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Police announce parking ban until midnight today

February 8, 2016
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Due to the impending snowfall, the Town of Southington and the Southington Police Department will be implementing a parking ban on all streets effective at noon today (Feb. 8). The ban will allow crews to clear the roadways. The ban will remain in effect through midnight, at which time the normal winter month’s overnight parking…

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Glastonbury halts 9-game win streak: Girls basketball still ranked in the top 6

February 4, 2016
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Natalie Wadolowski pump-fakes a defender during a loss to Glastonbury on Friday.

The Lady Knights (13-2) suffered just their second loss of the season when they hosted Glastonbury (11-2) on Friday, Jan. 29, 48-28. The Tomahawks avenged an earlier loss to the Knights in January. The rematch was the Knights annual “Pink Zone” game, which was started in 2010 when Southington coach Mike Forgione took over the…

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Electrical fire reported near Thalberg, no injuries

January 15, 2016
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Southington Fire Department reported: “On January 15, 2016 at approximately 8:30 am the Southington Fire Department was dispatched for a reported problem with the Fire Alarm at Thalberg Elementary School at 145 Dunham St.  Units from Headquarters, Engine Company 1 and Company 5 were dispatched.  Upon arrival the FD found a power failure in the…

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Skiers rejoice. Winter is finally here.

January 14, 2016
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Steve and Gianna Saldibar, above, took advantage of the day with Gianna’s first attempt at downhill skiing.

The wait is finally over. For local skiers, winter has finally arrived. Last Tuesday, Mount Southington Ski Area kicked off their 51st season as Southington’s winter destination.(Photos by Tammi Naudus)

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Southington Catholic School hosts open house on Jan. 24

January 13, 2016
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Southington Catholic School
133 Bristol St, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-2485

Southington Catholic, the newest school in Southington, will be hosting an open house on Sunday, Jan. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school on 133 Bristol St. (behind St. Thomas Church). The school is open to children in grades K-8 with a full day kindergarten. Visitors will be welcomed in the gym…

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Girls are reaping the harvest: Injuries last season created more experience for this winter

December 16, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Injuries badgered the Lady Knights basketball team during the 2014-15 season, forcing underclassmen to step up and fill starting roles. However, Southington still managed to produce success through arduous times by qualifying for both the CCC Tournament and Class LL State Tournament after completing the regular season with a 14-6 record,…

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‘The Story of the Nativity’ presented Dec. 20 at St. Dominic

December 8, 2015
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St. Dominic Parish presents its annual musical production of ‘The Story of the Nativity: The Birth of Jesus Christ, King and Savior,’ Sunday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. at St. Dominic Church located at the intersection of Flanders Road and Laning Street, Southington. Admission is free and all are welcome to join us. The 37-minute…

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Southington Catholic School supports Bread for Life in feeding the hungry

November 23, 2015
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Southington Catholic School students donated an assortment of baked goods to Southington’s Bread for Life to enhance the meals prepared by BFL staff at the Masonic Friedship Lodge 33. BFL Executive Director Eldon Hafford, center, receives the desserts that were later distributed to residents in senior communities and the homebound. From left, are SCS students…

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Southington Festival Chorale announces Holiday Concert

November 22, 2015
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The Southington Festival Chorale invites the public to attend their 2015 Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m., at Plantsville Congregational Church, 109 Church St. The chorale has a new director, Christopher Hartel, who is introducing some pieces new to the chorale from Christian and Jewish traditions. In addition to the choral numbers,…

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Eighth grader donates birthday money to Alex’s Lemonade Stand

November 22, 2015
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Anthony Donato raised over $400 for Alex's Lemonade Stand.

DePaolo Middle School eighth grade student Anthony Donato decided that just giving his time to help raise money at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest wasn’t enough. Instead, Donato asked family, friends, and neighbors to donate to an important cause. He raised $200, but still wasn’t satisfied. When his birthday came up, Donato asked…

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