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Local man charged with sexual assault

August 15, 2016
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Brandon Boudreau

Brandon Boudreau, 21, of Southington, turned himself in to the Southington Police Department this morning at approximately 6:42 a.m. after learning about a warrant for his arrest. He was processed and charged with first degree criminal attempt to commit sexual assault. According to the warrant, the incident allegedly took place on Feb. 25, 2015 at a…

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Christian Service Award winners

August 13, 2016
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Comm - Christian Service Award

The Southington Church Women United organization announced the 2016 Christian Service Award winners at its end of year award dinner recently at the Manor Inn in Milldale. Award winners are nominated by their church’s representative for their participation at various levels within their church committees, ministries and civic outreach. Front, from left, Marian McCormick (St.…

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Obituary: Libero ‘Lee’ Nuzzolillo, 63

August 5, 2016
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Obit - Libero Lee Nuzzolillo

Libero “Lee” Nuzzolillo, 63, formerly of Southington passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 29, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. He was born in Southington on July17, 1953, the son of the late Eugene and Marie (Russo) Nuzzolillo. Lee had been employed by The Hartford Ins. Co. He is survived by two sisters Annette…

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2016-2017 bus routes have been posted (find yours)

August 4, 2016
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School bus

Southington Public Schools has released the bus schedules for the upcoming year. Southington Public Schools, in partnership with regional schools and New Britain Transportation, makes every effort to adhere to the following time schedule. Please allow a 10-minute window prior to and after the scheduled time (i.e. students must be at the bus stop 10-minutes…

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Southington woman wins national pageant title

July 30, 2016
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Southington's Kimberly Beaudoin is the new Mrs. USA Universal (submitted photo)

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Southington’s Kimberly Beaudoin now has a national platform. Competing as Mrs. Connecticut USA Universal, Beaudoin received the top honor—Mrs. USA Universal—at a pageant in Las Vegas on Thursday night. On Friday morning, she woke up to a bevy of congratulatory messages on Facebook as the Connecticut pageant community celebrated her…

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Students get an education at Democratic convention

July 27, 2016
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SO Democratic Convention

By JACQUELINE STOUGHTONREPUBLICAN-AMERICAN Connecticut college students are getting a behind-the-scenes look, as they experience the Democratic National Convention you won’t see on television. Four students and one professor from Quinnipiac University have already been in Philadelphia in the week leading up to the convention as a part of a two-week, six-credit program that consists of…

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This weekend: Spotlights presents “Beauty and the Beast”

July 22, 2016
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Beauty and the Beast (76)

  Southington Youth Summer Theater, Spotlights group, presents Beauty and the Beast.  Performances are at Southington High School Auditorium on July 22-23rd.  Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:00.  There is a matinee performance on Saturday at 1:00.  Tickets are $5.00 each.  General admission.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus

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Main Street Community Foundation hosts annual scholarship reception

June 30, 2016
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Main Street Community Foundation (WEB)

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR Local recipients of scholarships had a chance to meet the people who offer the scholarships at the annual scholarship reception offered by the Main Street Foundation last Wednesday. Susan Sadecki, CEO and president of the foundation, said 130 individual students received scholarships this year through the foundation. They were selected from 850…

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Blues have record-setting week

June 29, 2016
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Blues second baseman Nick Conti chases down an infield ball during a game against the Pittsfield Suns on Sunday, June 26.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues baseball team went 2-3 over the week, but remained in contention of the top spot in the West Division as they approach the midpoint of the season. It was also a record-setting week for the ball club as well. The franchise reached their maximum innings played in a…

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Business booming downtown

June 24, 2016
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Town officials, local business owners, and representatives from the Southington Chamber of Commerce take a stroll through downtown Southington with Town Manager Gerry Brumback, facing camera.

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Each year, town officials, local business owners, and representatives from the Southington Chamber of Commerce take a stroll through downtown Southington. On their walk, they have an opportunity to exchange ideas for enhancing the area, suggest improvements, speak with local business owners and employees, and to see how things are…

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