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Don’t drink in drive in this neighborhood

June 7, 2015
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Comm - DUI notice

Don Mitchell recently hung this sign on Sunnyridge Drive in Plantsville to warn motorists to avoid driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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Faith Baptist Church announced summer hours

June 6, 2015
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Faith Baptist Church

Faith Baptist Church on 243 Laning St. recently announced their summer hours, from July 5 through Aug. 30. Sunday worship services will start at 10 a.m. Sunday school will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for children from age 6 through grade 6. All are welcome. For more information, contact Faith Baptist Church at…

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Bread for Life help end hunger walk on June 13

June 6, 2015
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Bread for Life

The third annual Help End Hunger Walk to benefit Southington Bread for Life will be held Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the downtown Rails to Trails. The free walk will begin at the Southington Community YMCA Mill Street entrance. Families, individuals and teams are welcome. This event is a collaborative…

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DeLuca is artist of the month at The Orchards

June 5, 2015
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“Gazing Ball and Poppies” by Linda DeLuca.

Southington artist Linda DeLuca will be exhibiting paintings through June 30 at The Gallery at The Orchards. DeLuca began painting in water medium as an undergraduate at Central Connecticut State University and began her career as a teacher after receiving her master’s degree in art education and continued a fine arts liberal study program at…

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StrongWomen-Healthy Hearts program begins June 9 at Bradley

June 5, 2015
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The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) Department of Cardiology’s StrongWomen-Healthy Hearts program will be held from June 9 to Sept. 3 at its Bradley Memorial campus in Southington. This program is designed to help women make positive changes, to eat healthier, move more, and improve general health and well-being. Program sessions will be held on…

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Cool jazz at the Library café on June 16

June 5, 2015
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Music Notes for Music on the Green

Tony Cafiero, a well-known piano, keyboard, and vocal jazz man, will join Southington’s John Smayda and Cheshire’s Tom Smith in a jazz trio on Tuesday, June 16 at the Library Café. Smada, who plays tenor sax, clarinet, and flute, and Smith, who plays drums, will join with Cafiero to play a set of jazz standards,…

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Library announces annual Summer Reading Program

June 3, 2015
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Books 3 - Photo by Surachai

The Southington Public Library has announced the annual Summer Reading Program for all ages. Registration is underway at the Children’s Services Desk. For more information, call (860) 628-0947, ext. 3. SUMMER READING PROGRAM REGISTRATION. Registration is underway. How can your children have fun and retain the skills they learned during the school year? Join the…

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Legion seeks help with historical project

June 1, 2015
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American Legion logo (Web)

The American Legion, Kiltonic Post 72 is compiling history for the local post, and officials are looking for help from the community. The Southington organization received their charter in 1919, and they have been a part of the community for almost 100 years. Local Legionnaires are asking the public and local veterans for help in…

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Commentary: May was National Water Safety Month

May 30, 2015
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YMCA Aquatics Director Barbara Glaude.

Did you know that drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury related death for children between the ages of 1 and 14? Children under the age of one most often drown in home pools and were out of sight from one or both parents according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Adults…

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Mike Fasulo wears UNICO’s 70th Gold Medal Award

May 28, 2015
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Mike Fasulo with sister Patti Boissonneault after she presented him with  the 70th annual Southington UNICO Gold Medal of Honor during an award banquet at The Aquaturf on May 20.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Mike Fasulo was awarded UNICO’s 70th Gold Medal of Honor on Wednesday evening, after twenty-four years of service with the organization. “I am in awe of you,” said his tearful sister, Patty Boissonneault, as she pinched her younger brother’s cheeks and wrapped him in a hug. Boissonneault placed the gold medal around…

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