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Lincoln College nursing program earns accreditation

June 8, 2016
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Lincoln College of New England
2279 Mt Vernon Rd, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-4751

Lincoln College of New England RN-BSN program officially received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) effective 2015 – 2021.  The RN-BSN program began May 2014 and has four successful graduating classes. Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is…

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Locals turn out in force for Relay for Life: Raise $100K for cancer research and education

June 8, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Cancer survivors, fighters, and their supporters gathered at Southington High School (SHS) this weekend to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The 19th annual Relay for Life drew over 1,200 Southington residents, raising more than $100,000 for cancer research. The event was held on the SHS athletic field on June 3-4,…

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Galician bagpipes, Hartford Symphony team up to give audiences a ‘Rose’

June 8, 2016
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In New England, the Galician bagpipes seem like an exotic instrument. But, Cristina Pato said this is not the case in her home, the Galicia region of Spain. Cristina, who will be performing with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra this weekend, explained if there is a city of 100,000, you will find 10,000 people learning or…

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July 15 is Alzheimer’s Association Awareness Day at Compounce

June 7, 2016
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July 15 is Alzheimer’s Association Awareness Day at Lake Compounce Amusement Park in Bristol. The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter will be at the park to provide information and resources as well fun activities such as creating customized purple flowers to be displayed at the park throughout the day and complimentary face painting. Those coming to…

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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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