Macioci, Lovell wedding

September 20, 2015
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Nicole Marie Macioci, of Chesapeake, Va., and John Paul Lovell, of Chesapeake, Va., were married on Saturday, April 18 at St. Dominic Church in Southington. Father Ronald May officiated. Nicole is the daughter of Michael and JoAnne Macioci of Southington, and John is the son of Peter and Donna Lovell of Hollis Center, Maine. The…

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What’s next?

September 19, 2015
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Control Sector brought its latest collection of contemporary streetware to Gotham Hall in New York City last Friday for Style Fashion Week. Designers throughout the city unveiled their spring 2016 designs as part of New York Fashion Week. PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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A Moment Away Spa completes training to provide safe and effective services for cancer patients and survivors

September 19, 2015
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Wellness for Cancer—the first organization to establish standardized, objective, cancer-focused training and business criteria for the spa and wellness industry—has certified A Moment Away Spa at 61 Curtiss St. in Southington to provide treatments and services to clients who have experienced or are living with cancer. A Moment Away, a member of the global Spafinder…

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Arc of Southington receives grant from Main Street Foundation

September 19, 2015
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The Arc of Southington was one of four local organizations to receive a $1,000 grant from The Main Street Community Foundation in Bristol. Twenty non-profit organizations in the Bristol and Southington area were awarded grants, unknowingly, as the foundation celebrated 20 years of giving in the community by awarding 20 grants in 20 days. The…

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Apple Harvest urges visitors to visit sponsors for fun, food, and samples

September 19, 2015
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The 2015 Apple Harvest Festival will be here soon, and over the first two weekends in October festival goers will find a host of fun and surprises. While enjoying the time catching up with friends and exploring all that the festival has to offer, organizers ask that visitors visit the festival sponsors. Located on ‘Sponsor…

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Legion welcomes crafters at Apple Harvest Festival

September 19, 2015
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72
64 Main Street, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-4243

Attention Crafters: The American Legion Auxiliary Kiltonic Post 72 will be hosting the annual craft fair during both weekends of the Apple Harvest Festival. From Friday, Oct. 2 to Sunday, Oct. 4 and Friday, Oct. 9 to Sunday, Oct. 11, crafters will be located in the upstairs hall of the American Legion Home, located on…

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Letter: Reader is grateful for tennis fundraiser

September 19, 2015
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Kunal Kataria, left, and Rohan Kataria, center, present a $500 donation to Residents’ Council President Marion Gifford, bottom, and Executive Director Bill Kowalewski, right, at Southington Care Center.

To the editor: Once again our local teens are exceptional. The second annual Kataria Tennis Classic was held Aug. 14 to Aug. 17 at the Southington High School tennis courts. Founder and director, Kunal Kataria said, “We want to spread the love of tennis throughout the community.” Their second goal was to give back to…

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Letter: Arts Council thanks contributors to Artists with Disabilities exhibit

September 19, 2015
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To the editor: The directors from the Southington Arts Council wish to extend their gratitude to all the individuals who shared their work for the third annual Artists with Disabilities exhibit. Your talents inspire all of us. The exhibit will continue through the end of August at Paris in Plantsville on West Main Street in…

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Letter: Reader gives his side of the Hatton Meadow story

September 19, 2015
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To the editor: Several recent articles have been penned by elected Southington officials trying to justify their failure to hold a public hearing on the Hatton Solar panels that affect an entire neighborhood. They even sent a parade of speakers to the recent Town Council meeting…and for what purpose? How can any adult who believes…

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