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Southington woman wins national pageant title

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…

Students get an education at 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…

Blues have record-setting week

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…

Business booming downtown

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,…

Sewage plan upgrade favored by council

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER The Town Council voted 8-1 in favor of a bond ordinance for improvements to the Southington Water Pollution Control Facility. The bond ordinance approved by the council on June 13, with councilor John Barry (D)…

Obituary: Robert Doolan

Robert Doolan, 55, of Southington passed on June 22, 2016 at CT Hospice in Branford. He is survived by his wife, Marcia, two sons Matthew of Southington and his fiancé’ Brittany Rosado and Shawn of Ukiah, CA and his fiancé’…