Obituary: Arthur ‘Sparky’ D’Agostino Jr., 48

August 24, 2016
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Obit - Arthur D'Agostino Jr

Arthur “Sparky” D’Agostino Jr., 48, of Plainville, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 at Hospital of Central CT, New Britain. He was born Sept. 9, 1967 in Southington. He was a graduate of Southington High School.  He had worked for Waste Management for 20 years and later for F&F Concrete. He enjoyed bowling and golf.…

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Park View Drive burglars caught by police

August 24, 2016
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Nolan Sorber

Police arrested one man and two minors for breaking into vehicles and sheds in the area of Park View Drive after receiving reports from area residents. On Aug. 21, at approximately 5:25 a.m., police received reports of three suspicious males looking into vehicles, and the witness directed police to the area. Police found Nolan Sorber, 18,…

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Taking a walk in the linear park

August 24, 2016
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SP Rails2Trails-Breannee Hill, Shannon and Valerie Moriarty

The recent heat wave hasn’t kept residents off the rails-to-trails project. On Monday, the park was packed with pedestrians taking advantage of the weather before Southington schools begin on Sept. 1. Above, Breannee Hill, Shannon and Valerie Moriarty take a stroll on the trail. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Click to Enlarge

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Southington boy tees it up at TPC

August 24, 2016
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SP Matthew Luponio

Thirteen-year-old Matthew Luponio hit the golf course for the thrill of a lifetime when he teed it up with some of golf’s elite players at the Travelers Championship in Cromwell. The youngster from Plantsville was one of 36 young golfers selected to participate in the Eversource PGA Tour Player Experience for Junior Golfers at the…

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Former ESPN Emmy winner at Chamber forum

August 24, 2016
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Gerry Matalon

The Town of Southington and the Chamber of Commerce will present a business forum focused on media networking. The event will take place on Tuesday, Sep. 20 at the Hawk’s Landing Country Club. The forum features Gerry Matalon of Matalon Media, the former ESPN Senior Coordinating Producer of Talent Planning and Development. Matalon is a…

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St. Paul HS open house, tours, placement exam

August 24, 2016
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St. Paul Catholic High School
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St. Paul Catholic High School will host three open houses this fall as the school prepares to celebrat its 50th anniversary. On Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 15, at 10 a.m.; and Saturday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m., school tours will be held with a chance to meet faculty and staff. A…

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Southington meeting listings for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 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 dining listings for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 2016
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SATURDAY, AUG. 27 SOUTHINGTON PANCAKE BREAKFAST. 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Rogers Orchards, 336 Longbottom Rd. Fundraiser for Bread for Life. Tickets are $10 ($5 for children under 12). Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, doughnuts, cider, juice and coffee. Panoramic views of the town and possible glimpse of hot air balloons from the Plainville Baloon…

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Southington music listings for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 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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