Mike Fasulo wears UNICO’s 70th Gold Medal Award

May 28, 2015
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Mike Fasulo with sister Patti Boissonneault after she presented him with  the 70th annual Southington UNICO Gold Medal of Honor during an award banquet at The Aquaturf on May 20.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Mike Fasulo was awarded UNICO’s 70th Gold Medal of Honor on Wednesday evening, after twenty-four years of service with the organization. “I am in awe of you,” said his tearful sister, Patty Boissonneault, as she pinched her younger brother’s cheeks and wrapped him in a hug. Boissonneault placed the gold medal around…

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Southington resident nominated to CT Superior Court

May 28, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Gov. Malloy (D-Conn.) nominated four Connecticut residents to fill vacancies on the Superior Court – one of them, Gerald L. Harmon of Southington. On Tuesday, May 12, Gov. Malloy nominated Harmon and residents from New Britain, West Hartford and Greenwich to serve on the Connecticut Superior Court. The Superior Court hears cases…

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Man arrested in altercation for assaulting police, firemen at accident scene

May 28, 2015
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Craig Henderson

On May 21, at approximately 9:35 p.m., Southington police, firemen, and an AMR ambulance were sent to Mount Vernon Road, in the area of Frost Street after receiving reports of a motor vehicle accident with a tree. The driver of the motor vehicle was reported to have fled the scene. During the course of the…

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Zoni co-sponsors bill to protects electric consumers

May 28, 2015
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MAY 21—A bill, co-sponsored by State Representative David Zoni (D-Southington) that bans electric power generation companies from signing up customers for electricity contracts with variable rates, was approved Wednesday in the state House of Representatives. SB573, “An Act Concerning Variable Electric Rates” cleared the Energy and Technology Committee earlier this year and was recently passed…

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Southington observes Memorial Day

May 28, 2015
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Harris Bouchard, 2, and Peyton Bouchard, 4, wave American flags while watching the Memorial Day parade on Main St. on May 25, 2015.

Photos by TAYLOR HARTZ Former soldiers, town residents, and local groups traveled to local cemeteries, public places, and converged on the Southington Town Green on Monday, May 25 to observe Memorial Day.

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Sports Listings for May 29

May 28, 2015
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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American Legion honors local policeman and fireman

May 28, 2015
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Keith Glabau of the Southington Fire Department received the American Legion Post 72's local Firefighter of the Year Award in a ceremony outside the legion on Memorial Day.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER On Monday, May 25, the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 recognized two local officers for exceptional service in the Southington community this year. Officer Chad Butler of the Southington Police Department was named Police Officer of the Year, and Keith Glabau of the Southington Fire Department was named Firefighter of the Year…

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Southington students honored by ECSU

May 27, 2015
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WILLIMANTIC—A number of Southington students were honored by various departments at Eastern Connecticut State University during year-end banquets. Two locals were selected for induction into the Delta Omega chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the National Honor Society that recognizes outstanding students in business administration, accounting, and business information systems. Membership in Delta Mu Delta is…

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Review: ‘Once’ enchants and surprises

May 27, 2015
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Lovely, simply lovely. And I mean that in a “wow” kind of way. I really didn’t know what to expect from “Once.” I knew it won awards. I knew it was based on a movie. But I went into the May 26 performance at The Bushnell in Hartford willfully (and maybe, woefully) uninformed. I figured…

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