St. Paul senior appointed to Air Force Academy

June 6, 2015
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Southington's Jose Silva Jr. has been accepted into the US Air Force Academy.

Recent St. Paul Catholic High School graduate Jose Silva Jr. has been accepted into the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Carolyn A.M. Benyshek, the Air Force director of admissions, announced his appointment, effective June 25. Silva, a Southington resident, was a three-sport athlete at St. Paul, contributing to the football, wrestling, and…

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Letter: Knights fan celebrates Mauro’s 100th win

June 6, 2015
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To the editor: Congratulations to Coach Tony and the SHS Boy’s Tennis Program. What an amazing accomplishment for this group of players to not only capture a winning season but also provide Coach Tony with his 100th match victory. It’s all about team for Coach Mauro, but 100 wins is a personal accomplishment to be…

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Volpe earns white coat at Yale School of Medicine

June 6, 2015
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Brittany Volpe, a 2009 Graduate of Southington High School and a magna cum laude graduate from Union College in 2013 with a bachelor’s in neuroscience, attended her white coat ceremony on March 27 at the Class of 2016 Yale School of Medicine in New Haven.

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Bread for Life help end hunger walk on June 13

June 6, 2015
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The third annual Help End Hunger Walk to benefit Southington Bread for Life will be held Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the downtown Rails to Trails. The free walk will begin at the Southington Community YMCA Mill Street entrance. Families, individuals and teams are welcome. This event is a collaborative…

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Bristol Blues take to the field for home opener

June 5, 2015
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Bristol Blues take to the field for home opener

Watch the Bristol Blues home opener from Muzzy Field live via stream tonight. Activities begin shortly. Game time at 7 p.m. Click here. Bristol Blues home opener from Muzzy Field

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DeLuca is artist of the month at The Orchards

June 5, 2015
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“Gazing Ball and Poppies” by Linda DeLuca.

Southington artist Linda DeLuca will be exhibiting paintings through June 30 at The Gallery at The Orchards. DeLuca began painting in water medium as an undergraduate at Central Connecticut State University and began her career as a teacher after receiving her master’s degree in art education and continued a fine arts liberal study program at…

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Girls lacrosse team saves their best for last

June 5, 2015
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The Lady Knight seniors pose with their families before the 12-5 win over Newington in the regular season finale.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights were already eliminated from the postseason, but the Southington girls weren’t about to go quietly. The goal in the final week was to win both contest, and and that’s just what they did. Although they just missed making the Class L state tournament by a game, the Lady…

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StrongWomen-Healthy Hearts program begins June 9 at Bradley

June 5, 2015
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The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) Department of Cardiology’s StrongWomen-Healthy Hearts program will be held from June 9 to Sept. 3 at its Bradley Memorial campus in Southington. This program is designed to help women make positive changes, to eat healthier, move more, and improve general health and well-being. Program sessions will be held on…

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Cool jazz at the Library café on June 16

June 5, 2015
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Tony Cafiero, a well-known piano, keyboard, and vocal jazz man, will join Southington’s John Smayda and Cheshire’s Tom Smith in a jazz trio on Tuesday, June 16 at the Library Café. Smada, who plays tenor sax, clarinet, and flute, and Smith, who plays drums, will join with Cafiero to play a set of jazz standards,…

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