Southington Youth Summer Theater performs ‘Xanadu Jr.’

July 21, 2015
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Nick Breutzmann and Eva Bilodeau play the leads, Sonny Malone and Kira.

The Southington Youth Summer Theater, middle school students, performed the musical Zanadu Jr. last weekend.  The production is set in the 80’s and includes characters from Greek mythology.  The show was performed at Southington High School.  This coming weekend, the high school students will perform the musical All Shook Up.  Performances run Friday and Saturday at 7:00.  General admission is $8.00…

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‘Taste of Southington’ scheduled for Aug. 5

July 21, 2015
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Barnes Museum

The 14th Annual ‘Taste of Southington’ will be held on the grounds of the Barnes Museum at 85 North Main St. on Wednesday, Aug. 5. The annual festival will feature an assorted lineup of foods offered by local restaurants. The event is exclusively sponsored by TD Bank and will begin at 4 p.m. This year,…

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HHC names new director of private pay

July 21, 2015
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Amy Mosher has been named as the new Director of Private Pay at Hartford Health Care's Southington office.

Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home recently announced that Amy Mosher has been named the new director of private pay. Mosher, a senior level health care executive, is based in the Southington office located at 300 Queen St. She began her new position in January. As director, Mosher is responsible for the development of a customer…

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Police recognize locals for supporting K-9 units

July 20, 2015
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Officer John Mahon and K-9 Arno, Steve McCarty From American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, Robert Desaulniers, Barbara and Steve Pintarich, Officer Steve Salerno, and K9 Lou gather at a ceremony during the July 9 Southington Board of Police Commissioners meeting.

The Southington Police Department (SPD) recognized a handful of local residents and one local organization at the July 9 Southington Board of Police Commissioners meeting for their dedication to the department’s K-9 program. Over the past 14 years, the SPD K-9 program has been able to add an addition K-9 unit with a dog and…

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Police arrest driver for 2 DUI accidents

July 20, 2015
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Rebecca Cello

The Southington Police Department (SPD) announced the arrest of Rebecca Cello, 38, of Plantsville, on Saturday, July 18. Cello was arrested  and charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, evading responsibility with a motor vehicle, and failure to drive right. Cello was released on a $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court…

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Police mourn retired Southington K9

July 20, 2015
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Police - K9 Roy passes

The Southington Police Department announcee the passing of one of their retired K9 police dogs, K9 Roy, the partner of Officer Chris Laporte. K-9 Roy served the department with distinction assisting with many drug arrest as well as tracking duties. He is seen, above, with Officer Laporte.

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Town sets up cooling stations to beat the heat

July 20, 2015
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Heat

Due to the high temperatures expected over the next several days the town of Southington has two cooling centers available for the general public: Southington’s Senior Center, The Calendar House, located at 388 Pleasant  St. will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (860) 621-3014. The Southington Public Library, located at 255…

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‘Repentless:’ A ‘proper’ Slayer record

July 18, 2015
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‘Repentless:’ A ‘proper’ Slayer record

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When Slayer went into the studio to record what would become its upcoming release “Repentless,” drummer Paul Bostaph said the band had one goal. “We wanted to make a proper Slayer record,” said Paul, calling from Milwaukee on a travel day for the band, which is headlining this year’s Rockstar…

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With The Devil Wears Prada’s latest fans will be sent soaring into ‘Space’

July 18, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “Star Trek” may have espoused that space is the final frontier. But “Space” is also the latest release from Ohio’s The Devil Wears Prada, which has set its launch pad up on the main stage of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival this summer. The tour stops into Hartford on…

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