Southington Democrats elect new party leaders

March 9, 2016
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Robert M. Berkmoes
Chairperson, Southington Democratic Town Committee

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Democratic Town Committee (SDTC) is under new leadership. Executive Committee elections for the Democrats took place on March 3, welcoming new Chairman Bob Berkmoes and Vice Chairperson Elaine Bedard as party leaders. Berkmoes has served as an elected member of the Board of Water Commissioners since 2001, and has previously…

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Fire Report for the March 11 edition

March 9, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 32 incidents from Monday, Feb. 29 through Monday, Feb. 7: Monday, Feb. 29 4:56:07 p.m., 173 Pondview Dr., Animal problem 7:48:06 p.m., 200 Old Mountain Rd., Carbon monoxide detector activation 9:11:30 p.m., I-84 Westbound Exit 31, No Incident found on arrival Tuesday, March 1 6:18:46 p.m., 118 Summit…

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Police report for the March 11 edition

March 9, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, Feb. 16 to Thursday, Feb. 25: Orlando Berrios, 51, of 84 Washington Ave., 1st Floor, West Haven, was arrested on Feb. 25 for second degree forgery. Barbara J. Nolan, 53, of 500 Pleasant St, Southington, was arrested on Feb. 25 for three counts of selling…

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Obituary: Ann Kopka Frangione, 93

March 8, 2016
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Ann (Askuntowicz) Kopka Frangione, 93, died on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Ann (Askuntowicz) Kopka Frangione, 93 of Southington passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at the Monsignor Bojnowski Manor in New Britain. She was the wife of the late Edward Kopka Sr. and Frank Frangione Sr. Born October 23, 1922 in Southington she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Sophie (Losienkowa) Askuntowicz. Ann…

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Duclos, Plourde engagement

March 8, 2016
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Cody Plourde and Sharon Duclos are engaged to be married on June 4, 2016.

Cody Plourde of Southington, son of Bruce and Janice Plourde of Southington, announced his engagement to Samantha Duclos, daughter of Sharon Duclos of Southington. Both were graduates of Southington High School. Samantha graduated from SHS in 2011 and Paul Mitchell hairdressing in 2012. She is employed as a hair stylist at Blonde and Beyond. Cody…

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Cunningham, Housman wedding

March 8, 2016
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Lauren Cunningham and Adam Housman were married on June 20, 2015.

Lauren Cunningham, of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Adam Housman, of Brooklyn, N.Y., were married on June 20, 2015 at The Hill in Hudson, N.Y., a 200-year old palladian barn with views of the Hudson Valley, the Catskill Mountains, and the Berkshires. Laura McMullin officated. Lauren is the daughter of Lewis and Judy Cunningham of Wantagh, N.Y.,…

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Southington Community Theatre to hold auditions for ‘1776’

March 7, 2016
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Southington Community Theatre (SCT) will hold auditions for its June production of the musical “1776” on Sunday, March 20, by appointment, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the SCT theatre hall at 1237 Marion Ave. (the old Marion Firehouse). The musical takes place in the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to…

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Obituary: John Micacci, 83

March 7, 2016
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John Micacci, 83, died on March 4, 2016.

John Micacci, 83 of Southington passed away on March 4, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  John was born in Corvara, a Province of Pescara Italy, on August 1, 1932, son of the late Vincenzo and Rosa (DiFabio) Micacci. He came to America when he was 15 years old not speaking a…

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Birth announcement: Max Andrew Stolfi

March 7, 2016
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Birth - Max Andrew Stolfi

Andy and Daria (Housman) Stolfi of Norwalk welcomed their son, Max Andrew Stolfi, on Dec. 24, 2015. Judi and John Housman of Southington are the maternal grandparents. Cathie and Andy Stolfi of Torrington are the paternal grandparents. Teresa Piccolie of Red Bank, N.J. is Max’s maternal great grandmother.

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