Southington winter ordinances have been in effect

January 25, 2016
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Snow Plow (022114)

With the first significant winter weather event, the Southington Police Department reminded residents that the winter parking ban has been in effect since Sunday, Nov. 15. These are the town ordinances applicable to the winter months: Winter parking ban—It shall be unlawful from Nov. 15 to April 15 for the owner or operator of a…

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DePaolo holds holiday toy drive

January 25, 2016
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Schools - STEPS Toy Drive

DePaolo Middle School’s Asset Building Classroom (ABC) spent the month of December collecting toys during a drive to benefit Toys for Tots and Southington Community Services. Above, ABC students are pictured with Sgt. Magana who runs Toys for Tots of Hartford County. Students collected over 175 toys.

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YMCA Camp Sloper registration begins Jan. 30

January 25, 2016
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Water activities on the lake are just some of the things to do at YMCA Camp Sloper. Early registration begins on Jan. 30.

YMCA Camp Sloper will open priority registration for last year’s campers and full members of the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA. Online registration for the annual day camp will begin on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 8 a.m. at www.ymcacampsloper.org. In-person registration will not be accepted during the early bird period. YMCA officials encourage families to register early…

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Steve Palmieri joins Berkshire Hathaway

January 25, 2016
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Steve Palmieri joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England's Southington office.

Steve Palmieri has joined the Southington office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties. The announcement was made by Sarah Andrea, Office Leader. In a statement Sarah Andrea said, “I am delighted to announce that Steve Palmieri has joined our team.  He has an extensive background in customer service, sales and management and is a…

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Collecting toys for tots

January 24, 2016
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Comm - Toys for Tots

These toys were collected during a joint toy drive by The Raya Clinic and The Mangia Faccia Society for Toys for Tots. From left, Dr. Marcus Yancoskie, Dr Renee Brown, Dr. Stacey Raya, Mangia Faccia president Vincent Nanfito, and Donald Ostertag of the Marine Corps League.

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Letter: Reader appreciates MLK program at First Baptist Church

January 23, 2016
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To The Editor, On Sunday, Jan. 10, the First Baptist Church held its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day program. The theme for the program this year was, “Justice Deferred, Is Justice Denied.” Twenty years ago, the people of the First Baptist began putting on the annual program, which celebrates and honors the life of…

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Movie night at Faith Baptist Church

January 22, 2016
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Faith Baptist Church, 243 Laning St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8147

Faith Baptist Church, at 243 Laning St. in Southington, will be showing the movie, “War Room,” on Saturday, Feb. 13. The movie will start at 6:30 p.m. The 2015 movie, starring Alena Pitts, T.C. Stallings, Priscilla Shirer, and Karen Abercrombie, focuses on a family that struggles under the strain of a failing marriage. Their lives…

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Mulberry Gardens welcomes volunteers to assist in activities

January 22, 2016
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington
58 Mulberry St., Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 276-1020

Mulberry Gardens of Southington, a not for profit assisted living, adult day and memory care community, is welcoming volunteers to assist at bingo, during outings to restaurants and stores, and for one-to-one visits with residents. Mulberry Gardens, a member of Hartford HealthCare Senior Services, is located at 58 Mulberry St., in the Plantsville section of…

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Obituary: Shirley DiBiaso, 90

January 22, 2016
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Shirley (Johnson) DiBiaso, 90, died on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Shirley (Johnson) DiBiaso, 90, of the Milldale section of Southington, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of late Thomas “Tim” DiBiaso for over 64 years. She was born in Southington on October 20, 1925, the daughter of the late Ellery and Bessie (Bemis) Johnson.…

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