Police blotter for June 24

June 24, 2016
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Police blotter for June 24

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Thursday, June 9 through Monday, June 13: James D. Huntley, 23, of 12 River Rd., Unionville, was charged on June 9 with fifth degree larceny. Dennis David Dean, 45, of 177 Weston St., Hartford, was charged on June 10 with criminal attempt to commit…

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Locals head to North Carolina to compete

June 24, 2016
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Locals head to North Carolina to compete

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington’s outdoor track and field team sent nine athletes to compete in the 25th New Balance Nationals Outdoor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C. from Friday, June 17 to Sunday, June 19. New Balance Nationals Outdoor “For me as a coach, I look for how…

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Legion picking up ground

June 24, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington legion baseball team finished the week at .500 with three wins and three losses, but is starting to pick up ground on the rest of the league after a rough start. Although the team has been inconsistent through the first half of the season, Southington manager Marc Verderame…

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Business booming downtown

June 24, 2016
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Town officials, local business owners, and representatives from the Southington Chamber of Commerce take a stroll through downtown Southington with Town Manager Gerry Brumback, facing camera.

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Each year, town officials, local business owners, and representatives from the Southington Chamber of Commerce take a stroll through downtown Southington. On their walk, they have an opportunity to exchange ideas for enhancing the area, suggest improvements, speak with local business owners and employees, and to see how things are…

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Sewage plan upgrade favored by council

June 24, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER The Town Council voted 8-1 in favor of a bond ordinance for improvements to the Southington Water Pollution Control Facility. The bond ordinance approved by the council on June 13, with councilor John Barry (D) opposing, approved $57, 100, 000 for improvements to the plant. The plan for the plant,…

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Bees outlast Barnstormers

June 24, 2016
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Bees outlast Barnstormers

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A back-and-forth game that was delayed at the start by rain could not keep the Bees from pulling out the 5-4 win in opener at Lancaster. The Game Changed When…: ……Jon Jones, who reached on a one-out walk in the ninth inning, stole second and third base to…

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Obituary: Robert Doolan

June 23, 2016
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Robert Doolan, 55, of Southington passed on June 22, 2016 at CT Hospice in Branford. He is survived by his wife, Marcia, two sons Matthew of Southington and his fiancé’ Brittany Rosado and Shawn of Ukiah, CA and his fiancé’ Hayleigh Needling., his sister Beverly Ryan and sister-in-law Valeria Corish of Norwalk. Bob loved his…

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Obituary: Tyler French

June 23, 2016
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Tyler D. French, 26, of the Milldale section of Southington, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016. Born July 31, 1989, he was the son of Daniel French of Milldale and the late Joyce (Moran) French. Tyler loved to play the guitar, read and enjoyed working out. In addition to his father, he is survived by…

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Obituary: Arthur Nappi

June 23, 2016
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Arthur J. Nappi, 66, Southington passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Arty was born in Waterbury on March 25, 1950, son of Catherine “Kitty” (Bartoletti) Nappi of Southington and the late Arthur Nappi. He was a graduate of St. Lucy’s Grammar School , Sacred Heart High School,…

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