Hockey wins fourth in a row

January 13, 2016
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Caelan Booth leads a charge during a recent Warrior-Knight contest. Booth had two assists in a 5-0 win over Trinity Catholic.

Four wins in a row spells a 5-1-0 regular season record for the Hall-Southington ice hockey team. On Wednesday, Jan. 6, the Warrior-Knights continued their momentum with a 5-0 shut out over Division III Trinity Catholic, 5-0, at Terry Conners Ice Rink in Stamford. Jarod Florian paced the attack with two goals and two assists.…

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Knights keep on pace for the postseason: Track qualifies 5 more for the state meet; 4x800m relay breaks a school record

January 13, 2016
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Adam Dorau, above, at an earlier meet. Dorau placed third overall in the 55m hurdles at the Elm City Coaches Invitational in New Haven.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington indoor track and field teams returned to Hillhouse High School in New Haven for the second time this season to compete at the Elm City Coaches Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 9. The Knights had quite the day in the Elm City, qualifying five more athletes for the state meet,…

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Cross-town rivalry: Swimmers, divers excel in Plainville; Knights poised for upcoming challenge

January 13, 2016
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Brendon Egan swims his leg of the 400 freestyle relay to cap Southington’s 101-71 win over Plainville.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Chase Galayda paused, took a deep breath, bent his knees, and leaped inward into the air with the fear of a natural-born cliff diver. His arms were extended straight out above his head. His trajectory and elevation were a thing of beauty. When he glided straight through the water head first,…

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Barnes Trust announces $325K for local healthcare

January 13, 2016
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Main Street Community Foundation (WEB)

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Barnes Memorial Trust announced more than $300,000 in grants to non-profits last month, and the trust is looking to contribute even more to organizations that seek to promote health and wellbeing for Southington residents. After announcing funding for three first-time recipients, and continuing funding for two organizations given grants in 2014,…

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Southington Catholic holding open house Jan. 24

January 13, 2016
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On Sunday, Jan. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southington Catholic, the newest school in Southington, an open house review of the impressive educational accomplishments of the school’s K to eighth grade students in the first half of the 2015-2016 school year will be held. Students, faculty, administrators, school board members, and parents…

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Gov., lt. gov. react to news GE moving headquarters out of Fairfield

January 13, 2016
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Gov., lt. gov. react to news GE moving headquarters out of Fairfield

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman today released the following statements regarding General Electric:   Governor Malloy said, “Today’s decision is a clear signal that Connecticut must continue to adapt to a changing business climate.  Businesses care about transportation infrastructure, and we will continue to make new investments to create a more…

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Council approves $1 million purchase of Hawk’s Landing CC

January 13, 2016
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Hawks Landing CC

The Town Council approved nearly $1 million in spending for the purchase of development rights on the Hawk’s Landing Country Club property. In a 6-2 vote, Republicans supported a $990, 000 purchase to avoid future residential development in the area. The purchase of the development rights will allow the council to prevent a 25-property lot…

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Music listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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FRIDAY, JAN. 15 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Hungry Tiger, 120 Charter Oak St., Manchester. SUNDAY, JAN. 17 OTHER TOO BLUE. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Presented by the Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston. Bluegrass band. First Congregational Church, 135 Main St., Thomaston. ThomastonFineArts.com JAN. 21-24 OTHER HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ‘BATTLE OF THE BATONS.’ Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday…

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Health listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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FRIDAY, JAN. 15 SOUTHINGTON LIVE WELL: CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT. Informational session, 10 to 11 a.m. Six-week course held Fridays starting Jan. 22 and ending Feb. 26. Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial Campus, 81 Meriden Ave., conference room A, Southington. Register. 1-800-877-4AGING1. JAN. 18, 25 BRISTOL TRANSFORMING THE DIFFICULT CHILD. 6 to 8 p.m. Parent…

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