Town accepts bids for specialty cleanup and restoration services

December 9, 2015
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Town of Southington

Sealed proposals for on-call specialty cleanup and restoration services will be received at the Southington Town Hall, Office of the Town Manager, 75 Main Street, until Monday, Dec. 21 at 2:15 p.m., after which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. The town requires services of an on-call professional for cleanup of private…

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‘The Story of the Nativity’ presented Dec. 20 at St. Dominic

December 8, 2015
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St. Dominic Parish presents its annual musical production of ‘The Story of the Nativity: The Birth of Jesus Christ, King and Savior,’ Sunday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. at St. Dominic Church located at the intersection of Flanders Road and Laning Street, Southington. Admission is free and all are welcome to join us. The 37-minute…

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Arrest made for car accident at Hair Expo

December 7, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Police were called to Hair Expo, 410 Main St., in Southington at approximately 1:10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 7 on a report of a vehicle evading an accident after striking the building. The investigation determined that a 1997 Acura, operated by Tyrone Phoenix, was traveling north on Main Street when he veered off the road…

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Police escape a close shave: Raise over $5K during No Shave November

December 7, 2015
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To support prostate cancer awareness month, nearly 40 Southington police officers and department employees participated in the “No Shave November” campaign to benefit the Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. The campaign raised $5,270, which was presented in a check to Curtis D. Robinson, the co-founder of…

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A Thanksgiving truckload

December 6, 2015
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On Saturday, Nov. 21, the Grounds Guys and KTA Racing teamed up for a food collection at Price Chopper to benefit Southington Community Services. Kyle Aldieri and Karson Hendrickson were able to collect 27 turkeys and a truckload of trimmings. Sign Pro donated the banner.

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Alcoholics Anonymous Christmas and New Year’s Eve alkathons in Cheshire

December 5, 2015
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The annual Cheshire holiday alkathons, meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous, will be held at the Cheshire Grange, Wallingford Rd., Cheshire (off Route 10, behind Cheshire Town Hall) overnight beginning on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. The Christmas alkathon begins at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24 and concludes at 3 p.m. on Christmas Day. The New…

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The Summit honors its veterans

December 5, 2015
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A resident at The Summit at Plantsville salutes the camera during Veteran’s Day celebrations.

The Summit At Plantsville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center honored their veterans in several ways on Veterans Day. The day started off with a specially made and festive breakfast, which included a number of veterans from the VFW. Nearly 40 veterans served to kick off the festivities. In the afternoon, veterans from The Marine Corps League…

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Supporting the troops

December 5, 2015
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 members Steven McCarty, Chris Pintarich, and Steve Pintarich loaded up their truck on Nov. 21 to deliver 25 laptops and web cameras to soldiers of the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) as they get ready to deploy. In addition, Chris Pintarich donated over $1,000, raised by running the…

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Letter: YMCA officials thanks Blue Jean supporters

December 5, 2015
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To the editor: Our heartfelt thanks to the Southington community for helping to make the YMCA’s Forever in Blue Jeans event a huge success.  The annual fundraiser, which packs the Aqua Turf on the Friday before Thanksgiving, raised over $70,000 this year. The best news is that 100 percent of our proceeds go right back…

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