The Paper Store in Bristol helping Jimmy Fund

July 21, 2015
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Now through Aug. 16, customers of The Paper Store will be invited to contribute $1, $3, or $5 to the Jimmy Fund’s “Strike Out Cancer” pin-up campaign. In return for their contributions, customers receive a baseball pin-up on which they can write their name. The pin-ups will be displayed in stores to show customers how…

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Carousel Museum holds Harley raffle

July 21, 2015
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It’s Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum. The Carousel Museum has kicked off its 20th annual Harley Davidson raffle to benefit the non-profit organization’s educational programming and general operations, according to a press release. The first raffle prize is a 2015 Harley Davidson FLHX Street Glide Motorcycle while the second prize is…

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Bristol Blues round-up for July 24

July 21, 2015
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER   BRISTOL – Once again, the Bristol Blues had a big week starting on Sunday, July 12 when the locals got by the North Shore Navigators by a 5-4 push. Here’s a look at all the past week’s action: Sunday, July 12 – Bristol Blues 5, North Shore Navigators 4…

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Southington Youth Summer Theater performs ‘Xanadu Jr.’

July 21, 2015
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Nick Breutzmann and Eva Bilodeau play the leads, Sonny Malone and Kira.

The Southington Youth Summer Theater, middle school students, performed the musical Zanadu Jr. last weekend.  The production is set in the 80’s and includes characters from Greek mythology.  The show was performed at Southington High School.  This coming weekend, the high school students will perform the musical All Shook Up.  Performances run Friday and Saturday at 7:00.  General admission is $8.00…

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‘Taste of Southington’ scheduled for Aug. 5

July 21, 2015
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Barnes Museum

The 14th Annual ‘Taste of Southington’ will be held on the grounds of the Barnes Museum at 85 North Main St. on Wednesday, Aug. 5. The annual festival will feature an assorted lineup of foods offered by local restaurants. The event is exclusively sponsored by TD Bank and will begin at 4 p.m. This year,…

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HHC names new director of private pay

July 21, 2015
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Amy Mosher has been named as the new Director of Private Pay at Hartford Health Care's Southington office.

Hartford HealthCare Independence at Home recently announced that Amy Mosher has been named the new director of private pay. Mosher, a senior level health care executive, is based in the Southington office located at 300 Queen St. She began her new position in January. As director, Mosher is responsible for the development of a customer…

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Police recognize locals for supporting K-9 units

July 20, 2015
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Officer John Mahon and K-9 Arno, Steve McCarty From American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, Robert Desaulniers, Barbara and Steve Pintarich, Officer Steve Salerno, and K9 Lou gather at a ceremony during the July 9 Southington Board of Police Commissioners meeting.

The Southington Police Department (SPD) recognized a handful of local residents and one local organization at the July 9 Southington Board of Police Commissioners meeting for their dedication to the department’s K-9 program. Over the past 14 years, the SPD K-9 program has been able to add an addition K-9 unit with a dog and…

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Police arrest driver for 2 DUI accidents

July 20, 2015
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Rebecca Cello

The Southington Police Department (SPD) announced the arrest of Rebecca Cello, 38, of Plantsville, on Saturday, July 18. Cello was arrested  and charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, evading responsibility with a motor vehicle, and failure to drive right. Cello was released on a $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court…

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Police mourn retired Southington K9

July 20, 2015
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Police - K9 Roy passes

The Southington Police Department announcee the passing of one of their retired K9 police dogs, K9 Roy, the partner of Officer Chris Laporte. K-9 Roy served the department with distinction assisting with many drug arrest as well as tracking duties. He is seen, above, with Officer Laporte.

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