Nanfito Roofing helps out New Haven family

September 26, 2015
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Workers from V. Nanfito Roofing and Sinding, Inc. of Southington donated their time and effort to a family in New Haven during the “No Roof Left Behind” program.

On Saturday, Aug. 22, Vincent “Vinny” Nanfito, founder and President of V. Nanfito Roofing & Siding, Inc., and his team took part in the “No Roof Left Behind” program. GAF, the number one shingle manufacturer in North America, offers this program to their very best MasterElite contractors. V. Nanfito Roofing & Siding, Inc. has been…

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Letter: PZC candidate speaks out about ethics violation

September 26, 2015
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To the editor: I am writing to you in disgust over the news that one of our town councilors was found in violation of our ethics code. Before I get into my disappointment let me disclose that I am running for the Planning and Zoning Commission in November. I would also like to disclose that…

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Commentary: On the road: The Pizza & Politics Tour

September 26, 2015
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State Rep. Rob Sampson (R-Southington, Wolcott)

Recently, my good friend Senator Joe Markley and I held the first of a series of events we are calling our “Pizza & Politics Tour”. We will be visiting a number of local small businesses in an effort to engage with our constituents and also help promote businesses in our community, something needed in these…

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Letter: Reader cautions us to slow down a little in life

September 26, 2015
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To the editor: Hey, Southington residents, slow down a little. Enjoy each day of your life because it goes by fast. Look at what happened to the people in California. Over 500 homes burned to the ground. Nothing remains. In Japan, a few weeks ago, there were floods and hundreds of homes completely washed away.…

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Letter: Southington cheerleaders “Cheer for Dana-Farber”

September 26, 2015
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The Southington High School cheerleaders expressed their gratitude to the community for their support. The squad is fundraising for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute this fall.

  To the editor: The Southington High School Blue Knights cheerleaders are participating in the “Cheer for Dana-Farber” event this fall. Cheer for Dana-Farber is a program dedicated to raising money to support cancer research and treatment. For the next two months, the SHS cheerleaders, as well as other cheerleading teams across New England, will…

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Southington woman is a finalist in MSNBC Contest

September 25, 2015
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Know Your Value

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington resident Diana Evjen, owner of Evjen Academy of Performing Arts dance studio in Farmington is one of three finalists in MSNBC’s nation-wide “Know Your Value” contest. The contest, sponsored by NBCUniversal News Group, is part of a partnership with Brzezinski, stemmed from her New York Times bestselling book “Know Your Value.”…

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‘The Illusionists:’ Magic for those skeptical about magic

September 25, 2015
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In the year 2015, it’s safe to say, the entertainment art form known as “magic” suffers from a less than glamorous and cool image. Aside from Criss Angel, when I think of magicians I think sleaze and cheese. I think of the opening sequence to the old Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons, where the moose would…

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Ribbon-cutting for the SHS Turf Field walkway

September 25, 2015
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The walkway into the SHS sports complex will be renamed in honor of the late Dom D'Angelo, a former Southington athletic director and football coach.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, Oct. 30, at 5 p.m., at the entrance to the Joseph Fontana sports complex at Southington High School. The ceremony will commemorate the renaming of the walkway to the Community Turf Field in honor of the late Dom D’Angelo. D’Angelo, a member of the 2010 inaugural class…

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Italian Fest committee donates to non-profits

September 25, 2015
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Italian Festival (2015) - Web

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Italian-American Festival Committee honored two local non-profit organizations this week, presenting them each with $1,500 donations. The two organizations, Southington Community Services (SCS), and Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA), both participated in the Italian-American Festival this year and were chosen to receive proceeds from the event. “We’re proud to promote…

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