Still trying to finish the job: Baseball expects another run at the state title

April 2, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog, made an appearance in Gobbler’s Knob, Pennsylvania on Feb. 2 of this year. He saw his shadow, meaning that there would be six more weeks of winter. With most of the outdoor sports facility at Southington High School looking like a muddy swamp, six more weeks of…

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Annual OM variety show opens April 17

April 2, 2015
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The Older Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center are at it again. The 74th Annual OM Show, “Sentimental Journey,” is coming soon. This year’s theme will pay tribute to the 1940s Big Band era with an underlying subtheme of a 40’s USO/Military Tribute – lots of tight, great harmonies ……

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Week of the Young celebrated at Imagine Nation, April 13 to 17

April 2, 2015
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Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center at One Pleasant St, Bristol, invites the Bristol area to come together for children during the Week of the Young Child going on from April 13 to 17. As part of the national Week of the Young Child celebrated across the country, Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning…

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Southington schools announce last day of school is June 18

April 2, 2015
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The Southington Board of Education held a special board meeting on Thursday, April 2 to approve the final day of school for Southington schools. In a short press release, the Board announced that the last day of school and the date for Southington High School graduation will be Thursday, June 18.

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Michael Casale memorial basketball game: 10 years of charity hoops

April 2, 2015
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On Wednesday, March 25, school officials, teachers, administrators, and fans crowded the Derynoski Elementary School gym for the annual Michael Casale Memorial basketball game. Named for the late Derynoski teacher Michael Casale, the game continues to be an exciting event after a decade of competition. The white team beat the red team, 21-12, but everyone…

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‘Sandcastle Girls’ discussion

April 2, 2015
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Photo by TAMMI NAUDUS Chris Bohjalian discussed his highly acclaimed historical novel, “The Sandcastle Girls,” at the Southington Library’s Southington Reads event at the Aqua Turf on Wednesday, March 25.

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Commentary: What an American is… from an Italian perspective

April 2, 2015
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Commentary: What an American is… from an Italian perspective

The goddesses of abundance and good health surrounded Neptune in a sense of quiet happiness as dozens of tourists snapped pictures around one of their stone ledges. As some took snapshots, others threw coins in the Trevi Fountain: one to ensure a prompt return to Rome, a second one to find love in the Eternal…

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Fire report for April 3 edition

April 2, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 75 incidents from March 9 to March 23: Monday, March 9 945 Sweetheart Path, Fire, Other 970 South Main St. /Pine Meadows, Water Or Steam Leak 180 Wonx Spring Rd., Smoke Detector Activation Tuesday, March 10 62 Deerbrooke Cir., EMS Call, Excluding Vehicle 77 Kensington Rd., Gasoline or…

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Police blotter for April 3 edition

April 2, 2015
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Police blotter for April 3 edition

The Southington Police Department has announced the following arrests from March 17 through March 23: Jody A. Moore, 43, of 60 Kelly St., Bristol, was arrested on March 17 for sixth degree larceny. Robbin A. Storo, 15 Hemingway Rd., North Haven, was arrested on March 18 for sixth degree larceny. Daniel D Brown, 18, of…

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