Elks honor local youth

July 13, 2015
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Comm - Elks Drug Awareness Poster State Winner

The Southington Elks Lodge held its annual youth awards banquet on Thursday, June 11.  Pictured with Exalted Ruler Cindy Voorhees and Drug Awareness Chairperson Darcie Najarian are Mackenzie Monahan, local and state winner in the Drug Awareness Poster Contest, her parents, Krystin and Steven Monahan and her sister Taylor Monahan.

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Locals capture lacrosse state title

July 12, 2015
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SP Briefs - Connecticut Valley Youth Lacrosse Senior Red State Champions

Three Southington Lacrosse Association teams charged into the championship game of the CVYL state tournament with the Senior Red team, above, capturing the state title. Both the Junior White and Senior White teams finished as runners-up in the state contest. Senior Red players include, Camden Brown, Garrett Brown, Chris Cox, Sean-Michael Davey, Zachary Florian, Marco…

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DePaolo releases fourth quarter honor roll

July 12, 2015
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DePaolo Middle School has announced their honor roll for the fourth quarter. Grade 6 The following students earned first honors: Catherine Adamczyk, Mercy Adekola, Jackson Alfano, Sera Altomari, Angelina Angelillo, Devan Bade, Adam Badgley, Andrew Bafuma, Kelly Barrett, Brandon Bernier, Corrie Bonomi, Sammi Bray, Matthew Brennan, Alex Bruce, Madison Buckley, Cooper Burdette, Caleb Buzas, Dylan…

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Southington High School releases fourth quarter honor roll

July 12, 2015
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Southington High School has announced their honor roll for the fourth quarter. Grade 9 The following students earned first honors: Nandani Mohit Adhyapak, Rosanna Teresa Airo, Nolyn Allen, Cora Elizabeth Altomari, Jacob Oscar Anderson, Katarina Marie Aulbach, Cicily Alexis Balachandar, Madison Marie Beaudoin, Emma Marie Becotte, Chloe Dianna Becquey, Evan Scott Bender, William Bernard Blaise,…

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Kennedy releases fourth quarter honor roll

July 12, 2015
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Kennedy Middle School has announced their honor roll for the fourth quarter. Grade 6 The following students earned first honors: Ernest Arroyo, Neel Avancha, Noah Barbour, Cameron Baston, Elizabeth Beaulieu, Drew Belcourt, Madison Block, Casey Blumetti, Olivia Blumetti, Chelsea Bly, Lauren Bogoslofski, Mikaela Bogoslofski, Weston Brick, Joshua Budnik, Griffin Campbell, Rachel Carbone, Makayla Carlson, Landon…

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These boys know how to put on a rock and roll show

July 11, 2015
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UPDATED FOR CORRECTION INSERTED JULY 18 By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR James Young of classic rockers Styx told me in an interview several years back that bands no longer survive on their recorded output. They survive on their live performances. Chris Carrabba of indie band Dashboard Confession told me a similar tale when I spoke…

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North champs are town champs

July 11, 2015
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SP Briefs - ASAP - North LL champion Dodgers - Town Champs

The Southington Northern Little League Dodgers (23-1) rebounded from their first loss of the season to win the rematch and the deciding game against the Southington South Angels to capture the 2015 Southington Little League Championship. The Dodgers swept through the regular season and upended the Southington Western Little League Tigers, 15-5, before suffering their…

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Tigers prey on the West

July 11, 2015
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SP Briefs - South LL champions

With a 4-1 victory over the top-seeded and defending-champion Cardinals in the championship game, the Tigers captured the title in the Southington Western Little League. The tigers were the only team to navigate the double-elimination tournament without a loss, outscoring opponents, 19-5. The Tigers survived a nine-inning bout against the Orioles, 3-2, in the opening…

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Letter: Reader is disappointed with placement of town solar panels

July 11, 2015
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Letter: Reader is disappointed with placement of town solar panels

To the editor: It was very disappointing last week to have our Town Council, again, approved to take two acres of pristine open space and replace it with a utility of solar panels. Surrounding towns have opted to use disturbed land rather than existing open space for their solar panel projects. This idea was suggested…

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