Obituary: Mildred Piper Donovan, 94

March 11, 2016
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Mildred Piper Donovan, 94, died on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Mildred Piper Donovan, 94, beloved wife of the late Major Philip Donovan, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at The Summit at Plantsville. Born in Hamburg, NY, daughter of the late Justice R. Foster Piper and Winnifred (Fish) Piper, Mildred (affectionately known as “Pete”) graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1943 and moved to…

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Obituary: Robert ‘Bob’ Vaughn Marshall, 89

March 11, 2016
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Robert “Bob” Vaughn Marshall, 89, of Southington, died on Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

Robert “Bob” Vaughn Marshall, 89, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at his home. He was the loving husband of Helen Arlene (Jankowski) Marshall for 57 years. Born on August 11, 1926 in Claremont, NH to the late Harley and Ida (Morency) Marshall, he had been…

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Onsite meeting scheduled for filling wetland on Twin Pond Terrace for March 14

March 11, 2016
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Town of Southington

The Southington Conservation Commission Inlands Wetlands Agency has scheduled a special onsite meeting for March 14. The committee will discuss inland wetland floodplain filing applications for the property of 15 Twin Pond Terrace. They will review an application from Lovley Development, Inc., located at 710 Main St. in Plantsville. Lovely is seeking “to grade within…

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Ryan Rogers announces candidacy for the 16th District

March 11, 2016
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Ryan Rogers announced his candidacy for the 16th district at a recent gathering at Southington’s town hall.

In a recent gathering of family, friends, and supporters at the Southington Town Hall, Ryan Rogers of Southington announced his candidacy for the state senate in the 16th district, which includes the communities of Cheshire, Prospect, Southington, Waterbury, and Wolcott. “I feel the people of the 16th State Senate district deserve real representation that puts…

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PZC public hearing remains open

March 11, 2016
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Town of Southington

A public hearing held by the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) on March 1 has been extended to the Commission’s next meeting on March 15. The hearing was held to discuss a 72-lot open space subdivision proposed for Loper Street by AA Denorfia Building & Development, LLC, Southington. The builder presented his preferred plan, which…

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Southington artist draws crowds in New Britain

March 10, 2016
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Southington artist Clinton Deckert, above, welcomes local art aficionados to the New Britain Museum of Art last Saturday during an opening reception for Deckert’s new/next exhibit at the New Britain Museum of Art. The show will run through June. Photos by MIKE CHAIKEN Click to Enlarge

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‘Taste of Dance’ at Center Stage Dance Studio

March 10, 2016
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Center Stage Dance Studio will be hosting a “Taste of Dance” event this weekend. Participants will receive up to five hours of free dance lessons.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER If you’ve been thinking about taking to the stage lately, its time to break out your dancing shoes and give it a whirl. Southington’s Center Stage Dance Studio will be offering a “Taste of Dance” event this weekend for those interested in making music and dance a part of their lives. The…

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Everybody cut Footloose, this weekend

March 10, 2016
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Southington High School Drama Club students will be performing Footloose the musical this weekend.  Showtimes are: March 11th and 12th at 7:00.  Performances will be in the Southington High School auditorium.  Tickets are sold at the door.  $5.00 for children under 12.  $5.00 for SHS students and faculty. $10.00 for adults. (Photos by:  Tammi Naudus)

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Fugitive turned himself in to Southington police

March 10, 2016
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Police are still searching for John Sample, above.

Police from Southington and Cheshire are still looking for a fugitive after an exhaustive search and lockdown on March 9 in Cheshire and Southington. The incident began at approximately 9:49 a.m. when a bail enforcement agent approached Southington police during a traffic detail in the area of 400 Burritt St. The agent told the officer that…

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