Town approves solar power for middle schools

December 10, 2015
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John F. Kennedy Middle School
1071 S Main St, Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 628-3275

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Town Council voted on Monday, Nov. 23 to take the next step in continuing the “solarization plan” for the town. The council approved a Power Purchase Agreement with Greenskies Renewable Energy, LLC, in Middletown, to provide solar power supplies for Kennedy Middle School and DePaolo Middle School. The agreement is the…

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Knights are still going: Cross country teams compete at Nike nationals

December 9, 2015
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Running

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Members of the Southington Blue Knights cross country team traveled to Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 28 to compete against some of the best runners in the northeast at the 2015 Nike Cross Country Nationals Northeast Regional. States represented at the meet included Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New…

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Knights fall short of 3rd title game: Ousted by Darien in semifinals; winning streak ends at 31 games

December 9, 2015
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Jasen Rose scrambles to elude a sack during a 49-7 loss to Darien in the Class LL semifinals in Stamford on Dec. 7.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The road to a third straight Class LL title reached its final destination for the Blue Knights football team on Monday, Dec. 7 at Boyle Field in Stamford when No.3 Southington fell to No.2 Darien (11-0), 49-7, in the Class LL semifinals. The Knights received the opening kickoff, but the Blue…

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Flipping the switch for ‘Hospitality Night’

December 9, 2015
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Hospitality Night- Chad Reed flips the switch (1)

On Friday, Dec. 4, Chad Reed flips the switch for the holiday lights on the Southington Town Green during “Hospitality Night,” sponsored by the Merchants of Downtown Southington and hosted by the Southington Parks and Recreation Department. Local Brownie troops joined together for a chorus on the steps of the First Congregational Church, while bands…

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Health listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Health listings for Dec. 11

THURSDAY, DEC. 17 SOUTHINGTON LUNCH AND LEARN PROGRAM ABOUT MEMORY LOSS.  Noon to 1 p.m. Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden Ave., Southington. Complimentary lunch. RSVP. 1-877-424-4641.

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Performance listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Baseball SHS

DEC. 11-13 OTHER CONNETIC DANCE’S ‘NUTCRACKER SUITE AND SPICY.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. Original production is back for its sixth season. A fusion of athletic dance with ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and hip hop, as well as humor. Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford. $15. CONNeticDance.com DEC. 11-13 BRISTOL…

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Dining listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Dining listings for Dec. 11

ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.

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Miscellaneous listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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FRIDAY, DEC. 11 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Held by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Sheraton Hotel, 100 Capital Boulevard, Rocky Hill. No charge. (860) 582-8229. DEC. 11-12 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU. 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. “The Wizard of Oz” with Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, and Billie Burke. Special…

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Kids listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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FRIDAY, DEC. 11 PLAINVILLE SANTA WILL VISIT THE WHEELER REGIONAL FAMILY YMCA. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Crafts, elves playground, movie, and cookies. Hot chocolate. Bring your camera for photos with Santa. Wheeler Regional Family YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. Admission is free and open to all. Bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the Plainville…

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