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Faith Baptist announces summer hours

July 2, 2016
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Faith Baptist Church, 243 Laning St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8147

Faith Baptist Church on 243 Laning St. recently announced their summer hours, as of Sunday, July 3. Sunday worship services will start at 10 a.m., and Sunday school will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for children from age 6 through grade 6. In addition, on Saturday, July 9, the church will hold a…

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Youth summer theater performances begin July 8 to July 23

July 1, 2016
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Theater Masks - Photo by scottchan

In the upcoming months, the Southington Youth Summer Theater program is all about Disney with a flurry of Disney-themed productions peppering the lineup, including “Mulan, Jr.” and “Beauty and the Beast.” The program, featuring youth from grades 6 to 12, helps young thespians to hone their craft through local productions. All shows will be held…

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Dancin’ to the Dyn-O-Myte Disco Review

June 30, 2016
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Music on The Green-Dyn-O-Myte Disco Review (5)

Southington residents strapped on their dancing shoes and took to the streets during the most recent installment of the town’s Music on the Green concert series. On Wednesday, June 22, the Dyn-O-Myte Disco Review blasted the center of town with disco music from the 1970s, while children, parents, and grandparents danced to the beat. Photos…

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Southington Library listings for the July 1 edition

June 29, 2016
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: July Summer Hours begin. The Southington Public Library will be closed on Saturdays beginning July…

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Online business courses offered by Tunxis

June 28, 2016
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Tunxis Community College’s Business Administration program will offer seven-week online courses starting in August as part of its offerings for those students who want the added flexibility of taking courses off-campus in a quicker time frame. “Principles of Managerial Accounting” and “Principles of Management,” which start Aug. 29 and Oct. 24 respectively, are taught by…

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Lost keys recovered: contact SPD

June 28, 2016
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Lost and found

The Southington Police Department is holding two sets of keys that have been found in Southington. The keys are being held at the dispatch center in the Southington Police Station on Lazy Lane. The first set was discovered, along with several store cards, in the area of Laurel Street. The second set was uncovered by…

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Ray Gawlak is Orchards Artist of the Month

June 25, 2016
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"Seagull Near Sunset" by Ray Gawlak.

Ray Gawlak of Meriden will be exhibiting his photography at The Gallery at The Orchards from July 1 to July 31. The title of his show is “Something Old, Something New.” The exhibit will feature a variety of images including nature and seascape photos of New England, Europe and New Zealand.  Gawlak graduated from Southern…

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Ms. Senior Mulberry Pageant 2016 showcases senior women’s accomplishments

June 22, 2016
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Sue Scanlon, Ms. Senior Mulberry Gardens 2016, receives a congratulatory hug from her husband, Tom. Photo by Rusty Kimball.

Sue Scanlon, a resident of Mulberry Gardens of Southington, truly was the “golden girl” at the Ms. Senior Mulberry Pageant 2016 held June 3. Not only was she crowned winner of the event that was themed, “Golden Girls Gala,” but she dazzled in her gold shimmering gown. Scanlon, a Pennsylvania native who had an active…

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Financial advisor earns industry designation

June 21, 2016
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Paul Sciarra

Steven L. Tillona, CPA, CWS, of Southington, an independent financial advisor with Edu4Retirement, Inc., which is affiliated with Investors Capital Broker-Dealer, is among an elite group of financial professionals obtaining the Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS) designation administered by Cannon Financial Institute. This designation is awarded to those individuals completing a comprehensive program of study surrounding…

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Imagine Nation offers a summer of discovery

June 20, 2016
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by LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Summer programs have just kicked off at Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center. This month, the museum is showcasing the wonders of light through its light and reflection studio. Last weekend, the museum unveiled the new Kaleido-Lab, which was funded by the Smith Family Charitable Fund at the Main…

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