Bees look to even series against Patriots

June 28, 2016
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NEW BRITAIN BEES (30-33) AT SOMERSET PATRIOTS (36-28) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees try to tie the series in the second game of four tonight vs. the Somerset Patriots! First pitch 7:05PM! Series: Somerset took the opener of the four game series last night behind a four-run second inning, beating New Britain…

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Bees fall to Patriots in series opener

June 28, 2016
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Box score CROUSE HITS SECOND HOME RUN AS A BEE BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees could not overcome the Somerset Patriots’ big second inning and the pitching of Rudy Owens, losing 4-1 in the series opener. The Game Changed When…: ……With the Patriots leading 4-1 in the top of the eighth inning,…

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Lost keys recovered: contact SPD

June 28, 2016
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Lost and found

The Southington Police Department is holding two sets of keys that have been found in Southington. The keys are being held at the dispatch center in the Southington Police Station on Lazy Lane. The first set was discovered, along with several store cards, in the area of Laurel Street. The second set was uncovered by…

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70-year-old pianist wants to perform in 70 CT towns… for free

June 27, 2016
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Connecticut-based pianist, composer, and educator Rex Cadwallader is celebrating his 70th birthday by offering to play seventy concerts in Connecticut for free. Cadwallader, who has lived and performed in Connecticut for the past twenty-two years, says he is “anxious to give back to the individuals, organizations and communities that have been so supportive” of his…

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Compounce fireworks on Saturday

June 27, 2016
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On Saturday, July 2, Lake Compounce will host its annual fireworks display over the lake in celebration of Independence Day. Produced by Pyrotecnico, the show, beginning with the laser show starts at 9 p.m., and fireworks will be launched from the far side of the lake as well as from barges floating in the lake.…

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License renewal for pinball, pool tables, and games of chance

June 27, 2016
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Dice

Southington Police Chief John F. Daly released a reminder for all individuals who have current licenses for pinball games, games of chance, and pool tables. All licenses will be expiring on Thursday, June 30, 2016. These licenses will be renewed at the Southington Police Department upon payment of the proper fee. If the permits are…

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SPD offers tips for avoiding vehicle break-ins

June 27, 2016
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Car Thief

Southington has experienced a rash of vehicle break-ins over the past few months. While officers are diligently working to solve this problem, the Southington Police Department issued a press release to remind residents that there are things to do in order to prevent these crimes: Lock your doors. While this piece of advice should be…

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Police urge residents to join the fight against illegal drug activity in town

June 27, 2016
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Drugs - Photo by Baitong333

In a recent press release, the Southington Police Department committed to combating the sale and possession of illegal drugs in Southington. As part of this ongoing effort they communicated two ways to report illegal drug sales and possessions. Both can be reported anonymously. People with information regarding illegal drug activity can contact the Southington Police…

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Obituary: John ‘Phil’ Utke, 69

June 27, 2016
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Obit - John Utke

John “Phil” Utke, 69, of Southington, passed away on June 24, 2016 at HOCC New Britain Campus. He was the husband of Esther (Miller) Utke. He was born November 15, 1946 in New Britain, son of the late John and Jean (Thiery) Utke. John served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Prior to…

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