State police release details of the fatal accident on I-84

July 29, 2015
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State police release details of the fatal accident on I-84

The State of Connecticut Department of Public Safety have identified the victims of yesterday’s fatal accident on I-84 eastbound just west of the Queen Street exit. The vehicle, driven by Annmarie Olender, 16, of Plantsville, was reported to be traveling in the left lane on I-84 eastbound when it left the roadway and struck a…

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Police Blotter for July 31 edition

July 29, 2015
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Southington Police Dept (web)

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, July 14 to Monday, July 20: Samuel J. Mabery, 27, of 24 High St., Southington, was arrested on July 14 for driving under the influence, traveling too fast for conditions, and failure to drive in the proper lane. Molly M. Miller, 20, of 583 May…

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Fire report for the July 31 edition

July 29, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 60 incidents from Monday, July 13 to Friday, July 24: Monday, July 13 9:21:40 a.m., 10 Brooklane Rd., Lock-Out Building 3:10:33 p.m., 461 Queen St./ TD Homers, Vehicle Accident, General 4:10:26 p.m., 93 Visconti Ave., Power Line Down 5:21:08 p.m., 20 Grove St./ Faith Living, Public Service Assistance…

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Wheeler launches program to address eating disorders, addictions

July 29, 2015
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Wheeler Clinic has launched a new program to provide in-home and outpatient behavioral health therapy for Anthem-enrolled children, adolescents, and young adults at risk of or diagnosed with eating disorders or addictions. Wheeler’s In-Home Behavioral Health Services – Eating Disorder Program provides a local, in-home alternative to residential eating disorder treatment centers. The program centers…

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Eversource offers tips to keep cool

July 29, 2015
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As Connecticut faces another sweltering day and people turn up their air conditioners, demand for electricity continues to soar. These conditions can push the electric system to its limit, but Eversource is reminding customers how it prepares to meet increased demand – and offering tips on how to stay cool and save energy.   “During…

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Accident on I-84 is creating backups on Queen Street

July 28, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department is on the scene at a serious motor vehicle accident on I-84 east bound prior to the Queen Street exit. Reports indicate that two passengers are heavily trapped, and fire companies will be extricating for some time. Drivers should expect delays.

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Foundation announces grants

July 28, 2015
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Viewing a musical or theatrical performance. Shopping at a food pantry. Attending educational or exercise classes. Those are a few ways that the recent grants awarded by Main Street Community Foundation will inspire, affect and touch the residents living and working in towns of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington and Wolcott. A total of 29…

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Chamber appoints new Executive Director

July 28, 2015
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Elizabeth Francis is the new Executive Director for the Southington Chamber of Commerce. She is expected to begin on Monday, Aug. 31.

On Tuesday, July 28, the Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce announced the appointment of Elizabeth Francis as the organization’s new Executive Director. The 47-year-old Southington resident brings a wealth of experience in event planning, media relations, sales, and promotions. “The Chamber Search Committee received over 70 resumes from across the country for the new Executive…

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Blues continue to sit at FCBL summit

July 28, 2015
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Blues continue to sit at FCBL summit

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER Here’s a quick look at the week that was for the first place Bristol Blues, still in first place of the West Division of the FCBL: Sunday, July 19 – Silver Knights 8, Bristol Blues 6 (from Holman Stadium) Nashua (19-18) got past the Bristol Blues (23-16) by a 8-6…

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