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YMCA breakfast kicks off the 2016 annual campaign

March 9, 2016
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By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Hacah Boros shared her story to the gathering of local philanthropists and public officials, applauding the YMCA for helping her to get her family back on track after the death of her husband. YMCA member Jerry Polito applauded the staff and the donations for helping him and his grandchildren through a difficult time…

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Library listings for the March 11 edition

March 9, 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: March “A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America’s First Presidential Campaign” by Edward…

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Duclos, Plourde engagement

March 8, 2016
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Cody Plourde and Sharon Duclos are engaged to be married on June 4, 2016.

Cody Plourde of Southington, son of Bruce and Janice Plourde of Southington, announced his engagement to Samantha Duclos, daughter of Sharon Duclos of Southington. Both were graduates of Southington High School. Samantha graduated from SHS in 2011 and Paul Mitchell hairdressing in 2012. She is employed as a hair stylist at Blonde and Beyond. Cody…

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Cunningham, Housman wedding

March 8, 2016
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Lauren Cunningham and Adam Housman were married on June 20, 2015.

Lauren Cunningham, of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Adam Housman, of Brooklyn, N.Y., were married on June 20, 2015 at The Hill in Hudson, N.Y., a 200-year old palladian barn with views of the Hudson Valley, the Catskill Mountains, and the Berkshires. Laura McMullin officated. Lauren is the daughter of Lewis and Judy Cunningham of Wantagh, N.Y.,…

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Southington Community Theatre to hold auditions for ‘1776’

March 7, 2016
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Southington Community Theatre (SCT) will hold auditions for its June production of the musical “1776” on Sunday, March 20, by appointment, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the SCT theatre hall at 1237 Marion Ave. (the old Marion Firehouse). The musical takes place in the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to…

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Birth announcement: Max Andrew Stolfi

March 7, 2016
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Andy and Daria (Housman) Stolfi of Norwalk welcomed their son, Max Andrew Stolfi, on Dec. 24, 2015. Judi and John Housman of Southington are the maternal grandparents. Cathie and Andy Stolfi of Torrington are the paternal grandparents. Teresa Piccolie of Red Bank, N.J. is Max’s maternal great grandmother.

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Academy of Dance and Music wins regional title

March 7, 2016
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Academy of Dance and Music (ADAM), with facilities in Wallingford and Southington, received the coveted Studio of Excellence Award from Groove Dance Competition at one of their regional competitions in East Haven, on Feb. 19 to Feb. 21. In addition to the Studio of Excellence Award, ADAM received numerous other awards, including gold, high gold,…

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Running Club meeting on March 6

March 5, 2016
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On Tuesday, March 6 at 6 pm, there will be an open meeting to discuss the creation of a running club in Southington. The meeting is open to the general public, and the club has the potential to be for youths and adults. The Meeting will be held in the administrative building of the YMCA,…

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Key Club to hold kiddie carnival on March 12

March 5, 2016
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The Southington High School Key Club is sponsoring their annual Kiddie Carnival on March 12. The event is a fundraiser for Southington Community Services. The event will be held at the high school cafeteria, from 9 a.m. to noon (snow date is March 19). Games include bowling, egg races, donut eating contests, musical chairs, snacks,…

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Entries sought for Amateur Art Exhibit

March 3, 2016
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The third annual Amateur Art Exhibit will again be held at the Plainville Library during the month of April. All area artists are welcome to participate and share their art with the community. The show will start April 1 and run until April 28. A reception is also planned. There is a one-time $5 fee…

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