Kids listings for Dec. 12

December 11, 2014
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Kids listings for Dec. 12

DEC. 12-21 OTHER ‘SEUSSICAL, JR.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. Performed by Newington Children’s Theatre Company. Join over 35 area children as they bring this Dr. Seuss musical to life. NCTC Theatre, 743 North Mountain Rd., Newington. $12 for adults in advance, $15 at the door. $10…

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Gas prices at pump in Connecticut lowest in 4 years

December 11, 2014
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Gas prices at pump in Connecticut lowest in 4 years

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ For the first time in more than four years, Connecticut motorists are paying less than $3 a gallon for regular gas. AAA said Wednesday the average price of regular gasoline in Connecticut is $2.995. That’s down 24 cents in the last month and 67 cents less than at this time last…

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Kopcha, Pancarowicz engagement

December 11, 2014
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Kopcha, Pancarowicz engagement

Kathleeen and Emil S. Kopcha of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of their daughter Carolyn Kopcha of North Providence, R.I. to David Pancarowicz of Waterford, son of David and Corinne Pancarowicz of Warwick, R.I. Carolyn graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. She…

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Klem, Fontaine engagement

December 11, 2014
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Klem, Fontaine engagement

Rebecca Klem of Southington is honored to announce her engagement to Douglas Fontaine of Southington. Rebecca is the daughter of Michael and Lisa Klem of Southington. She graduated from Southington High School in 2013 and is a member of the Central Connecticut State University Class of 2017. She is employed at the United States Department…

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A Book on Every Bed program at the library

December 10, 2014
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A Book on Every Bed program at the library

To ensure that every child experiences the joy of reading this holiday season, the Southington Library wants to give adult caregivers a free book for each of their children with a valid Southington library card. The program will be ongoing throughout the month of December. Patrons should visit the Children’s Desk before Dec. 31 and request…

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Mt. Southington is open for business

December 10, 2014
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Mt. Southington is open for business

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Snow guns have already laid a thin blanket of white crystals along some of the slopes of Mount Southington, and even the recent rains couldn’t beat back their progress. On Sunday, Dec. 7, the local resort opened its gates to winter hopefuls. Another season is underway at Southington’s winter resort. “I’m…

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High school students show appreciation for veterans

December 10, 2014
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High school students show appreciation for veterans

Sixty students from Bristol Eastern High School created certificates of appreciation that were distributed to veterans attending the Iwo Jima memorial service on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Maggie Wernicki, a 3rd grader at Plantsville Elementary School in Southington, presented two Iwo Jima survivors with certificates created by the BEHS students.

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Arrest made in sexual assault of minor

December 10, 2014
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Arrest made in sexual assault of minor

Police made an arrest on Tuesday in connection with a rape of a minor back in June. The suspect is being held on a half million doll ar bond On Dec. 9 at 11:15 A.M., police arrested Walter Ronewicz, 76, at his Southington residence. Police said Ronewicz was charged with one count of sexual assault…

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Injuries continue to mount for Lady Knight hoopsters

December 10, 2014
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Injuries continue to mount for Lady Knight hoopsters

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Still reeling from their first major injury of the season, things haven’t gotten any easier for the Lady Knights. In the days leading up to the season opener, Southington was hit with the second major injury to a projected starter. Senior co-captain Nicole Fischer suffered a fractured leg, and will miss…

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