Letter: Reader worries about water supply

August 20, 2016
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To the editor: Southington is watching the water supply during this drought. The town is growing fast. Soon, new wells, equipment, and water department employees will be needed. Current customers should not have to pay for this. Instead, new building permits for commercial and residential customers should have a surcharge. This will help pay these…

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Letter: YMCA thanks Race4Chase volunteers

August 20, 2016
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To the editor: Saturday, Aug. 6 proved to be an historical, inspirational and magical day at YMCA Camp Sloper with nearly 450 children between the ages of 5 and 13 came together for the Race4Chase Kids Triathlon. Words cannot express the power and the inspiration of the Race4Chase kids triathlon. Inspired by Chase Kowalski, a…

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Bristol Blues to welcome country singer Craig Morgan

August 19, 2016
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The Bristol Blues are hosting country-western star, Craig Morgan at Muzzy Field on Sunday, Sept. 4. Tickets are available for the concert on the team’s website. “We couldn’t be more excited to have an American patriot and Top 40 country star singing at the friendly confines of Muzzy Field. Craig Morgan is providing award-winning music…

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Female veterans can win free makeover from local salon

August 19, 2016
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Save-A-Suit, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports military veterans in need and Studio 466 Salon & Spa in Plainville are partnering to award three female veterans with a complete makeover. This VIP experience includes a hair cut, color, and style, facial waxing, makeup application, and a professional outfit. All services are complimentary to winning contestants.…

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J. Timothy’s announces 2 week shut down for renovations starting Aug. 27

August 19, 2016
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Timothy’s Taverne in Plainville will be closing temporarily for a major kitchen renovation. The restaurant will have an extended shutdown period starting Saturday, Aug. 27. The project is estimated to take two weeks and the restaurant will re-open as soon as possible. The project is needed because the restaurant said it has officially outgrown its…

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Police break up after hours party at Camp Sloper

August 19, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Southington police dispatchers received a report of a large party on the property of YMCA Camp Sloper on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at approximately 10:47 p.m., and investigating officers found a caravan of 10 to 15 vehicles driving through the property. The people found within the vehicles claimed that they heard there was a party at the camp via…

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Obituary: Marie Helen (Aldi) Susco, 89

August 19, 2016
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Obit - Marie Susco

It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Marie Helen (Aldi) Susco.  Surrounded by her loving family, Marie entered God’s loving arms on Thursday, August 18, 2016.  Marie was the beloved wife of Vincent F. Susco Sr. for the past 67 years. Marie was born in her childhood home on Germania St,…

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Obituary: Lindsey Farren, 29

August 19, 2016
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Obit - Lindsey Farren

Lindsey Farren 29, of Plantsville section of Southington, passed away on August 16, 2016 at her home. Lindsey had left a lasting impression with everyone she met. Lindsey was born on October 9, 1986 in Waterbury, and was the beloved daughter of Mark and Kathleen A. (Daly) Farren of Waterbury. Lindsey’s affection for her family…

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Blessing of the animals on Sept. 4

August 19, 2016
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Comm - blessing a pet

The First Lutheran Church will be holding their annual “Blessing of the Animals” on Sunday, Sept. 4. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. on the front lawn of the church at 232 Bristol St. All are welcome to bring pets, photos or stuffed animals. Above, a family dog receives its blessing at last year’s…

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