Man arrested in Bristol Court for Southington Home Depot thefts

August 24, 2015
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Man arrested in Bristol Court for Southington Home Depot thefts

The Southington Police Department announced that Laurence Bardinelli, 27, of Hamden / Bridgeport Correctional Center was arrested at the Bristol Court at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 20. Bardinelli was served with four separate arrest warrants for a series of four larcenies that occurred at the Southington Home Depot stores. The warrants allege that Bardinelli…

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BJ’s donates to Southington Bread for Life

August 24, 2015
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BJ’s wholesale club representatives present a ceremonial check on July 14 to Southington Bread for Life. From left are, Bread for Life treasurer David Donnelly, BJ’s employee Eric Gagner, BJ’s supervisor Shari Stary, Bread for Life Executive Director Eldon Hafford, BJ’s Operations Manager Bill Kearns.

Representatives of the local BJ’s wholesale club recently presented a ceremonial check and gift cards totaling $1,700 to Southington Bread for Life. Shari Stary, damaged defective returns supervisor, said in a press release from Bread for Life that BJ’s holds a commitment to supporting local organizations and services that help the underserved population. Employees play…

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Durocher receives leadership award from Kappa Delta

August 24, 2015
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Emily Durocher received the Corre Anding Stegall Collegiate Leadership Award from the Delta Kappa sorority.

Southington resident Emily Durocher was recently awarded Kappa Delta’s “Corre Anding Stegall Collegiate Leadership Award.” The award is presented annually to the top echelon of Kappa Delta student leaders. It is based upon high academic performance, exemplary leadership within the chapter, on campus, and in the community. The distinction of being named a “Corre Girl,”…

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Lightning celebrates Lucky 7

August 23, 2015
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SP Briefs - 12U Lightning wins 7th

Southington Lightning 02 softball team won its seventh U-12 championship of the season at the Summer Scorcher 12u Pony National Qualifier in Panthorn Park. The girls went 7-0 for the weekend and outscored their opponents, 78-9, to improve their overall record to 55-6. Front, from left, Callie Gendron, Kelsey Fernandez, Katie Gundersen, and Alex Rogers.…

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The longest married couple in Connecticut

August 23, 2015
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Fran and Mary Santy, center, recently celebrated 75 years of marriage with their friends and family.

Francis “Fran” Santy and Mary (Casale) Santy recently celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with their family at Suffield By The River in Suffield. The couple was married on Aug. 19, 1940 and was recently honored by Worldwide Marriage Encounter as the longest married couple in the State of Connecticut. Both of them grew up in…

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Ford receives Thomson scholarship

August 23, 2015
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Comm - Jacqueline Ford wins the Thomson Continuing Education  Memorial Scholarship

Jacqueline Ford, center, accepts a check for $3,500 from the Rotary Club of Southington as the 2015 Thomson Continuing Education Memorial Scholarship Award winner.

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Raising the stars and stripes at Calendar House

August 23, 2015
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Comm - Calendar House flag (photo)

Calendar House raised its new flag on Tuesday, July 21. Accepting the colors was Calendar House Executive Director Robert Verderame and presenting was Southington American Legion Commander Steve McCarty.

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Plantsville Congregational announces revised service schedule and Rally Day

August 23, 2015
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Plantsville Congregational Church
109 Church St., Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 628-5595

Plantsville Congregational Church at 109 Church St. in Plantsville will resume the normal Sunday service schedule at 10 a.m., beginning Sunday, Sept. 6th. The church office will be open Mondays to Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition, Plantsville Congregational Church will hold its annual Rally Day on Sunday, Sept. 13, beginning at 10…

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Pal’s Power Washing wins the title

August 22, 2015
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SP Briefs - Women's Softball Champs

Pal’s Power Washing women’s softball season rallied to a perfect, 18-0, record to capture the women’s softball title this summer. Front, from left, Kim Swarts, Steph Kowalec, Michele Lucas, and Brandy Celella. Back, Maggie Moniz, Philein Griffin, Deb Schwarz, Liz Collins, Julie Sopchak, Liz Piper, Denise Henninger, Shawna Baron, Danielle Cranin, Chris Robarge, Laura Barnard,…

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