Learning from the loss; Lady Knights battle against Suffield’s experience

January 3, 2014
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Learning from the loss; Lady Knights battle against Suffield’s experience

By John Goralski Sports Writer Coach Mike Forgione’s game plan focused on Suffield guard Merideth Ouellette even though few fans in this part of the state have ever heard her name. From the opening whistle, the Lady Knights swarmed the 5-foot-6 junior. They stepped in passing lanes and waved hands in her face whenever possible.…

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Gazing into the crystal ball; Town officials talk about the new year’s issues

January 3, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer With 2014 in full swing, Southington officials look forward to continuing their priorities from last year, while addressing new ones. For Southington Planning and Zoning Commission Chairman Mike DelSanto, the new year means continuing the work his department started last year while starting the ground work to address new issues.…

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Calendar House looking into more space as senior population continues to grow

January 3, 2014
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Calendar House looking into more space as senior population continues to grow

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer In just a few years time, 40 percent of the adult population in Southington will be of senior citizen age, according to Mark White, the vice president of Calendar House. With the growing number of senior citizens in town comes a plan to bring additional classes and activities as well…

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And if the snow wasn’t enough… temperatures to yo-yo down-down-down, then up, then down

January 2, 2014
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And if the snow wasn’t enough… temperatures to yo-yo down-down-down, then up, then down

Temperatures are going to go through a rapid swing down then up, according to AccuWeather. AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 2 January 2014 – AccuWeather.com reports quick surges of frigid and mild air will produce dramatic temperature swings from one day to the next in the East. The temperature swings of 25 to 50 degrees in a…

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Blizzard to hit northeast overnight; impact from Boston to NYC

January 2, 2014
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Blizzard to hit northeast overnight; impact from Boston to NYC

 The worst of the storm should hit the Northeast over night, reports AccuWeather. AccuWeather Global Weather Center — 2 January 2014 – AccuWeather.com reports a major snowstorm is sweeping across the Midwest and Northeast Thursday, creating treacherous travel conditions for millions in Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit and Cleveland. The worst of the storm will arrive overnight for the Northeast,…

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Brumback lays out 48 hour plan to handle winter storm

January 2, 2014
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Expecting severe weather this evening, Town Manager Garry Brumback has laid out an attack plan for the next two days. “During the next 48 hours we are expecting severe weather with heavy snow and bitter cold,” Brumback said in an email release. Brumback said the highway staff would remain on duty until the snow storm…

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State workers being sent home early

January 2, 2014
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The governor’s office issued the following information regarding today’s snow: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy directed Executive Branch agency heads to release their employees early in stages this afternoon in order to better manage the evening commute given the inclement conditions.  Dismissals were to begin at 3 p.m. and continue in 15 minute intervals.  Agency heads were…

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Town to implement parking ban due to impending storm

January 2, 2014
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Due to the impending storm, the Southington Police Department is implementing a parking ban on all town streets, beginning at 4 p.m. on Thursday Jan.2. The parking ban will run until further notice.

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Gov. issues warning about Thursday’s impending snow storm

January 1, 2014
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Gov. Dannel Malloy’s office issued the following press release about the snow storm expected to hit Connecticut tomorrow through Friday. With a winter storm and  bitter cold temperatures expected over the next few days, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging residents to take it slow and avoid travel during the height of the storm Thursday…

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