Italian-American Festival to benefit SCS and Community Cultural Arts

May 16, 2015
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Comm - Italian Festival Charities

The sponsors of the annual Southington Italian-American Festival have selected Community Services and Southington Community Cultural Arts to be the recipients of proceeds from the festival. The festival, sponsored by the Sons of Italy and Southington UNICO, will take place July 24 to July 26 on Center Street. “The Sons of Italy is proud to…

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Commentary: Southington Community Services are the unsung heroes

May 16, 2015
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Glenn Dube, Southington firefighter

There are many, including me, who view public safety as a team effort. On every team there is the unsung group, the one that sport reporters don’t interview but teams can’t win without. You may know Mariano Rivera, but can you name the middle reliever who kept the game close until the late innings? Our…

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Struggles continue for girls lacrosse

May 15, 2015
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Struggles continue for girls lacrosse

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights lacrosse team (2-7) had a tough go this past week, losing both games they played in after spending a week of the field from game play. The Knights returned to their home turf on Friday, May 8 where they lost to the Berlin Redcoats, 12-7, but didn’t go…

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Southington competes at Irv Black Invitational

May 15, 2015
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The Southington track teams competed against a strong field at the Irv Black Invitational in New Britain on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. Sean Garrison battles for position in the 3200m.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights outdoor track and field team competed in the 10th annual Irv Black Invitational on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9 at Veterans’ Stadium inside Willowbrook Park in New Britain. The Knights qualified two male athletes for the Class LL State Meet. Vincent Zhang (2:03.94) qualified for the…

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Seniors’ listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MONDAY, MAY 18 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Stephanie Soucy, Plainville Senior Center Outreach Coordinator available to answer questions on a walk-in basis. Questions about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings Program, Housing Options, Alzheimer’s Help, Caregiving, Homecare, etc. Open to residents of Plainville, 60 years of age or…

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Support group listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s…

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Meetings listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MONDAY, MAY 18 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. Mondays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. QuiltsThatCare.org. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org. TUESDAY, MAY 19 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. QuiltsThatCare.org. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS…

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Kids listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MAY 16-24 OTHER ‘FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY.’ Based on book by actress Julianne Moore. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $15 to $17. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10, PlayhouseonPark. SATURDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE 2ND ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, and Family…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 15 BRISTOL BRISTOL GOES TO THE MOVIES. 7 p.m. “The Naked City,” third of five movies that influenced American Theater audiences. Set in the 1940s, part documentary with a touch of realism. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Popcorn and refreshments available. $3 donation requested to defer costs. SATURDAY, MAY 16 BRISTOL…

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