Police uncover indoor marijuana operation

May 19, 2015
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Christian Kelly

When police were called to investigate reports of an argument on Mount Vernon Road in mid-April, it sparked an investigation that resulted in a search and seizure investigation that resulted in the discovery of an indoor marijuana growing operation. On April 12, Southington police found Matthew Dufresne acting irrationally and beating a third male inside…

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UNICO Big Breakfast serves over 575

May 19, 2015
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Southington UNICO served 578 meals to the community at the club’s Big Breakfast Sunday on April 19. Southington UNICO has been hosting this popular event for 21 years in both the spring and fall at the Calendar House. Proceeds from the all-you-can-eat breakfast are distributed to Southington UNICO’s various charities, including the town’s Unified Sports…

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Champagne fundraiser benefits Bread for Life

May 19, 2015
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Champagne fundraiser benefits Bread for Life

A travel presentation showcasing Viking River Cruises will be held Tuesday, June 9 to benefit Southington Bread for Life. This champagne fundraiser will be held 6 to 8 p.m. at Paul Gregory’s Bistro, 148 Center St., Southington. The program, led by Bill Lynch of Largay Travel, will feature champagne, an international cheese tray and Caribbean…

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Police investigate pornography scattered across local neighborhoods

May 18, 2015
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Southington Police Dept (web)

Earlier today, Southington police responded to numerous complaints about pornographic photographs and a pornographic DVD being thrown on lawns and roadways throughout Southington. In all, police recovered 20 pornographic magazine photos and one DVD from 19 different locations around town. Spring Lake Road was the hardest hit with four magazines recovered. Three were found on Flanders Road. Stonegate…

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Southington Liberty Bank honored for 2014 sales

May 18, 2015
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Liberty Bank’s Southington office celebrates its sales win. The local branch was honored for outstanding performance in 2014 after exceeding its small business lending goal by 461 percent. From left, Southington branch manager Robert Flood, Liberty Bank President and CEO Chandler J. Howard, Southington branch staff Patty Gugliotti and Sarah Russo, Liberty Banke Executive Vice…

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Southington Library events for June

May 18, 2015
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The Southington Public Library has announced the following programs for June. If registration is required, contact the Reference/Information Department at (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit the library’s website at www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on “Calendar.” MINDFUL MEDITATION—HOW TO BEGIN. Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Southington Library program room. Bill Lynch, a meditation…

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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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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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