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Top it off: Barnes gets new roof

August 3, 2012
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By Rob Glidden Staff Reporter After 175 years of standing up to weather and wear, the roof at the Barnes Museum is currently being replaced. “It’s a good feeling to know that they are up there,” said curator Marie Secondo. “The roof is looking great.” The homestead was built in 1836 and was home to…

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Looking at library expansion

August 3, 2012
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Looking at library expansion

By Rob Glidden Staff Reporter Inside the town’s new capital improvement plan is a small $30,000 expense that may have a major impact on Southington. A planned architectural study will examine the possibility of expanding the Southington Library, which has had to find more and more ways to fit a large amount of regular visitors…

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New year means new focus on fitness for some

January 4, 2012
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New year means new focus on fitness for some

By ROB GLIDDEN STAFF WRITER Local gyms are preparing for an influx of new customers to coincide with the New Year and are hoping they can keep everyone committed to a healthier lifestyle. “The New Year is always the busiest time for us,” said Elisabeth Roberge, owner of Fitness XPlosion in Plainville. “Everyone wants to…

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Fifth Local News Story

April 1, 2010
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Fourth Local News Story

April 1, 2010
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Second Local News Story

April 1, 2010
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First Local News Story

April 1, 2010
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