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SACA honored at Juried Art Show

April 29, 2016
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"Hillside Olive Grove" by Neil Scollan received the Best in Show award.

Southington residents were honored recently during the Southington Arts and Crafts Association  Juried Art Show opening reception at Gallery 53 in Meriden. Neil Scollan received the Best in Show award for his painting “Hillside Olive Grove.” Other awards were presented to Patricia Corett (Best in Oil); Heidy Kaine (Best in Acrylic); Sandra Fries (Best in…

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Math-A-Thon sees most successful year

April 29, 2016
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Math 1

Students at Urbin T. Kelley Elementary School have found a unique way to celebrate their fundraising success this year – by taping their principal to the wall. The “Tape Mrs. Kahl to the Wall” event will wrap up the 29th successful season of raising funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Every year, Kelley participates…

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State police partner with CVS with prescription collection boxes

April 28, 2016
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News - CVS dropbox

  The Connecticut State Police is partnering with CVS Pharmacy and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to collect unused prescription medications and prevent potential drug abuse. All of the 11 state police barracks across the state now have a permanent drug collection drop box, made possible through a donation by CVS Pharmacy to install drop…

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First Congregational hosts talent show and lip-sync battle

April 27, 2016
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First Congregational Church of Southington
37 Main St, Southington, CT 06489
Phone:(860) 628-6958

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The congregation at the First Congregational Church (FCC) in Southington will take to the stage this Saturday night for a talent showcase and lip-sync battle. Raising funds for a new sound system at FCC, the show will feature a variety of performers at FCC’s historic meetinghouse. “It’s an awesome mix of talent…

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YMCA Camp Sloper open house, registration

April 27, 2016
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YMCA logo (2011 - Blue and Purple)

YMCA Camp Sloper will be holding an open house on Saturday, May 7 . For kids who are considering Sloper as their day camp destination this summer, the open house will provide the opportunity to meet camp staff, tour the grounds, and find out about all things summer camp. Staff will be on hand to…

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Library Listings for the April 29 edition

April 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: April Kelley Elementary School is Artist of the Month. Through April 30 at the Gallery…

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They’re greeeeaaaat!! And we’re not ‘lion’

April 27, 2016
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Lion King Jr-Young Simba-Andrew Percival (1)

Students from Flanders Elementary School drama club, above, practice for today’s opening curtain. The club will present “Lion King Jr.” this weekend at the DePaolo Middle School auditorium. Performances will be on April 29 (7 p.m.), April  30 (6 p.m.), and May 1 (2 p.m.), and tickets are $5. If you’re looking for a really dramatic…

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ at South End School this weekend

April 27, 2016
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Greg Dunne as the Cowardly Lion

The South End Elementary School drama club is performing “The Wizard of Oz” on April 29 (7 p.m.) with two shows on April 30 (1 p.m. and 7 p.m.). Tickets are available at the door. Submitted Photos Click to Enlarge

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Volunteers sought to protect ‘Wall That Heals’

April 25, 2016
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Volunteers to protect the “Wall That Heals” are needed between Wednesday, June 8 and Monday, June 13. Hours will be 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. in four hour shifts. Contact either Tim Gamache, (860)977-2152 or Russ Trudel, (860)585-1715.

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Local agent recognized as a regional sales leader

April 25, 2016
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Carrie Korenkiewicz

Southington real estate agent Carrie Korenkiewicz was recognized recently by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties (BHHNEP) as one of the top agents in the Northeast. Korenkiewicz was ranked 7th in the company for number of units sold for 2015. In addition, Carrie has earned Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ prestigious 5-Year Legend Award. “Carrie’s outstanding work…

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