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Brass Blast event this Saturday

April 26, 2013
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All trumpeters, even those who haven’t played for a while, are invited to participate on April 27 in the Southington Brass Blast, a Guinness World Record attempt at Southington High School. Registration and vendor fair begins at 10 am, the UConn Funky Dawgz Band will entertain from 11:00-12:00, sectional rehearsal begins at 12:00 pm,  the…

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David Zoni wins in the 81st district, Southington re-elects other incumbents, road referendum passes

November 7, 2012
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Southington voters in the 81st district elected David Zoni to fill the seat left behind by retiring state representative Bruce “Zeke” Zalaski, while the incumbents in the Southington delegation were re-elected. Zoni, a Democrat and former Town Councilor, led with 5,870 votes while his opponent, Republican Town Councilor Cheryl Lounsbury, had 4,718 votes. Zoni called…

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Middle school renovation headaches – PCB cleanup could cost between $6 to $14 million

November 7, 2012
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The Middle School Building Committee was hit with bad news on two fronts during a meeting Tuesday, as high cost estimates for PCB abatement and unexpected cost overruns on the rest of the project left them struggling to determine a way to stay within the $85 million allotted for the renovation of Kennedy andDePaoloMiddle Schools.…

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Transfer Station open for extended hours next week

November 1, 2012
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The following announcement was written by Town Manager Garry Brumback: The Bulky Waste Transfer Station will be open extended hours for one week due to the recent storm (Hurricane Sandy). Storm debris, leaves and brush ONLY may be dropped off at the Transfer Station, 617 Old Turnpike Road, Plantsville, beginning Monday, November 5, through Saturday,…

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Town offices resume operations after storm does minimal damage to Southington

October 30, 2012
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Southington emerged from Hurricane Sandy mostly unscathed, in stark contrast to many towns on Connecticut’s shoreline. According to the “outage map” on Connecticut Light and Power’s website, only 0.3 percent of residents in Southington are out of power as of Tuesday afternoon. During the worst of the hurricane on Monday evening, that percentage stayed under…

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Town offices closing, Calendar House shelter not yet open

October 29, 2012
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All Southington town offices, including the library, will be closing at noon on Monday, October 29 and will re-open at noon on Tuesday, October 30. The Calendar House senior center, located at388 Pleasant Street, is on standby to be used as a shelter. The center is not currently open but the police department will advise…

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