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This weekend: Spotlights presents “Beauty and the Beast”

July 22, 2016
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  Southington Youth Summer Theater, Spotlights group, presents Beauty and the Beast.  Performances are at Southington High School Auditorium on July 22-23rd.  Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:00.  There is a matinee performance on Saturday at 1:00.  Tickets are $5.00 each.  General admission.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus

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DePaolo and Kennedy take you on a journey ‘Into the Woods’

March 30, 2016
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By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Jack (with his magic beans) walk into the woods. What happens next? You’ll have to visit Kennedy Middle School over the next couple of days to find out. The DePaolo-Kennedy middle school drama club is gearing up for a spectacular, star-studded performance, which includes all of…

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Everybody cut Footloose, this weekend

March 10, 2016
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Southington High School Drama Club students will be performing Footloose the musical this weekend.  Showtimes are: March 11th and 12th at 7:00.  Performances will be in the Southington High School auditorium.  Tickets are sold at the door.  $5.00 for children under 12.  $5.00 for SHS students and faculty. $10.00 for adults. (Photos by:  Tammi Naudus)

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Skiers rejoice. Winter is finally here.

January 14, 2016
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Steve and Gianna Saldibar, above, took advantage of the day with Gianna’s first attempt at downhill skiing.

The wait is finally over. For local skiers, winter has finally arrived. Last Tuesday, Mount Southington Ski Area kicked off their 51st season as Southington’s winter destination.(Photos by Tammi Naudus)

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Apple Harvest Festival; Growing in Community Pride

October 7, 2015
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From rain to shine, Southington’s first weekend of the Apple Harvest Festival was eventful.  The festival was held off a bit by rainy conditions on Friday and early Saturday, but was in full swing by Saturday afternoon.  Apple pie and fritter eating contests were held.  Bed races barreled down Main Street as planned.   Sunday afternoon, the…

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As Time Goes By, Wedding Fashions of Yesteryear

September 22, 2015
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Margaret Shuteran models the 1948 gown belonging to Margaret Nevelos

The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s Bradley Memorial Campus Auxiliary held it’s annual fashion show on Monday at Hawk’s Landing.  The event featured wedding gowns and personal stories dating back to the 1920s.  Other fashions included bridesmaid and flower gowns, Bridal going away suits, mother of the bride attire, and clothing that could be worn to bridal…

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Locals remember lives lost in 9/11 attacks

September 14, 2015
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Last Friday, September 11th, the town of Southington held a ceremony of remembrance in honor of the victims and families of September 11th, 2001.  Town officials, members of the fire department, police department, and members of the community were among those in attendance.  The ceremony was held at the corner of Summer Street and West Main…

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Southington Youth Summer Theater performs ‘Xanadu Jr.’

July 21, 2015
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Nick Breutzmann and Eva Bilodeau play the leads, Sonny Malone and Kira.

The Southington Youth Summer Theater, middle school students, performed the musical Zanadu Jr. last weekend.  The production is set in the 80’s and includes characters from Greek mythology.  The show was performed at Southington High School.  This coming weekend, the high school students will perform the musical All Shook Up.  Performances run Friday and Saturday at 7:00.  General admission is $8.00…

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Listen to the Music!

June 11, 2015
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Wednesday nights on the Southington green are in full motion.  Another season of Music on the Green has begun.  Families are invited to bring along their lawn chairs, snacks to share, and of course their dancing shoes!  The concerts are free of charge.  Food vendors are on hand for some extra treats.  A classic car show…

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Relay for Life: Still building hope after 18 years

June 4, 2015
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Last weekend Southington hosted its 18th year Relay For Life.  Fifty Four Teams participated this year in effort to raise funds for the fight against cancer.  The relay raised a total of $100,000.  Crowns for the Cure lead the way, with their team, raising over $14,000.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus

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