Help End Hunger Walk scheduled for June 13 on walking trail

May 18, 2015
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Bread for Life

Southington Bread for Life will be hosting its third annual Help End Hunger Walk on Saturday, June 13 on the Rails to Trails walking trail in downtown Southington. This event is a collaborative effort between Bread for Life, Southington Community YMCA, LEAF CT, Activate Southington and Bobby Sprocket bike shop. People are welcome to walk…

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Giving Back Girls collect food for SCS pantry

May 18, 2015
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Comm - Fill that Fire Truck Arc

The Giving Back Girls collected a full ton of food donations at a recent fundraiser at Walmart in Southington. The donations will help stock shelves at Southington Community Services. In addition, the girls raised $434.83 in monetary donations.

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Plantsville family raises funds for Angelman Syndrome Foundation

May 17, 2015
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From left, Graduate Assistant Carissa Sirois, Marcy and Michael Kelly of Plantsville, Postdoctoral Research Fellow Noelle Germain, Ph.D. Candidate Pin-Fang Chen, Nicholas Kelly and grandmother Sandy Picone, Stormy Chamberlain, Ph.D., Raymond and Beverly Sackler Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences.

Dr. Stormy Chamberlain recently opened the doors of her University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Center laboratory to the Kelly Family of Plantsville. Marcy and Christopher Kelly’s eldest son Nicholas, age 3, was diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome (AS) when he was just 18 months of age. AS is a neurogenetic disorder that occurs in approximately one…

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Letter: Reader speaks out about hospital protest

May 17, 2015
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Mailbox (web)

To the editor: I am a resident of Southington, an employee of a small business in Southington, and active in the community. I was saddened to hear in April of last year that the remaining 15 inpatient beds at Bradley were going to be closed. Concerned, I started to ask fellow residents what the reasoning…

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Babysitting Certification Course on July 7

May 17, 2015
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Southington Youth Services is sponsoring a Babysitting Certification Course on Tuesday, July 7, from 8:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the Southington Youth Services Department, 196 North Main Street. The course costs $45 and payment must be made to the Town of Southington. Credit/debit card payments are also accepted. The class is open to Southington youth…

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SSC Strikers charge to a division title

May 17, 2015
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SP Briefs - Soccer U12ACupandDivChampsFall2014

The Southington Soccer Club Strikers rallied to a 6-1 record during their indoor season to capture their U12 girls division title at the Farmington Soccer Association. They have earned entry into the upcoming Regional President’s Cup Tournament in Slippery Rock, Penn. Front, from left, Lily S, Mikayla P, Shannon L, Heather L, and Lauren V.…

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Voice of Democracy winner

May 17, 2015
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News - Voice of Democracy essay contest

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D – Southington/Berlin) and Representative David Zoni (D – Southington) hosted Jenny Magnoli, a student from Southington High School, at the State Capitol in Hartford. Magnoli was presented with a citation for winning the 2015 Connecticut VFW “Voice of Democracy” essay contest. Each year, nearly 38,000 high school students from…

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Barrett to join former Red Sox players at Chamber tournament

May 17, 2015
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Barrett to join former Red Sox players at Chamber tournament

Former Boston Red Sox second baseman Marty Barrett will be among a host of former Boston ballplayers competing at the Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce’s 22nd annual golf tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at the Southington Country Club. Barret, a Red Sox second baseman for nine seasons, will join with former pitcher Luis Tiant, relievers…

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Southington representatives hurry to meet deadline

May 16, 2015
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Zoni and Aresimowicz

State Representative David Zoni (D-Southington) and Majority Leader Joseph Aresimowicz (D-Southington/Berlin) discuss the legislative agenda recently in the state House of Representatives. Lawmakers have been debating and acting on a number bills before the constitutional adjournment date of June 3rd. According to a press release from the state democrats, legislative leaders and the Governor are negotiating…

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