Tennis tournament scheduled

April 9, 2015
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The Wint Filipek Sr. Memorial Tennis Tournament is scheduled for June 6 to 14 atthe Copper Valley Swim and Tennis Club, Cheshire. The event is held in partnership with the Cheshire Academy and the Cheshire Park and Recreation Department. This is a non-profit event. All proceeds benefit the Winton S. Filipek Sr. Scholarship Fund, Inc.,…

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Nature Park now open

April 9, 2015
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The Tomasso Nature Park is open for the season for the public to enjoy. This nature facility is open from dawn to dusk and is located off Granger Lane near the Plainville Highway Department and Dog Pound. Access is available through the pedestrian gate through Nov. 15. Established in 1989, The Tomasso Nature Park was…

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An evening with Faith Ziegler on April 11 and 17

April 9, 2015
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Faith Ziegler will be performing at Paul Gregory’s Bistros in Southington on Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, and Thursday, April 23 at 8:30 p.m. Born and raised in Berlin, Conn., Ziegler is a self-taught guitarist and songwriter that was nominated for the 2015 best female performer of the year at the New England Music…

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Letter: Reader is concerned about trash dumping in open lots

April 9, 2015
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To the editor: Dumping is against the law to my knowledge in the Town of Southington. There is not one parcel of land that is not owned by someone. Know your boundaries. Just because you have an open lot behind you or open space across the street doesn’t mean these are your personal dumping grounds.…

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‘Guest Reader Day’ at Derynoski Elementary

April 9, 2015
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Guest Reader Day- David Derynosky

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Local officials share stories with students at Derynoski Elementary School on Wednesday, April 1 during “Guest Reader Day.” Volunteers from the community read to students at the annual event. Readers included BOE members David Derynoski and Terri Carmody, Judge Paul Abrams, Barnes Museum curator Marie Secondo, Southington Police Officer Kevin Naranjo, Todd Piro…

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Lincoln College open house on Saturday, April 11

April 9, 2015
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Lincoln College of New England, located at 2279 Mt. Vernon Road, Southington, is hosting an open house on Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. Lincoln College of New England, founded in 1966, offers five baccalaureate degree programs in business administration, criminal justice, funeral service management, health information administration, and RN to bachelor of nursing. The…

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Police Blotter for the April 10 edition

April 9, 2015
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The Southington Police Department has announced the following arrests: Jody A. Moore, 43, of 60 Kelly St., Bristol, was arrested on March 17 for sixth degree larceny. Daniel D. Brown, 18, of 220 Andrews St., Southing-ton, was arrested on March 18 for conspiracy to commit sixth degree larceny. Robbin A. Storo, 53, of 15 Hemingway…

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Local artist exhibits at Norfolk Artisans Guild

April 9, 2015
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Local artist exhibits at Norfolk Artisans Guild

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER A Southington artist will be the exhibitor between April 10 and May at the Norfolk Artisans Guild located at Station Place in Norfolk. Jane M. White said she has been painting most of her life. “As a child I used to doodle all the time my family sent me to the…

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Police will hold DUI checkpoint on Queen Street this Friday

April 9, 2015
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The Southington Police Department has announced that they will conduct a DUI enforcement checkpoint beginning on Friday, April 10, 2015 at approximately 10 p.m. to Saturday, April 11 at approximately 2:30 a.m. The checkpoint will take place on Queen Street in the area of I-84. This checkpoint is part of the Southington Police Department’s effort to reduce…

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