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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‘Walk to End Hunger’ scheduled on rail trail for May 1

March 25, 2016
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Chef Dan Carano of LEAF helps Cheryl Trovato find the perfect vegetables during last year's "Walk to End Hunger." This year's event will be held on May 1.

Southington Bread for Life (BVL) will be hosting the fourth annual Walk to End Hunger on Sunday, May 1. However, in one respect, the event has already started: board members are visiting local businesses to encourage sponsorships. People can support on three levels. Hunger Warrior, Hunger Champion, Hunger Hero. Organizers said the $500 Hunger Warrior…

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STEPS to sponsor TIPS seminars for alcohol servers

March 25, 2016
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Alcohol 1

STEPS is sponsoring two upcoming Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS) trainings for any Southington bar or restaurant staff. TIPS is the global leader for education and training for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol. The seminars are scheduled for April 4 and May 2, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. To register, email…

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Music listings for March 25

March 25, 2016
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FRIDAY, MARCH 25 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Carmine’s, 389 Main St., East Hartford. SATURDAY, APRIL 2 BRISTOL HOLDEN IT TOGETHER. A fund raiser for the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance. 6 to 10 p.m. Featuring Cajun Ray and the Steamers. Raffles, guest speakers. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville. $20 for adults. $15 for children under 10.…

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