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Hospital issues dominate Town Council meeting

August 15, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer A large standing room only crowd voiced their opinions on the proposed changes and future of Bradley Memorial Hospital at Monday’s Town Council meeting. By and large, residents seemed to agree that Southington needs a hospital. As the meeting moved forward, residents began to share their experiences and disappointment with…

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August 15, 2014
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By John Goralski Sports Writer Denise Archacki-Ingriselli’s reprieve ran out when former Lady Knight softball coach Joe Piazza signaled to his smiling outfielder halfway through her rookie season. Southington’s starting shortstop was being helped from the varsity field by her teammates with a season-ending injury, and Southington’s hopes for their first championship banner seemed to…

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Southington High Marching Band to perform competition excerpts

August 14, 2014
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The Southington High School Marching Band will perform excerpts from their 2014 competition show at their annual open house on Thursday August 21 at 6 p.m. All parents, friends, young musicians, supporters and community members are welcome to attend. This is an opportunity for the students to showcase the hard work they put in during…

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Local photographers to have work showcased at New Britain Museum of American Art

August 14, 2014
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See artwork from the summertime library programs in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville, and Southington at a free exhibit highlighting programs funded by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. The reception will be held at the New Britain Museum of American Art Thursday, August 21, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The exhibit will be on…

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Hartford Healthcare pauses process of submitting Certificate of Need at Bradley Memorial Hospital

August 14, 2014
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By Ed Harris Editor Hartford Healthcare has decided to pause the process of submitting a Certificate of Need that would possibly allow for alternate uses of the inpatient unit at Bradley Memorial Hospital. Hospital officials had originally planned on submitting for the certificate in September. The decision came on the heels of Monday’s Town Council…

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Woman donates $5,000 to YMCA Camp Sloper

August 14, 2014
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Woman donates $5,000 to YMCA Camp Sloper

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer A YMCA worker made a huge difference in the life of a struggling Southington woman 42 years ago and now she is paying it back by donating $5,000 to the Southington YMCA’s Camp Sloper. After suddenly losing her brother to cancer in 1972, Carmel Avitabile and her elderly mother were…

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Hartford Healthcare to pause Certificate of Need process

August 13, 2014
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The following is a statement from Rebecca Stewart, director of media relations for Hartford Healthcare. Hartford HealthCare has listened to the community, and based on what we’ve heard we feel it’s important to pause the process and not submit a Certificate of Need in September as we had planned.  Instead, we want to take the…

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Town announces end of summer pool hours

August 13, 2014
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The following is the end of season hours for Southington’s two public pools. The Memorial Park Pool, on Woodruff Street, is open through Friday, August 22. On Friday, August 15, the pool is open noon to 8 p.m. On August 16-17, the pool is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. On August 18-22, it is…

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St Thomas bus routes

August 12, 2014
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St Thomas Bus 1 Am 6:43 Am Nbt Yard 1 235  Shuttle Meadow Rd 2 Burning Tree Dr & Pattonwood Dr 3 Loper St & Woodberry Hill Dr 4 Chesterwood Terr & Windermere Ridge Dr 5 St Thomas School 6   St Thom Bus 1 Pm 2:10 Pm St Thomas School (140) 1 Ymca  Aftercare…

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Polish church to celebrate 100 year anniversary

August 9, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic Church on Summer Street in Plantsville will have their 100 year anniversary celebration in October. The anniversary is a special opportunity to celebrate the families who have had five generations grow up within the church. “We’re a family,” said Rev. Joseph Krusienki, who has…

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