Letter: Reader responds to candidate’s claims in The Observer

June 4, 2016
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To the editor: Democratic senatorial candidate Ryan Rogers appears not to understand that a “yes” vote should not be made unless the legislator supports the bill or policy. I hope that Mr. Rogers understands that bills that are needed to run government, which are most of the bills voted on, typically do have bi-partisan support.…

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Letter: Thalberg enjoyed drama club

June 4, 2016
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To the editor: On May 5 and May 6, the newly established Thalberg Elementary School drama club performed “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” at J.A. DePaolo Middle School. The performances were the result of four months of hard work, enthusiasm, and fun from the cast of 26 fourth and fifth graders, who performed for nearly sold…

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T.M. Kaplita is Orchards artist for June

June 3, 2016
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“"Swordsman and Sylph,"” by T.M. Kaplita.

T.M. (Timo) Kaplita of Southington CT, will be exhibiting his paintings at The Gallery at The Orchards through June 30. The title of his show is “Narrative Vignettes: Real and Surreal.” Kaplita always had a passion for art. Upon his graduation, his career focus was on architecture and graphics, though he still had a strong…

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Local agent wins national award

June 3, 2016
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John Perriello

Century 21 (C21) Real Estate LLC recently recognized John Perriello, sales affiliate with the Southington office, as a top-producer nationwide. He was honored with the Century 21 Diamond Masters award. “John places his real estate wisdom and passion for life into his everyday business, helping to make clients more comfortable with the real estate transaction…

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Southington Catholic visits the Capitol

June 3, 2016
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On Monday, May 23, State Sen. Joe Markley (R-Southington) met with students from Southington Catholic School during a field trip to the senate chamber. Markeley offered a lesson about the history of the state capitol.

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COCC officer to speak at business seminar

June 3, 2016
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COCC’s chief information security officer Kevin Hamel.

Get your ticket while space is still available for the the next Southington business forum. The series is presented by the Southington Economic Development Department, along with the Southington Chamber of Commerce. On Tuesday, June 14, COCC chief information security officer Kevin Hamel will present his seminar, “Cyberspace: A Clear and Present Danger.” The presentation…

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Financial advisor earns CFP designation

June 3, 2016
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Ken Tumolo

Retirement and investment specialists Johnson Brunetti (JB) in Wethersfield announced that Southington resident Ken Tumolo has successfully achieved his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation. The CFP designation places Ken in an elite class of financial advisors. The designation is awarded after extensive training, and CFP professionals are held to the highest ethical and education standards.…

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Three times the music, three times the creativity

June 3, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In 2016, many artists are lucky if they release one or two albums in their lifetime before they return to a life solely based on pleasing fans on the road. Few artists would have the ambition (or would be allowed) to release a double album in 2016. But guitarist Ana…

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Apple Harvest gets permanent power

June 2, 2016
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  By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER A permanent power source for the annual Apple Harvest Festival is being installed on the Town Green. The installment was announced by the Apple Harvest Festival Supervisory Committee (AHFSC) at a meeting on May 19, and is expected to take place in June. The permanent electrical pedestal will replace the need…

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