Looking for redemption: Girls lacrosse missed the postseason by 1 game last year

April 6, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights finished last year’s regular season with 6-10 record (0-6 in division) placing seventh in the CCC North and missing the Class L state tournament by a game. Although the Knights just came up short on the postseason, Southington head coach Jill Pomposi still considers the regular season a…

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Answering the conference call: Girls tennis is poised for another run at a CCC banner

April 6, 2016
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights completed last year’s regular season with a 17-1 record (6-1 in division), sharing the CCC West title with Farmington (12-1, 6-1) and NW Catholic (14-2, 6-1) and putting a conference banner up in the high school’s gymnasium for the first time in the program’s history. The Knights’ only…

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BOF unanimously approves budget

April 6, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Board of Finance (BOF) was in full agreement on March 30, casting four unanimous votes to approve next year’s budget. The board voted on the budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 by dividing it into four parts – general government, Board of Education (BOE), animal control, and sewer funding. The unanimous votes…

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Can you use is in a sentence? Cartwright wins town wide spelling bee

April 6, 2016
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Spelling Bee- Winner-Kent Carnright from Hatton 5th grade (4)

Kent Cartright spelled it out carefully, “I-L-L-E-G-I-B-L-E,” and officials countered, “We’ve got a winner.” Cartright, a fifth grader from Hatton School, outlasted a dozen fifth and sixth grade students from across the town, including sixth place runner up Logan Miller from Southington Catholic, during the Southington Town Wide Spelling Bee on Tuesday, March 29 in…

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Casale game is still going strong

April 6, 2016
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On Wednesday, March 30, school officials, teachers, administrators, and fans crowded the Derynoski Elementary School gym for the annual Michael Casale Memorial basketball game. Everyone was a winner since all proceeds benefit an annual scholarship fund. Photos by BRIAN JENNINGS Click to enlarge

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Boys lacrosse opens with a victory

April 6, 2016
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Michael Majchrzak shoots past defenders during a 5-3 win over North Haven to start the spring season.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington surged for three goals after the break, and that was the difference. After an even first half, the Blue Knights rallied to a 5-3 win over a respectable North Haven team (0-1) in the season opener at home on Saturday, April 2. The Indians were the top seed in the…

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Daniela’s headed to Disney

April 6, 2016
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Daniela Ciriello, center, poses with her parents Dan and Nicole after having her wish granted by the Connecticut Make-a-Wish foundation. On April 12, the Ciriello family, including Daniela’s two older siblings, will travel to Orlando for a six-day vacation at the Disney theme parks, along with trips to Universal Studios and Sea World. Photo by…

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Obituary: Joseph J. Maruzo Jr., 78

April 6, 2016
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Joseph J. Maruzo Jr, 78, formerly of Norwich, CT, died on Thursday, March 24 at L&M Hospital in New London, CT. He was born in Norwich, CT to the late Joseph and Kathleen (Chausse) Maruzo Sr.  Joe served his country for 20 years in the US Navy until his retirement with Honorable Discharge.  He qualified…

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Obituary: Nelson J. Dumond, 88

April 6, 2016
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Nelson J. Dumond, 88, of Southington, died on Tuesday, April 5.

Nelson J. Dumond, 88, of Southington, passed away on Tuesday, April 5th at the Hospital of Central CT in New Britain. He was the loving husband of Jeanne “Marie” Cormier Dumond for 63 years. He was born in Grand Isle, ME the son of the late Patrick and Mary (Albert) Dumond. Prior to his retirement…

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