Sports listings for the May 13 edition

May 11, 2016
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Library listings for the May 13 edition

May 11, 2016
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: May Joanne Cyr and Starr Erkel—The Friendship Exhibit. Through May 31 at The Gallery at…

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Recreation Department listings for the May 13 edition

May 11, 2016
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recreation listings

Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Recreation Department at (860) 276-6219. Checks should be payable to Town of Southington. Pre-registration and payment is required. For more information, registration forms, or an activity schedule visit www.southington.org/recreation. TOUCH-A-TRUCK—Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the…

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SHS finishes in the top 100 in national video contest

May 11, 2016
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A video, aimed at showing inclusion for special needs, above, finished in the top 100 in a national competition.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington High School (SHS) students stepped in front of the camera last month to share their thoughts on SHS and how easy it is to fit in at the local school. Students entered the video in the Unlocker Challenge, a nationwide video contest sponsored by DuraLife. The contest theme was “Through the…

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Fire report for the May 13 edition

May 11, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 37 incidents between Tuesday, April 26 and Tuesday, May 3: Tuesday, April 26 2:32:17 p.m., 75 Spring St., Lock-out 8:09:22 p.m., 3 Darling St./ Bldg. 3/ 4N, Medical assist, assist EMS Wednesday, April 27 8:47:29 a.m., 58 Pepperidge Dr., Smoke scare, odor of smoke 9:45:31 a.m., 37 Main…

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Police blotter for the Friday, April 13 edition

May 11, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Monday, April 25 through Friday, May 6 : Richard W. Donovan, 57, of 304 Church St., Putnam, was arrested on April 25 for second degree failure to appear. Kimberly Lea, 40, of 39 Hickory Hill Rd., Southington, was arrested on April 25 for unlawful discharge of…

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CFGNB’s Catalyst Fund looking for new members

May 10, 2016
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If you are interested in playing a vital role in tackling local issues and shaping the Berlin, Plainville, New Britain and/or Southington of the future, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain’s Catalyst Fund is inviting the public to a no-obligation presentation on Thursday, June 9 for existing and prospective new members. The June 9…

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Grant allows modernization of equipment for program that feeds children, seniors

May 10, 2016
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A $56,242 grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority will allow the Community Renewal Team to modernize its licensed commercial kitchen where over 5,000 meals per day are prepared for children and seniors. CRT was selected as one of only 18 nonprofits to receive funding from CHEFA’s highly competitive Client Grant Program this…

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Honoring exceptional teammates

May 10, 2016
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Comm - Unified sports cup

Kennedy Middle School eighth graders Dean Bauchiero and Stephen Murray, left, received the CIAC Mike Savage Exemplary Unified Teammate award at the 13th Annual Michaels Unified Sports Cup Awards.   For three years, Stephen has been involved with Unified Sports program at Kennedy, and Dean was a founding member of the Derynoski Elementary School team…

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