The Iversons welcome their 5th generation

March 21, 2015
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Iverson family matriarch Ceil Iverson, 99, holds her great-great-granddaughter Hannah Marie Iverson as the family celebrates their fifth generation on Dec. 5, 2014. Also pictured are Ray Iverson (grandfather), right, and Chris Iverson (father), center.

Hannah Marie Iverson was born on Dec. 5, 2014 at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven. She is the daughter of Chris and Kate Iverson of Clinton. Her maternal grandparents are Pat and Anne Healey of Clinton. Her paternal grandparents are Ray and Linda Iverson of Clinton. She has four great-grandparents. Her maternal great-grandmother…

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Fellowship allows Southington native to explore marine policy in D.C.

March 21, 2015
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ORONO, MAINE—The National Sea Grant College Program has awarded Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships to three Maine graduates, including Southington resident Andrew Strosahl. The group will join 49 fellow graduates from around the country who will work on marine policy in Washington, D.C. The fellowships provide the opportunity for recent graduates to apply…

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Letter: Town Dems want candidates

March 21, 2015
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To the editor: The Southington Democratic Town Committee is seeking democrats interested in running for public office in the November 2015 municipal election. Be a part of out town by actively participating in its government. Please email your information to SouthingtonDems@aol.com or Call Bob Berkmoes at 860 621 3847. Robert M. Berkmoes, Southington

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Police foil credit card thefts at Shop Rite

March 20, 2015
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Brenda Eason

The Southington Police Department arrested two Hartford women accused of using altered credit cards and gift cards. Just before 6 p.m. on March 13, police responded to a call at 750 Queen Street where two women were reported using altered credit cards at Shop Rite. According to a police press release, Lakeisha Leonard, 20, of…

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Warrior-Knights eliminated by Westhill in opening round

March 20, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The No. 14 ranked Hall-Southington Warrior-Knights ended their season early with a first-round exit out of the CIAC Division III ice hockey tournament with a 6-0 loss to the No. 3 ranked Westhill Vikings on Monday, Mar. 9 at Terry Conners Ice Rink in Stamford. “We didn’t play badly, but that…

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Barnes Trust funds Alzheimer’s Center

March 20, 2015
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Barnes Trust funds Alzheimer’s Center

Photo by LINDSAY CAREY The Main Street Community Foundation presented the Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Plantsville with a $75,000 grant from the Bradley Henry Barnes and Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust on March 9.

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BOE looking for ways to encourage technical career paths

March 20, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Board of Education discussed ways to increase enrollment in technology, engineering, and manufacturing electives at Southington High School during the Curriculum and Instruction Committee Report. Terri Carmody shared that the Curriculum and Instruction committee visited a few classrooms in the Technology Department at Southington High School, including an automotive class,…

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Jordyn Nappi helps lift Eastern into the Sweet 16

March 20, 2015
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Jordyn Nappi helps lift Eastern into the Sweet 16

WILLIMANTIC—Southington’s Jordyn Nappi is bound for the Sweet 16. As a sophomore guard at Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU), the former Southington High School and NW Catholic player, is making waves in the NCAA Division III brackets. Eastern is the only team remaining in the NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament which did not receive…

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Assistant Superintendent Karen Smith is retiring after 29 years of service

March 20, 2015
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Southington’s Jordyn Nappi will try to keep the momentum going this weekend as Eastern Connecticut State University takes on Tufts University in a Sweet 16 battle of the NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament.

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER From tutor to math teacher to principal of two elementary schools before finally landing in the role of assistant superintendent of schools, a 29-year career in Southington education is coming to an end. Assistant Superinten-dent of Schools Karen Smith is retiring, effective on June 30. She said that the highlight of…

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