Give me a “B,” a quilting bee

April 23, 2016
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Comm - Quilts of valor 2016

American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 came out in numbers for their annual Quilts of Valor (QOV) Foundation quilting event. The mission of the QOV is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing quilts. From left, James Carr, Robert Klezun, CT QOV co-chair Jane Dougherty, Joseph Della Porta, and Frank…

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Obituary: Gardner A. Corey

April 22, 2016
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Obit - Gardner A Corey

Gardner A. Corey, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on April 20, 2016. He was the husband of Charlene Corey for 40 years. Gardner was born on December 28, 1949 in Bristol, VA to the late Lorraine Flaherty and Basil Moran. He was a proud Vietnam veteran who enjoyed fishing, woodworking and…

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South End tech assistant arrested for assaulting supervisor

April 22, 2016
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Melinda Chantea Fisher

Police were called to South End Elementary School at 8:34 a.m. today after receiving calls about an altercation among staff members. Officers arrested Melinda Chantea Fisher, 29, of Wallingford, a district wide technology assistant at the school. The investigation revealed that Fisher was involved in an argument with her supervisor when addressed for being late to…

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Youth Services seeks spring/summer workers

April 22, 2016
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The Youth Employment Service at Southington Youth Services is recruiting participants for the spring/summer season in anticipation of calls for yard maintenance as well as some jobs for housecleaning and babysitting. Interested applicants between 14-16 years of age must be Southington residents. Applications can be downloaded at www.southington.org (click on the link to Youth Services)…

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Pollsters prepare for Tuesday’s primary

April 22, 2016
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Southington Politics

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER This Tuesday is your chance to show your support for one of seven candidates for the 2016 Presidential election. The State of Connecticut will hold its primary elections on April 26, with Southington polls open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Only individuals who are registered as members of either the Democratic…

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Southington primary polling information for Tuesday, April 26

April 22, 2016
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Southington Politics

On Tuesday, April 26, the State of Connecticut will be holding the primary elections for the 2016 Presidential election this November. Southington’s polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Primary and General Elections are held at all 11 polling places. District 1 South End School, District 2 JFK Middle School, District 3 Derynoski…

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Obituary: Gloria Marie Bird, 82

April 22, 2016
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Obit - Gloria Marie Bird

Gloria Marie Bird, 82, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 in Sun City, AZ. She was born in Ellenburg, New York to the late Rose Marie Hebert and Homer J. Arno. Gloria was a dedicated home maker and very involved in her Catholic Church of St.Joachim and St. Anne of Sun City serving as a…

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Obituary: Ethel M. Spinello, 92

April 22, 2016
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Obit - Ethel M Spinello

Ethel M. Spinello, 92, of Southington, affectionately known as “Effie” died April 20, 2016 at the Summit of Plantsville. She was the widow of Anthony J. Spinello. She was born April 18, 1924 in Easton, ME the daughter of the late Elman and Emma (Johnson) Johnston. She was a parishioner of St. Thomas Church. She…

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Turning trash into fashion as art

April 22, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The annual event where fashion meets art meets the joys of being kind to the environment returns this Saturday at Hartford City Hall. Trashion Fashion is about demonstrating creative use of trash to keep it out of the landfills. Using clean trash, designers and artists create garments that they then…

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