2015-2016 Bus Routes (Alta at the Pine Center)

August 11, 2015
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Alta @ Pyne Center (860-628-3379) Bus 1 – Am 1, NBT 2, 41 Muir Ter 3, Winterberry Woods (2118 M‑ W. Rd) 4, 89 Todd Rd 5, Lawncrest Dr & Pondview Dr 6, Alta (75) Bus 2 – Am 1, NBT 2, 10 Evan Rd 3, Darling St & Old Farm Rd 4, Alta (75)

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Knights of Columbus awards 4 scholarships

August 11, 2015
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Frank Casetellano, left, of the scholarship committee presents the award to Kayla Beaupre and Sarah Palko. Grand Knight Paul Sirois, right, also presented the award.

The Southington Knights of Columbus, Isabella Council 15, recently awarded scholarships to four Class of 2015 high school graduates residing in Southington. The four, all high academic achievers, included NW Catholic graduate Kayla Beaupre, a parishioner of St. Dominic who will attend the University of Pennsylvania State; Sarah Palko, Southington H.S. grad and member of…

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Curtis D. Robinson honored for lifetime achievement

August 11, 2015
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Southington’s Curtis D. Robinson was honored with an Honorary Membership Award by the Connecticut Hospital Association for his lifetime achievement with the Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity at Saint Francis.

Curtis D. Robinson, a founding donor of the Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity at Saint Francis has been honored with an Honorary Membership Award from the Connecticut Hospital Association. Born and raised in Birmingham, Ala., Robinson came to Connecticut as an enterprising 16-year-old who got a job as a hotel dishwasher, then later…

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Mulberry Gardens hosts open house on Aug. 22

August 10, 2015
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Mulberry Gardens hosts open house on Aug. 22

Mulberry Gardens of Southington, an assisted living, adult day care, and memory care community, will host an open house on Saturday, Aug. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will facilitate the event, and coffee will be served. Mulberry Gardens of Southington is located at 58 Mulberry St. in the Plantsville…

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Hatton receives ‘Basketball for All’ grant

August 10, 2015
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From left, Amber Smith and Ryan Smith accept a $1,800 grant from Tanger Outlet General Manager John Dolishny.

Hatton Elementary School was presented with a grant from Tanger Outlets in the amount of $1,800 in mid-June. The grant was submitted by Amber Smith, who is a third grade teacher in Southington and also a parent of two boys who attend Hatton School. The TangerKIDS Grants program is designed to assist schools by providing…

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Habek, Holland wedding

August 9, 2015
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Nicole Habek and Brian Holland were married on June 20, 2015 at Mary Our Queen Church in Southington.

Nicole Habek, of Liverpool, N.Y., and Brian Holland, of Corning, N.Y., were married on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Mary Our Queen Church in Southington. Rev. A. Waine Kargul officiated. The reception was held at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Nicole is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Helmy and Denise Habek of Southington,…

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Southington Care Center’s summer concert series continues

August 9, 2015
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Southington Care Center will continue its free summer outdoor concert series on Thursday, Aug. 20 with Gary Andreadis. Residents, staff, family, friends, and the public are invited. Attendees are advised to bring their own chair or blanket to sit on. Soda, water and ice cream will be available for purchase. Refreshments are free for SCC…

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Mulberry Gardens Friendship Club offers activities for seniors

August 9, 2015
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington, located at 58 Mulberry St., recently announced the Friendship Club, a free monthly club for seniors in the community. Participants can enjoy coffee socials, live music, lunch, bingo, and more. Friendship Club is held on the third Thursday of every month, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The next gathering is…

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With bikes, bikinis, event helps veterans

August 8, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Helping veterans is an important cause for Jennifer Sequenzia of All American Productions. “They should be (important) for everyone,” said Sequenzia, who organized Bike Night to Benefit Veterans at the Cadillac Ranch on Jude Lane in Southington last Wednesday. The event welcomed a slew of bikes and offered up a…

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