Swimmers sink Farmington in season finale

March 6, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER FARMINGTON—The Southington Blue Knights (9-2) boys swimming and diving team traveled to Farmington High School on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to end their regular season in the final dual meet with a comfortable, divisional win over the Indians (4-8), 98-77. It wasn’t just a win, though. The Blue Knights were able to…

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Hockey is bound for the postseason

March 6, 2015
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Zack Murillo (106) keeps the Blue Knight streak alive with Southington’s third state open title in as many years.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER WEST HARTFORD—The Warrior-Knights ice hockey team finished out their regular season with back-to-back losses against the division two Conard Chieftains at Veterans Memorial Ice Rink in West Hartford, but Hall-Southington is still poised for the postseason. On Monday, Feb. 23, Conard opened the two-game series with a 6-0 shutout of their…

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Artwork will decorate boarded windows at Gura building

March 6, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Southington Community Cultural Arts (SCCA) President Mary DeCroce has enlisted ten local artists, including herself, to create artwork to place on the plywood in the window openings at the Gura building until late April when the windows are installed. The Gura Building is going to display some local artwork for a…

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Lincoln loses at regional semifinals: Wildcats eliminated after numerous snow delays

March 6, 2015
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Lincoln loses at regional semifinals: Wildcats eliminated after numerous snow delays

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lincoln Wildcats (17-6) hosted the Gateway Lions (8-17) at the Courtside Sports Center in Harwinton on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The Wildcats defeated the Lions, 99-88, in what would be the last game of their regular season. Who could have guessed it? Guard Derrick Wilson (9-for-15) led the Wildcats with 23…

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Seniors listings for March 6

March 6, 2015
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SATURDAY, MARCH 7 OTHER OPEN HOUSE AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMONS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. Cedar Mountain Commons, 3 John H. Stewart Dr., Newington. RSVP. (860) 665-7901. MARCH 7, 21 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. Coffee served. The Orchards…

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Support groups listings for March 6

March 6, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each…

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Meetings listings for March 6

March 6, 2015
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ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Kids listings for March 6

March 6, 2015
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TUESDAY, MARCH 10 BRISTOL FIRST ROBOTICS DEMO. 6 p.m. Demonstration is for all ages 6 to 19-plus, conducted by FIRST Robotics program, FRC, and Lego League. Hear how you can get involved with Operation PEAACE Robotics. Light refreshments served courtesy of the Bristol Public Library. F.N. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.…

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Dining listings for March 6

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FRIDAY, MARCH 6 BRISTOL FROM THE VINE. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wine tasting, fondue, grape stomping, sweets. Auction. Creativity stations. Jazz guitarist Sinan Bakir. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Tickets at the museum or ImagineNation.org. (860) 540-3160. Doreen.Stickney@imaginemuseum.org SATURDAY, MARCH 7 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT…

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