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Holiday shopping at the Apple Town Villa

December 23, 2015
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SO The Summit- Hope Coletta and Allison Parks (works there)

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Summit employee Allison Parks, right, assists Hope Coletta with finding the perfect gift at The Shops at Apple Town Villa. Each year, the main dining room at The Summit at Plantsville is transformed into a Christmas shop and residents are provided an opportunity to shop for their families and friends. Summit employees assist…

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Library listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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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: December The Art of the Find. The library will be displaying “eclectic collectors” Arlene Fernandez…

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7th annual police department gift drive

December 22, 2015
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Police Department Gift Drive

The Southington Police Department will be holding their 7th annual gift drive on Saturday, Dec. 19 at the Southington Walmart on Queen Street. From 10 a.m. through 2 p.m., police will collect gifts and donations to support local families. All donations will be used at Southington Community Services. For more information please contact Southington Police…

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Public Works laborer wanted

December 19, 2015
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Town of Southington

The Town of Southington is seeking a Public Works laborer for the Highway Department. This position is a full time position, 40 hours with mandatory overtime. Applicants must hold a valid motor vehicle’s license, with the ability to obtain a CDL license. Laborers must be able to lift and carry, up to and including 75…

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Therapeutic Dancercize for children with special needs

December 18, 2015
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Dancing 1

The Southington Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a new therapeutic dancercize program for Southington children with special needs, ages 6-18. Children will have a blast exercising to their favorite music in this active dance movement program. Classes will take place in the Plantsville Elementary School gymnasium on Wednesday evenings, Jan. 27 to March…

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Looking for good leaders: YMCA Leaders Club needs middle schoolers

December 18, 2015
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Do you know a good leader? The YMCA Leadership Club, above, is searching for middle school members.

The YMCA Leaders Club is seeking new members for their 2015-2016 season. Welcoming all Southington residents in sixth to eighth grade, the Leaders Club is a program for students who hope to make a difference in their community. Meeting weekly to plan volunteer events and organize fundraisers, the club teaches teens leadership skills, planning strategies,…

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Churches announce Christmas service schedules

December 16, 2015
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Nativity

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25): Baptist First Baptist Church 581 Meriden Ave, Southington DEC. 24—6 p.m. service featuring special music, scripture, candlelight, and a Christmas message from Rev. Sharon Holt. DEC. 25—none. Note: People are welcome to visit…

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‘Food for Fines’ at the library

December 16, 2015
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

Through Monday, Dec. 21, library patrons may offset overdue fines with non-perishable food items during the annual “Food for Fines” program. All donations help Southington Community Services restock their shelves during the holiday season. In addition, donations can be given to the Mitten Tree. Patrons are asked to bring their overdue item along with a…

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Southington Library listings for Dec. 18

December 16, 2015
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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: The Art of the Find. The library will be displaying “eclectic collectors” Arlene Fernandez and…

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Delivering for Thanksgiving

December 15, 2015
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Comm - Legion Thanksgiving Dinners 2015

Members of the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 family delivered 19 complete Thanksgiving dinners to Southington families in need today.  In the attached photo from left to right are Marty Bernier, Jeff Skrzypiec, George Hepple, Robert Borchard, Rich Almquist, Dennis Beauregard, Ron Ginger, Bob Abbott, and Jonathan Boutilier from Stop & Shop.

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