Bob Noreika art demonstration on Oct. 28

October 17, 2015
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Bob Noreika will be holding a free demonstration for local artists on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at the Orchards Community Room, 34 Hobart St. in Southington. The event is sponsored by the Southington Arts & Crafts Association (SACA). The demonstration will follow a 6:30 p.m. members’ meeting. Demonstrations are open to the public and free of…

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Center for Healthy Aging releases the Dementia Caregiver Resource Guide

October 17, 2015
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To assist individuals and families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or memory loss, the Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging (CCHA) has published the free Dementia Caregiver Resource Guide. “This is a great resource for caregivers, created by experts in the field with years of experience of helping families and caregivers manage the dementia…

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Letter: Apple Harvest co-chair thanks the community

October 17, 2015
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To the editor: On behalf of the entire Apple Harvest Festival Supervisory Committee, I would like to thank everyone that contributed to another successful Apple Harvest Festival.  We are very proud to continue such a fine Southington tradition. We really do grow community pride. Despite some rain on both weekends, we made up for it…

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Letter: Reader endorses Dawn Miceli

October 17, 2015
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To the editor: Dawn Miceli is running for her third term on the Southington Town Council. She is clearly visible at many town functions, working for the betterment of the Southington Community.  She works tirelessly and listens to residents’ concerns, researches both sides, and helps to resolve the issues. I endorse and highly recommend that…

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Letter: Finance Board candidate requests readers’ votes

October 17, 2015
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To the editor: I am a candidate for the Southington Board of Finance. I previously served six years on this board. I have decided to seek this position again to bring experience and have more oversight on how the taxpayer’s money is being spent. The members of the Board of Finance are very nice, however…

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Letter: Reader thanks Council for saving Bradley

October 17, 2015
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To the editor: As a member of the Community Committee to Save Bradley, I would like to thank the Town Council members who have shown support for Bradley Hospital: John Barry, Dawn Miceli, Chris Palmieri, Cheryl Lounsbury, and Stephanie Urillo. For those naysayers who didn’t think that it could be done, Bradley Hospital was saved…

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Letter: Reader wants a change in local government

October 17, 2015
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To the editor: FACT: Sewer bills doubled and tripled during these past two years. FICTION: Sewer repairs did not happen before that? FACT: Taxes rose over 21 percent during the past four years. FICTION:  Taxes doubled before, six years ago? FACT: The Calendar House renovation project was a bi-partisan project. (9-0) FICTION: The Calendar House…

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Letter: Reader endorses Democrats across the ballot

October 17, 2015
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To the editor: It has been brought to my attention that every year since 2009—the time when the Republican Party gained control of the Southington Town Council and the Board of Finance—the members of these two bodies have had a significant surplus to work with, which they are now terming “harvesting funds.” This procedure is…

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Letter: Reader weighs in on recent ethics decision

October 17, 2015
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To the editor: I hope all of us come from a moral point of view that the ends can never be justified by misguided means. I am sad that we have arrived at a place that we can malign a person’s character and reputation to have greater attention focused on our cause. If we recall…

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