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Flanders Elementary School bus routes

August 12, 2014
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  Flanders Bus 1 Am – Same In Pm 7:56 Am Andrews St & Reservoir Ridge Dr 1 781 Andrews St 2 770 Andrews St 3 Alice Ln & Moore Hill Dr 4 Alice Ln & Moore Hill Dr 5 Shagbark Dr & Wild Oak Dr 6 Wedgewood Rd & Wild Oak Dr 7 Wedgewood…

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Derynoski Elementary School bus routes

August 12, 2014
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Derynoski – Bus 1- Am 8:26 Am 45 Berlin Ave 1 Academy St & Main St 2 Center Pl & Center St 3 Center St & Liberty St 4 104 Water St 5 Hill St & Rourke Ave 6 Beecher St & Mill St 7 152 Water St 8 Beecher St & Williams St 9…

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Polls are open for today’s primaries

August 12, 2014
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The polls are open for today’s primaries until 8 p.m. Don’t know where to vote? The state offers this link to guide you: http://www.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3172&q=512796

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Polish church to celebrate 100 year anniversary

August 9, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The Holy Trinity Polish National Catholic Church on Summer Street in Plantsville will have their 100 year anniversary celebration in October. The anniversary is a special opportunity to celebrate the families who have had five generations grow up within the church. “We’re a family,” said Rev. Joseph Krusienki, who has…

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Local student takes part in NASA program

August 9, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer When Abbie Barbour of Kennedy Middle School heard about the 2014 Summer Institute in Science, Technology, Engineering and Research (SISTER) Program at Goddard Space Flight Center, she jumped at the opportunity of a lifetime. An incoming eighth grader, she recently spent a week at the flight center in Maryland meeting…

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Learning rock band lessons

August 8, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer A few Southington kids got together recently to jam out on their instruments at the fourth annual Rock Band Camp at The Music Shop on Queen Street, a music and instrument retail store that also provides lessons. Five youths, four of which are current students at the Music Shop, learned…

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Gov. Malloy comes to town, visits local business

August 8, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Governor Dannel Malloy visited Smiths Medical in Southington to tour the plant and have a meeting with the staff to discuss their plans for expansion Monday afternoon. Smiths Medical produces peripheral IV catheters with safety functions for blood control and needle stick prevention. The site has been in town since…

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Town and businesses talk liquor law issues

August 8, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer After a few incidents of vandalism and other appropriate behavior downtown, town officials met with business owners in town to discuss ways to make it safer. Business owners made a couple of requests at the meeting, like a stronger police presence and training on the application of liquor laws. Town…

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Arts Council to again host Artists with Disabilities

August 6, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer For the second year, the Southington Arts Council, Inc. will host the “Artists With Disabilities Exhibit” at The Paris In Plantsville Gallery. Carole Milano, director of the Arts Council, said that she got the idea for the exhibit from the Southbury Training School where her sister resided. Her sister Kathleen,…

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Town, SFD sued over fatal June fire

August 6, 2014
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By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The family of a teen who died in fire at Summer Brook Apartments in June has filed a lawsuit against the town and the Southington Fire Department for negligence. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Kristen Milano, 19, refers to the performance of the Southington Fire Department as a failure.…

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