Letter: Reader is frustrated with problem at the polls

May 21, 2016
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To the editor: I’m a transplant to Southington, having moved here from Farmington several years ago. Ashamedly, I admit I didn’t immediately register to vote. However, a few years ago I discovered that I could register online, I registered myself in the town of Southington, as a Republican. Within a week, I received a letter…

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United Way Postal Food Drive nets 6,000 pounds for local charities

May 20, 2016
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United Way (Web)

Volunteers gathered on May 14 to collect more than 6,000 pounds of food for the annual Postal Food Drive hosted by the United Way of Southington and the United States Postal Service. The 6,000 pounds in donations will be distributed to eligible Southington residents through Southington Community Services, Bread for Life, and the Tabernacle Church.…

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Paving work, delays on Meriden Waterbury Road on May 23-24

May 20, 2016
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Traffic 1

Commuters should expect delays on Meriden Waterbury Road (Route 322) on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24 as paving work begins between Ruggles Row and Clark Street. Road work is expected to begin at 7 p.m. on Monday and last through 11 a.m. on Tuesday.   Meriden Waterbury Road will be open during this…

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Obituary: Ann Marie McAvoy, 83

May 20, 2016
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Obit - Ann Marie McAvoy

Ann Marie McAvoy, 83, of Southington passed away peacefully at home. Ann was born in Waterbury on October 31, 1932, daughter of the late Percy and Marie (Fregeau) McAvoy. Ann was very strong in her faith which was founded as a graduate of the Academy of the Holy Family in Baltic, CT and continued as…

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Obituary: Brandon M. Carlson, 29

May 20, 2016
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Obit - Brandon Carlson

Brandon M. Carlson, 29, of Southington passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. He was born Sept. 1, 1986 in New Britain, the son of Teresa (Spain) Termine of Southington and Richard J. Carlson of Middletown. In addition to his parents he is survived by his step-parents, Gary Termine and Elizabeth Byrd-Carlson; children, Damiano and…

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A classic invitation to ‘play with your food’

May 20, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The jump from the culinary arts to the musical arts isn’t as broad as one might think at first blush (or merlot). A well-trained chef can pull together the individual notes of ingredients and create a symphony for the palate (if you mix your metaphors in a blender). So, the…

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CT’s Kalimur uses albums to lead listeners on a journey

May 20, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In an age where most independent bands are satisfied with stitching together a couple of songs in the studio and calling it an EP so fans have something to download, Connecticut band Kalimur followed a different path. Rather than just handing fans some appetizers, the three member band handed them…

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Conference tournaments begin on May 24

May 20, 2016
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Central Connecticut Conference (CCC)
www.centralconnecticutconference.org

Central Connecticut Conference (CCC) tournaments kick off this week as Southington High School teams prepare for their final push toward a state title. Fill out your brackets. Get ready to hoist the banner. The postseason begins this week for three Southington teams. Boys and girls track and field opens the tournament week on Monday, May…

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St. Paul HS sets graduation date

May 20, 2016
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St Paul Catholic High School

Most Reverend Peter A. Rosazza, D.D., Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus, Archdiocese of Hartford, will confer diplomas at the graduation ceremony for the St. Paul Catholic High School class of 2016, on Tuesday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Hartford at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the St. Paul Catholic High School class…

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