First Baptist Church announces 2015 tag sale

October 28, 2015
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First Baptist Church of Southington
581 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8121

SOUTHINGTON – First Baptist Church of Southington, 581 Meriden Ave., will present its annual tag sale on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Housewares, books, collectibles, jewelry, small furniture, linens, holiday decorations, baked goods and much more will be sold at this church fundraiser. Free admission. For more information, call the church…

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Voter registration deadline looms in Connecticut

October 27, 2015
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Voter registration deadline looms in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Eligible voters are running out of time to register to cast ballots in Connecticut’s upcoming municipal elections. While the deadline to register online has already passed, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said people can still sign up by mail or by visiting their local registrar of voters office by Tuesday…

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Committee set for Lewis High 70th reunion

October 26, 2015
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Comm - Lewis HS 70th reunion May 20 2016

Lewis High School graduates from the Class of 1946 will be holding their 70th class reunion on May 20, 2016 at the Back Nine Tavern at Southington Country Club. For more information, contact the reunion committee, above, or call Norma Zygmunt at (860) 628-9246. Front, from left, Robert Leach and Edward Kordys. Back, Zygmunt, Betty…

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Plantsville college student volunteers at Hartford Marathon

October 26, 2015
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Megan Albert

Former Lady Knight Megan Albert was among a number of cross-country runners from Eastern Connecticut State University to volunteer at the Hartford Marathon on Saturday, Oct. 10. Albert served as a course marshal, assisting blind athletes and those with wheel chairs through the races. “I love to do meaningful community service projects with the team,…

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Cheshire Academy honors local

October 25, 2015
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SP Brief - McMahon Hall of Fame

On Saturday, Oct. 3, Ed McMahon of Southington was inducted into the Cheshire Academy Kevin Slaughter Memorial Hall of Fame during homecoming facilities at the Cheshire campus. McMahon, a member of the Class of 1965, played an end position on the undefeated 1964 Fighting Cats high school football team. The squad was victorious against college…

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Bark for Life raises funds for cancer society

October 24, 2015
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American Cancer Society logo

Connecticut dog lovers will have a chance to raise money to help fight cancer with the help of their furry canines and the American Cancer Society. On Sunday, Nov. 1, Southington residents will gather at the Southington Drive-In at 935 Meriden- Waterbury Tpk. in Plantsville at 11 a.m. for a walkathon called “Bark for Life.”…

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Those pesky paparazzis of autumn

October 24, 2015
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For celebrities out on the street, paparazzi are everywhere. Inspired by photographs snapped by papazzi of stylish celebs, Brianna Beyers of Bristol wears the newest fashions for autumn. All items are available at Kohl’s on New Britain Avenue in Plainville or at kohls.com. PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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Letter: Reader thanks a good samaritan

October 24, 2015
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To the editor: I must take a moment to thank a young man named Dillon for being a good samaritan and helping a senior citizen who fell and could not get up. It was close to 10 p.m., early last week, when I heard a very loud, persistent knock on my apartment door, unusual for…

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Letter: Party Chair discusses 2015 Republican platform

October 24, 2015
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To the editor: This is the election season when political rhetoric is plentiful. I ask everyone, before believing what you read or hear, research the facts. Ed Rosenblatt Chair of Southington Democrat Town Committee presented his party’s five-point platform based on deception and misrepresentations. 1) Return balance to development, residential vs. commercial, and industrial development.…

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