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Former teen pageant winner now leads Pats’ cheerleaders to the field

June 25, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Former Teen Miss Bristol Karen Link once again will be dancing on the sidelines for the New England Patriots during the 2016-17 season. And this time around, the cheerleader will have a new role with the squad. Captain. Link, a Terryville resident and Holy Cross High School in Waterbury graduate,…

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Local representatives do well at Miss Connecticut

June 25, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Although they ultimately didn’t win the Miss Connecticut crown, the local contestants made their mark on the stage this past Friday and Saturday. Alyssa Taglia of Wolcott was crowned Miss Connecticut on Saturday at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret in Uncasville after two nights of competition that began Friday. Three of…

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Bees win 3rd straight

June 25, 2016
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Bees win 3rd straight

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Battling through the elements again, the Bees’ bullpen pitched six great innings, leading the Bees to a 4-1 win over the Lancaster Barnstormers. The Game Changed When…: ……The Bees added two insurance runs in the top of the seventh inning thanks to Jon Griffin’s RBI double and Steve…

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Bees look for third straight win

June 24, 2016
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Bees look for third straight win

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees shoot for their third straight win tonight as they take on the Lancaster Barnstormers! First pitch 7PM! Series: In last night’s series opener, the Bees won 5-4 thanks to Jon Griffin’s RBI in the ninth inning. Following tonight’s game, the Bees and Barnstormers square off two more times…

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Fire report for June 24

June 24, 2016
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Fire report for June 24

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 36 incidents from Monday, June 6 to Sunday, June 12: Monday, June 6 5:20:25 a.m., 601 Jude Lane., CO detector activation 11:46:44 a.m., 163 Pacer Lane, Alarm system activation 1:47:03 p.m., 81 Meriden Ave., Public service 2:42:41 p.m., Darling Street and North Main Street, Medical assist, assist EMS…

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Police blotter for June 24

June 24, 2016
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Police blotter for June 24

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, June 9 through Monday, June 13: James D. Huntley, 23, of 12 River Rd., Unionville, was charged on June 9 with fifth degree larceny. Dennis David Dean, 45, of 177 Weston St., Hartford, was charged on June 10 with criminal attempt to commit…

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Locals head to North Carolina to compete

June 24, 2016
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Locals head to North Carolina to compete

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington’s outdoor track and field team sent nine athletes to compete in the 25th New Balance Nationals Outdoor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C. from Friday, June 17 to Sunday, June 19. New Balance Nationals Outdoor “For me as a coach, I look for how…

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Legion picking up ground

June 24, 2016
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Southington’s Tyler Cyr against Simsbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington legion baseball team finished the week at .500 with three wins and three losses, but is starting to pick up ground on the rest of the league after a rough start. Although the team has been inconsistent through the first half of the season, Southington manager Marc Verderame…

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Business booming downtown

June 24, 2016
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Town officials, local business owners, and representatives from the Southington Chamber of Commerce take a stroll through downtown Southington with Town Manager Gerry Brumback, facing camera.

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Each year, town officials, local business owners, and representatives from the Southington Chamber of Commerce take a stroll through downtown Southington. On their walk, they have an opportunity to exchange ideas for enhancing the area, suggest improvements, speak with local business owners and employees, and to see how things are…

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Sewage plan upgrade favored by council

June 24, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER The Town Council voted 8-1 in favor of a bond ordinance for improvements to the Southington Water Pollution Control Facility. The bond ordinance approved by the council on June 13, with councilor John Barry (D) opposing, approved $57, 100, 000 for improvements to the plant. The plan for the plant,…

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