Obituaries for March 13

March 11, 2015
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Robert V. Mase, 81, of Meriden, died on Sunday, March 1. He was the husband of the late Catherine (Perrotti) Mase. Cheryl Darlene (Chiaro) Guccione, 68, of Plantsville died on March 5 at the Hospital…

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Nonprofits invited to submit applications to community foundation for sponsorships

March 10, 2015
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Organizers of community events in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington slated to take place between July 1 and Dec. 31 are encouraged to apply today for the final round of 2015 funding through the Community Sponsorship Awards program offered by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Applications are due Friday, May 1. The…

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UConn wins WBB championship

March 10, 2015
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The University of Connecticut played in the WBB conference championship on Monday night at the Mohegan Sun. The UConn women topped South Florida, 84-70. PHOTOS COURTESY OF MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

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Surround Sound 7: The Final Frontier

March 10, 2015
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Southington High School music department presented, Surround Sound 7 on March 6th, 7th, and 8th.  Members of the marching band and color guard performed science fiction themed music and dance on the Southington High School stage.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus

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Family Fishing Course presented by DEEP

March 10, 2015
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The Southington Parks and Recreation Department will host a free Family Fishing Course on Sunday, March 29. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in the Southington Police Department community room at 69 Lazy Lane. The course will be presented by the State of Connecticut DEEP. State certified instructors will discuss a variety of topics related to water, fish,…

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Kennedy School awards students for science and invention

March 10, 2015
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The Kennedy Middle School Science Department recently announced the winners of their recent science fair and Invention Convention. The event has increased tenfold in recent years and the showings spanned two nights in mid-February. The contest was open to students of the school in grades 6-8. The following students were selected by judges to move…

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Thalberg partners with Orchard Valley Garden Club for community project

March 10, 2015
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Thalberg School fourth and fifth grade members of Genevieve’s Teaching Garden Club partnered with the Orchard Valley Garden Club for a community garden project. The students created beautiful floral designs with instructions, supplies, and assistance from Southington’s Orchard Valley Garden Club. The “Sending Love” designs were delivered to residents at Southington Care. The “Strawberry Ice…

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United Way of Southington announces its 2015 Southington Stars

March 10, 2015
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The United Way of Southington has announced its 2015 Southington Stars. Three local residents, nominated and selected by the Southington community, will be honored for their outstanding community service at the United Way annual dinner on Thursday, March 19 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Lifelong Southington resident Gary Saucier will be recognized for…

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Mohawk Northeast adopts a shelf at SCS pantry

March 9, 2015
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Mohawk Northeast donated 571 boxes of cereal to the Southington Community Services food pantry in Plantsville, and that’s just the start. Mohawk Northeast has committed to adopt a shelf in the food pantry and will continue to donate 50 boxes of cereal every week for the next year to help the SCS food pantry deliver…

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