Accuweather predicts storm could be ‘historic’

February 8, 2013
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Accuweather predicts storm could be ‘historic’

The latest look at the snow storm via Accuweather.  State College, Pa. — 8 February 2013 — AccuWeather reports a major and potentially historic snowstorm will hit New England as a blizzard Friday and Friday night, with the height of the storm occurring late Friday into Friday night. The merging of two storms, an Alberta…

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State of emergency declared by governor

February 8, 2013
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The governor’s office issued the following news release: Governor Dannel P. Malloy will declare a state of emergency in preparation for the coming blizzard which is anticipated to heavily impact the state Friday and Saturday. In addition, the Governor announced that limited access highways may be subject to closure as early as noon. The Governor…

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YMCA looks to extend its legacy

February 8, 2013
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YMCA looks to extend its legacy

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Southington YMCA discussed their plan to “extend the legacy” of their organization to future generations during its annual dinner at the Aqua Turf Club. The dinner is also a chance to formally recognize the recipients of the YMCA’s annual awards. The names were revealed in November. The Person of…

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‘Southington is in great shape’; Grand List rises by $450,000

February 8, 2013
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Town officials looked back on a busy year and discussed the challenges of the next 12 months during the State of the Town event at the Manor Inn. The relatively new tradition was introduced by the Chamber of Commerce in 2010 and this year’s dinner event included comments from several…

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Non-essential state employees told to stay home by gov.

February 8, 2013
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This just in from the governor’s office… Governor Dannel P. Malloy is asking nonessential state employees to stay home on Friday in advance of the coming blizzard.  However, evening and midnight shift employees should report to work as normal on Friday. The Governor also announced that he will fully activate the state’s Emergency Operations Center…

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Snow storm closes Southington schools

February 7, 2013
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The Southington Board Of Education has announced that all Public Schools will be closed Tomorrow, Friday February 8th 2013.   Also all Parochial schools will be closed.  There will be no after school activities and no continuing Education Classes.

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Accuweather offers report on impending blizzard

February 7, 2013
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Accuweather offers report on impending blizzard

Accuweather has issued the following update… State College, Pa. — 7 February 2013 — AccuWeather reports New York City and the northern mid-Atlantic are on the edge of a major storm that will hit New England as a blizzard Friday and Friday night. The storm will bring at least a few inches of snow and…

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Art show opening postponed due to storm

February 7, 2013
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The owners of Paris In Plantsville have announced that it’s juried show will be postponed a week due to the storm: “Hello all! “With the blizzard getting ready to look down on us and cover us in mayhem and snowball fights we’re going to take advantage of the planned show-date for the opening our our…

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‘Because of 26’ is well received by the community

February 7, 2013
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By Rob Glidden Staff Writer A plan devised by two Southington women for a June event to honor the victims of the Newtown shooting has already been enthusiastically received by the community. Lisa Wrubleski and Erin Furniss, who both have young children at Plantsville Elementary School, were among many people in the state and nation…

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