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Hall of Fame announces Class of 2012

August 3, 2012
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Hall of Fame announces Class of 2012

By John Goralski Sports Writer For more than a century, Eleanor DellaVecchia followed her beloved Yankees as they collected 27 World Series titles, but family and friends find it more than just a coincidence that the Bronx Bombers haven’t won a single title since she passed away in 2009. If it wasn’t for fans, sports…

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West crowned Miss Teen USA

August 3, 2012
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West crowned Miss Teen USA

Connecticut, and Southington in particular, can now lay claim to another national celebrity. On Saturday night, at a competition held in the Bahamas, Logan West of Southington was crowned the 2012 Miss Teen USA. The national pageant is described in press materials as “a Donald J. Trump and NBC Universal joint venture, (which) is a…

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Happy with the test scores; Students fare well on CMT and CAPT

August 3, 2012
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Southington school officials are delighted with the district’s scores on the Connecticut Mastery Tests (CMTs) and the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) for the 2011-2012 school year, and are preparing to adapt when the test goes through significant changes in future years. The CMTs, which evaluate student skills in reading,…

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Top it off: Barnes gets new roof

August 3, 2012
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By Rob Glidden Staff Reporter After 175 years of standing up to weather and wear, the roof at the Barnes Museum is currently being replaced. “It’s a good feeling to know that they are up there,” said curator Marie Secondo. “The roof is looking great.” The homestead was built in 1836 and was home to…

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Looking at library expansion

August 3, 2012
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Looking at library expansion

By Rob Glidden Staff Reporter Inside the town’s new capital improvement plan is a small $30,000 expense that may have a major impact on Southington. A planned architectural study will examine the possibility of expanding the Southington Library, which has had to find more and more ways to fit a large amount of regular visitors…

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