Obituary: Otto Jahr, 91

March 28, 2016
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Otto Jahr, 91, of Plantsville died on Friday, March 25, 2016.

Otto Jahr, 91, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 25, 2016 at HCC at Bradley Memorial. He was the loving husband of Waltraud (Dierkopf) Jahr for 62 years. Otto was born on June 7, 1924 in Germany and had been a longtime Plantsville resident. In addition to his wife…

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Southington trio honored by Howley Group

March 28, 2016
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Panera Bread
365 Queen St, Southington, CT 06489
Phone:(860) 621-3536

Three Southington Panera Bread employees were honored by one of Panera’s foremost franchisees, the Howley Bread Group, at its Leadership Meeting held recently at the Holiday Inn Hartford in East Hartford. The Howley Bread Group owns and operates 28 Panera Bread bakery-cafes in Greater Hartford/Eastern Connecticut, Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island markets.

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CT Impact softball team studies at UNH

March 27, 2016
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SP brief - Softball clinic at UNH 1

A number of Southington players from the CT Impact fastpitch softball team attended a recent mini clinic on Friday, March 18 at the University of New Haven. Partcipants, above, included Lainie Hellyar, Ava Hampton, Chelsea Crouch, Michelina Centafonti, Jenna Michaud, Liliana Murphy, Hollis Ryan, Kaitlyn Reardon, and Nasiah Martinez. Missing from the photo is Dominique…

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Racer delivers chocolate for SCS Easter baskets

March 27, 2016
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Comm - Kyle Aldieri donates to SCS

Kyle Aldieri, a driver for Southington’s KTA racing quarter midget team, donated over 400 chocolate racecars and 150 chocolate bunnies to Southington Community Services to use with their annual Easter basket drive. Over 200 baskets are distributed to locals each year.

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Free Social Security forum at Manor Inn on April 26

March 26, 2016
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BIZ - Breakfast seminar 2

The former Social Security Administration’s regional communications director, Kurt Czarnowski, will discuss strategies for maximizing Social Security benefits at a free seminar sponsored by the Southington Economic Development Department in conjunction with the Southington Chamber of Commerce. The event is the second installment of a four-part business series. On Tuesday, April 26, Czarnowski will lead…

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SHS Spring Sports Schedules

March 26, 2016
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DAR honors good citizens

March 25, 2016
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Comm - Woodruff Chapter DAR

The Hannah Woodruff Chapter DAR honored six Southington High School and Plainville High School students at their March 12 meeting at the First Baptist Church in Southington. The students were honored for citizenship. From left, runner up Niels Peschel, award winner Angelina Zollo, DAR member Mary Gura, and Sen. Joseph Markley.

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Obituary: Linda Perkins-Cipriano, 39

March 25, 2016
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Linda Perkins-Cipriano, 39,of Schuyler Falls, N.Y. died on March 23, 2016.

Linda Perkins-Cipriano, 39,of Schuyler Falls, NY passed away on March 23, 2016 at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh, NY after a short illness. She  was the wife of Adam Cipriano. Linda was born on May 5, 1976 in Connecticut, the daughter of Norman and Donna (Piteo) Perkins. She recently earned a degree in Applied Health…

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Narcotic dealer arrested for selling heroin

March 25, 2016
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Angelo Perugini

Angelo Perugini, 28, of New Britain appeared at Bristol Superior Court on an active warrant, and he was processed and charged with three counts of selling narcotics. The warrants came after the Special Investigations Unit received information that Perugini was selling heroin in Southington in July 2015. Based on this information, three controlled purchases of heroin were completed…

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