Obituary: John Foster III, 59

May 25, 2016
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Obit - John Foster

John Foster III, 59, of Bristol, died on Friday, May 20. He was the son of John Howard Foster Jr. and Patricia May Foster. He was born in Bennington, Vt. on June 1, 1957. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps from June 16, 1975 to Nov. 26, 1979 and received an honorable discharge.…

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YMCA Director to run for Race4Chase

May 25, 2016
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Beginning on June 1, executive directors from both the Southington Community YMCA and Waterbury YMCA will kick off a teamwork pledge to run 4 miles each day as a fundraiser for their free youth triathlon program, Race4Chase. The program is named for Chase Kowalski, a boy that died during the Sandy Hook tragedy. and it…

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Obituary: Mary Palazzo, 89

May 25, 2016
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Obit - Mary Palazzo

Mary (DellaVecchia) Palazzo, 89, of Southington, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016, in the comfort of her loving family. She was the wife of the late Louis E. Palazzo, who was formerly of  Bristol. A lifelong resident of Southington, she was born in Southington on May 29, 1926, the daughter of the late Louis…

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Obituary: Joanne Cotugno, 77

May 25, 2016
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Obit - Joanne Cotugno

Joanne (Secondo) Cotugno, 77, of Southington, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at home.  She was the wife of the late Leonardo Cotugno. She was born September 27, 1938 in Castel Campagnano, Italy, the daughter of the late Giovanni and Assunta (Carbone) Secondo.  She came to the United States at the age of 12 and…

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Obituary: Alemeda M. Lariviere, 76

May 25, 2016
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Almeda (Ellie) M. Lariviere, 76, of Southington and formerly of North Port, FL, passed away on Saturday May 14, 2016 at The Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Plantsville, surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Maurice L. Lariviere. She was born on November 22, 1939 in Maine, and was the daughter…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting May 27

May 25, 2016
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MAY 27, 28 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. “Witness for the Prosecution,” plus vintage cartoons. All shown on film. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation, all ages. Refreshments. PreserveHollywood.com SATURDAY, MAY 28 BRISTOL TAG AND BAKE SALE. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.…

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Health listings, starting May 27

May 25, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 27 BRISTOL INFANT MASSAGE. 11 a.m.Learn multiple massage techniques to help calm and soothe their baby. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Preregister. Free. (860) 585-3895. CGaray@BristolHospital.org. TUESDAY, MAY 31 BRISTOL COMMUNICATING WITH TODDLERS. 6 to 7:30 p.m. . Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Preregister. $6 for parents,…

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Performance listings, starting May 27

May 25, 2016
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Ryan Rogers (D)

NOW THRU JUNE 11 OTHER ‘THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Matinee on Sunday, June 5. Performed by the Hole in the Wall Theater. Cast includes Peter Bailey of Bristol. Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $25 for general admission and $15 for students and seniors. May…

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Kids listings, starting May 27

May 25, 2016
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JUNE 27-JULY 1 PLAINVILLE BLUE DEVILS SUMMER JAM BASKETBALL CAMP. Summer Jam Day Camp, Co-ed for ages 7 to 16, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Summer Jam Boot Camp, Co-ed for ages sixth to 12th grade, 1 to 2:30 p.m. after camp. Taught by Plainville High School coaches Jim DiNello, Jeff Smedick, and Desiree Pina…

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