The final stretch: Warrior-Knights prepare for postseason

February 24, 2016
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Jeremy Fortin breaks toward the net during a 3-1 victory over Wethersfield-Rocky Hill-Middletown on Feb. 17.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The physical play continued for the Warrior-Knights (11-6) as they split the week with a home win and a road loss. With two games remaining on their regular season schedule, Hall-Southington will host Conard (7-9-2) on Saturday, Feb. 27 and E.O. Smith-Tolland (11-4-1) on Wednesday, March 2. “We still have to…

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Southington swimmers steamroll NW Catholic

February 24, 2016
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PJ Ramsey flies through the pool during the 100 butterfly race. Southington swept past NW Catholic, 90-72.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (7-4) emerged victorious over NW Catholic in their regular season finale at home on Wednesday, Feb. 17 with a 90-72 conference victory over the Lions. The Knights finished with a 3-2 conference record, second to Farmington in the White Division of the CCC South. The Knights celebrated senior…

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Commentary: Tell Gov. Malloy it takes action, not just words

February 24, 2016
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Rep. Rob Sampson (R-Southington, Wolcott)

The 2016 Legislative Session began with the traditional opening day ceremonies on Feb. 3, with the governor presenting his annual State of the State Address. Like the President’s State of the Union, a State of the State Address is more than a simple report on our fiscal and economic status. It is also an opportunity…

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Town seeks water pollution control operator

February 24, 2016
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Town of Southington

The town is currently looking to fill a full time position for a Water Pollution Control Operator 1. The position involves working in and around Advanced Waste Treatment facilities to clean and repair  sewer lines, complete maintenance work at the treatment plant and pump stations, and operate mechanical equipment. A Control Operator 1 will perform…

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Library Listings for the Feb. 26 edition

February 24, 2016
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: February Virtual Scavenger Hunt. Through Feb. 29 at southingtonlibrary.org. Compete to win a Nikon Coolpix…

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Sports listings for the Feb. 26 edition

February 24, 2016
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If you would like to your event announced in The Observer, please e-mail information to jgoralski@southingtonobserver.com. The Observer reserves the right to edit for content and space.

FUNDRAISERS 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 School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Performance listings, starting Feb. 26

February 24, 2016
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FEB. 26-28 OTHER ‘WHAT IF?: A MUSICAL THEATER REVUE.’ Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The Teen Company of the New Britain Youth Theater. A revue of songs about characters in conflict and at crossroads. Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $15 for adults.…

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Health listings, starting Feb. 26

February 24, 2016
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FRIDAY, FEB. 26 BRISTOL ‘HEALTHY HEART: STRATEGIES FOR PROTECTION.’ 2 to 3 p.m. Wheeler Health and Wellness Center, 10 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6555. SUNDAY, FEB. 28 SOUTHINGTON HEALTHY FAMILY FUNFEST. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Offers resources and services centered on achieving a better quality of life. Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St.,…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting Feb. 26

February 24, 2016
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FRIDAY, FEB. 26 PLAINVILLE SINGLES DINNER EVENING. Sponsored by Social Connections. Confetti Restaurant, 393 Farmington Ave., Plainville. You buy dinner. (860) 582=8229. FEB. 26-27 BRISTOL ‘LA BELLE ET LA BETE.’ Sponsored by Hollywood at the Bijou. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. The 1846 French film (with English subtitles) based…

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