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Road closure on Saturday for Daffodil Festival

April 25, 2016
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  On Saturday, April 30, Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike (Route 322) will be closed to eastbound traffic at the I-691 Eastbound on and off ramps near the Meriden town line for Meriden’s Daffodil Festival. The closure is expected between 10:30 a.m. and approximately 1:15 p.m. From the point of the detour, all traffic will be directed onto…

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State wants more studies done on quarry expansion

April 15, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Before any decisions are made on a plan to expand Tilcon quarrying, the state legislature is requesting that a study be conducted to determine the effects of the project. Tilcon, a paving and construction company that provides crushed stone, hot mix asphalt, and ready mix concrete, is looking to expand…

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West, Spring changes opposed at hearing

April 15, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Public hearings are still open regarding proposed zoning changes between Spring Street and West Street. At a meeting on April 5, the Planning and Zoning Commission heard more opposition from residents who would be affected by zone changes in this area. The West Street Subcommittee recommended a zone boundary change…

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Obituary: Edward Runowicz

April 14, 2016
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Edward J. Runowicz, 98, passed away from us peacefully at his residence in The Orchards in Southington, on April 9, 2016.  He was born January 8, 1918 in Lowell, Mass. to Aniela (Stefanik) and Joseph Runowicz.  A child of the Great Depression, he worked multiple jobs while attending both elementary and high school and gave up…

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Obituary: Edward Platt Jr.

April 14, 2016
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Platt, Edward

  Edward M. Platt, Jr., 81, of Southington, passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Bristol Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Joan A. (Palmer) Platt. Born April 13, 1935 in Torrington and was raised in West Goshen, he was the son of the late Edward M. Sr. and Doris (Adams)…

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Two arrested after motor vehicle stop

April 13, 2016
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  The Southington Police Department arrested Emani Edwards, 19, of Wethersfield, and Brian Brown, 26, of Ellington, at approximately 11:10a.m. on April 12. An SPD officer conducted a motor vehicle stop on Main St. for a motor vehicle violation. Edwards was operating the vehicle, and Brown was a passenger. During the course of the stop,…

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Obituary: Joseph Jalowiecki

April 13, 2016
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Joseph “Hawk” Charles Jalowiecki, 84, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 11, 2016 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. Born on December 23, 1931 in New Britain to the late Joseph and Josephine (Jedziniak) Jalowiecki, he had been a longtime Southington resident. Joe proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy…

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Obituary: William Haeffner

April 13, 2016
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Haefner, William

William  Haeffner, 83, of Southington, beloved husband of Tracie Morelli,  passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, April 8th at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. He was born in Germany on Jan. 21, 1933, the son of the late Alfon and Sophy (Lindenfelser) Haeffner. William, known as “Coach”, dedicated much of his…

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Southington resident has lead role in ‘Grease’ at Holy Cross

April 13, 2016
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  Leanne Raymond, a Southington resident and a Junior at Holy Cross High School in Waterbury, will be performing the role of Sandy in the musical “Grease” on April 29 and 30 at 7 p.m., and May 1 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the door. The show is directed by Dave Gardino.

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April 11, 2016
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WALCOTT, Similion Mugshor 04.08.16

Similion Walcott, 24, Hartford, was taken into custody by Southington Police at 3:30p.m. on April 8, 2016 at the East Hartford Police Department. In July, the Special Investigations Unit received information concerning Walcott selling Heroin within the Town of Southington. Based on this information, two controlled purchases were made from Walcott and two arrest warrants were issued by…

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