Art show opening postponed due to storm

February 7, 2013
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The owners of Paris In Plantsville have announced that it’s juried show will be postponed a week due to the storm: “Hello all! “With the blizzard getting ready to look down on us and cover us in mayhem and snowball fights we’re going to take advantage of the planned show-date for the opening our our…

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‘Because of 26’ is well received by the community

February 7, 2013
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer A plan devised by two Southington women for a June event to honor the victims of the Newtown shooting has already been enthusiastically received by the community. Lisa Wrubleski and Erin Furniss, who both have young children at Plantsville Elementary School, were among many people in the state and nation…

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Home Depot helps to spruce up Community Services

February 6, 2013
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Home Depot helps to spruce up Community Services

by Rob Glidden Staff Writer Volunteers from Home Depot launched a large-scale project to renovate the Community Services headquarters on Norton Street, with a plan to rework the former firehouse into a space that offered more possibilities to the department. There are two branches in Home Depot within in Southington – this one is on…

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Accuweather is predicting blizzard for weekend

February 6, 2013
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Accuweather is predicting blizzard for weekend

State College, Pa. — 6 February 2013 — AccuWeather reports while the pattern of spotty, nuisance snowfalls as dominated the weather recently, two storms are set to join forces to unleash a blizzard across eastern New England as Friday comes to a close. A weak storm from western Canada, known as an Alberta Clipper, could…

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Accuweather says snow a distinct possibility Friday

February 5, 2013
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Accuweather says snow a distinct possibility Friday

 State College, Pa. — 5 February 2013 — AccuWeather reports while the pattern of spotty, nuisance snowfalls will continue this week, there is a chance that two storms join forces to target part of the Northeast with substantial snowfall Friday. A weak storm from western Canada, known as an Alberta Clipper, could sync fast enough…

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Kennedy School staff to battle on the hardwood

February 5, 2013
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John F. Kennedy Middle School is getting ready to show great school spirit! Sticking with the Asset Building Classroom, and Southington Town-Wide Initiative to Promote Success (STEPS), the school is having a staff basketball game. Admission is $1, with proceeds going to the cheerleading team’s uniforms. This is no ordinary game, and the build up…

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Police await ruling on cause of death for William Gillan

February 5, 2013
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The Southington Police Department is still awaiting the cause of death of William Gillan, whose body was found alongside that of his mother Mildred Gillan at their Cedar Lane residence late last month. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has determined that 86-year-old Mildred’s death was due to natural causes. Police are still awaiting…

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Wildcats are no easy mark; Lincoln beats Gateway and nearly topples Massasoit

February 3, 2013
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Wildcats are no easy mark; Lincoln beats Gateway and nearly topples Massasoit

By John Goralski Sports Writer Nobody gave Lincoln College a chance against Massassoit because you just can’t teach height in basketball. On Saturday, Jan. 26, the upper division junior college team shuffled six footers in an out of their lineup with like cards in a poker game while 7 foot, 2 inch center Andrew McCarthy…

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Overcoming injuries; Lady Knight gymnasts still aren’t at full strenght

February 2, 2013
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Overcoming injuries; Lady Knight gymnasts still aren’t at full strenght

By John Goralski Sports Writer In her first competition this season, Lindsey Socquet scored for the Lady Knights in the beam competition and just missed the scoring as she set the baseline for the Knights on beam and floor. On Saturday, Jan. 26, the Lady Knights should have been celebrating the return of one of…

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