Lt. Governor honors Yarde Metals for hiring record with veterans

September 7, 2016
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Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, right, meets with employees of Yarde Metals on Aug. 23.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, along with Dept. of Labor Commissioner Scott Jackson, Dept. of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Catherine Smith, and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Sean Connolly, paid a visit to Yarde Metals on Tuesday, Aug. 23. They met with Yarde Metals’ employees who are veterans to honor…

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Fire report for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 32 incidents from Monday, Aug. 22 to Saturday, Aug. 27: Monday, Aug. 22 10:01:25 a.m., 82 Todd Rd., Smoke or odor removal 12:17:14 p.m., 957 West St., Sunoco, Vehicle accident 5:13:42 p.m., 42 Andrews St., Rescue, EMS incident, other 9:27:33 p.m., 1 Darling St., Flanders West, Medical assist,…

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Police blotter for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 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, Aug. 18 through Tuesday, Aug. 23: Tyler Demarco, 48, of 321 Berlin St., Southington, was charged with creating a public disturbance on Aug. 23. Samuel J. Manzo, 56, of 53 Smoron Court, Southington, was charged with blight on Aug. 24. Samuel J. Manzo,…

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Bees open 9 game road trip at Lancaster

September 6, 2016
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Bees

NEW BRITAIN BEES (64-63) AT LANCASTER BARNSTORMERS (60-66) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees hit the road for their final road trip of the season, taking on Lancaster in the first of three! First pitch is 7PM! Series: The two teams enter their final series against each other this season with Lancaster holding…

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Eight game winning streak snapped in double header

September 6, 2016
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Bees

LEE FIRES SIX STRONG INNINGS IN GAME 1 WIN GAME 1 BOX SCORE | GAME 2 BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ eight game winning streak came to an end after they won the first game 3-2 but lost the second game 4-0. The Game Changed When…:…In game one with the game…

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Vanda Koceva is library’s September artist

September 4, 2016
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Artist of the Month

The Southington Public Library Gallery presents paintings by Vanda Koceva, the September artist of the month.  Koceva, a Bristol resident and native of Poland, studied art as a teenager in Warsaw. While a member of the Bristol Art League, she exhibited regularly in their gallery. To share her paintings with more of the public, she…

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Obituary: Eileen (Gray) Lunn, 88

September 4, 2016
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obituaries

Eileen (Gray) Lunn, 88, of Plainville, passed away on September 2, 2016, at The Pines of Bristol surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Donald P. Lunn. She was born on July 8, 1928, in New Britain, and was the daughter of the late William and Catherine (Kennedy) Gray. Eileen…

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Water wells back on-line

September 2, 2016
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The water wells affected by a chemical spill on Spring Street last week have gone back on-line. In a written statement, the Southington Water Department said, “After considerable review of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) remediation process and sample results from the Quinnipiac River, the Southington Water Department (SWD) is confident there…

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Meet the 2016 Apple Harvest Committee: Hostess chair Alyssa Pappas knows the work that goes into it

September 2, 2016
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Former Apple Harvest hostess and queen Alyssa Pappas, above center, has been assisting hostesses ever since her reign ended.

The Apple Harvest Festival is almost here, and officials are working hard to prepare for opening day. The 2016 event runs from Friday, Sept. 30 to Sunday, Oct. 2 and Friday, Oct. 7 to Sunday, Oct. 9, and it will include everything that visitors have come to expect from a parade and road race on…

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