Music of the Knight moved to Cheshire

October 24, 2012
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Southington High School Marching Band’s annual “Music Of The Knight” Marching Band competition (10/27/2012) has been moved to Cheshire HS. The start time has been pushed out one hour to 3 pm and the gates will open at 2:30 due to a soccer game earlier in the day.  The installation of the artificial turf field…

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Defense wins championships; Knights capitalize on turnovers in second half comeback

October 24, 2012
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Defense wins championships; Knights capitalize on turnovers in second half comeback

By John Goralski Sports Writer Zak Jamele’s eyes popped open as the football careened off his leg with under three minutes remaining. It bounced into his chest. He hugged it like a precious infant and sprinted into the open field… All Glastonbury needed to do on Saturday, Oct. 20 was to run up the middle…

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Candidates talk the issues in Chamber debate

October 24, 2012
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The nine candidates hoping to be elected to Southington’s state delegation discussed the tough economic conditions and political divisions in Connecticut, during a lengthy, and sometimes contentious, forum sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. As the result of state redistricting, Southington is now represented by four house seats and one…

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Follow the Lleader; Joe Llodra went from the O-line to the sideline

October 19, 2012
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by John Goralski Sports Writer Defenders knew that Southington would come out throwing in the mid-1950s, but nobody could stop them. Opponents knew that Southington’s runners would be circling around the off-balanced line, but no one could contain them. Southington’s opponents knew who they had to reach to stop the single-wing offense. The question was,…

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Midseason perfection; Knights score second shutout, improve to 5-0

October 19, 2012
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Midseason perfection; Knights score second shutout, improve to 5-0

By John Goralski Sports Writer Before the Knights even took the field against South Windsor, Glastonbury was already resting after securing their fifth win. Football fans throughout the state had already circled the Week Six match-up between the Knights and the Tomahawks, and it was already being touted as a midseason battle between undefeated programs.…

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Kids say no to drugs at rally

October 19, 2012
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Kids say no to drugs at rally

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The annual “Red Ribbon Rally” returned for its 22nd year, inviting Southington students of all ages to declare their opposition to drug use. The rally is usually held on the town green, but rainy weather moved it indoors to the auditorium at nearby Derynoski Elementary School. The crowd easily filled…

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Medicine drop box at police HQ

October 19, 2012
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By Rob Glidden The Southington Police Department is now the location of a permanent medication drop box, a longtime goal of town officials and several community organizations. The box allows residents to safely dispose of expired or unneeded medication anonymously and at no cost. “This is a one-way mailbox,” said Town Council Chairman John Dobbins.…

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Additional air tests at schools; Officials seek to give peace of mind

October 19, 2012
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer In the wake of the discovery of PCBs during the process of planning the middle school renovations, the Board of Education intends to conduct air sample tests at three other schools to address safety concerns from the community. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are common in older buildings constructed before their toxic…

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Southington MOMS group holding Halloween open house

October 16, 2012
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M.O.M.S. Club of Southingtonhas issued an invitation to its Mothers Offering Mothers Support Halloween Open House on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the  Bristol Public Library, 5 High St.,  Bristol in the lower level. The group is for stay-at-home moms who are residents of Southington, Plantsville, Bristol, Farmington, Plainville, New Britain…

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