Apple Harvest gets permanent power

June 2, 2016
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Apple Harvest Festival
www.southington.org/AHF

  By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER A permanent power source for the annual Apple Harvest Festival is being installed on the Town Green. The installment was announced by the Apple Harvest Festival Supervisory Committee (AHFSC) at a meeting on May 19, and is expected to take place in June. The permanent electrical pedestal will replace the need…

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Southington’s American Legion prepares for centennial celebration

June 2, 2016
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72
64 Main Street, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-4243

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, located at 66 Main St., will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019. To prepare for the milestone, the legion is collecting memorabilia from veterans and their families and friends. If you’ve been hanging on to old photos, letters, or even stories passed down from veterans, now…

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Perfect finish in the finale

June 2, 2016
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Brenna Sarantides, above, closed out the regular season with a perfect game.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights softball team ended their regular season at home on Monday, May 23, and they did it with style. The 26-0 triumph was their 12th shutout of the season. It was their sixth five-inning, mercy-rule drubbing. It was Brenna Sarantides’ first perfect game. Now, comes the fun part. Can…

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State grants funding for Southington bridges

June 2, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D) announced more than $1.6 million in state grants to Southington on Friday. The State Bond Commission approved two grants to maintain and improve bridges in Southington. The aid to the town was awarded in two grants from the Department of Transportation’s Local Bridge Program. The bridge over…

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Baseball clinches CCC title; poised for postseason run

June 2, 2016
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Baseball SHS

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After suffering a home defeat to the second-ranked team in Class M, East Catholic, the Blue Knights baseball team recovered with two, comfortable wins last week to close out their regular season, which accomplished the team’s second goal of securing a divisional title. “I think we’re playing good baseball right now,”…

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Southington Scoreboard for the June 3 edition

June 2, 2016
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Scoreboard - SHS

Southington High School These are the scores for games played between Monday, June 23 and Saturday, June 28. For more in depth coverage, read us in print or on-line. Girls Tennis Southington 7, Wethersfield 0 Monday, May 23 At Southington SINGLES 1, Angela Balaoing, SHS, def. Taylor Jones, WHS, 6-1, 6-2; 2, Natalia Gimenez, SHS,…

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Relay breaks school record at conference championship

June 2, 2016
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Abby Connolly speeds toward the finish line in the 200m race.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington’s outdoor track and field teams began their postseason on Tuesday, May 24 at Simsbury High School when they competed at the CCC Central Championships. The Lady Knights placed fourth out of 10 schools. Glastonbury claimed the girls conference title, followed by Windsor and Simsbury. The 4x800m relay of Kate Kemnitz,…

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Golfers finish strong; top 10 at Chappa

June 2, 2016
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Golf balls and tees

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington golfers traveled to Rockledge Golf Club in West Hartford on Monday, May 23 where they settled with a 156-156 draw with Conard, but still managed to clinch the CCC Central title. Andrew Szandrocha medaled by a stroke with a 37 (1-over-par). Ryan Burrill backed Szandrocha with a 39, and Andrew…

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Southington’s top 3 reminisce about their tenure at SHS

June 1, 2016
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From left, Southington’s top three graduates, salutatorian Emily Maciejewski, valedictorian Timothy Cocozza, and essayist Natalia Gimenez.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington High School’s (SHS) top three students agreed on three things when reminiscing on their soon-to-be-over high school days: They couldn’t have done it without each other. They will remember their time at SHS fondly, and even though they are leaving Southington for college this fall, they’ll be back. As they prepare…

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