Tennis tourney coming to area in June; participants sought

March 4, 2014
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The largest community tennis tournament in New England is here in Connecticut. The Wint Filipek Sr. Memorial Tennis Tournament is scheduled for June 7 to 15 at the Copper Valley Swim & Tennis Club, Cheshire. This is a non-profit event. All proceeds benefit the Winton S. Filipek Sr. Scholarship Fund, Inc., which has awarded $67,500…

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NB Art League seeks work that is all about the ‘Blues’

March 4, 2014
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The Art League of New Britain is announcing The Blue Show 2014, an exhibit celebrating “BLUE,” in both art and mood. The show will run from Friday, March 14 to Sunday, April 6 at 30 Cedar St. in New Britain. An Opening Reception will be on Friday, March 14, from 6 to 9 p.m., with…

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Assistant town clerk charged with trespassing following a dispute over goats

March 4, 2014
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An assistant town clerk surrendered to police after learning there was an arrest warrant for her arrest on trespassing charges following a dispute over goats. Sandra Brunoli, 62, of Southington was charged on Friday, Feb. 28 with first degree criminal trespass. She posted a $500 bond and was released with a March 10 court date.…

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Former SHS intern charged with providing alcohol to minor

March 4, 2014
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A former intern at Southington High School was arrested and charged with providing alcohol to a minor. On Friday, Feb. 28, Steven F. Bucchieri, 26, of Meriden, was taken into custody without incident. Bucchieri was charged with violation of CGS 30-86, Sale or Delivery of Alcohol to a Minor stemming from an incident that took…

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Library users gain access to hoopla digital

March 2, 2014
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Library users gain access to hoopla digital

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer From movies and TV shows to music to audiobooks, valid Southington Library card holders now have access to a variety of content they can stream instantly on their tablets, iPhones, PCS and other devices through “hoopla digital”—a category-creating service that partners with public libraries nationwide to offer online and mobile…

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Win streak ends in finale; Lincoln enters the postseason as the No.1 seed

March 1, 2014
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Win streak ends in finale; Lincoln enters the postseason as the No.1 seed

By John Goralski Sports Writer Midway through Lincoln College’s 13-game winning streak, a colleague cornered Preston Beverly in the halls of the school. He told the first-year coach that the Wildcats might want to consider losing a game just to find out what it’s like to lose before the postseason. Beverly didn’t know what to…

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A local veteran is living out his culinary dream

March 1, 2014
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A local veteran is living out his culinary dream

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Nickolas Holiday’s passion for cooking started at birth, as the executive chef and owner of Connecticut’s Take Home Chef grew up in the kitchen. Born in Texas, Holiday became inspired by his grandmother, who owned different restaurants and catering businesses in the south. From rolling dumplings at four years old…

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Officials brainstorm ways to fight vandalism

March 1, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Southington officials joined forces with members of the STEPS Youth Council last week to brainstorm ideas on how to combat vandalism and theft after various incidents occurred in town. During an open community forum, Town Councilor Dawn Miceli, Town Manager Garry Brumback and Police Chief John Daly, along with YMCA…

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Local man charged with selling marijuana

February 28, 2014
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Local man charged with selling marijuana

A Southington man was arrested and charged with selling marijuana in town. Sean Reardon, 20, of 44 School St., was arrested on Friday, Feb. 28. Earlier this year the Southington Police Narcotics Enforcement Team received information that Reardon was selling marijuana. During a search of Reardon’s residence, police found additional marijuana, scales and packing materials.…

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