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Blues kick off season with away game; open at home next Friday

May 26, 2015
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The Bristol Blues, the local entry in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League team, opens up its 2015 season next Thursday, June 4 with an away game against the Brockton (Mass.) Rox. Their first home game, at historic Muzzy Field, will be held next Friday, June 5 with a ceremony honoring Babe Ruth (who once played…

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Police arrest Bristol man for sexual assault at Motel 6

May 26, 2015
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Kevin Goulbourne

Kevin Goulbourne, age 42 of Bristol, turned himself in at the Southington Police Department on May 20 at 12:20 p.m. after learning there was a warrant for his arrest. The warrant stems from a report of an alleged sexual assault incident that occurred at Motel…

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Lightning strike early

May 26, 2015
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SP Briefs - Southington lightning

The 12u Southington Lightning ‘02’s started their season off right with a first place trophy at the 7th Annual Sunrise Cottage Tournament in Ridgefield on April 25 to April 26. The team went 6-0 over the weekend, outscoring their opponents 76-7. Front, from left, Kristen…

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Rabies Clinic and License Renewals

May 26, 2015
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Rabies Clinic and License Renewals

The Southington Town Clerk’s office has announced that dog license renewals have been mailed. If residents have not received their dog’s renewal form, they should call the Town Clerk’s office at (860) 276-6211. All dogs registered by Friday, June 26 will automatically be entered into…

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BOE will recognize Profiles in Professionalism at May 28 meeting

May 25, 2015
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Town of Southington

The following are the honorees for the Southington Public Schools 2014-2015 Profiles in Professionalism who will be recognized at the Board of Education meeting to be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 28 at the Municipal Center Public Assembly Room at 200 North Main…

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Showing their spirit

May 25, 2015
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SP Briefs - CT Spirit AAU Basketball

Four local girls helped power the Connecticut Spirit AAU basketball team to a silver medal at the AAU state championship held at Hill House High School in New Haven in early May. Brianna Harris, Katie D’Agostino, Megan Mikosz, and Mikaela Spooner, above, are all students…

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Letter: Reader urges legislators to invest in education

May 24, 2015
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Mailbox (web)

To the editor: Two developments that center on our attitudes and policies towards our education system confronted me over the last few weeks. The first one was triggered by a protest of some four hundred teachers at the State Capitol, chanting “put the test to…

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Letter: Brush family thanks the community for its support

May 24, 2015
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Pamela Jean Brush
1962-2015

To the editor: The family of Pamela Jean Brush would like to take this opportunity to express our sincerest appreciation for the thoughtfulness shown and the love we have been given during our time of bereavement. Many, many thanks to everyone who attended, donated, or…

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Letter: Bread for Life thanks the community for Postal Drive success

May 24, 2015
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Bread for Life

To the editor: On behalf of Southington Bread for Life, Southington Community Services and The Tabernacle Giving Back Food Program, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the residents of Southington for contribution to the Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on…

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