Southington Library announces May events for adults

April 28, 2015
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The Southington Public Library has announced a number of adult programs for May. If registration is required, contact the library at (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.SouthingtonLibrary.org, click on Calendar. Here are the programs that have been announced: What is Hospice Volunteering? Thursday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. Learn about the pioneers of hospice…

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Annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive on May 9

April 28, 2015
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  The National Association of Letter Carriers and United Way of Southington are sponsoring the annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive on Saturday, May 9. This is one of the major food collections for Southington residents in need. Food Items needed include peanut butter, jelly, macaroni & cheese, tuna fish, canned soups, canned fruits and vegetables,…

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Festival Chorale spring concert on May 3 at the First Lutheran Church

April 27, 2015
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The Southington Festival Chorale at an early rehearsal in January. The spring concert is scheduled for May 3 at the First Lutheran Church in Southington.

The Southington Festival Chorale will present their annual Spring concert on Sunday, May 3 at 3 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St., Southington. Refreshments will be served after the concert. Cost is $10 ($7 for seniors and children). For a family of four or more, the cost is $20. For more information, please call…

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SCCA receives $118,000 grant from the Bradley Trust

April 27, 2015
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News - SCCA Awarded Main Street Funding

Southington Community Cultural Arts was awarded a $118,000 grant from the Main Street Community Foundation in support of improving the health and wellbeing of Southington residents through the visual and performing arts. The funding came via the Bradley Henry Barnes and Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust, which was created 40 years ago “for the betterment…

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Newest Relay for Life royalty crowned

April 26, 2015
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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The American Cancer Society has some new faces to represent its cause throughout the town of Southington as the annual Relay for Life grows closer. On Friday night at Plantsville Elementary School, the second annual Miss and Mr. Southington Relay for Life pageant was held. The event was a fund…

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Neurosurgeon to discuss lumbar spinal stenosis at Southington Library on April 28

April 26, 2015
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Neurosurgeon to discuss lumbar spinal stenosis at Southington Library on April 28

Dr. Ahmed Khan, who heads The Hospital of Central Connecticut Division of Neurosurgery, will present a lecture on lumbar spinal stenosis at the community room of the Southington Public Library on Tuesday, April 28. The discussion will run from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Spinal stenosis is a common condition that causes back pain, sciatica,…

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HAVEN receives $49,000 healthcare grant

April 26, 2015
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Health Assistance Intervention Education Network, Inc. (Haven), based in Southington, received a grant of more than $49,000 from Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance. HAVEN is a non-profit organization providing confidential assistance to healthcare professionals facing the challenges of chemical dependency, emotional or behavioral disorders, or physical or mental illness. HAVEN is…

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Letter: Reader appreciates Secondo’s look at Southington

April 25, 2015
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To the editor: In response to Art Second’s “Second Look” column, I must say all of what he has stated, and more, definitely needed to be heard by our Southington Town population. When he refers to “passion” and “caring” that began decades ago, it is just over four decades ago that we, as a young…

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Building toward a victory: Girls lax is getting better, still looking for a win

April 24, 2015
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Building toward a victory: Girls lax is getting better, still looking for a win

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knight lacrosse team walked onto the field on Monday, April 13, trying to recover from a season-opening hangover, after losing to Daniel Hand. Unfortunately the Knights dropped their second game of the season at their home field to the Guilford Indians (3-0), 12-6. “We definitely did better than last…

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