Town Council approves sewer system evaluation

April 24, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Town Council met last week to move forward with several community development projects. The council approved a $411, 847 evaluation of the sanitary sewer system and a $960,000 water pollution control facility upgrade. While the Sewer Committee reported that their efforts to prepare for summer have been proactive, already draining…

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Lacrosse scores double digits: Young Blue Knights still have not reached their potential

April 24, 2015
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Lacrosse scores double digits: Young Blue Knights still have not reached their potential

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The young guns from Southington were slinging the ball and slinging it often under the lights at their home field on Wednesday, April 15. The Blue Knights boys lacrosse team made it to double digits for the first time this season in their third game with a 13-6 win over the…

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A tasty scoop for Relay for Life

April 24, 2015
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Ice Cream Fund Raiser-Ms Sgnt. Amy Wernicki and Konner Boudoin

On Thursday, April 16, Pat’s Main Street Ice Cream welcomed the arrival of spring with a celebrity fundraiser. Owner Pat D’Agostino welcomed a small army of celebrity scoopers, including Ms. Southington Amy Wernicki, Little Mr. Southington Konner Boudoin, Miss Southington Valerie Voccio, Miss Plantsville’s Outstanding Teen  Christina Judd, and Southington Observer editor John Goralski. Proceeds…

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Blood drive to benefit local 3-year-old

April 24, 2015
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Grace United Methodist Church will be hosting a blood drive in honor of a Southington 3-year-old with a chronic blood disorder.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER A Red Cross blood drive will be held on April 25 in honor of Daniela Ciriello, a three-year-old Southington resident who requires blood transfusions every three weeks. Daniela was diagnosed at the age of fourteen months with Beta Thalassemia, a chronic and often fatal genetic blood disorder. According to Daniela’s mother, Nicole…

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Fire Reports for April 24

April 24, 2015
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Fire Reports for April 24

The Southington Fire Department has reported the following 34 incidents from Monday, April 6 to Monday, April 13: Monday, April 6 57 Erica Ct., Public Service Tuesday, April 7 Silo Dr., Smoke Detector Activation 6 Kane St. /B, Smoke Detector Activation 655 Mulberry St., Public Service 43 Academy St. /Lincoln Lewis, Lock-Out Building 250 Summer…

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Police Blotter for April 24

April 24, 2015
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Police Blotter for April 24

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Wednesday, April 8 through Wednesday, April 15. Laura E. Perry, 27, of 6 Skyline Dr., Danbury, was arrested on April 8 for conspiracy to commit sixth degree larceny and interfering with a police officer. Melissa Harris, 41, of 138 Wolcott Hill Rd., Wethersfield, was arrested on…

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Starting the discussion about substance abuse

April 23, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Hartford HealthCare (HHC,) Behavioral Health Network hosted a community dialogue in Southington this week, focused on addressing “substance abuse across the lifespan.” The discussion was part of the National Dialogue on Mental Health, and is the latest in a series of open-dialogue forums sponsored by the HHC and its affiliates. The…

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Softball’s off and running

April 23, 2015
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Softball’s off and running

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Without their starting pitcher and starting center fielder, the Lady Knights (3-0) softball team did what they are used to doing in their first three games. Win. Losing key players, especially a nationally-ranked pitcher, is huge, but that just goes to show you just how deep and good these girls really…

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Alzheimers Association sets up office on Executive Boulevard

April 23, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter’s main office has moved to Southington. The office, located at 200 Executive Blvd., will become the new hub of Alzheimer’s research, support, and services in the state. The branch will serve all of Connecticut, including the organization’s offices in Hamden, Norwalk, Norwich, and New Milford. At their…

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