Family Fishing Course presented by DEEP

March 10, 2015
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The Southington Parks and Recreation Department will host a free Family Fishing Course on Sunday, March 29. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in the Southington Police Department community room at 69 Lazy Lane. The course will be presented by the State of Connecticut DEEP. State certified instructors will discuss a variety of topics related to water, fish,…

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Kennedy School awards students for science and invention

March 10, 2015
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The Kennedy Middle School Science Department recently announced the winners of their recent science fair and Invention Convention. The event has increased tenfold in recent years and the showings spanned two nights in mid-February. The contest was open to students of the school in grades 6-8. The following students were selected by judges to move…

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Thalberg partners with Orchard Valley Garden Club for community project

March 10, 2015
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Thalberg School fourth and fifth grade members of Genevieve’s Teaching Garden Club partnered with the Orchard Valley Garden Club for a community garden project. The students created beautiful floral designs with instructions, supplies, and assistance from Southington’s Orchard Valley Garden Club. The “Sending Love” designs were delivered to residents at Southington Care. The “Strawberry Ice…

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United Way of Southington announces its 2015 Southington Stars

March 10, 2015
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The United Way of Southington has announced its 2015 Southington Stars. Three local residents, nominated and selected by the Southington community, will be honored for their outstanding community service at the United Way annual dinner on Thursday, March 19 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Lifelong Southington resident Gary Saucier will be recognized for…

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Mohawk Northeast adopts a shelf at SCS pantry

March 9, 2015
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Mohawk Northeast donated 571 boxes of cereal to the Southington Community Services food pantry in Plantsville, and that’s just the start. Mohawk Northeast has committed to adopt a shelf in the food pantry and will continue to donate 50 boxes of cereal every week for the next year to help the SCS food pantry deliver…

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Saturday night fatality on New Britain Ave.

March 9, 2015
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Members of the Plainville Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on New Britain Avenue in Plainville, on the evening of Saturday, March 8 at approximately 08:57 p.m. Police said the collision involved two vehicles traveling in opposite directions on New Britain Ave. prior to colliding head on just…

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Camp Invention comes to Strong School this summer

March 9, 2015
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Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program that is supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), is coming to Strong Elementary School the week of Aug. 3. The week-long day camp for students entering grades 1-6 fosters innovation and creativity while…

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Country 92.5 and iHeart radio support efforts for a Healthy Southington

March 9, 2015
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NEW BRITAIN—Country 92.5 on-air personality Cory Myers, left, presents a check for $3,000 to HOCC director of Community Renee DiNino, center, and HOCC Central Region President Lucille Janatka. The money was raised by Country 92.5 and iHeart radio during the station’s Unwrapped and Unplugged show on Dec. 16 at Cadillac Ranch Restaurant in Southington. Proceeds…

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The Summit celebrates National Preschool Fitness Day

March 9, 2015
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On Feb. 6, Bright Beginnings Day Care Center , of Plantsville,  celebrated National Preschool Fitness Day at The Summit At Plantsville.  The preschool class exercised to music, entertained residents with songs, and made residents beautiful flowers and snowflakes. The residents, in kind, decorated and filled goody bags with health focused games and coloring  pages. Resident…

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