DePaolo adds 59 students to the honor society

December 4, 2014
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On Wednesday, Nov. 19, fifty-nine students from Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School were inducted into membership of the National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school. Along with the celebration, the honor society collected boxes of breakfast cereal to be donated to Bread for Life. Members were selected for meeting high standards…

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Community puzzles in the library café

December 4, 2014
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The Southington Public Library has found a new way for patrons to while away the winter hours and have some fun. A new puzzle table has been set up in the café area where adults are encouraged to help build the community puzzle. The puzzle, “The Bizarre Bookshoop,” was recently completed, and patrons 18 years…

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Semmelrock, Caseres wedding announcement

December 4, 2014
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Kathryn Caseres, of New City, N.Y., and Matthew Semmelrock, of New York, N.Y., were married on June 14, 2014 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in West Nyack, N.Y. the reception was held at The Estate at Florentine Gardens in River Vale, N.J. Kathryn is the daughter of Jose and Patricia Caseres of New City,…

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Southington Elites snatch fall ball title

December 4, 2014
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On Saturday, Oct. 25, the Southington Elites baseball team rallied to a Red Division 12-U title in the Central Connecticut Fall Baseball League. The championship game was played at the Southington Western Little League facility. Front, from left, Landon Carmody, Noah Crafts, Michael Martin, Eric Carrier, John O’Connor, and Devin McKnerney. Middle, Cameron Desteph, Dante…

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Local All Stars compete on state stage

December 4, 2014
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On Saturday, Dec. 6, Southington football players Dylan Rodriguez and Tommy Nardi will be playing the FBU 6th grade CT Allstars in Fairfield for a chance to advance to the national championship in Naples, Fla. on the weekend of Dec. 21.

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Eight locals inducted into National Honor Society at Mercy HS

December 4, 2014
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Eight Southington students were among the list of 55 Mercy High School honorees that were inducted into the McAuley Chapter of the National Honor Society on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Members were selected based on the criteria of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. The Southington students were Mercy juniors Kimberly Arnold, Ava Coleman, Victoria Fiore, Haley…

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Town-wide registration announced for Little League and girls softball

December 4, 2014
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Town-wide registration has been announced for players interested in the Southington Girls Softball League (SGSL) and any of the three local Little Leagues. Registration will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Southington High School cafeteria. The leagues are only open to Southington residents over…

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Regulators propose slashing CL&P rate increase

December 4, 2014
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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Light and Power’s request to raise consumer costs by a total of $230 million should be cut nearly in half, state regulators said Monday. The amount sought by the state’s largest utility was reduced by more than $100 million in the draft decision issued by the Public Utilities Regulatory…

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Lady Knights sweep Powder Puff series

December 3, 2014
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By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Opposing fans were left with their mouths wide open in surprise as the Lady Knight offense picked them apart with a record-setting 419 passing yards in two games. New Britain’s high-scoring offense was left scratching their heads as Southington’s rush held them to just 110 yards of total offense. Southington beat…

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