Obituary: Dorothy (Erbe) Morse, 91

September 9, 2016
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Dorothy (Erbe) Morse, 91, of Southington, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the Jerome Home in New Britain. She was the wife of the late Robert C. Morse Sr. Born June 22, 1925 in Southington, she was the daughter of the late William and Louise (Caron) Erbe. When Dorothy was younger she moved…

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St. Paul Catholic to kick off 50th anniversary celebration on Sept. 17

September 9, 2016
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It’s been almost one half century since the St. Paul Catholic High School yearbook championed their first graduating class.  “They conceived a school… in a breakthrough of thought…,” reads the 1970 Kaleidoscope, “minds opened as the ground broke… and spirit grew.” This year marks the 50 years since that group’s freshman year (1966), and the school will kick-off…

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Southington photographer is SoCCA’s first featured artist

September 9, 2016
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By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Southington local and professional photographer John Atashian is featuring his work in the new Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA) building this month. The display includes at least 75 brand new prints from a collection he built this past year to promote his recent photobook, “The Ultimate Photo Book of the…

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AARP names officers

September 9, 2016
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The Southington Chapter #4943 of AARP installed new officers at its June 24 meeting. From left, Shirley Mason (treasurer), Rachel Wache (assistant treasurer), Donna Wolicki (secretary), Marie Sepiol (vice president), and Aline Dynder (president). The next chapter meeting will be on Sept. 27, at 1 p.m., at Mary Our Queen hall, 218 Savage St.

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McDougall Agency honored by Farmers

September 9, 2016
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The McDougall Agency, Farmers Insurance, located at 100 Queen St. in Southington, was recently awarded with the Farmers National Blue Vase Award. The honor is bestowed on new agents that exemplify best practices for growth within multiple lines of business. In February 2015, the agency was the first Farmers Insurance office in the state, offering…

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Bees punctuate Barnstormer sweep with 14-3 victory

September 9, 2016
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BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees set a new franchise high for runs in a game as they completed the sweep of the series vs. the Barnstormers with a 14-3 victory. The Game Changed When…:…the Bees pulled away from the Barnstormers with seven runs combined in the seventh and eighth innings to…

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Bristol police capture Southington heroin dealer

September 9, 2016
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Brian Carroll, 22, of Southington was taken into custody by Bristol police and delivered to Southington to face four active arrest warrants for selling drugs in Southington. The warrants were a result of a SPD special investigations unit probe during the month of May 2015. SIU officers received information about Carroll selling heroin in town,…

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Eversource to work on local power lines

September 9, 2016
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Eversource announced that they will be performing transmission maintenance on existing structures, replacing insulators in Southington.  This work includes only the replacement of insulators on existing structures, and minimal impact is expected. The work is expected to start the week of  Sept. 12 and continue through  late fall. Work hours will be Monday through Sunday…

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Town prepares for 9/11 anniversary

September 9, 2016
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By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 lives were lost in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93 when terrorists hijacked four planes to deliberately crash them into national buildings. Every year…

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