Ridgefield ends Knights’ tourney run

June 8, 2016
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Devin Prive and Mike Aberizk team up for a block against Fairfield Warde-Ludlowe.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights boys volleyball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class L tournament for the 11th-straight year, but came up short to No. 5 Ridgefield, 3-2, after taking the Tigers to a deciding fifth set at home on Saturday, June 4. “Seeing how the boys started off, it came…

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Knights fall to Amity…again

June 8, 2016
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Drew Farkas held Amity off the scoreboard for three innings, but the Spartans ended Southington’s season for the fourth consecutive year.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knight baseball season came to an end last weekend at the hands of Amity, and the Spartans seem to have Southington’s number. Southington’s last four losses in the state tournament all came against Amity, including a pair of runner-up finishes in the championship game. Amity has been dominating the…

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UNICO recognizes Southington’s top 25

June 8, 2016
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The Southington Chapter of Unico National held their 71st annual Top 25 Students Dinner at the Aqua Turf on June 1, to recognize Southington High School’s top 25 graduating seniors from the Class of 2016.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Out of 467 soon-to-be-graduates of Southington High School (SHS), 25 were honored for their high class ranking by the Southington chapter of UNICO National. The 71st annual Top 25 dinner took place at the Aqua Turf Club on June 1, celebrating the success of students who earned a top spot in the…

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Softball stopped in the semifinals

June 8, 2016
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Sarah Myrick beats the throw to home during a semifinal loss to Amity on June 6. Myrick scored the only run of the game as the Knights fell, 4-1.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Critics said that this would be a rebuilding year, but the second-seeded Lady Knights softball team returned to the Class LL final four, falling just short of a fifth straight appearance in the championship game. Southington spring campaign came to an end with a 4-1 loss to No. 6 Amity at…

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Hartford woman arrested for check forgery

June 8, 2016
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Sasha Veal

Sasha D. Veal, 29, of Hartford, turned herself into police on June 1, at approximately 10 a.m., after learning about an active warrant for her arrest. The warrant stems from an altered check that Veal tried to cash on April 6, 2016. The warrant alleges that Veal claimed the altered check was a paycheck from a…

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Music on the Green postponed to Thursday, June 9

June 8, 2016
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Music Notes for Music on the Green

The Music on the Green concert scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to heavy storms expected to impact our area this evening. The concert will take place tomorrow, Thursday, June 9, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. This week’s band is “Sharades” (Oldies, Doo-Wop, Rock & Roll), sponsored by Ali’s Nursery.

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Lincoln College nursing program earns accreditation

June 8, 2016
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Lincoln College of New England
2279 Mt Vernon Rd, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-4751

Lincoln College of New England RN-BSN program officially received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) effective 2015 – 2021.  The RN-BSN program began May 2014 and has four successful graduating classes. Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is…

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Obituary: Anne (McAvay) Was, 88

June 8, 2016
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Obit - Anne Was

Anne (McAvay) Was, 88 of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at the HCC at Bradley Memorial Hospital. Born October 18, 1927 in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Grace (Avery) McAvay. Anne is survived by her three daughters, Kathryn McGloin and husband William…

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Locals turn out in force for Relay for Life: Raise $100K for cancer research and education

June 8, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Cancer survivors, fighters, and their supporters gathered at Southington High School (SHS) this weekend to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The 19th annual Relay for Life drew over 1,200 Southington residents, raising more than $100,000 for cancer research. The event was held on the SHS athletic field on June 3-4,…

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