Southington meeting listings for the June 17 edition

June 15, 2016
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TUESDAY, JUNE 28 SOUTHINGTON ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB. 9:45 a.m. at the American Legion hall, 66 Main st. An “Ask the Master Gardener” Program will be presented. Guests are welcome. $3 donation requested. For more info, call (860) 628-6975.

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Arrest made for attempted robbery at Liberty Bank

June 14, 2016
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Courtesy of Southington GIS

Police have made an arrest for the attempted robbery at Liberty Bank in Southington. On June 10, Dennis Dean, 45, last known to live in Southington, was taken into custody at Bristol Superior Court. The warrant alleges that on April 16, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Dean attempted to rob the Liberty Bank at 60 North Main Street.…

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Man arrested for brandishing a fake gun

June 14, 2016
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Tyler Smith

Officers were dispatched to the area of Pinecrest Drive on a report of a disturbance involving a gun, and Tyler Smith, 19, of 35 Pinecrest Drive in Southington was arrested even though the weapon turned out to be a facsimile. Police were called to the scene at approximately 11:23 p.m. on Monday, June 6. The…

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Obituary: Shaun M. Geary, 34

June 13, 2016
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Shaun M. Geary, 34, of Waterbury, passed away on June 11, 2016, after a brief illness, at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was born in New Haven on October 17, 1981. Shaun graduated from Crosby High School in Waterbury in 1999 and completed a certificate program in Agronomy at the University of Massachusetts. He had…

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Planned power outage today for Eversource conversion

June 13, 2016
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Eversource has announced that there will be a planned power outage in Southington for a conversion that will take place on Monday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Rain date is Tuesday, June 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) This outage will affect 239 customers from the intersection of Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike and…

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What exactly is Blue Man Group… try ‘fun’

June 11, 2016
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A friend asked me to describe Blue Man Group. I kind of stumbled on that one. It’s a concert, I said. Actually, it’s performance. It’s music. It’s comedy. It’s improv. It’s a theatrical event. It’s art. It’s messy. None of what I said seemed adequate. Really, Blue Man Group is… Blue Man Group. There really…

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Letter: Reader appreciates Southington Catholic School’s strong start

June 11, 2016
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To the editor: One of the most precious gifts we pass onto our children is our faith. We are fortunate to have Southington Catholic School providing education from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. I had the privilege of being educated in Catholic schools and providing the same to my two children. I can attest that integrating…

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Letter: Republicans endorse John Fusco

June 11, 2016
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John Fusco

To the editor: A caucus of Republican voters unanimously selected John Fusco as the party’s endorsed candidate in this November’s election for the 81st House District in the General Assembly. “It’s time that Southington had a representative in Hartford that voted in the best interest of Southington Citizens,” said Fusco accepting the nomination. Democrat bosses…

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Letter: Reader opposes Democrat rhetoric

June 11, 2016
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To the editor: I am writing in reference to Ryan Rogers May 27 article in this paper advising of his running for the state senate against Sen. Joe Markley (R). Rogers spent a bit of his time criticizing Markley, for his many “no” votes on progressive legislation. Specific attention was placed on the domestic violence…

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