Mardi Gras comes to the Turf for chamber dinner

April 27, 2016
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Chamber (web)

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce will host their 78th annual dinner this Saturday. The Aqua Turf will transform into New Orleans for a Mardi Gras-themed evening of dancing, auctions, and awards. The highlight of the event will be an awards ceremony, said Liz Hyatt, executive director of the chamber. She said…

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They’re greeeeaaaat!! And we’re not ‘lion’

April 27, 2016
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Lion King Jr-Young Simba-Andrew Percival (1)

Students from Flanders Elementary School drama club, above, practice for today’s opening curtain. The club will present “Lion King Jr.” this weekend at the DePaolo Middle School auditorium. Performances will be on April 29 (7 p.m.), April  30 (6 p.m.), and May 1 (2 p.m.), and tickets are $5. If you’re looking for a really dramatic…

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ at South End School this weekend

April 27, 2016
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Greg Dunne as the Cowardly Lion

The South End Elementary School drama club is performing “The Wizard of Oz” on April 29 (7 p.m.) with two shows on April 30 (1 p.m. and 7 p.m.). Tickets are available at the door. Submitted Photos Click to Enlarge

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Fire Report for the April 29 edition

April 27, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 44 incidents from Tuesday, April 5 through Sunday, April 10: Tuesday, April 5 11:55:52 a.m., 141 Summer St., Electrical wiring/ equipment 4:47:57 p.m., Meriden Waterbury Tpk. and Pratt, Motor vehicle accident 8:52:14 p.m., West St. and I-84 Westbound, Steam, vapor, fog or dust 9:17:43 p.m., 68 Village Rd.,…

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Police Blotter for the April 29 edition

April 27, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, March 22 to Thursday, April 14: Glen King, 62, of 24 Carter Lane, Southington, was arrested on April 14 for driving under the influence of alcohol or drug and failure to maintain lane. Luis Figueroa, 27, of 69 Willow St., New Britain, was arrested on…

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Obituary: Otis ‘Buster’ Butler Sr., 86

April 26, 2016
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Obit - Otis Butler Sr

Otis “Buster” Butler Sr. 86, of Bristol, formerly of Plainville passed away peacefully at home and entered the presence of his Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday April 26, 2016. He was the husband of Theresa (Bleau) Butler. Born in Limestone, ME on June 12, 1929, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Iva…

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Obituary: Philip S. Lacourciere, 89

April 26, 2016
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Obit - Philip S Lacourciere

Philip S. Lacourciere, 89, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 25, 2016 at Apple Rehab Farmington Valley in Plainville. He was the loving husband of Gail (Remer) Lacourciere. Born on February 22, 1927 in Meriden to the late Royal and Louise (Scholefield) Lacourciere, he had been a longtime Southington resident. Philip was a…

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Obituary: Anthony J. Cardinale, 93

April 26, 2016
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Obit - Anthony J Cardinale

Anthony J. Cardinale, 93, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 surround by his family at the Summit at Plantsville. He was the husband of Louise (Renda) Cardinale. Born Feb. 1, 1923 in Plantsville he was the son of the late Antonio and Maria Louise (DeAngelo) Cardinale. He was…

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Coping with chronic disease

April 26, 2016
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Comm - Stop and Shop donates to SCS

The Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging is presenting a new free six-week program “Live Well: Chronic Disease Self-Management,” which will be held Mondays, May 16 through June 27, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., at Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. To fully benefit, it is suggested that participants attend all sessions. The…

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