Obituary: Eileen (Gray) Lunn, 88

September 4, 2016
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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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Man arrested for stealing and destroying ring

September 2, 2016
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  Police arrested Anthony Tobias, 26, of Meriden after stealing and destroying a ring from a Southington residence. The warrant stems from a theft investigation that was reported on July 2, 2016. The warrant alleges that on June 17, 2016, the victim left a 14 karat gold, emerald, and diamond ring in the bathroom of a…

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Motel 6 staff member arrested for stealing

September 2, 2016
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Plainville police discovered an open warrant for a Plainville resident and turned him over to Southington police. As a result, Edwin Martinez Jr., 37, of Plainville was arrested for stealing from his employer at Motel 6 on Queen Street. Plainville police came into contact with Martinez on Aug. 30 and learned about the Southington warrant. They…

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Plantsville woman cited for blight

September 2, 2016
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Plantsville woman cited for blight

After multiple inspections from town inspectors, a Plantsville resident was issued an infraction on Aug. 25 for her unsightly property. Jode Cirillo, 52, was cited for violating the town’s blight ordinance. Southington police received a letter from the Southington Zoning Enforcement officer which stated that the property located at 777 Old Turnpike Road is considered…

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Bees complete sweep of Skeeters

September 2, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees held on in the 9th inning to beat the Skeeters 11-9, sweeping the four-game series and winning their sixth straight overall. The Game Changed When…:…Bees’ closer Shawn Gilblair, summoned after four runs for the Skeeters tightened the lead to just two in the bottom of the…

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Forestville woman has role in new series thriller on Crackle

September 2, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In the new web television series, “StartUp,” the tension and mood begins to crank up right after the opening credits of the first episode. And as the series unfolds over the first episode and the next, the intensity doesn’t let up. The main characters are introduced one by one. Their…

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Obituaries: Marion Emily Klein, 100

September 1, 2016
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Marion Emily (Williams) Klein, 100, formerly of Bristol, passed away at Masonicare in Wallingford on August 31, 2016. She is now reunited with her loving husband, Raymond Klein. Marion was born on August 27, 1916 in Dormansville, New York daughter to the late Alfred and Pauline (Bradner) Williams. She grew up in New York and…

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