2016-2017 Bus Routes (E.C. Goodwin Technical High School)

August 4, 2016
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Southington Public Schools has released the bus schedules for the upcoming year. E.C. Goodwin Technical High School, in partnership with Southington Public Schools and New Britain Transportation, makes every effort to adhere to the following time schedule. Please allow a 10-minute window prior to and after the scheduled time (i.e. students must be at the…

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2016-2017 Bus Routes (Central Christian Academy)

August 4, 2016
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School bus

Southington Public Schools has released the bus schedules for the upcoming year. Central Christian Academy, in partnership with Southington Public Schools and New Britain Transportation, makes every effort to adhere to the following time schedule. Please allow a 10-minute window prior to and after the scheduled time (i.e. students must be at the bus stop…

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Camp Sloper is ready for Race4Chase event

August 4, 2016
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Race4Chase
www.cmakfoundation.org

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER About 450 competitors will attempt to complete their first triathlon with over 2,000 spectators watching at Camp Sloper on Saturday, Aug. 6. The Southington YMCA and the Chase Michael Anthony Kowalski (CMAK) Sandy Hook Memorial Foundation are partnering together to hold the fourth annual Race4Chase Kids’ Triathlon Program Finale. Camp Sloper…

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Wild pitch stings Bees in the seventh inning

August 4, 2016
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Bees

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees were unable to bring home runners and regain the lead as York tied and eventually scored the game winning run in the seventh inning. The Game Changed When…During the seventh, York came through with two runs with the final tally coming via a wild pitch that scored Michael…

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Apple Harvest Road Race registration is underway

August 4, 2016
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Apple Harvest Festival
www.southington.org/AHF

  The Southington Community YMCA will be conducting its 37th annual Apple Harvest Festival Road Race event on Sunday, Oct. 2. Registration for the 5 Mile, 5K, 2 Mile Walk, and Little Fritter Run is now open. Cost for the 5-mile and the 5K events is still $22 for pre-registrants ($27 on race day). The…

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Obituary: Norman L. Koeller, 86

August 4, 2016
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Norman L. Koeller, 86, of Meriden, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Apple Rehabilitation Coccomo in Meriden. He was the husband of Mary (Farley) Koeller for 64 years. He was born Sept. 28, 1929 in Meriden the son of the late Paul and Mina (Hall) Koeller. He retired from Cytec of Wallingford. He…

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Foundation offers grant to help end homelessness

August 4, 2016
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Community Foundation of NB

by LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Plainville and Southington non-profit organizations have a new grant opportunity to address youth and family homelessness. The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is offering a $10,000 grant through its Catalyst Fund to nonprofits serving Plainville, Southington, Berlin and New Britain that offer or propose to develop innovative solutions to…

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Hall of Fame: The balancing act–Andy Liseo was hard to take down on the field and on the mat

August 4, 2016
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Liseo wrestling

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Andy Liseo spun around the first Bloomfield defender like a ninja warrior, bouncing off two fingers to keep his balance, and slipping through a pair of linebackers at the line of scrimmage. Liseo ricocheted off the next defender to find some open space on the sidelines…and it was off to the…

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Letter: Candidate to hold local forum

August 4, 2016
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number and email us at  JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com. There is a limit of 350 words.

To the editor: This Saturday, August 6th, I will be at Carousel Coffee Shop at 190 Main St. in Southington, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Please stop by if you would like to meet with me and talk about state and local issues. If you can’t make it but still want to talk with…

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