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Accuweather says expect more snow before New Year’s

December 27, 2012
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AccuWeather reports a new storm is in the works for portions of New England, the mid-Atlantic and the Ohio Valley hit by the storm just after Christmas. The new storm will bring more snow to areas that received snow from the post-Christmas storm and will bring snow to some areas that got rain or mostly…

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DePaolo students raise funds to help the victims of the Newtown tragedy

December 27, 2012
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By Ed Harris Editor The students at DePaolo Middle School spent the last week organizing and conducting numerous fundraisers to help aid the children affected in the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. Last week the students gathered loose change in a large water jug, donated a small fee to wear a hat on hat day…

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Top stories of 2012; Taking a look at headlines of the year

December 27, 2012
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The past year in Southington saw change, rebirth, drama and headaches. The former chair of the Town Council stepped down after receiving a promotion within the police department, in an effort to avoid the appearance of any conflict of interest. The fire chief found himself under an investigation. The Board of Finance briefly went out…

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Heavy snow reported already in Pennsylvania, New York state; on its way to CT

December 26, 2012
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Winter Storm Live: Reaches NYC; Zero Visibility for Some State College, Pa. — 26 December 2012 — AccuWeather reports the major winter storm that brought record snow to the southern Plains and gave Little Rock its snowiest Christmas in 86 years is spreading from the Ohio Valley to the eastern Great Lakes and Northeast. The…

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Sikhs Host a Vigil

December 26, 2012
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Sikhs Host a Vigil

  The Sikhs temple in Southington held a candlelight vigil on Friday, December 21st in remembrance of  the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting.  The group welcomed town officials to speak at the ceremony.  The evening was  followed by a traditional Sikhs banquet and music.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus        

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Computer company coming to town

December 26, 2012
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By Rob Glidden Staff writer Southington officials are excited by the pending arrival of Connecticut Online Computer Center, an Avon-based company which plans to bring its headquarters to West Street. Specifically, they will occupy the large building that once housed The Hartford. The insurance company announced its departure from the area in 2010 and gradually…

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Big snow storm expected for southern New England post-Christmas, says Accuweather

December 25, 2012
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Accuweather just issued this forecast for the nation: East Facing Major Post-Christmas Winter Storm   State College, Pa. — 25 December 2012 — AccuWeather reports after slamming the southern Plains and Deep South on Christmas Day, a powerful winter storm will take aim on the East and central Great Lakes on Wednesday into Thursday. The…

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Merry Christmas from The Southington Observer

December 25, 2012
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Merry Christmas from The Southington Observer

The staff at The Southington Observer would like to wish everyone in town a happy holiday season.

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Weather outlook for the nation heading into Christmas from Accuweather

December 23, 2012
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Major Multi-State Snowstorm Commences Christmas Day   State College, Pa. — 22 December 2012 — AccuWeather reports all the ingredients are coming together for a major snowstorm to unfold Christmas Day and spread from the southern Plains to the eastern Great Lakes and Northeast. Far more potent than the snow event headed to the Northeast…

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Southington High School announces first quarter honor roll

December 23, 2012
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Southington High School recently released its honor roll for the first marking period. Grade 9, First Honors: Leandro Antonio Alejandro, Griffin Alix, Ciara Backus, Alicia Badorek, Angela Balaoing, Mikayla Bedell, Alexandra Bieniek, Samantha Butlien, Lauren Cafasso, Rebecca Caisse, Anthony Cammuso, Grace Cardozo, Victoria Castillo, Katelin Chamberland, Benjamin Chasse, Fizza Chaudhry, Payton Chiaro, Nicole Christensen, Timothy…

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