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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Home Depot helps to spruce up Community Services

February 6, 2013
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Home Depot helps to spruce up Community Services

by Rob Glidden Staff Writer Volunteers from Home Depot launched a large-scale project to renovate the Community Services headquarters on Norton Street, with a plan to rework the former firehouse into a space that offered more possibilities to the department. There are two branches in Home Depot within in Southington – this one is on…

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Accuweather is predicting blizzard for weekend

February 6, 2013
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Accuweather is predicting blizzard for weekend

State College, Pa. — 6 February 2013 — AccuWeather reports while the pattern of spotty, nuisance snowfalls as dominated the weather recently, two storms are set to join forces to unleash a blizzard across eastern New England as Friday comes to a close. A weak storm from western Canada, known as an Alberta Clipper, could…

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Accuweather says snow a distinct possibility Friday

February 5, 2013
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Accuweather says snow a distinct possibility Friday

 State College, Pa. — 5 February 2013 — AccuWeather reports while the pattern of spotty, nuisance snowfalls will continue this week, there is a chance that two storms join forces to target part of the Northeast with substantial snowfall Friday. A weak storm from western Canada, known as an Alberta Clipper, could sync fast enough…

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Kennedy School staff to battle on the hardwood

February 5, 2013
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John F. Kennedy Middle School is getting ready to show great school spirit! Sticking with the Asset Building Classroom, and Southington Town-Wide Initiative to Promote Success (STEPS), the school is having a staff basketball game. Admission is $1, with proceeds going to the cheerleading team’s uniforms. This is no ordinary game, and the build up…

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