PZC approves plans for Loper Street and mixed-use zone on West Street

May 25, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) voted on May 17 to approve a special permit for a Loper Street subdivision, and a zone change for West Street. Public hearings were held at PZC meetings since March 15, regarding plans for a 72-lot subdivision planned for Loper Street by AA Denorfia Building Department.…

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Sluggers are still tinkering

May 25, 2016
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Jake Walasewicz connects during a home loss to East Catholic.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights baseball team finished the week with three wins and a loss, but as Southington coach Charlie Lembo explains, there is still some work to do before the start of the Class LL tournament. “We have two regular season games remaining, so we’d like to try to finish 14-6…

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‘Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner’: ‘Dirty Dancing’ holds up well on stage

May 25, 2016
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve attended a stage performance where hoots and hollers greeted the first light cue. Actually, I can count the number of times on one finger. And, I don’t usually hear cheers when a cast member with a well-sculpted chest take…

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BOE, school officials, and local veterans honor SHS seniors

May 25, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Members of the Southington High School jazz band filled the municipal center meeting room with music, while school and town officials took their seats at tables adorned with blue table cloths and American flags. On Tuesday, May 24, six seniors from the Class of 2016 were honored at the annual Military Appreciation…

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Who will win the Knights Cup? Track and field meet offers fun for all ages

May 25, 2016
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By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Which school will score the most points? Who is faster—brother, sister, mom, or dad? On Saturday, June 11, Southington residents will be able to answer these questions and many more at the Knights Cup Track Meet. The meet is designed as a community-wide track and field series, presented by a partnership between…

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Southington kids listings for the May 27 edition

May 25, 2016
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THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 23 SOUTHINGTON BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE. 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at the Southington Youth Services office, 196 North Main St. This is a two-part class for Southington youth over 12 years old. Space is limited. Both sessions must be attended to obtain the certification. Cost is $45. Call: (860) 276-6281.

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Southington dining listings for the May 27 edition

May 25, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 20 SOUTHINGTON PASTA DINNER. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 37 Main Street. To benefit the youth mission trip to Boston in June. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for children 5-12, and children under 5 are free. Tickets are available in the church office, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 1…

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Southington senior listings for the May 27 edition

May 25, 2016
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

THURSDAY, JUNE 2 SOUTHINGTON UNITED WAY SENIOR LUNCHEON. 12 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Entertainment by actor, singer, voice-over artist Michael Ciulla. Tickets $5. Available at Calendar House, Southington Community Services, Senior Housing Office, and Resident Coordinator (3 Darling Street). SATURDAY, JUNE 4 SOUTHINGTON ORCHARDS OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at…

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Southington miscellaneous listings for the May 27 edition

May 25, 2016
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JUNE 1-30 SOUTHINGTON ART EXHIBIT OF T.M. KAPLITO OF SOUTHINGTON. “Narrative Vignettes: Real and Surreal.’ The Gallery at The Orchards, Community Room, Second Floor, The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656, SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org FRIDAY, JUNE 3 SOUTHINGTON 2ND ANNUAL DANCE TO REMEMBER. 8 p.m., partner and line dancing, with opening dancing throughout the night.…

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