Obituary: Robert J. Baranski, 78

June 28, 2016
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Obit - Robert Baranski

Robert J. Baranski, 78, of the Plantsville section of Southington passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at HCC at New Britain General. He was the loving husband of the late Marilyn (Woods) Baranski for 45 years. Born Dec. 16, 1937 in Meriden to the late Stanley and Alice (Koczon) Baranski, he had been a…

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Man arrested for invading Mt. Vernon home with an ax

June 28, 2016
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Steven Soucy

Southington police announced the arrest of Steven Soucy, 29, of Plainville, for trying to break into the front door of a house on Mount Vernon Rd. with an ax. On June 25, at approximately 5:24 p.m., police were dispatched to 1574 Mount Vernon Rd. According to the report, Soucy rang the doorbell and asked for a photograph.…

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Blues top Suns

June 28, 2016
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Blues top Suns

The Bristol Blues got back on track in a big way after three straight tough losses, taking the win over their western division rival, the Pittsfield Suns. Frankie Gregoire (Marist) had a huge day at the plate, coming only a triple short of the cycle, finishing the day 3-4 with five RBIs. The turning point…

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Online business courses offered by Tunxis

June 28, 2016
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Tunxis Community College’s Business Administration program will offer seven-week online courses starting in August as part of its offerings for those students who want the added flexibility of taking courses off-campus in a quicker time frame. “Principles of Managerial Accounting” and “Principles of Management,” which start Aug. 29 and Oct. 24 respectively, are taught by…

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Water department requests mandatory water restrictions

June 28, 2016
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Sprinkler

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR The Southington Water Department (SWD) is still avoiding words such as “water shortage” or “drought,” but that hasn’t kept them from taking action. With no forecast for significant rain in the near future, officials are taking proactive steps to avoid problems during the summer months. The Quinnipiac River still hasn’t dropped to its…

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Bees look to even series against Patriots

June 28, 2016
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NEW BRITAIN BEES (30-33) AT SOMERSET PATRIOTS (36-28) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees try to tie the series in the second game of four tonight vs. the Somerset Patriots! First pitch 7:05PM! Series: Somerset took the opener of the four game series last night behind a four-run second inning, beating New Britain…

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Bees fall to Patriots in series opener

June 28, 2016
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Box score CROUSE HITS SECOND HOME RUN AS A BEE BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees could not overcome the Somerset Patriots’ big second inning and the pitching of Rudy Owens, losing 4-1 in the series opener. The Game Changed When…: ……With the Patriots leading 4-1 in the top of the eighth inning,…

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Lost keys recovered: contact SPD

June 28, 2016
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Lost and found

The Southington Police Department is holding two sets of keys that have been found in Southington. The keys are being held at the dispatch center in the Southington Police Station on Lazy Lane. The first set was discovered, along with several store cards, in the area of Laurel Street. The second set was uncovered by…

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70-year-old pianist wants to perform in 70 CT towns… for free

June 27, 2016
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Connecticut-based pianist, composer, and educator Rex Cadwallader is celebrating his 70th birthday by offering to play seventy concerts in Connecticut for free. Cadwallader, who has lived and performed in Connecticut for the past twenty-two years, says he is “anxious to give back to the individuals, organizations and communities that have been so supportive” of his…

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