Scoreboard for the July 1 edition

June 30, 2016
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Scoreboard - SHS

These are the scores for games played between Monday, June 20 and Sunday, June 26. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. American Legion Baseball Winsted 3, Southington 2 Wednesday, June 22 At Walker Field, Winsted SOUTHINGTON Player ab r h bi Parent, dh 2 1 0 0 Wadman, lf 0…

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They went from ‘Rags’ to trophies at St. Paul

June 30, 2016
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Dana Wilton, left, and Tessa Coleman, who performed in the St. Paul Catholic High School production of ‘Rags,’ pose with the trophies they received for their performances from the Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards.

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR One performer is ready to keep on moving up the talent ladder at St. Paul Catholic High School. And another one is excited to be leaving on a high note as she heads out into the wide wide world. Dana Wilton, a senior, and Tessa Coleman, a sophomore, both won awards at…

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Szandrocha ready to tee off at the next level

June 30, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER SHS grad Andrew Szandrocha might be done swinging clubs for the Blue Knights, but he has chosen to continue his athletic career at the collegiate level, accepting an NCAA Division I golf scholarship from Central Connecticut State University. It came down to a decision between CCSU and Assumption College (D-II) in…

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Plantsville tour focuses on positive changes, new businesses

June 29, 2016
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Chamber Executive Director Liz Hyatt leads a group of leaders into a business in downtown Plantsville during the annual walk-thru of the business district.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Prosperity was the focus for town officials and chamber members this week, during the Southington Chamber of Commerce’s annual Plantsville Walk Thru. The walk, on June 22, followed last week’s business tour of downtown Southington . Chamber Executive Director Liz Hyatt led Town Manager Garry Brumback, Economic Development Coordinator Louis Perillo, State…

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Budget cutbacks to affect Connecticut parks after July 4th

June 29, 2016
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The effects of state budget cuts will soon be felt at Connecticut’s 109 state parks, including cutbacks in lifeguard staffing and park maintenance and the closure of three state campgrounds. The $1.8 million in reductions to park operations will take effect after the July Fourth holiday…

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Car thieves caught after dine-and-dash at Denny’s

June 29, 2016
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Police arrested a Georgia man and woman when a dine-and-dash investigation turned into an investigation about a stolen vehicle. Officers were dispatched to Denny’s restaurant on Queen Street after employees became suspicious when Robert Brock, 34, of Barnesville, Ga., and Christina Brock, 27, of Milner, Ga., were unable to pay for the meals that they had…

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Southington D’Angelo restaurant kicks off campaign to benefit the Jimmy Fund

June 29, 2016
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D'Angelo

From July 1 through Aug. 7, customers at D’Angelo restaurant, located at 641 Queen St. in Southington, will be invited to make a contribution of $1 or more at the register to the Jimmy Fund, which supports adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. As a thank you, customers will receive…

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Man arrested for a prom fight at the Aqua Turf

June 29, 2016
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Nicholas Maratea

On Friday, June 24, at approximately 7:08 p.m., Nicholas Maratea, 19, of Hamden turned himself into Southington Police for an active arrest warrant stemming from an incident during a prom at the Aqua Turf on May 28, 2016. The warrant alleges that Maratea became involved in an argument after not being allowed to enter the prom…

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Man arrested for sexual assault, risk of injury to a minor

June 29, 2016
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Lance Goldman

Earlier today Lance Goldman, 40,  of Southington, turned himself into police after learning about two warrants for his arrest. The warrants allege that on March 16, 2016, Southington police received a report that two victims, aged 13 and 16, were touched inappropriately by Goldman on multiple occasions within the Town of Southington. For his actions…

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