As Time Goes By, Wedding Fashions of Yesteryear

September 22, 2015
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Margaret Shuteran models the 1948 gown belonging to Margaret Nevelos

The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s Bradley Memorial Campus Auxiliary held it’s annual fashion show on Monday at Hawk’s Landing.  The event featured wedding gowns and personal stories dating back to the 1920s.  Other fashions included bridesmaid and flower gowns, Bridal going away suits, mother of the bride attire, and clothing that could be worn to bridal…

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Local quilters rock the show

September 22, 2015
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Apple Valley Quilters (AVQ) of Southington swept through the Greater Hartford Quilt Guild Quilt Show at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, capturing a trio of first place awards and a third place commendation. The show’s theme was “Rock n Roll is Here to Stay,” and each guild in the Hartford area was assigned a different…

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Connecticut State Dental Association recommends mouth guards to prevent sports injuries

September 22, 2015
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Connecticut State Dental Association
835 W Queen St, Southington, CT 06489
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With the new school year upon us and the fall sports season beginning, the Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA) reminds parents and coaches to require all student athletes to wear mouth guards in order to prevent sports-related dental injuries. Dental injuries are prevalent in all types of sports including contact sports, such as wrestling, as…

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Dlugoszewski, Hoffman engagement

September 21, 2015
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Sarah Hoffman and Scott Dlugoszewski are engaged to be married on Oct. 3, 2015.

Greg and Terry Hoffman of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Hoffman of Southington, to Scott Dlugoszewski of Southington, son of Mark and Janet Dlugoszewski. Sarah graduated from Southington High School and with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut. She is employed as a strategic claim management consutant…

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Spring Lake bocce champs

September 21, 2015
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Comm - Spring Lake bocce winners

Sixteen teams of eight bocce players battled in a week long competition in mid September to determine the best of the best at Spring Lake Village. A total of 150 residents were involved in the tournament that was open to Spring Lake Village residents. The winners, above from left, were Rudy Csont, Joan Gagliardi, Mary…

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Arc of Southington awarded for excellence

September 21, 2015
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The Arc of Southington was recently presented an award for their longstanding, 20-year partnership with the Workers’ Compensation Trust.

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Dabkowskis celebrate 60 years of marriage

September 21, 2015
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Edward and Shirley (Bouchard) Dabkowski, of Southington, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at an outdoor picnic in Mystic. The couple was married on July 2, 1955 at St. Andrew’s Church in New Britain. After the ceremony, the newlyweds drove to Niagara Falls, N.Y., and St. Petersburg, Fla. for their honeymoon. The anniversary picnic was organized…

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Southington resident awarded at Quinnipiac University

September 21, 2015
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School - Naomi Lemire summa cum laude Quinnipiac

Naomi Lemire, of Southington, graduated summa cum laude from Quinnipiac University this past May with a 3.95 grade point average. Above, Lemire displays the Alice B. Remail Memorial Award, which is presented to the graduating student, majoring in English, with the highest academic record. The award was presented after a vote by the English faculty,…

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Realty3 CT welcomes Jim Maule

September 20, 2015
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Jim Maule

Realty3 CT welcomes Jim Maule into their Berlin office as a realtor for Berlin and Southington. Maule has a bacherlor’s in finance from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. Officials from Realty3 CT said that his previous sales background, paired with his knowledge of finance will serve him well in his real estate career. “Jim…

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