Meeting for Jr. Miss Southington pageant set for Feb. 17

February 3, 2015
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The Junior Miss Southington Scholarship Organization will host its annual fund raiser/ community service pageant on Sunday, May 3 at the Aqua Turf in Southington. Contestants are needed between the ages of 5 to high school senior, who are residing in Connecticut. This is an open pageant. Areas of competition are interview skills, talent, and…

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SHS offers seminar for navigating the college admission process

February 2, 2015
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The Southington High School counseling department is offering a seminar aimed at high school juniors and their families. The informational session “Navigating the College Process” is designed to help families form a plan for future college students. A power point presentation about college admission requirements and admission processes will be the main focus of the program.…

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With impending storm, governor urges caution Monday

February 1, 2015
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With a winter storm bearing down on the state, a press release from the governor’s office said, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging residents to take it slow and, if possible, avoid travel during the height of the storm on Monday morning. The release also said Malloy has also directed the activation of the state’s Emergency…

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Ouellettes celebrate 60 years of marriage

February 1, 2015
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Ruth Ouellette and Anthony "Andy" Ouellette.

On Sunday, Jan. 18, Anthony “Andy” Ouellette and Ruth Ouellette of Southington celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at Mary Our Queen Church. Mary Our Queen Pastor Father Kargul officiated the mass. The couple was married on Jan. 15, 1955 at St. Stanislaus Church in Meriden. The Ouellettes have three children, Linda Brostowicz and her husband…

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Calendar House announces February events

February 1, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant Street, Southington. Phone:(860) 621-3014

Calendar House has announced a schedule of events for February, and seats may still be available for the 2015 spring computer session. Here are the upcoming events: Spring Computer Session: Registration for any remaining seats have been extended because of recent weather issues.  Register in the computer lab on Mondays, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. or Wednesdays,…

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Necla Balasaygun is February Artist of the Month at the library

February 1, 2015
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Necla Balasaygun uses cantaloupe and pumpkin seeds to add depth to her flowers.

The Southington Public Library has announced Necla Balasaygun as the February Artist of the Month. Her oil paintings will be on display at The Gallery at the Southington Library throughout the month. Balasaygun was born in Istanbul, Turkey on Dec. 25, 1949 and worked in the fashion industry in Istanbul after graduating from a technical…

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Letter: Aresimowicz thanks his Southington constituents

February 1, 2015
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Letter - Aresimowicz

To the editor: As we begin the New Year and a new legislative session, I would like to thank my constituents for allowing me to continue as your state representative. It has been a distinct honor to serve the residents of Berlin and Southington these past 10 years, I consider myself to have the best…

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Sliders Grill & Bar seeks franchise opportunities

February 1, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Sliders Grill & Bar is now seeking franchisees to expand the independently owned local restaurant into a larger chain. President and Chief Finance Officer of Sliders Grill & Bar Dan Rowe said that the business is ready to expand because of its sound operation and training methods. “We feel that…

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Linkin Park takes a turn for the metal on ‘The Hunting Party’

January 31, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The opening moments of Linkin Park’s latest album, “The Hunting Party” leaves no doubt that the veteran act was setting out to do a different kind of record. With the harsh scream and abrasive guitars, you do a double take. Is this really Linkin Park or did you download the…

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