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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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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Southington High School graduates 490 locals in the Class of 2016

June 10, 2016
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On Friday, June 10, Southington High School graduated 490 locals at a commencement ceremony at Southington High School for the Class of 2016. The following is a list of graduates (*High Honors, +Honors): *Michael Robert Aberizk; *Andrew John Ackerman; *Steven Thomas Adams; +Christian Yamil Aguayo; *Evan David Aiudi; *Leandro Antonio Alabado Alejandro; *Griffin Richard Alix;…

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Obituary: Christopher Philip Darling, 67

June 10, 2016
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Obit - Christopher Philip Darling

Christopher Philip Darling, 67, of Southington passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the HCC at New Britain General after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the loving husband of Jayne (LeHerissier) Darling. Born September 23, 1948 in New Britain, Chris was the son of Philip T. Darling of South Carolina and…

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Obituary: John J. Rossi Jr., 79

June 10, 2016
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John J. Rossi, Jr. 79 of Englewood, FL, formerly from Southington, died Sunday, May 15, 2016. He was born June 7, 1936 in Meriden. He was the son of the late Emma (Mercaldi) and John Rossi, Sr. John was a 1955 Graduate of Wilcox State Tech in Meriden, where he enjoyed and excelled playing basketball,…

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Celebrate ‘magic’ of city’s museums on Open House Days

June 10, 2016
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER As this Saturday marks Connecticut Open House Day, Bristol is celebrating the “magic’ of its museums. Five Bristol museums are participating in the first-ever “Museum Magic” event, which was created by the Bristol’s Museum Director’s Collaborative. The event will include free admission to the museums, thanks to the support from…

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