Finding the ‘purrrfect’ slice of local pizza

August 10, 2016
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Taste of Southington- Isabella, Brianna, and Kaitlyn Wood

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, locals poured onto the grounds of the Barnes Museum to get a Taste of Southington. The 15th annual event attracted a number of local restaurants, and residents enjoyed a bite and the music, while kids enjoyed face painting, balloon animals, and tattoos. Others took the opportunity to visit the local museum,…

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Membrino point leader at Stafford, Waterford

August 10, 2016
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Tony Membrino Jr.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Caution flags were waving like banners at the Olympics, and Tony Membrino Jr. was never able to get into a rhythm at Stafford Motor Speedway. On Friday, Aug. 5, Membrino clawed his way up to third place in the SK Light feature race when yet another caution was thrown. On the…

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Kataria Classic welcomes new court appearances

August 10, 2016
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Arian Goknale returns a volley during an early round of the Kataria Classic Tennis Tournament. This year’s event has drawn a host of up-and-coming players.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Tournament director Kunal Kataria plopped himself in his chair at the end of the second day of his tournament, and let out a tired sigh like a retiring businessman after a hard day’s work. His younger brother looked just as fatigued beside him, along with the host of varsity high school…

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Man arrested for stealing from town and domestic violence

August 10, 2016
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Jared Martin

Bail enforcement agents turned a local man over to police on Aug. 5, at 6 p.m., for three active warrants. Jared Martin, 36, of Southington, was processed and charged for multiple actions between May and June in 2006. The first warrant alleges that between May 2016 and June 8, 2006, Martin burglarized a storage garage on East…

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Police blotter for the Aug. 12 edition

August 10, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

  The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, July 28 through Wednesday, Aug. 3: Frances Rodriguez, 25, of 366 South Main St., New Britain, was charged on July 28 with sixth degree larceny. Sydney A. Robbins, 22, of 2278 Mount Vernon Rd., Southington, was charged on July 28 with second…

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Fire Report for the Aug. 12 edition

August 10, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 51 incidents from Monday, July 25 to Monday, Aug. 1: Monday, July 25 8:33:09 a.m., 385 Pleasant St., Chemical spill or leak 9:21:50 a.m., 183 Diana Rd., Brush or brush-and-grass mix 2:06:56 p.m., Andrews St., Brush or brush-and-grass mix 6:52:31 p.m., 330 Berlin St., Power line down 9:47:21…

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Blues falls short of FCBL post-season

August 10, 2016
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Bristol Blues logo

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER With postseason implications on the line, the Bristol Blues finished out the final week of the 2016 campaign with most of its games coming on the road. And with the American Legion Northeast Regional Baseball Tournament in town, Bristol finished its season with six games away from home. But, ending the…

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Sports listings for the Aug. 12 edition

August 10, 2016
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APPLE HARVEST ROAD RACES All races are sponsored by the Southington Community YMCA. Forms are available for pre-registration (by Oct. 1 at noon) at the YMCA membership desk. All race info and on-line registration info can be found at sccymca.org/apple. Register by Sept. 19 to receive a free t-shirt. Plenty of refreshments for athletes with…

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Recreation Department listings for the Aug. 12 edition

August 10, 2016
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Southington Recreation Department
Town Hall, 75 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Southington, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 276-6219
Fax: (860) 276-6204

Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Recreation Department at (860) 276-6219. Checks should be payable to Town of Southington. Pre-registration and payment is required. For more information, registration forms, or an activity schedule visit www.southington.org/recreation. SOUTHINGTON POOL OPENINGS/HOURS—Pools at Recreation Park and Memorial Park are…

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