Obituary: Wayne Stephen Moore, 63

July 25, 2016
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Wayne Stephen Moore, 63, formerly of Southington, died on Wednesday, July 20 in Debary, Fla. He was born in Caribou, Maine, on Jan. 16, 1953, son of George and Mary Moore. He attended Southington schools when he was growing up. He is survived by his four children, Freedom, Jessie, Sara and Amber; his sister, Diane;…

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Local named branch manager at North Haven bank

July 25, 2016
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Southington’s Lisa Cole, has joined Bankwell as the assistant vice president, branch manager of the bank’s North Haven branch at 24 Washington Ave. The hiring was announced by Benjamin Fetterman, Bankwell’s Director of Retail Services. Cole has more than 25 years of banking experience, in retail and commercial banking. She most recently she spent 10…

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Blues drop one to Navigators, 11-3

July 25, 2016
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The Bristol Blues fell to the North Shore Navigators by a score of 11-3 Sunday night at Muzzy Field. Jared Gallagher (CCSU) got the nod for the Blues and struggled with location early, yielding two early runs before settling down and striking down 8 in 4.1 innings of work. The Blues did tie the game…

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Bees lose to Bluefish, 10-1

July 25, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The bats of the Bluefish proved to be too much for the Bees in 10-1 loss in series finale in Bridgeport. The Game Changed When…: …With the Bees just getting on the scoreboard to cut the lead to 4-1 in the top of the seventh, the Bluefish scored…

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Bees win in extra innings

July 25, 2016
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GOLSON DELIVERS TWO-RUN TRIPLE IN 11TH BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Greg Golson delivered the Bees’ to a thrilling 7-4 win in 11 innings on the road against the Bridgeport Bluefish. The Game Changed When…: …Greg Golson came up with a clutch two out, two-run triple in the top of the 11th inning…

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Atonishek, Julia wedding

July 24, 2016
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Linda and Jose Julia announce the recent graduation and marriage of their son Dr. Jonathan Julia to Dr. Jacqueline Antonishek. Jonathan graduated with honors from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C on May 22, 2016, receiving his medical doctorate degree. He is beginning his residency in anesthesiology and critical care. Jacqueline is…

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First Baptist donates hundreds of dresses

July 23, 2016
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First Baptist Church of Southington donated approximately 300 handmade dresses to women’s and children’s shelters during their June 12 worship service. This dress mission was implemented move than five years ago by church member Emily Lamy, who has delivered them in the past to the poor in the Dominican Republic. Women from the church’s Grandparents’…

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Bees drop series opener to Bluefish

July 23, 2016
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  In 140 Characters or Less: In the series opener from Bridgeport, the Bees were unable to hold onto an early lead as they fell 10-3 to the Bluefish. The Game Changed When…: …Bluefish right fielder Welington Dotel hit a grand slam in the bottom of the third, turning a 3-1 Bees’ lead into a…

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Letter: Reader comments on process for renaming the municipal center

July 23, 2016
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number and email us at  JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com. There is a limit of 350 words.

To the editor: The honor to John Weichsel by having the municipal center dedicated in his name was well-thought and a well-deserved distinction for this long-serving Town Manager, who helped guide many important permanent changes to Southington over the many years he served the town. This would have been so much more of a resounding…

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