PSHD celebrates Radon Awareness Month with free test kits

January 8, 2016
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Town of Southington

You can’t see radon, and you can’t smell it or taste it. But it can be a problem in your home. Radon can be found in the air and can enter homes and buildings through cracks in floors, walls, or foundations. Radon can also be found in well water. Radon is a significant health threat…

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Southington officials to host AARP fraud protection forum

January 8, 2016
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AARP

State Representatives Al Adinolfi (R-103), Rob Sampson (R-80), Senator Joe Markley (R-16) and Probate Judge Matt Jaloweic are hosting a fraud protection forum in conjunction with the American Association for Retired People (AARP) Fraud Watch Network. The forum will provide information regarding the common tactics of scammers and what consumers can do to protect themselves.…

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Police arrest Bronx woman for credit card fraud

January 8, 2016
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Maribel Hidalgo

The Southington Police Department announced the arrest of Maribel Hidalgo, 19, of the Bronx, N.Y. for fraudulent credit card purchases at Simply Wireless (Verizon) in Southington. Officers were called to the store at 750 Queen St. just before 3 p.m. yesterday for a report of identity theft. A store employee reported a customer (Hidalgo) had entered the…

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Obituary: John Canfield Jr., 42

January 8, 2016
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John Canfield

John Canfield Jr., 42, passed away unexpectedly on January 6, 2016.  He was the husband of Anne (Couture) Canfield. John was born on March 12, 1973 in Waterbury and was the son of Catherine (Catanzaro) Canfield of Harwinton, and the late John Canfield Sr.  He was employed by Mike’s Handy Man Services.  John enjoyed the outdoors;…

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SHS marching band is selling ‘Super Subs’

January 8, 2016
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The Southington High School Marching Band is conducting its annual “Super Sub” sale. The sale features 12 inch grinders that are sold, prepared, and delivered by the marching band. Students will canvas the town on Jan. 9, 10, 16 and 17 (Jan. 23 and 24 will be snow dates) taking orders for your choice of…

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Library receives grant to discuss the ‘Path to the Presidency’

January 8, 2016
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489. (860) 628-0947 Connecticut Humanities, a nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has announced that the Southington Library and Museum is among six organizations that will share more than $8,200 in grant money to support humanities-based programming. The money will help fund events…

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Library names 2016 Southington Reads author: Anita Diamant will discuss “The Boston Girl” in March

January 8, 2016
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Anita Diamant has been chosen to be the 2016 Southington Reads author.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Best-selling author Anita Diamant has been announced as the 2016 “Southington Reads” author by the Southington Public Library. The world-famous author of “The Red Tent” and “The Boston Girl” will be welcomed to town this March, where she will speak at The Aqua Turf. Acclaimed by the Boston Globe, the Miami Herald,…

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Student artwork featured at Paul Gregory’s

January 8, 2016
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Hannah Francil stands in front of some of her artwork at Paul Gregory’s Bakery and Café.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER There is hardly a blank space on the walls of Paul Gregory’s Bakery and Café, and it’s by design. Owner Paula Pierson teamed up with the advanced placement art class at Southington High School, and she found a way to use available space to showcase young, local artists. One wall of the…

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Register now at Tunxis; late registration Jan. 19

January 7, 2016
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Credit registration for the spring 2016 semester is under way at Tunxis Community College in Farmington. For information on how to apply and register, contact the Admissions Office at (860)773-1490, or visit tunxis.edu/apply. Late registration will take place Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Classes start Jan. 21. Tunxis offers over 50 associate degrees…

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