Cyber Knights win New England title

April 17, 2015
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Photo by Randy Bonomi

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington High School’s Cyber Knights robotics team have been named the New England District champions and will continue on to the World Championship in St. Louis later this month. The Cyber Knights joined more than 60 high school robotics teams for a three-day competition at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Mass.,…

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Depression era glass show at the high school

April 17, 2015
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Joan Kawecki and Lorraine Morganti admire a display of blue glass objects.

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Locals flocked to the Nutmeg Depression Glass Club’s 40th annual glass show and sale at Southington High School on Saturday, April 11. The show featured a free American glass and pottery identification service for visitors.

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Spikers win 2 out of 3: Blue Knights open season with challenging trio

April 17, 2015
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Ian Powell scores a block during Southington’s 3-0 win over Maloney on April 8.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Although they lost a much-anticipated match to Staples Wreckers (2-0) on Saturday, April 11, they didn’t get wrecked and had three strong showings for their first three matches of the season. After finishing last season with a second-place finish in the CCC South for the second-straight year and a fourth runner-up…

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Offense struggles in the opener: Girls lacrosse opens the season with tough competition

April 17, 2015
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Jess Lee leads a Southington attack. Lee scored a goal and an assist during a 16-6 loss to Hand in the season opener.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It wasn’t the easiest draw. The Lady Knights (0-2) entered the 2015 season with a home game against a non-conference team that had a successful year last season. The Knights started with the Daniel Hand Tigers (2-0) on Wednesday evening, April 8. The Tigers were coming off of a 2014 season…

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Knights open the season with an OT thriller

April 17, 2015
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Jacob Testa (No. 8) works the ball toward the goal during an overtime victory against Cheshire in the season opener.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington Blue Knights boys lacrosse team kicked off their season with a home opener that resulted in a 7-6 overtime win over the Cheshire Rams (1-2) in the freezing rain on Wednesday night, April 8. But, for most of the game, it didn’t look like the Knights stood a chance.…

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Police Blotter for April 17

April 17, 2015
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Police Blotter for April 17

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from March 28 to April 7: Logan A. Miller, 18, of 7 Berkley Ave., Southington, was arrested on March 28 for possession of alcohol by a minor. Senton Dautllari, 18, of 24 Pratt St., Southington, was arrested on March 28 for possession of alcohol by a minor.…

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Sports Calendar for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FUNDRAISERS SHS RUGBY TEAM CAR WASH—Sunday, April 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Southington Auto Wash on Queen Street. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the SHS club. PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High…

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Fire report for April 17

April 17, 2015
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Fire report for April 17

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 65 incidents between March 23 and April 7: Monday, March 23 346 Belleview Ave., Lock-Out Vehicle 150 Burritt St. /1g, Medical Assist, Assist EMS Tuesday, March 24 Pratt St. and Meriden-Waterbury Tpk., Vehicle Accident, General 522 Settlers Woods, Public Service 301 Queen St. /Mobil, Gasoline or Other Flammable…

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Gina Bianca Hair holds cut-a-thon for Autism Awareness Month

April 16, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER If you’re in need of a new spring hairstyle look no further than Gina Bianca Hair, whose stylists will be donating four hours of their services entirely to The Autism Society this month. Gina Bianca, a full-service salon located on the Waterbury Turnpike in Plantsville, will charge nothing but a $30 donation…

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