7 games and counting: Girls basketball team is on top of the Class LL rankings

January 27, 2016
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Maggie Meehan leads a fast break during an early-season home game. The Lady Knights currently sit atop the Class LL rankings.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights basketball team (11-1) pushed their current winning streak to seven games with a 16-point win at Manchester (5-8) on Friday, Jan. 22. The Knights led the Indians by as much as 14 points, 21-7, by the end of the first quarter and sailed to a 35-19 lead heading…

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Sports listings for the Jan. 29 edition

January 27, 2016
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Sports Listings - Winter

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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Woman arrested during domestic dispute

January 27, 2016
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Cheryl Ann St. Amant

Southington police arrested Cheryl Ann St. Amant, 36, of Southington after an investigation of a domestic dispute on Saturday, Jan. 23 at approximately 3:23 p.m. The initial report indicated that St. Amant and a 64 year old female victim got into an argument while the victim was on the phone. As St. Amant tried to…

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Bench dedication and friendship award honors memory of Kennedy student

January 27, 2016
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By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR John Fusco pulled back the sheet to reveal the bench, and he laid the Olivia Fusco Friendship Award upon it as the bench’s first occupant. On Friday, Jan. 22, dozens gathered near the main entrance of John F. Kennedy Middle School to witness the unveiling of a memorial bench that was donated…

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Girardin donates to Wigs for Kids…once again

January 27, 2016
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Comm - Hair Donation

Julia Girardin recently made her fourth hair donation to Wigs for Kids at Hair Expo in Southington. The donation was made in honor of her grandmother, who is going through chemotherapy. Hair Expo is a sponsor for the American Cancer Society program.

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Miscellaneous listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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JAN. 29, 30 BRISTOL ‘KING KONG.’ Rescheduled dates. Part of the Hollywood at the Bijou movie series presented by The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. Classic film with Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, and Bruce Cabot. An exact replica of the “Kong” animation armature will…

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Dining listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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SUNDAY, JAN. 31 PLAINVILLE CHILI CHALLENGE AND KING OF THE WING CHALLENGE. Benefit for PARC. 1 p.m., chili event. 3 p.m., King of the Wing. Central Café, 24 Whiting St., Plainville. (860) 747-0405. BRISTOL NEWMAN MASSE BENEFIT BREAKFAST. 8 a.m. to noon. Proceeds to assist in offsetting medical/ prescription costs. 360 King St., Bristol. $7…

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Music listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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FRIDAY, JAN. 29 OTHER THE MACHINE. The music of Pink Floyd. 8 p.m. Infinity Hall, 20 Greenwoods Rd., Norfolk. $39 to $59. (860) 542-5532. infinityHall.com SUNDAY, JAN. 31 BRISTOL IVES COMES TO BRISTOL. Presented by the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra. 3 p.m. Featuring Bristol Eastern High School Madrigal Singers and St. Joseph Church Hand Bell Choir.…

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Performance listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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JAN. 29-FEB. 6 SOUTHINGTON ’13: THE MUSICAL.’ Performed by The Steeple Players. Fridays and Saturday at 7 p.m. Sunday matinee, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. SteeplePlayers@gmail.com NOW thru FEB. 14 OTHER ‘THE CHOSEN.’ Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Playhouse on…

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