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Registration underway at Village Green Nursery School

January 18, 2016
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Village Green Nursery School
37 Main Street, Southington, CT  06489
(860) 628-6958, ext. 13

Village Green Nursery School, located at 37 Main Street in Southington, is currently accepting registration for the 2016-2017 school year. The school offers a 2.5-hour 3-year-old program on Tuesdays and Thursdays and a 4-year-old program on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. In addition to the typical 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. program, the 4-year-olds have the…

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Petits offer grant for STEM study

January 18, 2016
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School - Petit Foundation Grant pic

The Petit Foundation awarded a grant to the Southington Public Schools on behalf of Kennedy Middle School teacher Nancy Wasserman, paraprofessional Spencer Richards, and district science coordinator John Duffy. The grant will be used to support the “Engineering Our Circulatory System” unit of study for all seventh grade students. Students will create 3D working models…

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Peasley earns Eagle Scout with Troop 17

January 18, 2016
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Comm - Brenden Peasley Eagle Scout

Boys Scout Troop 17 recognized their 29th Eagle Scout ceremony with the honoring of Brenden L. Peasley at the First Baptist Church in Southington on Dec. 12. Peasley’s journey began when he was six years old, as a result of a decision made with his father before he passed. “I joined scouts the following week,”…

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Girl Scouts support the troops

January 18, 2016
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Comm - Plantsville Scouts

Plantsville Girls Scout Troop 66150, along with Miss Plantsville Outstanding Teen Alyssa Daly, made cards and ornaments, and stuffed over 140 goody bags to be sent to the US Naval crew aboard the USS Hartford submarine, out of Groton. The goodie bags were issued when the crew members, deployed since June, arrived around Christmas. Front,…

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Julia, Hunter wedding

January 17, 2016
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Comm - Wedding - Julia-Hunter

Mr. and Mrs. Jose Julia of St. Augustine, Florida, formerly of Southington, announced the marriage of their son, Jeffrey R. Julia to Abigail A. Hunter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Durant Hunter of Boston, MA. A small and intimate wedding ceremony took place at the Wianno Club, Osterville, Cape Cod, Mass. on Aug. 8, 2015.…

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SVMFL collects over a ton of food for SCS

January 17, 2016
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SVMFL

Southington Valley Midget Football League’s third annual food drive collected 2,669 items, weighing 2,246 pounds, which will benefit the Southington Community Services food pantry. The drive, led by Shari Kohl and her son Dillon, above, ran from Sept. 7 through Oct. 10. Teams in each division competed against each other to be the drive’s “Top…

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Lincoln students support BFL

January 16, 2016
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Comm - BFL Lincoln College

Members of the Lincoln College of New England (LCNE) Student Government Association partnered with Bread for Life (BFL) in a community campaign aimed at raising awareness for the local food bank. On Dec. 5, the students staffed a table outside of Stop & Shop to distribute information about the BFL food bank, the soup kitchen,…

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Fourth-grader presents birthday ‘gifts’ to Bread for Life

January 16, 2016
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Comm - BFL Liam Duffy

Liam Duffy, a fourth-grader at Strong Elementary School, made a recent donations of non-perishable food items to Eldon Hafford, executive director of Southington Bread for Life (BFL). The items were collected as birthday gifts instead of more traditional presents. “Presents only last for a short time and are forgotten about,” he said in a press…

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Prom donations accepted at Youth Services

January 15, 2016
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Kristens Kloset

Kristen’s Kloset is now accepting donated, gently used and up-to-date gowns for students with limited resources. The campaign is part of a “gearing up” for the upcoming prom season. This year marks the 10th year that Kristen’s Kloset has been in operation. They have served over 1,500 girls throughout Connecticut. Since the organization has yet…

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Steeple Players to perform ‘13’ on Jan. 29

January 15, 2016
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First Congregational Church of Southington
37 Main St, Southington, CT 06489
Phone:(860) 628-6958

The Steeple Players of First Congregational Church will be presenting the musical, “13,” beginning on Friday, Jan. 29 at the church on 37 Main St. in Southington. Performances will be at on Friday, Jan. 29, Saturday, Jan. 30, Friday, Feb. 5, and Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. with a Sunday matinee on Jan. 31.…

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