Obituary: Barbara (McNamara) Boyle, 82

September 7, 2016
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Barbara (McNamara) Boyle, 82, of Southington, passed away on September 4, 2016 at home surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of John F. Boyle for over 60 years. Born August 22, 1934 in Elizabeth, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Bartholomew and Martha (Sharkey) McNamara. Barbara was a parishioner of…

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Larson visits local manufacturer

September 7, 2016
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U.S. Rep. John Larson addresses a group at Smiths Medical.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Last Wednesday, Smiths Medical hosted U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (D-Conn.) at their Southington plant to demonstrate the cutting edge medical devices that they manufacture. Smiths is a premiere company in the state of Connecticut and is known globally. Their product line serves many clinicians and physicians to give patients…

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Southington goes back to school

September 7, 2016
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Students gather in the hall.

Southington boys and girls went back to school last week to kick off the 2016-2017 school year. Students arrived on Thursday, Sept. 1. Some were returning to familiar halls, while others were attending school for the first time. A few were transitioning from elementary to middle school or into the high school. For Evan Radziwon,…

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Southington music listings for the Sept. 2 edition

September 7, 2016
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THURSDAY, SEPT. 15 SOUTHINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave. Bring a lawn chair. The fourth concert in the Southington Care Center Summer Concert Series will feature Shine.

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Southington kids’ listings for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 2016
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SEPT. 22, OCT. 15, OCT. 29, NOV. 19 BRISTOL/SOUTHINGTON ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE AND PLACEMENT EXAM. Open house on Thursday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. Placement exam, Nov. 19 at 8 a.m. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Pre-register. For…

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Southington meeting listings for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 2016
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ONGOING SOUTHINGTON ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB. 9:45 a.m. to noon on the 4th Tuesday of every month at the American Legion hall, 64 Main St. Starts with a presentation at 10 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 11 a.m. Guest ($3) are always welcome. RSVP: zickfield63@cox.net. SOUTHINGTON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. 7:30 p.m. on the 4th…

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Southington arts and crafts listings for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 2016
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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28 SOUTHINGTON SHAUNA SHANE DEMONSTRATION. 7 p.m. at the Orchards community room, 34 Hobart St. Works in a variety of mediums including watercolor, oil, and pastel. NOW thru SEPT. 30 SOUTHINGTON TRICIA MCMAHON GRAPHICS & PAINTINGS. At The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. September artist of the month. NOW thru OCT.…

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Southington health listings for the Sept. 9 edition

September 7, 2016
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SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 SOUTHINGTON YOUNG AT HEART ART SHOW. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featuring the art work of residents at The Summit at Plantsville. The Summit at Plantsville Health Care and Rehabilitation, 261 Summit St., Plantsville. (860) 628-0364. TUESDAY, SEPT. 13 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon at Shop Rite, 750…

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Bees ready to rematch Barnstormers

September 7, 2016
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NEW BRITAIN BEES (65-63) AT LANCASTER BARNSTORMERS (60-67) In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to make it two straight wins over the Barnstormers! First pitch 7PM! Series: New Britain evened the season series with Lancaster at nine games apiece with a 4-2 win last night. Bees Home Tickets: BUY HERE The Bees: During…

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