Dancing at the Calendar House

June 9, 2016
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SeniorLuncheon (1 of 3)

The United Way of Southington and Southington Community Services (SCS), hosted their annual senior luncheon at the Calendar House on June 2. The event, organized by David Harrington and Bob Verderame from the Calendar House, along with Janet Mellon and Linda Mendelshon from SCS, featured live music by Michael Ciulla, food, and dancing. The event…

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‘American Pickers’ looking for leads for History program

June 9, 2016
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Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are returning to Connecticut.! They plan to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers” throughout the region this summer. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers…

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Southington Police arrest driver in fatal crash

June 9, 2016
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Krista Pikora

Southington police arrested the driver in a fatal accident on April 30, 2016. This morning, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Krista M. Pikora, 26, of Southington turned herself into police after learning about a warrant for her arrest. The warrant is a result of an investigation of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred just after…

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Drive-In sells out opening show

June 9, 2016
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Southington Drive-In Theatre
935 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk., Plantsville, CT 06479
Phone:(860) 276-6219
www.SouthingtonDrive-In.org

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Grease was the word at The Southington Drive-In on Saturday night, when the venue opened for its seventh movie season. Southington’s chapter of UNICO hosted a screening of “Grease” to a crowd of over 700 viewers. The first film of the season sold out the venue, with 447 vehicles and 257 walk-ins.…

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Principal for the day

June 9, 2016
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Schools - Principal for the Day

Plantsville Elementary School fifth grader Alexis L’Heureux hands some work to librarian para Jodie Martocchio. L’Heureux was selected to be the school’s “Principal For The Day” on Friday, June 3. Behind her, “sacked” principal Steve Bergin watches in dismay as school business goes on without him. Photo by TAMMI NAUDUS

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Color me purple at Plantsville school

June 9, 2016
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Schools - Plantsville purple relay

Last Friday, students at Plantsville Elementary School donned purple to support Southington’s Relay for Life event. Students, above, show their support with Principal Steve Bergin. Photo by TAMMI NAUDUS

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The Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity hits milestone: 10,000 lives impacted

June 9, 2016
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Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity
140 Woodland Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06105
Phone: (860)714-4000

HARTFORD—Today, the Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, a Trinity Health New England provider, celebrated the milestone of reaching more than 10,000 people through education and outreach programs over the past six years. The Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity is dedicated to ensuring optimal health…

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Planned power outages June 13 for Eversource conversion

June 9, 2016
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(800) 286-2000
www.eversource.com

Eversource has announced that there will be a planned power outage in Southington for a conversion that will take place on Monday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Rain date is Tuesday, June 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) This outage will affect 239 customers from the intersection of Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike and…

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Boys lacrosse falls in postseason rematch

June 9, 2016
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Lacrosse - SHS

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The 15th-seeded Blue Knights lacrosse team traveled to No. 2 Simsbury on Wednesday, June 1 to meet up with the Trojans for the third time this season. Southington’s season came to an end with a 10-1 loss in the first round. Southington lost to Simsbury, 10-3, in the semifinals of the…

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