Southington CPAs appointed to CTCPA advisory council

June 15, 2015
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CTCPA

The Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CTCPA) has announced that Thomas Goldfuss III, CPA and Marie G. Kulesza, CPA, both Southington CPAs, have been appointed to serve on its 30-member Advisory Council for the 2015-2016 activity year. Goldfuss is a manager with Whittlesey & Hadley, P.C. in Hartford. He will represent the CTCPA Educational…

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‘Vintage from The Heart’ has moved

June 14, 2015
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Biz - Vintage from the Heart

Vintage From the Heart owners Amy and Eric Kline accepted a ‘Thank You’ certificate from Board Chairman Paul Armor, right, at a recent ‘Advantage Night’ at the store’s new location on Center Street. The retail store features a variety of gift ideas, antiques, country items and more.  The store was previously located in downtown Plantsville.

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‘The King’ rocks Calendar House

June 14, 2015
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Comm - Elvis at Calendar House

On Tuesday, May 26, seniors at the Calendar House were brought back in time to the Golden Era of the 50s and 60s with world-renowned Elvis impersonator, David Devonshuk, singing an endless stream of hits. The show, courtesy of The Summit At Plantsville, ran for over an hour and a half. Above, Julia Zarella enjoys…

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Letter: Reader is concerned about traffic on Pleasant Street

June 14, 2015
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Mailbox (web)

To the editor: It is great to see all the interest in the sports at Southington High School, but the parking for all the events on Pleasant Street makes it hard for even one-way traffic. If a fire truck or an ambulance was needed with buses and cars parked bumper-to-bumper, it would create a problem.…

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Cheshire Academy athletes playing at next level

June 14, 2015
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Cheshire Academy

Nearly 30 Cheshire Academy seniors and postgraduate students have signed letters of commitment to play college sports at competitive schools ranging from Duke University to the University of Delaware and Salve Regina University. With sports ranging from baseball to lacrosse, soccer to tennis and football to basketball, the Academy’s student athletes will continue to reach…

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Kayla Sica receives highest honor from Girl Scouts

June 14, 2015
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Kayla Sica received her Gold Medal from the Girl Scouts for her community work with the Southington Dog Pound.

On Sunday, June 7, Southington’s Kayla Sica was among 55 Connecticut Girl Scouts honored with the Gold Award, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. In order to earn the Gold Award, Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts between grades 9 to 12 must spend at least 80 hours researching issues, assessing community needs and resources, building…

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Lightning strikes out cancer

June 13, 2015
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SP Brief - Southington Lightning 12Us win Pony Qualifier

The 12u Southington Lightning 02s won the 6th Annual Strike Out Cancer 12u Pony Qualifier softball tournament on May 24 at Panthorn Park. The girls went 6-0 for the weekend and out-scored opponents, 66-6. Front, from left, Kelsey Fernandez, Lizzy Diorio, and Nicole Greco. Middle, Kristen Rose, Brianna Pearson, Alex Rogers, and Callie Gendron. Top,…

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Parks & Rec announces public pool opening on June 20

June 13, 2015
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Swimming Kid by arztsamui

The Southington town pools at Memorial Park and Recreation Park will open for the season on Saturday, June 20 at 11 a.m. Pools hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays or noon to 8 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays. Hours are subject to change based on weather conditions.  Town Pools are open…

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Letter: Reader talks about our impact on the Quinnipiac

June 13, 2015
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To the editor: That was a fine article (Observer, May 29, 2015) concerning the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association. Not mentioned, and perhaps many people are unaware of, is that the surface drainage from the area bordered by Aircraft Road, Queen Street, and Spring Street runs openly and steadily into the Quinnipiac beside the bridge at…

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