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Southington 9-year-old represents CCMC at Fenway Park

August 14, 2015
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Gavin Haines arranges a pyramid of cups during a fundraiser at an area Cumberland Farms.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Nine-year-old Gavin Haines, Southington, represented the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in a ceremony at Fenway Park last month. Cumberland Farms hosted the private event at Fenway Park’s Wheels Up Clubhouse on July 30, to kick-off the fourth annual Cups for Kids campaign. The month-long fundraiser is held each year to benefit the…

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Lincoln College offers advanced dental hygiene program

August 13, 2015
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Lincoln College of New England
2279 Mt Vernon Rd, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-4751

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Lincoln College of New England (LCNE) has added another bachelor’s degree program to its expanding catalog – the Southington college will now offer a bachelors of science degree in dental hygiene. The new program will serve as a “completer” for students who have already earned an Associate’s Degree in dental hygiene. This…

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Republicans, Democrats announce November candidates

August 13, 2015
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Southington Politics

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The race has begun for Town Council, boards and commissions elections, with candidates announced by both parties. Republican town councilors Michael Riccio, Chairman, Cheryl Louns-bury, Vice Chairperson, Victoria Triano, Tom Lombardi, and Paul Champagne will seek re-election, with Ed Pocock III returning the to election ballot following his retirement from his position…

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Class offered for Alzheimer’s professionals

August 13, 2015
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200 Executive Blvd., Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 828-2828
www.alz.org/ct

The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter at 200 Executive Blvd. in Southington is offering a training course for professionals focused on caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease. The program is being offered on Aug. 25 and Sept. 29. The newly revised habilitation training curriculum program is a train-the-trainer model created to prepare attendees, already familiar with…

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Hatton Meadow project still on hold

August 12, 2015
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Solar Panel

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Attorneys for Greenskies, LLC, and the town of Southington appeared in court again on Monday, requesting a motion to dismiss an injunction that is preventing the start of construction on a 2-acre solar panel planned for Hatton Meadow. Representing the community coalition to save the meadow, Attorney David Rosenberg told Judge Abrahams…

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Taking a taste of Southington goodness

August 12, 2015
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Taste of Southington-Sophie and Jack Totten

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Sophie and Jack Totten enjoy a nice cold gelato during the Taste of Southington festival at the Barnes Museum on Wednesday, Aug. 5. A dozen local eateries participated, and Connecticut singer/songwriter Malorie Leogrande serenaded visitors at the event. See more photos, below.    

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2015-2016 Bus Routes (Wilcox Tech)

August 11, 2015
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2015-2016 Bus Routes (Wilcox Tech)

Wilcox Tech Bus 1 Am, Start Time, 6:27 AM 1, Nbt Yard 2, Queen St & Southington Manor 3, Annelise Av & Loper St 4, Masters Dr & Pattonwood Dr 5, Flanders Rd & Pilgrim Ln 6, Pleasant St & Spring Lake Rd 7, 81 Stonegate Rd Berlin St & Butternut Ln 9, Berlin St…

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2015-2016 Bus Routes (Southington Catholic School)

August 11, 2015
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2015-2016 Bus Routes (Southington Catholic School)

Southington Catholic School Bus 1 Am, Start Time, 6:41 AM 1, Nbt Yard 2, 235 Shuttle Meadow Rd 3, 1027 Andrews St 4, Flanders Rd & Tallwood Dr 5, Chesterwood Terr & Windermere Ridge Dr 6, Flanders Rd & Pilgrim Ln 7, 750 Flanders Rd 8, Burning Tree Dr & Pattonwood Dr 9, Dunham St…

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2015-2016 Bus Routes (E.C. Goodwin Tech)

August 11, 2015
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2015-2016 Bus Routes (E.C. Goodwin Tech)

E.C. Goodwin Bus 1 Am, Start Time, 6:27 AM 1, Nbt 2, 38 South End Rd 3, Bristol St & Chestnut St 4, Berlin Ave & Greeley Ln 5, Berkley Ave & Berlin St 6, Berlin St & Lepage Dr 7, Debbie Dr & Sun Valley Dr 8, Curtiss St & Ivy Dr 9, E.C…

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2015-2016 Bus Routes (Central Christian Academy)

August 11, 2015
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2015-2016 Bus Routes (Central Christian Academy)

Central Christian Academy (Cca) Bus 1 Am Start Time, 7:28 AM 1, 55 Berlin Ave 2, 28 Werking St 3, Atkins Way & Whitlock Av 4, 1395 Marion Ave Ext 5, 101 School Street 6, Manor Rd & Spring Glen Rd 7, 165 Welch Rd 8, Elizabeth Dr & Westwood Rd 9, Central Christain Academy…

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