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Blues drop one to Navigators, 11-3

The Bristol Blues fell to the North Shore Navigators by a score of 11-3 Sunday night at Muzzy Field. Jared Gallagher (CCSU) got the nod for the Blues and struggled with location early, yielding two early runs before settling down…

Pokemon GO all the way to sweetFrog

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sweetFrog Enterprises, a leading national frozen yogurt franchise, has announced that it will host a Pokémon GO takeover from coast to coast this weekend (July 22-24) in all participating locations, including the Plainville location at 17 Farmington Ave. From the…

Membrino battles double feature

Southington driver Tony Membrino celebrates a checkered flag during a recent race at Stafford.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Tony Membrino was back in action racing over the weekend in a double-header, as his team competed at Stafford Motor Speedway in Stafford Springs on Friday, July 15 and at the New London-Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday,…

Italian festival welcomes new host

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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Teaming up with UNICO and the Sons of Italy, a local women’s club will serve as the third sponsor of this year’s Italian American Festival. Sorelle d’Italia in America, formed in 2010, is a Southington based non-profit…

Eversource ready for record heat

With sweltering temperatures expected across Connecticut over the next several days, air conditioners and fans will be working overtime.  High electricity usage during a heat wave can put a strain on the electric system, but Eversource is prepared to meet…

SEF announces leadership changes for 2016-2017

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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER There has been a change in leadership at the Southington Education Foundation (SEF), with Gail Duffy and Michelle LeBrun-Griffin taking the reigns from Jan Galati. The two life-long Southington residents will co-chair the non-profit, whose mission is…