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American Legion announces Memorial Day parade and services

May 7, 2015
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 has announced the schedule for Memorial Day services on Monday, May 25, including the annual Memorial Day parade and services at local cemeteries. The veteran organizations from Southington will hold a joint flag raising ceremony at the Southington Care Center at 8:45 a.m. The Memorial Day parade is scheduled for…

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DePaolo Middle School releases third quarter honor roll

May 6, 2015
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Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School has announced their honor roll for the third quarter. Grade 6 The following students earned first honors: Catherine Adamczyk, Mercy Adekola, Sera Altomari, Angelina Angelillo, Devan Bade, Adam Badgley, Andrew Bafuma, Kelly Barrett, Brandon Bernier, Corrie Bonomi, Sammi Bray, Matthew Brennan, Madison Buckley, Caleb Buzas, Dylan Camden, Audrey Cantillon, Alexandra…

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Kennedy Middle School releases third quarter honor roll

May 6, 2015
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John F. Kennedy Middle School has announced their honor roll for the third quarter. Grade 6 The following students earned first honors: Ernest Arroyo, Neel Avancha, Noah Barbour, Cameron Baston, Elizabeth Beaulieu, Drew Belcourt, Madison Block, Casey Blumetti, Olivia Blumetti, Chelsea Bly, Lauren Bogoslofski, Mikaela Bogoslofski, Alyssa Bowker, Weston Brick, Joshua Budnik, Griffin Campbell, Rachel…

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SHS student-athletes honored by CIAC

May 6, 2015
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CHESHIRE—Southington High School students Caitlin Young (field hockey) and James Hoder (boys tennis) were recognized among a list of 344 senior student-athletes at the 32nd Annual CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville on Sunday, May 3. The local pair were awarded the annual Student-Athlete Award. The Scholar Athlete program recognizes…

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Kelley mathsters lead St. Jude charity drive

May 6, 2015
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Kelley Elementary School has been ranked number 43 out of over 7,000 schools participating in the annual St. Jude Math-A-Thon. For this fundraiser, students in grades K-8 ask family and friends for a pledge to solve math problems in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon Funbook, with all proceeds donated to the children’s research hospital. According to…

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Authors to discuss their book about book clubs May 14

May 5, 2015
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Local authors Suzanne Colley and Kathleen Marsan will be at the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville on Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. to discuss their recently published book, “Beyond the Book: How to Start or Jumpstart a Book Club”. For more than a decade, their energetic club has met regularly for…

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Lily Herman honored at Qunnipiac University

May 5, 2015
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Lily Herman of Southington received the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award as a freshman in the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University. She is pictured, above, with Quinnipiac University President John L. Lahey.

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Volunteers needed for all night grad party

May 4, 2015
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The All Night, Substance-Free, Graduation Party will be held on Thursday, June 18 at Southington High School, but volunteers are still needed for both shifts. Officials are looking for volunteers for the first shift (8:45 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.) and the second shift (12:15 a.m. to 4 a.m.). The All-Night Graduation Party is a party…

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Southington Drive-In announces 2015 schedule

May 3, 2015
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Officials at the Southington Drive-In have announced the 2015 movie schedule for the sixth community-owned, volunteer-operated season. The schedule begins on June 6 with a screening of Frozen and culminates with the Halloween Festival (TBA). On Saturday, June 13, the Southington Drive-In will be taking part in the CT Open House Day with a special…

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The student becomes the master

May 3, 2015
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Christopher Bray, a fourth grade student at Thalberg Elementary School, earned an opportunity to shadow Principal Megan Bennett on April 23. According to sources, things went smoothly with “Principal” Bray in the big seat.

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