Walking in the rain to stop hunger

May 4, 2016
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Poor weather couldn’t put a damper on the event, as residents braved the rains on Sunday to participate in the annual “Walk Against Hunger.” Bread for Life hosts the event as a fundraiser for the organization that helps to feed Southington’s less fortunate residents. The event featured activities for kids, Valentine the Clown, a DJ,…

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Obituary: David R. King, 55

May 4, 2016
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Obit - David King

David R. King, 55, of Plainville, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, May 1st 2016. Predeceased by his late wife Arden (Abels) King. Born June 8, 1960 in Southington, he is survived by his parents Richard and Avis (Burbank) King of Southington. In addition to his parents he leaves behind his children, Matthew…

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Chamber honors locals at annual dinner

May 4, 2016
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The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce hosted their 78th annual dinner at The Aqua Turf on April 30. Executive Director Liz Hyatt awards the Chamber's "Beautification Award."

The Aqua Turf transformed into a Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday night as the Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 78th annual dinner. The highlight of the evening of dancing, auctions, and awards was the presentation of a number of community awards. The chamber honored Rob Flood of Liberty Bank as the Business Person…

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Obituary: Ronald E. Barnes, 79

May 4, 2016
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Obit - Ronald E Barnes

Ronald E. Barnes, 79, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 2, 2016 at HCC at New Britain. He had been the loving husband of Eileen (Bruce) Barnes for 17 years. Born on July 4, 1936 in Springfield, MA to the late Stanley and Virginia (Behm) Barnes, he had been a longtime Southington resident.…

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Tennis bounces back from Farmington loss with 2 lopsided wins

May 4, 2016
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The Blue Knight tennis team bounced back from their second loss of the season with two home victories. Falling at Farmington Southington’s five-game winning streak came to an end at Farmington (6-2) on Monday when the Knights suffered a 6-1 loss to the Indians. Ben Chasse came away with Southington’s only individual win after prevailing…

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Girls lacrosse needs a win

May 4, 2016
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Morgan Raymond threads the ball between two defenders during a loss to NW Catholic on Friday, April 29.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Losses are piling up for the Lady Knight lacrosse team (2-7), but Coach Jill Pomposi isn’t ready to say that her team is out of contention for a spot in the Class L tournament. Their effort to play as a team this past week has given Pomposi reason to believe, even…

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Southington voters support Sanders and Trump

May 4, 2016
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Mary Cassidy checks in with James Quinn and Jessica Aszklar at DePaolo during Tuesday’s primary.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Just over one-half of eligible voters in Southington took part in the presidential primary elections on April 26. A total of 50.5 percent of voters in town made their way to the polls last Tuesday, ultimately favoring U.S. Senator for Vermont Bernie Sanders (D) as the Democratic candidate, and Donald Trump as…

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Library listings for the May 6 edition

May 4, 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: May “The Making of the President 1960” by Theodore H. White. Monday, May 9, 6:30…

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Recreation Department listings for the May 13 edition

May 4, 2016
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Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Recreation Department at (860) 276-6219. Checks should be payable to Town of Southington. Pre-registration and payment is required. For more information, registration forms, or an activity schedule visit www.southington.org/recreation. TINY HAWK SOCCER & BASKETBALL PROGRAM—Tuesdays, May 10 to June…

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