Middle School grand openings on Sept. 13

September 9, 2015
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John F. Kennedy Middle School
1071 S Main St, Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 628-3275

Grand opening ceremonies will be held for the newly renovated Joseph A. DePaolo and John F. Kennedy middle schools on Sunday, Sept. 13. Sponsored by the Southington Board of Education, the ceremonies will include remarks from school, town and state officials in an open house style event. The grand opening of JFK Middle School will…

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Christian concert at Faith Baptist

September 9, 2015
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Faith Baptist Church, 243 Laning St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8147

Faith Baptist Church, located at 243 Laning St. in Southington will be holding a Christian concert  on Saturday, Sept. 12. The event will feature the group “Gospel Jubilee.” The concert is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and all are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Pastor Robert Smith at (860) 628-8147.

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Southington Support Listings for the Sept. 11 edition

September 9, 2015
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Advice

ONGOING SOUTHINGTON AL-ANON. Sundays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 114 Main St., Southington. Park in left lot, go through double doors. Meeting in Room 203. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Campus. First floor conference room A. Newcomers meeting at…

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Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur services start Sept. 13

September 9, 2015
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Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation invites the community to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with them. All services this year will use new High Holy Day prayer books produced by the Central Conference of American Rabbis. Rosh Hashanah evening services this year will be held on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m., and then will…

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Artist Rick Fitzsimons to display work at Carousel Museum

September 9, 2015
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The work of Bristol artist, Rick Fitzsimons, will be on display in the New England Carousel Museum Fine Art Gallery with an exhibit opening reception on Friday, Sept. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and running through Dec. 31, 2015. The exhibit and sale, entitled “Silent Poetry: The Wonderful Work of Rick Fitzsimons,” will display…

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Football kicks off with Veteran’s Appreciation Night on 9-11

September 8, 2015
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  On Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 the Southington High School football program will be hosting a Veteran’s Appreciation Night on Fontana Field. This is an opportunity to acknowledge all those veterans, whether active duty, National Guard, or Reserve who have served on behalf of the United States of America. Veterans should arrive by 6:45 p.m.…

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5 Seconds of Summer ready to become household name

September 7, 2015
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR 5 Seconds of Summer—the four man band from Australia—is not a household name like Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, or even One Direction–you know, artists that even your grandmother knows because they are so “huge” and grace the cover of every celebrity mag. But although the group has yet to…

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First of firsts

September 4, 2015
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Southington Catholic-Margaret Markowski and her  Kindergarten class

Southington Catholic School held its first ever first day of school last Thursday. PHOTOS by TAMMI NAUDUS  

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Apple Harvest coming up quickly

September 4, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER The 47th annual Apple Harvest Festival is just around the corner, and festival committee members have swung into full gear finalizing details, vendors and events. This year’s theme encourages residents to promote “Growing Community Pride” – and of course enjoying all things apple. The two-weekend event will run Oct. 2…

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