Observations: A life taken raises questions about mental health

July 5, 2015
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by LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER A recent week in June was a mournful one in my hometown of Waterbury, as friends, family, and colleagues said goodbye to acting Deputy Police Chief Christopher Corbett. On Thursday, June 10, Corbett took his own life at the age of 40. A veteran of the police department for 18…

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Cozzolino, Annis engagement

July 5, 2015
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Eric Annis and Jenifer Lyn Cozzolino with their dog, Peyton. The couple will be married in October 2015.

Patricia Ardolino of Southington is honored to announce the engagement of Jenifer Lyn Cozzolino of Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of William Cozzolino and Patricia Ardolino to Eric Annis of Jersey City, N.J, son of Judy Donovan of Pittsford, N.Y. Jenifer graduated from the Art Institute in 2012 with a degree in graphic design. She…

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Lightning thunders through Rhode Island invite

July 5, 2015
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SP Briefs - Lightning 02s in Rhode Island

The Southington Lightning 02’s went 6-0 over the weekend of June 12-14 and outscored opponents, 68-6, to capture the title at the 2015 Cranston Ravens Invitational in Rhode Island. The championship marked the team’s fourth tournament title in seven attempts with a pair of runner-up finishes. Front, from left, Lizzy Diorio, Jenna Hall, Brianna Pearson,…

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Pirates plunder the junior Little Leagues

July 5, 2015
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SP Briefs - Pirates win town title

With a 14-10 win over the Northern Little League Phillies on June 7, the Pirates, champions of the Southington South Little League, captured the Southington junior division town title. Front, from left, Zach Doty, Matt Cahill, Jack Ringrose, Caleb Chesanow, and Niko Sophroniou. Back, Assistant Coach Jim Ringrose, Assistant Coach Bill Rodman, Nate Zmarlicki, Sam Johnson,…

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Letter: SCS food pantry enjoys a birthday wish

July 4, 2015
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Letter: SCS food pantry enjoys a birthday wish

To the editors: Southington Community Services would like to thank Madison Hendricks for her donation to help the Community Services Food Pantry. Madison recently celebrated her 10th birthday, and instead of gifts she requested boxes of cereal and granola bars. Madison was able to donate 150 boxes of cereal and 35 boxes of granola bars.…

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Letter: Reader misses the kids at Calendar House

July 4, 2015
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To the editor: Did you know that some Southington seniors continue to have lunch together most every day during the week—even after the end of the school year? All of these seniors have so much in common, be it high school cafeteria table or Calendar House round table. Yeah, we all love to each hot…

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Letter: Reader protests Council’s placement of solar panels

July 4, 2015
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To the editor: Once upon a time there was a beautiful meadow, full of wild grasses, native plants, bees, butterflies, and insects of all sorts. Birds made their nests in nearby trees. Deer, rabbits, and other animals frequented the meadow, as did people walking their dogs and children flying kites, looking for bugs, or climbing…

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The future Lady Knights storm the court at SHS

July 3, 2015
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About 50 girls gathered at the Southington High School gym to take part in their last day of the Lady Knights Basketball Camp on Friday, June 26. From hot pink windbreaker pants to matching highlighter sneakers, socks, and shorts, the campers ranged in age from third grade to incoming high school freshmen. The camp started…

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Health listings for July 3

July 3, 2015
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Health listings for July 3

TUESDAY, JULY 7 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org

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