YMCA Camp Sloper open house, registration

April 27, 2016
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YMCA logo (2011 - Blue and Purple)

YMCA Camp Sloper will be holding an open house on Saturday, May 7 . For kids who are considering Sloper as their day camp destination this summer, the open house will provide the opportunity to meet camp staff, tour the grounds, and find out about all things summer camp. Staff will be on hand to…

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Library Listings for the April 29 edition

April 27, 2016
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: April Kelley Elementary School is Artist of the Month. Through April 30 at the Gallery…

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Town Manager seeks executive secretary

April 27, 2016
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Town of Southington

The Town of Southington is currently seeking an executive secretary for Town Manager Garry Brumback. According to the job posting, the ideal candidate will be able to perform “a variety of highly skilled secretarial and administrative support to the town manager.” The position is open to the public until Friday, May 6. The executive secretary…

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Mardi Gras comes to the Turf for chamber dinner

April 27, 2016
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Chamber (web)

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce will host their 78th annual dinner this Saturday. The Aqua Turf will transform into New Orleans for a Mardi Gras-themed evening of dancing, auctions, and awards. The highlight of the event will be an awards ceremony, said Liz Hyatt, executive director of the chamber. She said…

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They’re greeeeaaaat!! And we’re not ‘lion’

April 27, 2016
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Lion King Jr-Young Simba-Andrew Percival (1)

Students from Flanders Elementary School drama club, above, practice for today’s opening curtain. The club will present “Lion King Jr.” this weekend at the DePaolo Middle School auditorium. Performances will be on April 29 (7 p.m.), April  30 (6 p.m.), and May 1 (2 p.m.), and tickets are $5. If you’re looking for a really dramatic…

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ at South End School this weekend

April 27, 2016
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Greg Dunne as the Cowardly Lion

The South End Elementary School drama club is performing “The Wizard of Oz” on April 29 (7 p.m.) with two shows on April 30 (1 p.m. and 7 p.m.). Tickets are available at the door. Submitted Photos Click to Enlarge

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Fire Report for the April 29 edition

April 27, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 44 incidents from Tuesday, April 5 through Sunday, April 10: Tuesday, April 5 11:55:52 a.m., 141 Summer St., Electrical wiring/ equipment 4:47:57 p.m., Meriden Waterbury Tpk. and Pratt, Motor vehicle accident 8:52:14 p.m., West St. and I-84 Westbound, Steam, vapor, fog or dust 9:17:43 p.m., 68 Village Rd.,…

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Police Blotter for the April 29 edition

April 27, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, March 22 to Thursday, April 14: Glen King, 62, of 24 Carter Lane, Southington, was arrested on April 14 for driving under the influence of alcohol or drug and failure to maintain lane. Luis Figueroa, 27, of 69 Willow St., New Britain, was arrested on…

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Obituary: Otis ‘Buster’ Butler Sr., 86

April 26, 2016
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Obit - Otis Butler Sr

Otis “Buster” Butler Sr. 86, of Bristol, formerly of Plainville passed away peacefully at home and entered the presence of his Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday April 26, 2016. He was the husband of Theresa (Bleau) Butler. Born in Limestone, ME on June 12, 1929, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Iva…

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