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Stained glass window now will greet museum guests

June 7, 2016
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A new addition to the New England Carousel Museum front door will greet you as you enter the building thanks to the talent of Sarah Segovia, local stained glass window artist. Sarah has designed and produced a new window for the front door entrance of the museum, depicting a carousel horse. In a press release,…

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Class of ‘46 celebrates 70th reunion

June 7, 2016
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The Lewis High School Class of 1946 celebrated their 70th high school reunion at a dinner in the banquet room of Southington Country Club’s Back Nine Restaurant on Thursday, May 20. The youngest of the group is a chipper 87 years old.

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UNICO partners with Kennedy Unified Theatre

June 5, 2016
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Southington UNICO Sergeant of Arms Ron Ingriselli, presents a check for $250 to John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) Unified Theatre Club advisors Amy Perry and Desiree Daigle. These funds will be used for students to build and to make costumes for their productions. From left, JFK Principal Richard Terino, JFK Vice Principal Sue Vitcavage, students Logan…

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Local agent wins national award

June 3, 2016
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John Perriello

Century 21 (C21) Real Estate LLC recently recognized John Perriello, sales affiliate with the Southington office, as a top-producer nationwide. He was honored with the Century 21 Diamond Masters award. “John places his real estate wisdom and passion for life into his everyday business, helping to make clients more comfortable with the real estate transaction…

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Southington Catholic visits the Capitol

June 3, 2016
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On Monday, May 23, State Sen. Joe Markley (R-Southington) met with students from Southington Catholic School during a field trip to the senate chamber. Markeley offered a lesson about the history of the state capitol.

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COCC officer to speak at business seminar

June 3, 2016
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COCC’s chief information security officer Kevin Hamel.

Get your ticket while space is still available for the the next Southington business forum. The series is presented by the Southington Economic Development Department, along with the Southington Chamber of Commerce. On Tuesday, June 14, COCC chief information security officer Kevin Hamel will present his seminar, “Cyberspace: A Clear and Present Danger.” The presentation…

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Financial advisor earns CFP designation

June 3, 2016
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Ken Tumolo

Retirement and investment specialists Johnson Brunetti (JB) in Wethersfield announced that Southington resident Ken Tumolo has successfully achieved his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. The CFP designation places Ken in an elite class of financial advisors. The designation is awarded after extensive training, and CFP professionals are held to the highest ethical and education standards.…

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Apple Harvest gets permanent power

June 2, 2016
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Apple Harvest Festival
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  By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER A permanent power source for the annual Apple Harvest Festival is being installed on the Town Green. The installment was announced by the Apple Harvest Festival Supervisory Committee (AHFSC) at a meeting on May 19, and is expected to take place in June. The permanent electrical pedestal will replace the need…

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Southington’s American Legion prepares for centennial celebration

June 2, 2016
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72
64 Main Street, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-4243

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, located at 66 Main St., will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019. To prepare for the milestone, the legion is collecting memorabilia from veterans and their families and friends. If you’ve been hanging on to old photos, letters, or even stories passed down from veterans, now…

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State grants funding for Southington bridges

June 2, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D) announced more than $1.6 million in state grants to Southington on Friday. The State Bond Commission approved two grants to maintain and improve bridges in Southington. The aid to the town was awarded in two grants from the Department of Transportation’s Local Bridge Program. The bridge over…

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