St. Paul open house on Jan. 9; Placement exams on Jan. 16

January 7, 2016
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St Paul Catholic High School

The enrollment season for St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol gets underway with an open house this Saturday, Jan. 9, beginning at 10 a.m. Tours of the school building and meetings with faculty and families are part of the open house experience. The tours are open to all prospective students and their parents. Pre-registration…

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Gymnasts leap into winter competition

January 7, 2016
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Taryn Meenan leaps across the beam during the Lady Knights’ 18-point victory over South Windsor in the season opener.

Taryn Meenan leaps across the beam during the Lady Knights’ 18-point victory over South Windsor in the season opener. By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights (1-0) stepped into the new year with new faces and new hopes, looking to continue building on the success they achieved last season. The girls opened with a 132.3-114.7…

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Girls split back-to-back games

January 7, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights basketball team (4-1) split the week out on the road by picking up their fourth conference victory before suffering a loss to a state championship contender. Southington began their journey at New Britain (3-3) on Tuesday, Dec. 29 where they outlasted the Golden Hurricanes by 13 points, 54-41.…

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Edible Arrangements CEO to speak at chamber breakfast

January 7, 2016
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Tariq Farid

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Tariq Farid, Founder and CEO of Edible Arrangements International, will share his expertise with Southington business owners this month, leading a forum on “Building a Brand.” On Jan. 12, The Southington Economic Development Department and the Southington Chamber of Commerce will host the business owner, who started his company in East Haven…

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Track continues to qualify for the postseason

January 7, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington’s indoor track and field teams competed at Hartford Public High School for the second straight weekend and the third time this season on Saturday, Jan. 2 when they qualified more athletes for the state meet in the CCC Developmental meet. Allie Brown, Rylee Van Epps, Natalie Verderame, and Kate Kemnitz…

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Knights still looking for their first win

January 7, 2016
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Joe Koczera charges past an Amity defender during a loss on Dec. 29.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights basketball team (0-4) dropped its fourth straight game in their second home game of the season when they fell short to Amity (3-1), 46-27, on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Southington’s offense struggled, as they only put up just four points in each of the first three quarters, finding themselves…

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Police discover marijuana growing at site of home invasion

January 6, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced a new wrinkle in the investigation of the recent home invasion on Monday, Jan. 4. The initial investigation centered around three individuals, dressed in black with gloves and a mask, that forced their way into the home of Daniel Morin, 43, at 735 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. at approximately 6:41 p.m. on Monday.…

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Residents pitch in for holiday help at SCS

January 6, 2016
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Photo by TAMMI NAUDUS

Southington Social Services survived another holiday gift blitz with the help of volunteers like Bob Konfala, Carol Sheffs, Judy Cutler, and Nick Cutler, above from the Army National Guard Armory on Wednesday, Dec. 23. Each year, Social Services provides holiday support for over 1,500 residents each years through their “adoption” program.

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Time to take ‘the plunge’

January 6, 2016
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YMCA logo (2011 - Blue and Purple)

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER If you’ve ever had the desire to go jump in a lake—in the middle of winter—now is your chance. The YMCA will be hosting their 11th annual Polar Plunge on Saturday, Jan. 16 at Camp Sloper, raising funds to help send local kids to the camp this summer. Just under 200 people…

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