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Pink’s Hot Dog fashion show

May 27, 2015
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Vinnie Quast of Manchester with his dog, Charlie, all dressed up.

Photos by Tammi Naudus Pink’s Hot Dogs rang in their first Connecticut store with an over-the-top dog fashion show at Lake Compounce on Saturday, May 23. The Hollywood landmark opened up a stand across from the Lake Compounce carousel.

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Rabies Clinic and License Renewals

May 26, 2015
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Rabies Clinic and License Renewals

The Southington Town Clerk’s office has announced that dog license renewals have been mailed. If residents have not received their dog’s renewal form, they should call the Town Clerk’s office at (860) 276-6211. All dogs registered by Friday, June 26 will automatically be entered into the Top Dog Contest. The drawing will be held on…

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Library listings for June

May 23, 2015
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The Southington Public Library has announced the following programs for June. If registration is required, contact the Reference/Information Department at (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit the library’s website at www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on “Calendar.” MINDFUL MEDITATION—HOW TO BEGIN. Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Southington Library program room. Bill Lynch, a meditation leader, returns to…

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Boissoneaults will be honored at KofC and Elks dinner on May 22

May 20, 2015
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Knights of Columbus

Southington Knights of Columbus Isabella Council 15 announced a fundraiser dinner, along with the Southington Elks Club, which will benefit the Relay for Life and will honor a local family for their dedication to the relay. The event will be held at the Elks Lodge located at 114 Main Street in Southington. Tickets cost $12…

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UNICO Big Breakfast serves over 575

May 19, 2015
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Comm - UNICO Big Breakfast April 19

Southington UNICO served 578 meals to the community at the club’s Big Breakfast Sunday on April 19. Southington UNICO has been hosting this popular event for 21 years in both the spring and fall at the Calendar House. Proceeds from the all-you-can-eat breakfast are distributed to Southington UNICO’s various charities, including the town’s Unified Sports…

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Champagne fundraiser benefits Bread for Life

May 19, 2015
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Champagne fundraiser benefits Bread for Life

A travel presentation showcasing Viking River Cruises will be held Tuesday, June 9 to benefit Southington Bread for Life. This champagne fundraiser will be held 6 to 8 p.m. at Paul Gregory’s Bistro, 148 Center St., Southington. The program, led by Bill Lynch of Largay Travel, will feature champagne, an international cheese tray and Caribbean…

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Southington Library events for June

May 18, 2015
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Books 1 - Photo by pannawat.

The Southington Public Library has announced the following programs for June. If registration is required, contact the Reference/Information Department at (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit the library’s website at www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on “Calendar.” MINDFUL MEDITATION—HOW TO BEGIN. Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Southington Library program room. Bill Lynch, a meditation…

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Help End Hunger Walk scheduled for June 13 on walking trail

May 18, 2015
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Bread for Life

Southington Bread for Life will be hosting its third annual Help End Hunger Walk on Saturday, June 13 on the Rails to Trails walking trail in downtown Southington. This event is a collaborative effort between Bread for Life, Southington Community YMCA, LEAF CT, Activate Southington and Bobby Sprocket bike shop. People are welcome to walk…

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Giving Back Girls collect food for SCS pantry

May 18, 2015
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The Giving Back Girls collected a full ton of food donations at a recent fundraiser at Walmart in Southington. The donations will help stock shelves at Southington Community Services. In addition, the girls raised $434.83 in monetary donations.

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Plantsville family raises funds for Angelman Syndrome Foundation

May 17, 2015
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From left, Graduate Assistant Carissa Sirois, Marcy and Michael Kelly of Plantsville, Postdoctoral Research Fellow Noelle Germain, Ph.D. Candidate Pin-Fang Chen, Nicholas Kelly and grandmother Sandy Picone, Stormy Chamberlain, Ph.D., Raymond and Beverly Sackler Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences.

Dr. Stormy Chamberlain recently opened the doors of her University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Center laboratory to the Kelly Family of Plantsville. Marcy and Christopher Kelly’s eldest son Nicholas, age 3, was diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome (AS) when he was just 18 months of age. AS is a neurogenetic disorder that occurs in approximately one…

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