Students, family can get financial help with state’s CHET

August 25, 2015
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Students, family can get financial help with state’s CHET

A year ago, 100 high school juniors were celebrating the news that they would receive $2,500 CHET Advance Scholarships to help pay for college. Today, as summer winds to a close, they are preparing to start college with checks in hand from CHET. They are realizing their educational dream at schools from Massachusetts to Florida,…

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Suspect sought in Plainville bank robbery

August 25, 2015
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The Plainville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the bank robbery suspect. Police said that at 1:24 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20, the Farmington Bank located at 117 East St. was robbed by a male suspect that showed the bank teller a note demanding money. No gun and/or weapon was displayed,…

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Contestants sought for Miss Southington, Plantsville, Outstanding Teens

August 25, 2015
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The Miss Southington and Miss Plantsville pageant is looking for its next title holders as well as its next Outstanding Teens to represent Southington and Plantsville. Contestants must reside, work or attend school in the state of Connecticut and be between the ages of 13 and 24 in order to compete. If you are interested…

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Jamie Garcia joins People’s United Bank

August 25, 2015
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Jamie Garcia is a new commercial relations manager at People's United Bank.

People’s United Bank recently announced that Jamie Garcia has joined the bank as a senior commercial relationship managers and senior vice president. Garcia brings over 25 years of experience in commercial banking relationship management to People’s United Bank and previously managed a portfolio of middle market clients at Citizen’s Bank. She earned both a bachelor’s…

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Donald McPartland to be recognized by the Waterbury Chamber on Oct. 7

August 25, 2015
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Southington’s Donald McPartland will be recognized by the Waterbury Regional chamber at their annual banquet at the Aqua Turf on Oct. 7. McPartland will receive the 2015 Leadership Award.

The Waterbury Regional Chamber announced that Donald C. McPartland, Esq. of Southington, a partner with Secor, Cassidy & McPartland law firm in Waterbury, is the recipient of the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s 2015 Leadership Award. The award will be presented at the 21st Annual Malcolm Baldrige Chamber Awards banquet on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 5:30 p.m.…

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Enterprise Holdings donates to The Arc

August 25, 2015
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Account Manager from Enterprise Fleet Management Kristine Kelly, center, presents a check for $1,500 from Enterprise Holdings to The Arc of Southington CEO Sandy Amato, left, The Arc of Southington Business Manager Ron Pape, right, on July 22.

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Man arrested in Bristol Court for Southington Home Depot thefts

August 24, 2015
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Man arrested in Bristol Court for Southington Home Depot thefts

The Southington Police Department announced that Laurence Bardinelli, 27, of Hamden / Bridgeport Correctional Center was arrested at the Bristol Court at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 20. Bardinelli was served with four separate arrest warrants for a series of four larcenies that occurred at the Southington Home Depot stores. The warrants allege that Bardinelli…

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BJ’s donates to Southington Bread for Life

August 24, 2015
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BJ’s wholesale club representatives present a ceremonial check on July 14 to Southington Bread for Life. From left are, Bread for Life treasurer David Donnelly, BJ’s employee Eric Gagner, BJ’s supervisor Shari Stary, Bread for Life Executive Director Eldon Hafford, BJ’s Operations Manager Bill Kearns.

Representatives of the local BJ’s wholesale club recently presented a ceremonial check and gift cards totaling $1,700 to Southington Bread for Life. Shari Stary, damaged defective returns supervisor, said in a press release from Bread for Life that BJ’s holds a commitment to supporting local organizations and services that help the underserved population. Employees play…

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Durocher receives leadership award from Kappa Delta

August 24, 2015
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Emily Durocher received the Corre Anding Stegall Collegiate Leadership Award from the Delta Kappa sorority.

Southington resident Emily Durocher was recently awarded Kappa Delta’s “Corre Anding Stegall Collegiate Leadership Award.” The award is presented annually to the top echelon of Kappa Delta student leaders. It is based upon high academic performance, exemplary leadership within the chapter, on campus, and in the community. The distinction of being named a “Corre Girl,”…

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