DePaolo Middle School announced the students of the month for October

October 16, 2015
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DePaolo Middle School announced their students of the month for October. Front, from left, Micaela Potamis, Sera Altomari, Shane DiPietro-Bean, Mercy Adekola, Katie Kubisek, and Ryan Parent. Back, Asst. Principal Chris Palmieri, Sophia Swain, Andrew Brino, Rylee LeClair, Livvy Pizzitola, Heather Landino, Principal Frank Pepe. Missing from photo: Ryan DelMonte.

Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School recently announced the names of its October students of the month. In sixth grade Sophia Swain, Andrew Brino, and Ryan DelMonte were selected by their teams. Sophia is the daughter of Jeff and Pamela Swain and received the Presidential Award last year at Thalberg. She received a certificate of achievement…

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Lead Free Kids: PSHD offers tips for preventing lead poisoning

October 16, 2015
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Childhood lead poisoning is considered the most preventable environmental disease among young children today.  Approximately half a million U.S. children have blood lead levels above 5 micrograms per deciliter, the reference level at which Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recommends public health actions be initiated.  Lead exposure can affect nearly every system in…

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Arrest made for Atwater Street barricade

October 16, 2015
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Southington police announced that Stephen Cieszynski, 46, of Southington was arrested on Friday, Oct. 9 at approximately 2:30 p.m. after an incident on Atwater Street. The warrant stems from an incident on Sept. 23, 2015 when Cieszynski allegedly became angry with a victim and pulled the victim’s hair. When Officers attempted to follow up with…

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Police investigate incident on Decker Drive

October 16, 2015
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The Southington Police Department (SPD) announced that they have conducted a canvass of the Decker Drive area after receiving a report of a suspicious person and vehicle complaint on Sunday, Oct. 11, but were unable to locate a vehicle matching the description. The vehicle description was given by children in the area after reports of…

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Police mourn death of K-9 Damon

October 16, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced the passing of Police K-9 Damon on July 21, 2015. K-9 Damon proudly served Southington police from Nov. 22, 2004 until his retirement on Nov. 13, 2013. Police spokesmen said that K-9 Damon served the department and the citizens of Southington with honor and distinction. K-9 Damon and his handler,…

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Application deadline for Community Sponsorship Award funding is Nov. 1

October 16, 2015
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The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is again making available financial assistance to non-profit groups and organizations planning community events in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington for events taking place between Jan. 1 and June 30. But the application deadline is quickly approaching. The deadline to apply for the next round of the…

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Mulberry Gardens offers free memory screenings on Nov. 5

October 16, 2015
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As part of National Memory Screening Day, an annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), Mulberry Gardens of Southington will offer free, confidential memory screenings on Thursday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 58 Mulberry St., in Plantsville. Qualified healthcare professionals will administer the memory screenings and provide educational materials…

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HHC offers free blood pressure screenings to seniors

October 16, 2015
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Hartford HealthCare Senior Services, a not for profit organization, announced free blood pressure screenings in October at the following locations in Southington: Tuesday, Nov. 3, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., at the Southington YMCA, 29 High St. Thursday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m. to noon, at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m.…

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Ringmaster learns the circus is his home

October 16, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Sometimes you have to leave home, to realize its joys before you return. That’s what happened for Johnathan Lee Iverson, the Ringmaster for “Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Legends,” which comes to Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena next week. Johnathan—who was named by Barbara Walters as one of the…

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