…

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Sports Listings for the July 3 edition

July 1, 2015
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line).…

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Police Blotter for the July 3 edition

July 1, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Sunday, June 21 through Tuesday, June 23: Traci Marie McNiff, 22, of 30 Memorial Dr., Southington, was arrested on June 21 for failure to obey a stop sign, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of less…

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Fire Report for the July 3 edition

July 1, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 43 incidents between Monday, June 22 and Monday, June 29: Monday, June 22 7:16:00 a.m., 28 Lucy Ct., Electrical Wiring/Equipment 1:57:16 p.m., 16 Redstone St., Dispatched and Cancelled En Route 3:33:48 p.m., 480 Queen St. /Worldwide Wine and…

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No-kill animal shelter seeking donations

July 1, 2015
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Almost Home, a no-kill animal rescue and shelter for abused, neglected and abandoned animals, located at 311D East St.,  Plainville– (860)519-8592– is in need of the following items: PP pads, dry dog food (Purina one- chicken and rice and canned food), cat food– both dry…

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