‘Tea’totalers raise money for SCS

June 7, 2015
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A Downton Abbey-style tea party was held recently to raise money for Southington Community Services. The event, at Hawk’s Landing Country Club in Southington, attracted over 150 women and raised $1,200 for SCS. Victorian Lady Kandie Carle gave an entertaining demonstration of Edwardian fashion. Pictured is a group of tea partiers from SCS.

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Don’t drink in drive in this neighborhood

June 7, 2015
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Don Mitchell recently hung this sign on Sunnyridge Drive in Plantsville to warn motorists to avoid driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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SHS announces more 3Q honor roll students

June 7, 2015
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Southington High School announced more students for their third quarter honor roll. Grade 12 Lauren Elizabeth Carney and Madison Lin Chapman earned first honors. Grade 11 Kayla Ann Judd earned first honors. Erin Nicole Sullivan earned second honors. Grade 10 Matthew James Dominello earned first honors. Payton Mary Courtmanche and Gabrielle Sophie Veilleux earned second…

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Kennedy Middle School announced May students of the month

June 7, 2015
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Kennedy Middle School announced May students of the month. Front, from left, Michael Gurzenda, Dylan Sandow, Evelyn Micacci, and Victoria Sousa. Middle, Michaela Blumetti, Kayley Benson, Nicole Hatheway, and Ricky McBride. Back, Assistant Principal Susanne Vitcavage, James Olender, Elijah Rodriguez, Kiley Cristman, Jianella Zegarra, and Principal Steven Madancy.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its May 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 Kiley Cristman, Ricky McBride, and Dylan Sandow. An excellent student, Kiley has an…

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Faith Baptist Church announced summer hours

June 6, 2015
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Faith Baptist Church on 243 Laning St. recently announced their summer hours, from July 5 through Aug. 30. Sunday worship services will start at 10 a.m. Sunday school will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for children from age 6 through grade 6. All are welcome. For more information, contact Faith Baptist Church at…

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St. Paul senior appointed to Air Force Academy

June 6, 2015
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Southington's Jose Silva Jr. has been accepted into the US Air Force Academy.

Recent St. Paul Catholic High School graduate Jose Silva Jr. has been accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Carolyn A.M. Benyshek, the Air Force director of admissions, announced his appointment, effective June 25. Silva, a Southington resident, was a three-sport athlete at St. Paul, contributing to the football, wrestling, and…

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Letter: Knights fan celebrates Mauro’s 100th win

June 6, 2015
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To the editor: Congratulations to Coach Tony and the SHS Boy’s Tennis Program. What an amazing accomplishment for this group of players to not only capture a winning season but also provide Coach Tony with his 100th match victory. It’s all about team for Coach Mauro, but 100 wins is a personal accomplishment to be…

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Volpe earns white coat at Yale School of Medicine

June 6, 2015
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Brittany Volpe, a 2009 Graduate of Southington High School and a magna cum laude graduate from Union College in 2013 with a bachelor’s in neuroscience, attended her white coat ceremony on March 27 at the Class of 2016 Yale School of Medicine in New Haven.

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Bread for Life help end hunger walk on June 13

June 6, 2015
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The third annual Help End Hunger Walk to benefit Southington Bread for Life will be held Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the downtown Rails to Trails. The free walk will begin at the Southington Community YMCA Mill Street entrance. Families, individuals and teams are welcome. This event is a collaborative…

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