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United Way kicks off annual fundraising campaign

September 24, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Earlier this month, the United Way of Southington kicked off a series of events for its annual fundraising campaign. The 2015-2016 campaign, led by Town Councilor and Campaign Chair Victoria Triano, began with speeches at the Music on the Green on Sept. 9. Triano and United Way of Southington President Marc Pelletier…

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Constitution Day discussion at Lincoln College

September 24, 2015
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Lincoln College of New England
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Lincoln College of New England celebrated Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 17 by inviting local legislators, leaders, and students to participate in a panel discussion about interpreting the constitution. Two professors from the college, Associate Dean Mark Anderson, who holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with a master’s in military history…

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Do I hear wedding bells? Annual Bradley fashion show celebrates the dress

September 24, 2015
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Renee Gilroy enjoys the moment with her daughter, Macy. The two were models at the Bradley fashion show.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HCC) Auxiliary for the Bradley Campus hosted a bridal fashion show at Hawk’s Landing on Monday evening. With the theme “As Time Goes By” volunteer models donned more than 40 gowns in a variety of styles, showing off the “wedding fashions of yesteryear.” “This year we decided…

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Apple Harvest Festival parking restrictions announced

September 23, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced the following parking restrictions for the 2015 Apple Harvest Festival: From Friday, Oct. 2 through Sunday, Oct. 4 and Friday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 11, there will be no parking on either side of the following streets: Merrell Avenue Oak Street Academy Lane Academy Street North Liberty Street Vermont…

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Free coffee offered at McDonald’s Sept. 29

September 22, 2015
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In honor of National Coffee Day on Tuesday, Sept. 29, McDonald’s customers in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts will be able to indulge in a free small hot McCafé Coffee. “We are pleased to offer this incredible deal for our customers to celebrate National Coffee Day,” said Scott Taylor, local McDonald’s Owner/Operator and president of the…

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Southington resident awarded at Quinnipiac University

September 21, 2015
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School - Naomi Lemire summa cum laude Quinnipiac

Naomi Lemire, of Southington, graduated summa cum laude from Quinnipiac University this past May with a 3.95 grade point average. Above, Lemire displays the Alice B. Remail Memorial Award, which is presented to the graduating student, majoring in English, with the highest academic record. The award was presented after a vote by the English faculty,…

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Realty3 CT welcomes Jim Maule

September 20, 2015
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Jim Maule

Realty3 CT welcomes Jim Maule into their Berlin office as a realtor for Berlin and Southington. Maule has a bacherlor’s in finance from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. Officials from Realty3 CT said that his previous sales background, paired with his knowledge of finance will serve him well in his real estate career. “Jim…

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Local Mary Kay sales director earns BMW in recognition of outstanding performance

September 20, 2015
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Donna DeCesare was awarded a BMW for her efforts with Mary Kay Cosmetics.

Mary Kay Independent Sales Director Donna DiCesare, of Southington, has earned the use of a new BMW320i as a result of her outstanding achievements in her Mary Kay business. Mary Kay independent sales force members earn the use of a career car by meeting and exceeding goals set within their Mary Kay businesses. DiCesare began…

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What’s next?

September 19, 2015
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Control Sector brought its latest collection of contemporary streetware to Gotham Hall in New York City last Friday for Style Fashion Week. Designers throughout the city unveiled their spring 2016 designs as part of New York Fashion Week. PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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Apple Harvest urges visitors to visit sponsors for fun, food, and samples

September 19, 2015
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The 2015 Apple Harvest Festival will be here soon, and over the first two weekends in October festival goers will find a host of fun and surprises. While enjoying the time catching up with friends and exploring all that the festival has to offer, organizers ask that visitors visit the festival sponsors. Located on ‘Sponsor…

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