Obituary: Jason Bellemare, 46

August 3, 2016
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After an 18 month battle with cancer, it is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved son, Jason Bellemare, age 46.  Jason was born on Feb. 14, 1970 in New Britain, the son of Richard W. and Maria (Falsetti) Bellemare of Southington and Hobe Sound, FL. Raised in Southington Jason attended West Ridge,…

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Bees drop series opener to the Revolution

August 3, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees dropped the opener of their three-game series with the York Revolution 9-2. The Game Changed When…:…the Revolution scored three times in the top of the 4th inning to open up a 5-1 lead, causing the Bees to play from way behind all night long. Pitchers of Record: W:…

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Blue finish in grand fashion, late rally pushes Bristol past the Silver Knights

August 3, 2016
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Post University’s Ben Brown held the Nashau Silver Knights scoreless in his first start with the Bristol Blues last night, but the Blues were only leading, 1-0, through seven and a half innings. It took a five-run rally in the bottom of the eighth inning to put the game out of reach as Bristol came…

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U Drive. U Text. U Pay: Police begin continue to crack down on distracted driving

August 3, 2016
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Today, the Southington Police Department, along with the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office, began the second wave of their campaign aimed at cracking down on distracted drivers. The “U Drive. U Text. U Pay” intiative is an effort to crackdown on motorists who choose to text, talk or otherwise distract themselves from the…

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Fire Report for the Aug. 5 edition

August 3, 2016
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310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 41 incidents from Monday, July 18 to Monday, July 25: Monday, July 18 8:31:23 a.m., 379 Summer St., Medical assist, assist EMS 9:05:06 a.m., 1593 Meriden Waterbury Tpk., CO detector activation 2:02:04 p.m., 41 Riverside Dr., Lock-in 2:11:02 p.m., West St. and West Center St., Oil or other…

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Southington student earns Discovery to Cure internship

August 2, 2016
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Nickolina Doran, of Southington, a junior at CREC Greater Hartford Academy of Mathematics and Science, is participating in Yale University’s Discovery to Cure Internship Program. To be considered for the six-week program, Doran had to submit an essay for a competition with other high school students. Established in 2003 and supported by the National Institutes…

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Local attorney honored by Waterbury chamber

August 2, 2016
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Attorney Tavis Tindall of Southington, owner of the Waterbury-based Tindall Law Firm, will receive the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s (WRC) 2016 Leadership Award during the 22nd Annual Malcolm Baldrige Chamber Awards Dinner on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in the Plantsville section of Southington. The evening, which will include…

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Obituary: Carol Jean (Brunetto) Kempton, 76

August 1, 2016
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Carol Jean (Brunetto) Kempton, 76, of Southington, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at the HCC at Bradley Memorial. She was the wife of Louis Kempton. Born January 5, 1940 in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Fanny (Bongiovanni) Brunetto. Carol retired from the Hublein tax dept. In addition…

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Obituary: Ronald D. Gordon, 75

August 1, 2016
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Ronald D. Gordon, 75, longtime, loving companion to Darlene Fisette, passed away July 28, 2016. He was born May 13, 1941, in Eastbrook, Maine, the son of the late Avis and Edgar Gordon. Ron had many interests and hobbies among which were guitar-playing (Chet Atkins), electronics, auto mechanics, computers, photography, boating, motorcycling, Nascar. He was…

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