Vocal fellowship offered by Bushnell for HS singers

March 22, 2016
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The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts is now accepting applications for audition for their Ensign-Darling Vocal Fellowship Program. The Ensign-Darling Vocal Fellowship is a full-scholarship vocal program for a select number of very talented and highly motivated high-school-age singers interested in classical and theatrical music. Fellows receive a stipend to cover their professional vocal…

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St. Paul to present musical, ‘Rags;’ ticket sales begin March 29

March 22, 2016
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This year St. Paul Performing Arts presents a chance to see the 1986 Broadway musical, “Rags.” Set in 1910, “Rags” follows the story of Rebecca, a young Russian immigrant mother, arriving in America with her son, David, and forced to work in a sweatshop to survive while she endeavors to find her husband. The joy…

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Hamden woman arrested for stealing checks and forgery

March 21, 2016
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On Wednesday, March 16, Southington police served a warrant to a Hamden woman at the Bristol Superior Court for a 2014 forgery investigation. Laquana McNatt, 29, of Hamden was arrested and charged with fourth degree larceny and two counts of second degree forgery. The warrant stems from an incident that occurred in Southington on July 12,…

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Recent fugitive arrested in Bristol Court for selling heroin

March 21, 2016
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John Sample

Southington police served three warrants at the Bristol Superior Court, GA #17 to a local man that was caught trying to escape from bail enforcement agents for an unrelated charge. On March 17, John Sample, 29, of Southington was taken into custody while attending a scheduled court appearance at the Bristol court. Sample was in the Department…

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Obituary: Carol Putnam, 63

March 21, 2016
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Carol (Lewkewich) Putnam, 63 of Southington died on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

Carol (Lewkewich) Putnam, 63 of Southington passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the HCC @ New Britain General. She was the wife of Richard Putnam. She was born in Southington the daughter of John Lewkewich of Plantsville and the late Antoinette (Nemec) Lewkewich. In addition to her husband and father, she is survived…

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Obituary: Mark W. Brady, 61

March 21, 2016
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Mark W. Brady, 61, of Wolcott, CT passed away peacefully and surrounded by family and friends on Sunday, March 20, at St. Mary’s Vitas in Waterbury, after a long illness.  He was the loving husband and best friend of Judith Brady for thirty years. He was born on April 24, 1954 in Southington, CT, loving…

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SoCCA presents art demo on March 30

March 21, 2016
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Comm - SOCCA demonstration March 30

Ed Hicks, a national award-winning artist, will demonstrate his technique of painting “open-ended landscapes” during a demonstration on March 30 at 7 p.m. at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St. The demo will be held after a Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA) meeting at 6:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Visit…

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‘Pink’ unites American Gymnastics

March 18, 2016
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American Gymnastics team members pose with 2012 Olympian McKayla Maroney at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

The Level 3-10 girls at American Gymnastics Training Center in Plantsville competed in the Pink Invitational at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia over the weekend of Feb. 26-28. The event is held annually and brings gymnasts from all over the country together, in order to raise awareness and funds for “Unite for HER.” The…

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Harvey makes impact at ECSU

March 18, 2016
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SHS graduate Joe Harvey was a pioneer for Eastern Connecticut State University hockey.

The Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) club hockey team claimed the title of American Conference champions of the Northeast Collegiate Hockey Association (NECHA) in late February with a 4-2 victory over Southern New Hampshire University. The team finished with a regular season record of 11-1, the second best record in the 32-team NECHA. Among the…

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