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The team to beat in Class LL; Knights clinch the top seed with a pair of mercy rule wins

May 31, 2013
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The team to beat in Class LL; Knights clinch the top seed with a pair of mercy rule wins

By John Goralski Sports Writer Coach John Bores makes no apologies for the two lopsided victories in the final week of the season. He doesn’t feel bad about his team’s 13 shutouts or their nine victories by mercy rule. It can be tough to forge a championship team in the fires of a lesser conference,…

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All day kindergarten implemented; School board cuts the SOAR program

May 31, 2013
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Board of Education managed to save its proposed all-day kindergarten program despite reductions made during the budget process, but at a price that left the officials uneasy. The decisions made by the Board of Finance and the Town Council left the school board with about $84.2 million to work…

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Relay to take place at Southington High

May 30, 2013
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Relay to take place at Southington High

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer This year’s Relay for Life will look a little different, but organizers are planning on delivering the same hopeful experience for the huge crowd who will attend. The annual fundraiser has been held at the Southington High School football field for over a decade and this year the new artificial…

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Memorial Day remembrance

May 29, 2013
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Southington held its annual Memorial Day festivities Monday, with a parade and remembrance ceremony on the town green. Here are a few photos from the events. Photos by Tammi Naudus

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Southington Residents in Service

May 27, 2013
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Southington Residents in Service

The following Southington residents are currently serving in the United States military. To have your loved one added to the list, please contact Leonard Marcheselle at the Southington Elks.   Name: Nicholas J. Augelli Rank: S/SGT Branch: ANG Duty Station: Afghanistan   Name: Aden Baume Rank: Capt Branch: ANG Duty Station: Camp Niantic   Name:…

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The next level; Dave Palladino joins a growing list of college-bound Knights

May 26, 2013
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The next level; Dave Palladino joins a growing list of college-bound Knights

by John Goralski Sports Writer Dave Palladino’s game face finally cracked as he grabbed the pen and scribbled his signature across the page. The Southington catcher didn’t smile during either of his no-hitters. He didn’t smile at home plate after any of his three home runs as a senior. Palladino has become known for his…

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Foundation offers chance to be a philanthropist

May 26, 2013
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is kicking off another year of its Catalyst Fund on Tuesday, June 18 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. This initiative is designed to give community members a chance to contribute to charitable efforts without having to give huge amounts of time or…

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Students warned of distracted driving

May 25, 2013
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Students warned of distracted driving

By Rob Glidden Staff  Writer Southington High School’s senior class was given a dire warning about the dangers of distracted driving, during an assembly that was put together by community volunteers. Usually done shortly before the senior prom, warning students about the risks of drunk driving is something of a tradition at high schools. However,…

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The eyes have it; Knights close in on the conference title and home field advantage

May 24, 2013
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The eyes have it; Knights close in on the conference title and home field advantage

By John Goralski Sports Writer A smile swept across the group of Knights as they watched Shelton warming up before the match on Wednesday, May 15. Coach Lou Gianacopolos said that the same thing happened in the early moments of Friday’s game against Farmington. It may look like the Knights are wasting valuable time when…

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Poised for their postseason push; Knights enter conference tournament on a 4-game winning streak

May 24, 2013
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Poised for their postseason push; Knights enter conference tournament on a 4-game winning streak

By John Goralski Sports Writer Tom Gallagher picked apart the Newington defense with five goals and four assists while Indian defenders hog-tied Kevin Cop at the net. On Tuesday, May 14, Southington’s offensive depth was put to the test as Newington held Cop to just one score in the regular season finale. All season, this…

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