SoCCA presents art demo on March 30

March 21, 2016
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Ed Hicks, a national award-winning artist, will demonstrate his technique of painting “open-ended landscapes” during a demonstration on March 30 at 7 p.m. at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St. The demo will be held after a Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA) meeting at 6:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Visit…

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‘Pink’ unites American Gymnastics

March 18, 2016
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American Gymnastics team members pose with 2012 Olympian McKayla Maroney at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

The Level 3-10 girls at American Gymnastics Training Center in Plantsville competed in the Pink Invitational at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia over the weekend of Feb. 26-28. The event is held annually and brings gymnasts from all over the country together, in order to raise awareness and funds for “Unite for HER.” The…

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Harvey makes impact at ECSU

March 18, 2016
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SHS graduate Joe Harvey was a pioneer for Eastern Connecticut State University hockey.

The Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) club hockey team claimed the title of American Conference champions of the Northeast Collegiate Hockey Association (NECHA) in late February with a 4-2 victory over Southern New Hampshire University. The team finished with a regular season record of 11-1, the second best record in the 32-team NECHA. Among the…

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Obituary: Ralph F. Ingriselli, 95

March 18, 2016
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Ralph F. Ingriselli, 95, of Plantsville, died on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016.

Ralph F. Ingriselli, 95, of Plantsville section, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016 at the Southington Care Center surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Vitelli) Ingriselli. He was born Nov. 5, 1920 in Southington, the son of the late Frank and Catherine (LaPorta) Ingriselli. He had retired from Pratt…

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Southington Clergy to hold “Love Rally” on March 19 on the town green

March 18, 2016
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  On Saturday, March 19th, lay members of various faith congregations will assemble peacefully at the front of the First Congregational Church of Southington across from the Town Green in a “Love Rally.” The event, beginning at 10 a.m., is being organized by members of the Southington Interfaith Clergy Association. The rally is a demonstration…

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There’s nothing like the music of The Eagles

March 18, 2016
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The Hartford Symphony Orchestra Pops! series presents ‘The Music of the Eagles’ Saturday.

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR As Terry Brock sees it, it’s all about the songs. If you want to know why a collaboration between the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and a rock band playing the music of the Eagles works, Brock said it’s all about the music. And asked why he likes to take the role of lead…

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Obituary: Helen L. DellaVecchia, 98

March 18, 2016
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Helen L. (Simone) DellaVecchia, 98, of Southington, died on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

Helen L. (Simone) DellaVecchia, 98, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 surrounded by her family at the Alzheimer’s Resource Center.  She was the wife of the late Arthur C. DellaVecchia for 52 years. She was born on Jan. 13, 1918 in Southington, the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (DeAngelo)…

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Southington churches schedule services for Easter, Holy Week

March 18, 2016
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The 38th Annual St. Thomas Parish Passion Play will be performed at Southington Catholic School auditorium located at 99 Bristol Street in Southington, on March 19, 23, 25 at 7:30 p.m. March 20 at 3 p.m. Tickets are free and are available while they last. For more information visit: www.st-thomasplay.org.

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Holy Week, which includes Palm Sunday (March 20), Maundy Thursday (March 24), Good Friday (March 25), Holy Saturday (March 26), and Easter (March 27): Baptist First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave, Southington. March 20: 10 a.m. Service including the distribution of palms. March 24:…

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Tilcon proposal adds open space to Crescent Lake

March 18, 2016
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By LISA CAPOBIANCOSTAFF WRITER Tilcon Connecticut is seeking approval from state lawmakers to lease city-owned watershed land for gravel mining over 40 years—a proposal that would give additional acres of open space land to Plainville, New Britain, and Southington. In late February, Tilcon presented the details about the proposal during a pair of public forums. Tilcon,…

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