Another arrest made for aluminum thefts at Brunalli Construction

January 21, 2016
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Southington police made another arrest as a result of a continuing investigation surrounding thefts from Brunalli Construction Co. on Buckland St. Today, Dylan Cooke, 21, of New Haven turned himself in on an arrest warrant. The ongoing theft investigation originated on Sept. 17, 2015 when Cooke was arrested for stealing aluminum forming joists from the…

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North Coast Clothing is clearing shelves at SHS

January 21, 2016
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North Coast Clothing has already earned more than $4,000 in sales. The student company is the brainchild of, from left, Margaux Degumbi, Natalie Rickard, and Evan Aiudi.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Three Southington High School seniors are advancing their education in marketing by using their business and sales skills outside the classroom. Evan Aiudi, Natalie Rickard, and Margaux Degumbi, all students in the SHS Marketing III course, have created their own company. North Coast Clothing, a New England themed t-shirt company, has earned…

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Lamb of God: Rubbing elbows with the establishment

January 21, 2016
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Grammys and Lamb of God. The pair don’t seem to go together. The Grammys, which this year will be distributed on Feb. 15, tends to be about the industry honoring the respectable and commercial side of music. Think Adele and Taylor Swift. However, Lamb of God are muscular, sweaty…

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Obituary: Frank Waluk Sr., 73

January 21, 2016
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Frank Waluk Sr., 73, of the Milldale section of Southington, passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Hartford Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Darlyn L. (Bower) Waluk. Frank was born in New Britain on Feb. 20, 1942. He retired from Brunalli Construction after many years. He…

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Hockey streak at 6 games

January 21, 2016
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Paul Gambardella battles for the puck in the corner during a 1-0 victory over Rockville-Bolton-Coventry-RHAM on Jan. 16.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Andrew Mitchell received the puck at the top of the key just inside the blue line and the defense quickly closed in. Mitchell flicked the puck towards the goal, and Jacob Herz deflected it off the bottom corner of the crossbar and into the back of the net. Herz’s deflection for…

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Lady Knights get 10th win

January 21, 2016
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Janette Wadolowski takes a jump shot during a road win at top-ranked Conard.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER   The Lady Knights basketball team (10-1) knocked Conard (10-1) from the ranks of the undefeated with a 59-39 victory in West Hartford on Thursday, Jan. 14. Right from the opening tip, the Knights came out and never gave the Chieftains any room to breath. Southington built a 13-point lead by…

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Third time’s the charm: Boys push 2 games to OT before getting 1st win

January 21, 2016
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Jeremy Mercier attacks the rim at Plainville to help the Blue Knights basketball team get their first win of the season.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER With time winding down in the game and Southington trailing by one point, Nate Blitz went up for a layup and collided into a defender in mid-air. Blitz hit the floor, but the ball tapped off the glass and swished through the net. The Southington senior got up on his feet,…

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Volunteers needed to bring hope to incarcerated teens

January 20, 2016
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Straight Ahead Ministries, a Christian non-profit group, is looking for more men and women of faith whom might be interested in a volunteer effort for weekly Bible studies and prayer groups within teen detention and residential living centers in Connecticut. The group visits teens in nearby centers such as Manson Youth Institution in Cheshire and…

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Judge comes to a final decision in the Hatton Meadow case

January 20, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER After nearly 8 months, a final decision has been made to allow the installation of a solar panel array on the meadow neighboring Hatton Elementary School. On Jan. 13, Judge Robert E. Young of the New Britain Judicial Court brought an end to the lengthy battle between the Town of Southington, Greenskies,…

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