Jane White is the February artist at Paul Gregory’s Bistro

February 15, 2015
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The Green Boat (1)

Jane M. White, of Southington is the February featured artist at Paul Gregory’s Bistro Restaurant, which is located at 148 Center Street in Southington. White will be exhibiting watercolors and pastel landscapes, including “The Green Boat,” above, which depict places she has traveled to. White is also the Manager of The Gallery at The Orchards.…

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First Baptist Church of Southington announces Ash Wednesday service

February 14, 2015
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First Baptist Church of Southington, at 581 Meriden Ave., will offer an Ash Wednesday worship service on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. The service will include reflection, prayer, a spiritual message, and anointing. The public is welcome. For more information, call First Baptist Church at (860) 628-8121, visit the website www.firstbaptistsouthington.org, or visit Facebook…

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Kennedy Middle School announces January students of the month

February 14, 2015
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Kennedy Middle School has announced the students of the month for January. Front, from left, Olivia Walling, Greta Panke, Gianna Perugini, Hannah Platt, Faith Auletta, and Landon Carmody. Back, Mr. Steven Madancy, Anthony Picone, Adam Green, Christopher Taylor, Leah Zaslavsky, Mia Sullivan, Heather Martin, and Mrs. Susanne Vitcavage.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its January students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Landon Carmody, Greta Panke, Anthony Picone, and Leah Zaslavsky. Landon is a dedicated…

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‘Love Impacts’ relationship seminar begins Feb. 28

February 14, 2015
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A new seminar series is being offered in the Southington area that is aimed at recharging, reconnecting, and restoring relationships. The series will kick-off with its first installment on Saturday, Feb. 28 and will continue with sessions on March 14 and March 28. Melissa Ericksen-Salmon will direct the conversation. For over 20 years, she has…

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Legion crowns speech winners

February 14, 2015
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SO Oratory Contestants and American Legion

American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 championed four local youth in their annual oratorical contest on Thursday, Feb. 5. The four anonymous contestants, above, pose with the Legionnaires after the contest.

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Lady Knights lose twice on the road

February 13, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER FARMINGTON—After the Southington Lady Knights (12-5) won two solid games at home against Conard (10-7) and Plainville (6-11), the girls hit the road for what would be matchups against two solid teams on the road. Wednesday night, Feb. 4, the Lady Knights traveled to Northwest Catholic High School in West Hartford…

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Hockey falls to Rockville

February 13, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER WEST HARTFORD—The Hall-Southington Warrior-Knights (4-9) ice hockey team was home at the Veterans Memorial Ice Rink on Wednesday night, Feb. 4 taking on Coventry-Bolton-Rockville (4-9) in the third of the six-game home stretch. CBR got it going first, with a goal by Nick LeGeyt with 13:08 in the first period and…

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Blue Knight swimmers score their first loss, drop to 6-1

February 13, 2015
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Blue Knight swimmers score their first loss, drop to 6-1

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER When you walk downstairs and into the swimming area at the Southington Community YMCA, you will notice that a scissors lift, tools, and some steel beams surround the pool deck. However, ongoing construction wouldn’t delay the momentous swimming meet between the Southington Blue Knights and Conard Chieftains. The Knights (6-1) suffered…

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Wrestlers go 0-2 midweek and 2-2 at the Ledyard Duals

February 13, 2015
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Wrestlers go 0-2 midweek and 2-2 at the Ledyard Duals

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The lights went off, and the colored lights lit up the walls throughout the Walt Lozoski Gymnasium. The spotlight came down and fog filled the room. And the music played. “I can feel it co-ming in the air to-night, oh Lord.” The wrestlers came running out around the mat to start…

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