Heavy traffic alert on North Main Street

January 7, 2016
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The Southington Police Department announced a heavy traffic warning in the area of North Main Street (Route 10) between Hobart Street and Chapman Street due to an ongoing Southington Water Deptartment job. This will cause heavy congestion and traffic delays. There will be alternating, one lane traffic in this area for the next several hours. Motorists are…

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2016 transfer station stickers available

January 7, 2016
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Town of Southington

It is time to renew the annual stickers for the town’s transfer station. The 2015 sticker will expire on March 31, 2016. Southington residents can renew their stickers at the Town Clerk’s office on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or Thursdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Residents who have…

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Local man arrested at Holiday Inn Express

January 7, 2016
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Anthony Bohlman

The Southington Police Department announced the arrest of Anthony Bohlman, 46, of Southington for an incident that occurred at the Holiday Inn Express on 122 Laning St. Police were dispatched to the hotel just before 3 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3 after receiving a report about an intoxicated guest, Bohlman, causing a disturbance. Officers had…

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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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