Letter: PZC secretary addresses public criticism

January 15, 2015
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To the editor: Given all that has been written about the Planning & Zoning Commission’s approval of the medical office building on Queen St, the e-mail communications that have gone back and forth between the Community Committee to Save Bradley group, P&Z Chairman DelSanto, and myself, and the many articles in the newspapers that contain…

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Kennedy announces December students of the month

January 15, 2015
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Kennedy Middle School announced their December students of the month. Front, from left, Alexah Zaczynski, Mikaela Bogoslofski, and Rachel Carbone. Middle, Anthony Marcuccio, Matthew Godfrey, Joseph Tellerico, and Trevor Kushman. Back, Mr. Steven Madancy, Abigail Barbour, Emma Doran, Faith Breen, Asami Castellano, Christopher Gambardella, and Mrs. Susanne Vitcavage.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its December students of the month. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Mikaela Bogoslofski, Rachel Carbone, Trevor Kushman, and Alexah Zaczynski. Mikaela is the sixth…

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DePaolo announces December students of the month

January 15, 2015
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DePaolo Middle School announced their December Students of the Month. Front, from left, Marisa Imme, Abby Delgado, Michael Sandulli, Morgan Perschy, and Alexis Izzo. Back, Assistant Principal Chris Palmieri, Connor Stifel, Tyler Heidgerd, Emma Wojcicki, Kelly Barrett, Kate Hardy, Bianca Spataro, and Rachel Strillacci.

DePaolo announces their Students of the Month for December In sixth grade Kelly Barrett, Marisa Imme, and Abby Delgado were selected by their teams. Kelly is the daughter of Katarzyna Barrett and Richard Barrett and is a high honors student. She recently volunteered her time at Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the Apple Harvest Festival and…

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Enjoying a day on the slopes

January 15, 2015
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Courtney Feldman and Jameson (age 2) enjoy Jameson’s first trip down the mountain.

Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS With temperatures dropping last week, the snow bunnies came out at Mt. Southington Ski Area.  

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Disney characters bring smiles to all at ice show

January 15, 2015
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Who doesn’t like the myriad of characters that populate Disney’s long history of animation? From “Snow White” to “Frozen,” the full-length features from the studio always seem to bring smiles to children and adults alike. Now, if you bring those characters to life, put them on ice, and add top notch ice skating skills and…

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Survival skills for preschool parents

January 15, 2015
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Photo by David Castillo Dominici

On Tuesday, Jan. 20, St. Dominic Church will be welcome Dr. Paolo Sisto from Newington Children’s Hospital for a lecture entitled “Survival Skills for Preschool Parents.” The talk is part of the “Parents Helping Parents” lecture series. The event will run from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Saint Dominic Community Learning Center, 150 Flanders…

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St. Thomas and St. Dominic Schools to combine

January 15, 2015
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  By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Two Southington Catholic schools have announced that they will be merging into one school for the 2015-2016 school year. St. Dominic and St. Thomas churches announced the merge in a letter to parents and guardians on Jan. 9. “In recognition of the current challenging environment, the Pastors, Trustees, and…

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Hmmmmm… chocolate!

January 15, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 Auxiliary Unit is holding its 12th annual Valentine Chocolate Festival on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chairperson of the Valentine Chocolate Festival Cindy Kopcza that event always has a good turnout and is a fun way to raise some money.…

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Obituaries for Jan. 16

January 14, 2015
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Alcide F. Bolduc, 92, formerly of Plainville and Southington, died Friday, Jan. 2 at John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Savage) Bolduc. Alphonse Anthony Salvatore, 96, of Southington died on…

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