Knights still looking for 1st win: Boys basketball struggles with 2 powers

January 9, 2015
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Knights still looking for 1st win: Boys basketball struggles with 2 powers

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Kyle Borawski stroked a perfect three pointer in the first quarter. Mike Pagano scrambled for 15 points in the second quarter. Five times, a Southington player drew a foul to step to the line for a free throw opportunity. On Friday, Jan. 2, the Blue Knight basketball team was throwing everything they…

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Wrestling wake up: Knights bounce back at SHS Duals

January 9, 2015
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Zack Murillo ties up an opponent at the SHS Duals on Jan. 3.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Derek Dion had already done the calculations long before the final bout on Saturday, Jan. 3. The coach had already predicted Zack Murillo’s technical fall in the second to the last match, and the decision by Shawn Wagner in the final match was a good finish, but the three-point loss to Branford…

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10 years of ‘highlights’ for local salon

January 9, 2015
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Donna Theriault is the owner of Studio 466 Salon and Spa, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A 10th anniversary is causing one business owner to think back on all of the highlights of her career. Studio 466 Salon and Spa owner Donna Theriault started doing hair professionally in 1988. Although she enjoyed her work and her clients, Theriault always had dreams of going further. After doing…

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Zoni named as Vice Chair for insurance and real estate committee

January 9, 2015
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David Zoni (D-Southington) was named as Vice Chairman of the General Assembly's Insurance and Real Estate Committee.

HARTFORD—State Representative David Zoni (D-Southington) has been promoted to serve as Vice Chairman of the General Assembly’s Insurance and Real Estate Committee by Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey (D-Hamden). The Insurance and Real Estate Committee is focused on all matters relating to insurance law and real estate law. “I want to thank Speaker Sharkey…

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Malloy seeks massive overhaul of Connecticut transportation

January 9, 2015
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday called for a massive overhaul of Connecticut’s aging transportation infrastructure, saying it will be a key focus of his newly minted second term, as well as for the state over the next several decades. Malloy dedicated the bulk of…

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Senior listings for Jan. 9

January 9, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 10 OTHER OPEN HOUSE AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMONS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Not-for-profit independent and assisted living community. Cedar Mountain Commons, 3 John H. Stewart Dr., Newington. RSVP .(860) 665-7901. SUNDAY, JAN. 11 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. The…

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Support group listings for Jan. 9

January 9, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each…

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Meetings listings for Jan. 9

January 9, 2015
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MONDAY, JAN. 19 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com, quiltsthatcare.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of…

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Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 9

January 9, 2015
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JAN. 9-10 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU: ‘NORTH BY NORTHWEST.’ Presented by Cortlandt Hull. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. Alfred Hitchcock’s film with Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, and James Mason. Part of a continuing series of films. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation. Popcorn, refreshments…

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