Click It or Ticket enforcement begins Nov. 23

November 23, 2015
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As motorists take to the roads this holiday season, Southington Police are urging everyone to buckle up. Beginning on Monday, Nov. 23, and running through Monday, Nov. 30, law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2015 national Click It or Ticket Occupant Protection enforcement mobilization. While Southington officers are…

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Southington Catholic School supports Bread for Life in feeding the hungry

November 23, 2015
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Southington Catholic School students donated an assortment of baked goods to Southington’s Bread for Life to enhance the meals prepared by BFL staff at the Masonic Friedship Lodge 33. BFL Executive Director Eldon Hafford, center, receives the desserts that were later distributed to residents in senior communities and the homebound. From left, are SCS students…

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DePaolo students give back

November 23, 2015
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Over 400 students from DePaolo Middle School raised money through Alex’s Lemonade Stand during the Apple Harvest Festival. Above, Morgan Duling, Allison Bradshaw, and Anthony Donato also raised money on their own to help fight pediatric cancer.

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Angelones celebrate 50 years

November 22, 2015
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Ronald and Barbara Angelone recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.

Ronald and Barbara (Gasecki) Angelone, of Southington, recently celebrated 50 years of marriage with family and friends at the Manor Inn Restaurant in Milldale. Their daughter, Cindy Arduini, and the wife’s brother, Tom Gasecki, threw the party. The couple was married on Nov. 6, 1965 at St. Thomas Church in Southington. The couple had one…

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Half century later, Hot Tuna’s Casady still hot for his vocation

November 22, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fifty years for one career is a long time for any vocation. And to keep plugging along in that career into your seventh decade of life is also an incredible feat. But Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen have been cooking along as musicians since the 1950s when they started off…

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Crowds support veterans by attending pinup show

November 22, 2015
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All American Productions presented ‘Pinups at the Mansion! An All Pinup Fashion Show’ to benefit Honor Flight New England at the Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown. There were a large number of models from the area participating in the runway show, which featured 1940s, 1950s pinup inspired fashions as well as fashions from Connecticut fashion house,…

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Brotherton, Lee engagement

November 22, 2015
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Randall Brotherton and Jennifer lee are engaged to be married in December 2015.

Scott and Andrea Brotherton Sr. of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of their son, Randall Brotherton of Bristol to Jennifer Lee of Bristol, daughter of Tom and Sandra Doyle of Bristol. Randall graduated from Southington High School and Lincoln Tech in New Britain. He is employed at Pepsi Cola in Bristol. His grandparents…

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Southington Festival Chorale announces Holiday Concert

November 22, 2015
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The Southington Festival Chorale invites the public to attend their 2015 Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m., at Plantsville Congregational Church, 109 Church St. The chorale has a new director, Christopher Hartel, who is introducing some pieces new to the chorale from Christian and Jewish traditions. In addition to the choral numbers,…

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Eighth grader donates birthday money to Alex’s Lemonade Stand

November 22, 2015
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Anthony Donato raised over $400 for Alex's Lemonade Stand.

DePaolo Middle School eighth grade student Anthony Donato decided that just giving his time to help raise money at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest wasn’t enough. Instead, Donato asked family, friends, and neighbors to donate to an important cause. He raised $200, but still wasn’t satisfied. When his birthday came up, Donato asked…

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