Before I die I want to… live? The wall survives

August 24, 2016
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A rail-trail walker stops, above, to write her dream to “travel to the future.” The “Before I Die…” wall survived a scare last week when organizers considered taking down the popular community blackboard alongside the rail-trail near Bristol Street. Organizers considered taking it down because of complaints about obscene messages on the board, but reconsidered…

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Electronic waste collection on Saturday; open to Bristol, Plainville, Southington residents

August 24, 2016
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Electronic waste collection on Saturday; open to Bristol, Plainville, Southington residents

There will be a free collection of acceptable electronic items on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine at the city yard, 95 Vincent P. Kelly Rd., Bristol (Approach from Middle Street.) The collection is open to residents of Bristol, Berlin, Branford, Burlington, Hartland, New…

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Bees rally to beat Bluefish

August 24, 2016
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Box score   In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees rallied back from being down 3-0 in the seventh inning thanks to an RBI single by Jon Griffin and a three-run homer by James Skelton. The Game Changed When…:…Trailing by two in the bottom of the seventh, James Skelton ripped his 10th home run of the…

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Fire Report for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 29 incidents from Monday, Aug. 8 to Monday, Aug. 15: Monday, Aug 8 6:06:07 a.m., 119 Debbie Dr., Medical assist, assist EMS 12:44:05 p.m., 148 Hart St., Water evacuation 7:16:35 p.m., South Rd. and I-691 Westbound, Assist police or other government entity Tuesday, Aug. 9 4:35:37 a.m., 1…

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Police Blotter for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, July 28 through Wednesday, Aug. 3: Besnik Fera, 27, of 52 Wheeler Vlg, Southington, was charged on June 28 with selling illegal drugs. Christopher Alston, 29, of 149 Chipper Rd., Waterbury, was charged on Aug. 15 with criminal attempt to commit first degree…

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Southington High School homeroom assignments (2016-2017)

August 23, 2016
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Southington High School, 720 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489

Southington High School officials have announced the homeroom assignments for the 2016-2017 school year. Grade 9 Room Last Name E252 A – Bat E254 Bau – Bon E256 Boo – Cama E258 Camb – Cola E274 Colb – Delm E276 Deln – Fab E282 Fac – Gen E286 Geo – Heid E288 Heie – Jor E353…

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Bees welcome Bluefish in for final time this season

August 23, 2016
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Bees welcome Bluefish in for final time this season

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees return home to take on the Bridgeport Bluefish for the final time this season! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The last series between the Bees and Bluefish took place in late July at Bridgeport with the Bluefish winning two of three games. The Bees trail by one game in…

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Witch’s Dungeon commemorates 50th with medallions

August 23, 2016
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER When Cortlandt Hull founded the Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum in 1966 at just 13 years old, never did he expect it to become the longest running classic horror and fantasy attraction nationwide. The museum began 50 years ago on the Hull family’s property as a tribute to the actors…

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Malloy’s budget office releasing funds to watchdog agencies

August 23, 2016
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget office is releasing $183,000 in state funds it withheld from the state’s three watchdog agencies. Leaders of the Office of State Ethics, State Elections Enforcement and Freedom of Information commissions have argued the Democratic governor was prevented by law from reducing their budgets, pointing to…

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