Babysitting Certification Course on July 7

May 17, 2015
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Southington Youth Services is sponsoring a Babysitting Certification Course on Tuesday, July 7, from 8:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the Southington Youth Services Department, 196 North Main Street. The course costs $45 and payment must be made to the Town of Southington. Credit/debit card payments are also accepted. The class is open to Southington youth…

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SSC Strikers charge to a division title

May 17, 2015
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SP Briefs - Soccer U12ACupandDivChampsFall2014

The Southington Soccer Club Strikers rallied to a 6-1 record during their indoor season to capture their U12 girls division title at the Farmington Soccer Association. They have earned entry into the upcoming Regional President’s Cup Tournament in Slippery Rock, Penn. Front, from left, Lily S, Mikayla P, Shannon L, Heather L, and Lauren V.…

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Voice of Democracy winner

May 17, 2015
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News - Voice of Democracy essay contest

House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D – Southington/Berlin) and Representative David Zoni (D – Southington) hosted Jenny Magnoli, a student from Southington High School, at the State Capitol in Hartford. Magnoli was presented with a citation for winning the 2015 Connecticut VFW “Voice of Democracy” essay contest. Each year, nearly 38,000 high school students from…

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Barrett to join former Red Sox players at Chamber tournament

May 17, 2015
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Barrett to join former Red Sox players at Chamber tournament

Former Boston Red Sox second baseman Marty Barrett will be among a host of former Boston ballplayers competing at the Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce’s 22nd annual golf tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at the Southington Country Club. Barret, a Red Sox second baseman for nine seasons, will join with former pitcher Luis Tiant, relievers…

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Southington representatives hurry to meet deadline

May 16, 2015
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Zoni and Aresimowicz

State Representative David Zoni (D-Southington) and Majority Leader Joseph Aresimowicz (D-Southington/Berlin) discuss the legislative agenda recently in the state House of Representatives. Lawmakers have been debating and acting on a number bills before the constitutional adjournment date of June 3rd. According to a press release from the state democrats, legislative leaders and the Governor are negotiating…

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Barbeque buffet for YMCA summer camp scholarships

May 16, 2015
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Smokin with Chris

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Smokin’ with Chris on West Center St. is hosting a buffet style charity night to benefit YMCA Camp Sloper’s efforts to provide children with scholarships for summer camp. All proceeds from each $25 ticket will go directly to Camp Sloper scholarship funds and will earn attendees a barbeque feast accompanied by the…

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Italian-American Festival to benefit SCS and Community Cultural Arts

May 16, 2015
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Comm - Italian Festival Charities

The sponsors of the annual Southington Italian-American Festival have selected Community Services and Southington Community Cultural Arts to be the recipients of proceeds from the festival. The festival, sponsored by the Sons of Italy and Southington UNICO, will take place July 24 to July 26 on Center Street. “The Sons of Italy is proud to…

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Commentary: Southington Community Services are the unsung heroes

May 16, 2015
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Glenn Dube, Southington firefighter

There are many, including me, who view public safety as a team effort. On every team there is the unsung group, the one that sport reporters don’t interview but teams can’t win without. You may know Mariano Rivera, but can you name the middle reliever who kept the game close until the late innings? Our…

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Struggles continue for girls lacrosse

May 15, 2015
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Struggles continue for girls lacrosse

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights lacrosse team (2-7) had a tough go this past week, losing both games they played in after spending a week of the field from game play. The Knights returned to their home turf on Friday, May 8 where they lost to the Berlin Redcoats, 12-7, but didn’t go…

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