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Hartford HealthCare Senior Services honors outstanding employees

December 15, 2015
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Hartford Healthcare

Three locals were honored by Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Senior Services on Nov. 11 at the second annual Longevity and Clarence J. Silvia Celebration at Hawk’s Landing Country Club in Southington. Mary Schneider from Mulberry Gardens of Southington, Julie Wendt of Southington Care Center, and Gina Moccio of The Orchards at Southington were each presented with…

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Land Trust is scheduling tree pickups for January

December 14, 2015
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Christmas Tree removal

Let your Christmas tree keep on giving. The Southington Land Trust will dispose of trees for Southington residents after the holiday season. They are currently accepting reservations for curbside pick-up on the following dates: Saturday, Jan. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23,…

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Mulberry Gardens open house Dec. 19

December 13, 2015
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington
58 Mulberry St., Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 276-1020

Mulberry Gardens of Southington, an assisted living, adult day and memory care community, will host an open house on Saturday, Dec. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Mulberry Gardens is located at 58 Mulberry St. People are welcome to stop by. For more information, call Mulberry…

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Local gardeners reap the awards

December 11, 2015
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The Orchard Valley Garden Club received two awards at the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut October meeting. From left, OVGC president Marge Muzyczka and Irene Langlais, chair of the garden club at Thalberg Elementary School.

The Orchard Valley Garden Club (OVGC) of Southington were honored with two awards at the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut meeting in October. The local garden club received the Luckner Youth Award and the Pamela C. Hebert Garden of Youth Award, which is a New England regional award. The awards were a result of OVGC…

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Library listings for the Dec. 11 edition

December 9, 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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Police escape a close shave: Raise over $5K during No Shave November

December 7, 2015
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Police - No Shave November

To support prostate cancer awareness month, nearly 40 Southington police officers and department employees participated in the “No Shave November” campaign to benefit the Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. The campaign raised $5,270, which was presented in a check to Curtis D. Robinson, the co-founder of…

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A Thanksgiving truckload

December 6, 2015
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Comm - Grounds Guys at price chopper

On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Grounds Guys and KTA Racing teamed up for a food collection at Price Chopper to benefit Southington Community Services. Kyle Aldieri and Karson Hendrickson were able to collect 27 turkeys and a truckload of trimmings. Sign Pro donated the banner.

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Alcoholics Anonymous Christmas and New Year’s Eve alkathons in Cheshire

December 5, 2015
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Coffee cup 1

The annual Cheshire holiday alkathons, meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous, will be held at the Cheshire Grange, Wallingford Rd., Cheshire (off Route 10, behind Cheshire Town Hall) overnight beginning on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. The Christmas alkathon begins at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24 and concludes at 3 p.m. on Christmas Day. The New…

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The Summit honors its veterans

December 5, 2015
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A resident at The Summit at Plantsville salutes the camera during Veteran’s Day celebrations.

The Summit At Plantsville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center honored their veterans in several ways on Veterans Day. The day started off with a specially made and festive breakfast, which included a number of veterans from the VFW. Nearly 40 veterans served to kick off the festivities. In the afternoon, veterans from The Marine Corps League…

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Supporting the troops

December 5, 2015
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Comm - Laptops by soldiers

American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 members Steven McCarty, Chris Pintarich, and Steve Pintarich loaded up their truck on Nov. 21 to deliver 25 laptops and web cameras to soldiers of the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) as they get ready to deploy. In addition, Chris Pintarich donated over $1,000, raised by running the…

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