Southington schools announce last day of school is June 18

April 2, 2015
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The Southington Board of Education held a special board meeting on Thursday, April 2 to approve the final day of school for Southington schools. In a short press release, the Board announced that the last day of school and the date for Southington High School graduation will be Thursday, June 18.

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Michael Casale memorial basketball game: 10 years of charity hoops

April 2, 2015
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On Wednesday, March 25, school officials, teachers, administrators, and fans crowded the Derynoski Elementary School gym for the annual Michael Casale Memorial basketball game. Named for the late Derynoski teacher Michael Casale, the game continues to be an exciting event after a decade of competition. The white team beat the red team, 21-12, but everyone…

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‘Sandcastle Girls’ discussion

April 2, 2015
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Photo by TAMMI NAUDUS Chris Bohjalian discussed his highly acclaimed historical novel, “The Sandcastle Girls,” at the Southington Library’s Southington Reads event at the Aqua Turf on Wednesday, March 25.

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Commentary: What an American is… from an Italian perspective

April 2, 2015
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Commentary: What an American is… from an Italian perspective

The goddesses of abundance and good health surrounded Neptune in a sense of quiet happiness as dozens of tourists snapped pictures around one of their stone ledges. As some took snapshots, others threw coins in the Trevi Fountain: one to ensure a prompt return to Rome, a second one to find love in the Eternal…

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Fire report for April 3 edition

April 2, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 75 incidents from March 9 to March 23: Monday, March 9 945 Sweetheart Path, Fire, Other 970 South Main St. /Pine Meadows, Water Or Steam Leak 180 Wonx Spring Rd., Smoke Detector Activation Tuesday, March 10 62 Deerbrooke Cir., EMS Call, Excluding Vehicle 77 Kensington Rd., Gasoline or…

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Police blotter for April 3 edition

April 2, 2015
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Police blotter for April 3 edition

The Southington Police Department has announced the following arrests from March 17 through March 23: Jody A. Moore, 43, of 60 Kelly St., Bristol, was arrested on March 17 for sixth degree larceny. Robbin A. Storo, 15 Hemingway Rd., North Haven, was arrested on March 18 for sixth degree larceny. Daniel D Brown, 18, of…

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Chamber names community awards recipients for April 25 dinner

April 2, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of its community awards to be presented at the organization’s 77th annual dinner/meeting on Saturday, April 25 at the Aqua Turf. Ron Serafino, Dan Prus, Mary DeCroce, Mike Drury, and Karen Bobik will be honored, along with chamber awards for corporate…

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Hospitals ask Connecticut lawmakers to replenish budget cuts

April 2, 2015
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Leaders of state hospitals urged state lawmakers Tuesday to replenish the cuts in Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget, predicting the suggested changes could lead to deep reductions in medical services and staff. They said Malloy’s suggested budget plan is especially worrisome considering recent cuts…

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Police seek help in finding missing 19-year-old

April 1, 2015
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The Plainville Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing 19-year-old named Leoule “Leo” Kassahun. Kassahun suffers from mild autism and police officials say there are concerns for his safety. He was last seen at his residence the morning of March 26, 2015 and is believed to have left on foot. No…

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