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Zygmunt is August artist at the Gallery at the Library

July 29, 2015
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“Superdog,” a mural by Andy Zygmunt, the August artist at the Gallery.

Southington artist and illustrator Andy Zygmunt specializes in portraits and illustrations, but the artist has a wide variety of interests. He’s fluent in pencil, pastel, watercolor, oils, acrylics, and digital media. (www.petshark.com) This August, the Southington Library will showcase a variety of  his art during the normal business hours of the library, Mondays through Thursdays…

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Bartlett, Brennan engagement

July 26, 2015
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Amanda Y. Bartlett and Shawn M. Brennan  are engaged to be married in May 2016.

Michael and Barbara Bartlett of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of Amanda Y. Bartlett of Southington, daughter of Michael and Barbara Bartlett and granddaughter of Carol P. Brown of Southington and Rita Bartlett of Plantsville, to Shawn M. Brennan of Southington, son of William and Donna Brennan of Southington and grandson of William…

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Semmelrock, Caseras wedding

July 26, 2015
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Kathryn Caseras, of New City, N.Y., and Matthew Semmelrock, of New City, N.Y., were married on Sunday, June 14 at St. Francis of Assisi in West Nyack, N.Y.

Kathryn Caseras, of New City, N.Y., and Matthew Semmelrock, of New City, N.Y., were married on Sunday, June 14 at St. Francis of Assisi in West Nyack, N.Y. The bride is the daughter of Jose and Patricia Caseres of New City, N.Y., and the groom is the son of Mark and Brenda Semmelrock of Southington.…

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Venditto, Cyr wedding

July 26, 2015
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Comm - 1 - Wedding Venditto-Cyr

Carrie A. Venditto and Jason P. Cyr were married on Sunday, Sept. 14 at Seasons at the Tradition in Wallingford during an outdoor ceremondy officiated by Rev. Jennifer Block. A brunch reception followed. The bride is the daughter of Ms. Deborah Venditto and the late Richard Venditto of Southington and the granddaughter of the late…

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Town wide tag sale scheduled for Sept. 12

July 25, 2015
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ARC of Southington (Web)

The Arc of Southington has announced its fifth annual town wide tag sale on Saturday, Sept. 12. (The rain date will be Sunday, Sept. 13). The annual event serves as a fundraiser for The Arc of Southington. The town-wide event will span sites in Southington, Plantsville, Marion, and Milldale. The tag sale is open to…

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Farmington River School of Art is August artist at the Gallery

July 25, 2015
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"In Harness" by Dee Krampitz

Seven members of the Farmington River School of Art, of Plainville, will be exhibiting their artwork throughout the month of August at The Gallery at The Orchards in Southington. Ray Fernaldi, of Southington, started painting when he retired. He works in oils and acrylics and often paints water scenes. Dee Krampitz, of Plainville, is a…

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No warning, and a happily ever after delayed

July 23, 2015
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No warning, and a happily ever after delayed

BY LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Becky Houle Apuzzo is described by those who know her as an energetic and healthy individual. Not only does she work out regularly and eat well, but she also does not smoke or drink. But since early June 2015, Becky has been hospitalized for something she did not expect to…

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Grace Methodist announces summer services

July 23, 2015
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Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St., Southington.

Grace United Methodist Church, at 121 Pleasant Street in Southington, has announced their revised summer schedule. Through Sunday, Aug. 30, the church will be celebrating one service on Sundays, 9:30 a.m. with Holy Communion the first Sunday of each month. After the 9:30 a.m. service, there will be a coffee hour. The regular fall, winter,…

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The Paper Store in Bristol helping Jimmy Fund

July 21, 2015
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Now through Aug. 16, customers of The Paper Store will be invited to contribute $1, $3, or $5 to the Jimmy Fund’s “Strike Out Cancer” pin-up campaign. In return for their contributions, customers receive a baseball pin-up on which they can write their name. The pin-ups will be displayed in stores to show customers how…

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‘Taste of Southington’ scheduled for Aug. 5

July 21, 2015
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Barnes Museum

The 14th Annual ‘Taste of Southington’ will be held on the grounds of the Barnes Museum at 85 North Main St. on Wednesday, Aug. 5. The annual festival will feature an assorted lineup of foods offered by local restaurants. The event is exclusively sponsored by TD Bank and will begin at 4 p.m. This year,…

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