‘Dinner with the Doc’ explores therapies for COPD

October 9, 2015
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Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave., will present “Dinner with the Doc” on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event features Dr. Brett Volpe and Southington Care Center physical therapists discussing therapies for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This free program will examine the benefits of prehab, aquatic therapy and other…

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“Music of the Knight” competition to be held Oct. 24

October 9, 2015
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The annual "Music of the Knight" band competition is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 18. Blue Knight band members, above, gather at last year's celebration.

On Saturday, Oct.24, the Southington High School Blue Knights Marching Band will present the 23rd annual “Music of the Knight” marching band competition at Fontana Field at Southington High School. This event is a US Bands sanctioned marching competition. Twenty-two high school bands from across Connecticut and Massachusetts will be competing for the title. The…

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Immaculate Conception Church kicks off 100th anniversary celebration

October 9, 2015
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Immaculate Conception Church
130 Summer Street, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-2181

Immaculate Conception Church in Southington will kick off their 100th anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 10:30 a.m. The Most Rev. Leonard P. Blair, Archbishop of the Hartford will concelebrate the Mass with Rev. Adam Subocz, Pastor of Immaculate Conception Church and other priests. “Our parish has been looking forward…

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Community Foundation offering nonprofit financial assistance

October 9, 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, this time for events taking place between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2016 – but the application deadline is quickly approaching. The deadline to apply for the…

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West Queen Street closure for bridge repair

October 9, 2015
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Starting on Tuesday, Oct. 6, a portion of West Queen Street will be closed for bridge repair. Vehicular traffic will be detoured around the bridge, and the area will be marked with detour signs. Westbound traffic on West Queen Street will be diverted as follows: Right turn onto Newell Street Left turn onto Redstone Street…

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Police arrest multiple men in drug investigation

October 9, 2015
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Robert Dlugolenski

The Southington Police Department announced two arrests as a result of a Special Investigations Unit investigation that began in April 2015. Tagen Legnani and Robert Dlugolenski were both arrested for the sale of drugs as a result of multiple warrants. In April, police received information that Legnani was selling marijuana within the Town of Southington.…

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‘42nd Street’ actress living the musical theater dream

October 9, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In the musical, “42nd Street,” the central character Peggy Sawyer arrives in New York City from a small town in Pennsylvania. Once in the city, Penny lands a bit part as a chorus girl in a new Broadway musical. When the lead actress breaks her ankle, Peggy gets her big…

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Some ghouls and coffee

October 9, 2015
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The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce is open for its 25th season and is celebrating this momentous year in a fun way by partnering with Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Connecticut. Each Friday in October, the ghouls of The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce will surprise guests at a different Dunkin’ Donuts location with Halloween cheer…

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John Barry reelected as Chair of CT Library Board

October 9, 2015
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HARTFORD—John N. Barry was reelected unanimously to serve another term as Chairman of the Connecticut State Library Board on Sept. 28. Serving on the board since 2005, this marks the fifth time that John Barry was nominated and supported by a bi-partisan vote. Mr. Barry presently serves on the Southington Town Council and is a…

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