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July 27, 2016
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Italian Sunday School-students talk some Italian for the audience

        On Monday, July 25, visitors to the Southington Drive-In pavilion were treated to a taste of Italy. Students from the Italian Sunday School performed a variety show, which included Italian skits, songs, dances, and music performed by students.   For the past five years, Tina Riccio has been leading the weekly Italian…

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Southington woman to vie for national crown

July 27, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR Southington’s Kimberly Beaudoin is vying for a chance to see if will be crowned queen of the nation. Beaudoin, who is the current Mrs. Connecticut USA Universal, is in Reno, Nev. competing in the Mrs. USA Universal pageant. She spent most of last week preparing for her journey. Results were not available…

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Spotlights perform ‘Beauty and the Beast’

July 27, 2016
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Beauty and the Beast-Jack Storm (Beast) and Maggie Carroll (Belle) (4)

Southington Summer Theater came to a close last weekend with the Spotlight program’s redition of “Beauty and the Beast” at the Southington High School auditorium. The play, based on the Disney film, featured Maggie Carroll, above, as “Beauty,” and Jack Storm as “The Beast.” The play was performed by Southington actors in grades 9 to…

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Library listings for the July 29 edition

July 27, 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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Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation plans summer picnic Aug. 21

July 26, 2016
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Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host its annual community-wide summer picnic on Sunday, Aug. 21 at Recreation Park in Plantsville from noon until 3 p.m.. This social event is an opportunity for individuals and families interested in learning more about the congregation to meet members in a relaxed setting and learn more about the community.…

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Music at the Exchange

July 25, 2016
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Plantsville musician Anita Siakowski will provide live accordion entertainment during the “Music at the Exchange” in downtown Waterbury on Aug. 4, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., at The Connecticut Store at 140 Bank Street (previously Howland Hughes). Also known as “The Accordion Chameleon,” Anita’s claim to fame is her theme-oriented presentation, repertoire, costumes, spontaneity and…

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Local named branch manager at North Haven bank

July 25, 2016
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Lisa Cole

Southington’s Lisa Cole, has joined Bankwell as the assistant vice president, branch manager of the bank’s North Haven branch at 24 Washington Ave. The hiring was announced by Benjamin Fetterman, Bankwell’s Director of Retail Services. Cole has more than 25 years of banking experience, in retail and commercial banking. She most recently she spent 10…

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Atonishek, Julia wedding

July 24, 2016
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Linda and Jose Julia announce the recent graduation and marriage of their son Dr. Jonathan Julia to Dr. Jacqueline Antonishek. Jonathan graduated with honors from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C on May 22, 2016, receiving his medical doctorate degree. He is beginning his residency in anesthesiology and critical care. Jacqueline is…

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First Baptist donates hundreds of dresses

July 23, 2016
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First Baptist Church of Southington donated approximately 300 handmade dresses to women’s and children’s shelters during their June 12 worship service. This dress mission was implemented move than five years ago by church member Emily Lamy, who has delivered them in the past to the poor in the Dominican Republic. Women from the church’s Grandparents’…

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New transfer station hours

July 22, 2016
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Town of Southington

Effective Saturday,  Aug. 6, the bulky waste transfer station on Old Turnpike Road will be closing at 3 p.m. instead of 3:30 p.m. The station will be open, weather permitting, on most Saturdays through Dec. 3. See the full schedule below: Aug. 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 10,…

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