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No roof left behind: Local builder helps out a Southington homeowner

September 29, 2016
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By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR On Wednesday, Sept. 28, commuters on Berkley Avenue were treated to a carnival-like atmosphere. Dumpsters were rolled onto the property at 54 Berkley Ave. Ladders and pallets were littered across the property and employees at V. Nanfito Roofing Company swarmed across the property like a cluster of spiders. By the time…

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Leading Ladies to honor Town Councilor at Oct. 14 luncheon

September 29, 2016
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SoCCA director Mary DeCroce, left, will be the keynote speaker as the Leading Ladies honor Town Councilor Dawn Miceli, right, on Oct. 7.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The Leading Ladies organization will honor Town Councilor Dawn Miceli at their annual event at the Aqua Turf on Friday, Oct. 14. The award will highlight their fundraising event, which runs from noon to 4 p.m. The annual luncheon is…

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Vigil to remember victims of domestic violence Oct. 5

September 29, 2016
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Prudence Crandall Center will be holding its annual “Silent No More” Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. to remember those who have lost their lives in the past year due to domestic violence in Connecticut, and to raise awareness about this widespread…

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Obituary: Marion Emily (Williams) Klein, 100

September 29, 2016
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Marion Emily (Williams) Klein, 100, formerly of Bristol, passed away at Masonicare in Wallingford on August 31, 2016. She is now reunited with her loving husband, Raymond Klein. Marion was born on August 27, 1916 in Dormansville, New York daughter to the late Alfred and…

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Obituary: Robert H. Lenois Sr., 85

September 29, 2016
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Robert H. Lenois Sr., 85, of Southington, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at home with his family at his side. He was the beloved husband of Marjorie Bagdis Lenois. Robert was born in Springfield, MA on November 28, 1930 son of the late…

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Fifth year program offers STELLAR opportunities for special ed students

September 29, 2016
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By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Southington High School (SHS) has created a new fifth year program for local special education students to better acclimate to real world experiences. Southington’s Transitional Education in Life Learning and Adult Responsibilities, better known as “STELLAR,” piloted on Sept. 1.…

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Girls still battling for .500

September 29, 2016
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Taylor Hubert shrugs off a Platt defender during a 3-0 win on Sept. 19.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knight soccer team earned their second win of the season, but split results for the second week in a row. The Knight shut-out Platt but fell to Glastonbury in a lopsided shutout. Despite the score however, Southington coach…

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Soccer battles in tight loss to Glastonbury

September 29, 2016
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Joseph Colaccino fights for a 50/50 ball during a loss to Glastonbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Joe Colaccino positioned himself for the rebound off of the header. As the ball rolled towards the penalty box, he darted out of a group of defenders and raced towards a perfect opportunity at a tying goal. A fraction of…

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Field hockey still looking for 2nd win

September 29, 2016
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Sydney Rice leads a Southington attack during a loss in Avon last week.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After opening their season with a win, the Knights have since been in search for their second victory, coming away with just one goal in their next four tries. The Lady Knight field hockey team suffered their fourth-straight loss after…

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