Semmel: SHS students are excelling in academics

October 17, 2014
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Semmel: SHS students are excelling in academics

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Southington High School (SHS) Principal Dr. Martin Semmel shared the High School Academic Report for 2014 at last week’s Board of Education meeting. The report compared test results of Southington students to the state as a whole for the ACT, the SAT and CAPT. Semmel’s report also included information regarding…

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Crossing the line; Knights are winning in the trenches

October 17, 2014
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Crossing the line; Knights are winning in the trenches

By John Goralski Sports Writer Matt Steeves lurched forward into a mob of maroon jerseys, and Jasen Rose stood calmly behind him surveying the field. The Southington quarterback seemed to have all the time in the world as Steeves and his lineman drove back the New Britain blitz. Steeves wasn’t alone. The center was flanked…

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Yale-New Haven patient tests negative for Ebola; governor’s response

October 16, 2014
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Yale-New Haven patient tests negative for Ebola; governor’s response

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement in response to preliminary negative test results from the Massachusetts State Public Health laboratory on the patient being treated for Ebola-like symptoms at Yale-New Haven Hospital. “Certainly this is encouraging news,” said Malloy in his statement. “While the initial test results are negative, Dr. Mullen has…

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State taking additional steps to prepare for Ebola outbreak

October 16, 2014
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State taking additional steps to prepare for Ebola outbreak

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the State of Connecticut is taking additional steps to strengthen the level of preparedness for the Ebola virus by enacting the quarantine and isolation protocols that were authorized under the order he signed last week.  In addition, a press release from his office said the governor is directing…

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Woman charged with charging officers with a knife

October 16, 2014
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Woman charged with charging officers with a knife

Southington police arrested a local woman after she charged officers with a knife when they responded to her house for a medical call. On Thursday, Oct. 9, police responded to the Southington home of , 32, on a medical call. According to a press release, while the officers were on scene, Zubrowski brandished a knife,…

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Wallingford man charged with stealing scrap metal from Superior Products

October 16, 2014
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Wallingford man charged with stealing scrap metal from Superior Products

  A Wallingford man was arrested and charged with taking scrap metal from Superior Products this past summer. On Friday, Oct. 10, , 54, of Wallingford, was arrested on a warrant. According to police, the warrant alleges that Mangino was stealing scrap metal from the property of Superior Products, located at 1457 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike,…

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Ebola concerns at Yale-New Haven Hospital

October 16, 2014
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In an announcement on its newsroom webpage, Yale-New Haven Hospital posted that the hospital “admitted a patient late Wednesday night for evaluation of Ebola-like symptoms. We have not confirmed or ruled-out any diagnosis at this point. We are working in cooperation with City, State and Federal health officials. There is no further information available at this time.”…

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Groups object to Democrats’ Malloy mailer

October 16, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State elections regulators and a government watchdog group have formally objected to the Connecticut Democratic Party, saying money raised for federal campaigns is being used to pay for a mailer benefiting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election bid. The State Elections Enforcement Commission and Common Cause of Connecticut said Tuesday they’ve submitted…

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Hearing held on proposed RV policy changes

October 16, 2014
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Hearing held on proposed RV policy changes

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Numerous residents attended a recent Planning and Zoning Commission meeting for a public hearing to address their concerns regarding a new proposal, which will change how recreational vehicles (RVs) can be stored on private property in town. The current policy requires that RVs be stored in the rear of the…

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