Snowman magic show at the library Feb. 7

January 25, 2015
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The Southington Public Library will be holding the following class in celebration of ‘Take your child to the library’ day: Do You Want to Build a Snowman?: Saturday, Feb. 7, at 3 p.m. In-person registration is required, and the program is open to all ages. Do your kids like the movie Frozen? Then they will…

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HOCC announces several volunteer opportunities

January 24, 2015
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HOCC announces several volunteer opportunities

The Hospital of Central Connecticut announced a number of volunteer opportunities at their New Britain campus, the Bradley campus, and the new Cancer Institute on the Plainville-New Britain town line. Volunteers are needed at all three facilities to serve as ambassador volunteers. They will provide escort and directions for services as well as provide wheelchair…

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Weekend storm to bring wet, heavy snow to Connecticut

January 24, 2015
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A winter storm hitting Connecticut today is bringing the first significant snowfall of the season. Meteorologist Bill Simpson of the National Weather Service in Taunton, Massachusetts, says the storm could drop half a foot of heavy, wet snow in parts of northern and eastern Connecticut. He says the Hartford area is likely…

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Letter: Reader champions Southington’s LEAF program

January 24, 2015
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To the editor: January 5, 2015 was our last day at Leaf (Lewis Education and Agriculture Farm). I have had the privilege of working with Mark Ramsey and his staff since the beginning of the school year. As a Job Coach at Southington High School, I have been taking young adults with special needs in…

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Strong School donates homemade ornaments

January 24, 2015
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On Friday, Dec. 12, more than 100 Strong Elementary School students stayed after class to decorate homemade salt dough ornaments, and the decorations were packaged by the 5th grade STEPS committee. The ornaments were eventually hand delivered by the students to Mulberry Gardens and The Orchards.  A small tag was attached to each packaged ornament…

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Middle School projects in the final phases

January 23, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Middle School construction projects at both Kennedy and DePaolo Middle Schools are moving along on schedule. “We’re in phase 10 in both schools,” said Chairman of the Middle School Building Committee Ed Pocock Jr. “We have two more phases after that to do.” Pocock Jr. said the project has…

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Makeup Majesty brings out the inner beauty

January 23, 2015
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Makeup Majesty brings out the inner beauty

  By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A former Miss Connecticut is finding a way to bring out the beauty in other women through her new makeup business. Sharalynn Kuziak Donlin, who was crowned Miss Connecticut in 2009, has now opened her own business called “Makeup Majesty”. “I’ve been interested in the beauty world since I…

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Purveyors of Steampunk crowd in among the carousel horses

January 23, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Steampunk universe landed among the antique carousel horses in Bristol on a recent weekend when the Brass Ring Academy and Cabaret arrived for an afternoon and evening of Victorian-styled science fiction activities. And the gathering of this pop subculture offered an opportunity for its aficionados to strut about in…

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Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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FRIDAY, JAN. 23 BRISTOL ‘THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL.’ Part of the Hollywood At The Bijou series. 1951 science fiction film with Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlow, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, and Lock Martin. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation. Refreshments and popcorn available. Proceeds benefit The Witch’s Dungeon and…

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