Aresimowicz to hold Q&A forum on March 14

March 12, 2016
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State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D-Southington, Berlin)
House Majority Leader

State of Connecticut House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin, Southington) is inviting the public to join him at the Southington Municipal Center to answer questions and discuss any potential ideas people may have about moving our community and all of Connecticut forward. The forum will be held on Monday, March 14, from 5:30 p.m. to…

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Jewels on the runway

March 12, 2016
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At the Women’s Health, Beauty and Bridal Expo at the Uncas Ballroom at the Mohegan Sun on Feb. 28, Bristol’s Kathy Faber Designs brought out the jewel tones for some of her colorful designs that walked down the runway at the event. In addition, Faber showcased a number of her custom-made bridal gowns for the…

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Letter: Reader is unhappy with Democrat state spending

March 12, 2016
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To the editor: For the past few weeks, I have noticed in the papers our two Democratic representatives announcing state funding for pet projects. It is quite puzzling to me how they are proud of their pork spending habits when the state has a $911 million deficit, which is growing by the minute. This is…

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Letter: Reader is upset with Aresimowicz’s record

March 12, 2016
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To the editor: It was with great interest that I read last week’s article announcing that State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz will seek re-election. I cannot say it came as a surprise—after all, how many jobs are out there, where he can get paid tens of thousands of dollars for displaying consistent, world-class recklessness and incompetence?…

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Letter: Reader does not like either Loper Street subdivision plan

March 12, 2016
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To The Editor: At the Tuesday, March 1 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, AA Denorfia Building and Development presented a special permit application for “open space” and for “conventional” subdivisions at the 51 Loper Street parcel. After the developer’s presentation, the full house of residents were given an opportunity to comment. The Chairman asked that…

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Police are investigating early morning robbery at CVS

March 11, 2016
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Police - CVS Robbery Release 1 - suspect

The Southington Police Department Detective Bureau is investigating an early Friday morning robbery that occurred at the CVS Store located at 310 Main St. in Southington. On Friday, March 10, at approximately 5:41 AM, a black male suspect walked in the front entrance to CVS store and approached the check-out counter. The suspect told the…

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SEF is looking for a few good spellers

March 11, 2016
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The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) is looking for the town’s best spellers for the sixth annual SEF Community Spelling Bee. Last year, the “Wanna Bees,” with Dave Pestillo, Joe Peccerillo, and John Zimmerman won that honor. It is now time to put them to the challenge. Who will win the trophy this year? On Thursday,…

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Sweetness turns macabre, with a good dose of belly laughs

March 11, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Martha and Abby Brewster are the sweetest women you’d probably meet. They have tea time using their fine china. They meet with the local pastor. And they have a disdain for live theater. But there is a secret in the basement… they have a bevy of bodies they have accumulated…

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Obituary: George A. Bennet Jr., 89

March 11, 2016
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George A. Bennett Jr., 89, of Southington, died on Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

George A. Bennett Jr., 89, of Southington, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at his home. He had been the loving husband of Janet M. (Nelson) Bennett for 66 years. Born May 10, 1926 in New Britain to the late George A. Bennett Sr. and Nina (French) Bennett, he had been a longtime Southington…

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