Relay sets record; advances to New England

February 24, 2016
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Track 1

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington sent five athletes to the state 2016 CIAC Boys and Girls Indoor Track and Field Open Championship at Hillhouse High School on Saturday, Feb. 20 to compete amongst the state’s top athletes. Four of those five athletes were part of the girls 4x800m relay team, who continued to break barriers…

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Coffee and Conversation with Aresimowicz

February 24, 2016
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State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D-Southington, Berlin)
House Majority Leader

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D – Berlin, Southington) is inviting the public to join him for coffee at Uncle D’s Diner in Berlin on Tuesday, March 1. The state representative will be answering questions and discussing ideas for the community. The meeting will be held at Uncle D’s Diner, 869 Mill St. in Berlin from…

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Walmart shoplifter arrested at Bristol Court

February 24, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

On Friday, Feb. 19, Adam M. Rolon, 33, last known to live in Torrington, was arrested at the Bristol Courthouse on an arrest warrant stemming from a shoplifting incident at the Southington Walmart on Queen Street. According to the warrant, Rolon and an accomplice entered the Southington Walmart on Aug. 8, 2015, and the pair…

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Police crack down on sex offenders

February 24, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police made a pair of arrests after receiving notice from the Connecticut State Police, Sex Offender Registry Unit about locals who did not comply with the state’s sex offender registry guidelines. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Mark Wade Singleton, 38, of Marion Avenue in Plantsville, turned himself into police after learning about a warrant for…

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The final stretch: Warrior-Knights prepare for postseason

February 24, 2016
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Jeremy Fortin breaks toward the net during a 3-1 victory over Wethersfield-Rocky Hill-Middletown on Feb. 17.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The physical play continued for the Warrior-Knights (11-6) as they split the week with a home win and a road loss. With two games remaining on their regular season schedule, Hall-Southington will host Conard (7-9-2) on Saturday, Feb. 27 and E.O. Smith-Tolland (11-4-1) on Wednesday, March 2. “We still have to…

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Southington swimmers steamroll NW Catholic

February 24, 2016
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PJ Ramsey flies through the pool during the 100 butterfly race. Southington swept past NW Catholic, 90-72.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (7-4) emerged victorious over NW Catholic in their regular season finale at home on Wednesday, Feb. 17 with a 90-72 conference victory over the Lions. The Knights finished with a 3-2 conference record, second to Farmington in the White Division of the CCC South. The Knights celebrated senior…

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Commentary: Tell Gov. Malloy it takes action, not just words

February 24, 2016
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Rep. Rob Sampson (R-Southington, Wolcott)

The 2016 Legislative Session began with the traditional opening day ceremonies on Feb. 3, with the governor presenting his annual State of the State Address. Like the President’s State of the Union, a State of the State Address is more than a simple report on our fiscal and economic status. It is also an opportunity…

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Town seeks water pollution control operator

February 24, 2016
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Town of Southington

The town is currently looking to fill a full time position for a Water Pollution Control Operator 1. The position involves working in and around Advanced Waste Treatment facilities to clean and repair  sewer lines, complete maintenance work at the treatment plant and pump stations, and operate mechanical equipment. A Control Operator 1 will perform…

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Library Listings for the Feb. 26 edition

February 24, 2016
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: February Virtual Scavenger Hunt. Through Feb. 29 at southingtonlibrary.org. Compete to win a Nikon Coolpix…

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