Lady Knights edged in the final 4: CCC tourney prepares girls for the state competition

February 24, 2016
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Janette Wadolowski fights off a triple-team to get off a shot against EO Smith in the CCC semifinals in Glastonbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It took two overtimes before the Lady Knights (17-3) were eliminated from the CCC Tournament on Monday, Feb. 22. The Knights advanced to the semifinals of the conference tournament, where they fell short, 66-62, to No.2-seed E.O. Smith (18-2) at Glastonbury High School. E.O. Smith is currently ranked third in Class…

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Knights battle the LL brackets: Abacherli, Calo advance to finals; 6 advance to state open

February 24, 2016
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Austin Abacherli grapples with Timmy Kane of Fairfield Warde during the final round of the Class LL tournament.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (147.5) competed at the Class LL state tournament over the weekend and placed fifth out of 25 schools with two finalists and six medalists that will be moving on to the state open. Southington entered a total of 14 wrestlers in the tournament, which was held at Trumbull…

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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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