United Way of Southington announces its 2015 Southington Stars

March 10, 2015
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The United Way of Southington has announced its 2015 Southington Stars. Three local residents, nominated and selected by the Southington community, will be honored for their outstanding community service at the United Way annual dinner on Thursday, March 19 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Lifelong Southington resident Gary Saucier will be recognized for…

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Mohawk Northeast adopts a shelf at SCS pantry

March 9, 2015
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Mohawk Northeast donated 571 boxes of cereal to the Southington Community Services food pantry in Plantsville, and that’s just the start. Mohawk Northeast has committed to adopt a shelf in the food pantry and will continue to donate 50 boxes of cereal every week for the next year to help the SCS food pantry deliver…

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Saturday night fatality on New Britain Ave.

March 9, 2015
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Members of the Plainville Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on New Britain Avenue in Plainville, on the evening of Saturday, March 8 at approximately 08:57 p.m. Police said the collision involved two vehicles traveling in opposite directions on New Britain Ave. prior to colliding head on just…

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Camp Invention comes to Strong School this summer

March 9, 2015
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Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program that is supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF), is coming to Strong Elementary School the week of Aug. 3. The week-long day camp for students entering grades 1-6 fosters innovation and creativity while…

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Country 92.5 and iHeart radio support efforts for a Healthy Southington

March 9, 2015
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NEW BRITAIN—Country 92.5 on-air personality Cory Myers, left, presents a check for $3,000 to HOCC director of Community Renee DiNino, center, and HOCC Central Region President Lucille Janatka. The money was raised by Country 92.5 and iHeart radio during the station’s Unwrapped and Unplugged show on Dec. 16 at Cadillac Ranch Restaurant in Southington. Proceeds…

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The Summit celebrates National Preschool Fitness Day

March 9, 2015
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On Feb. 6, Bright Beginnings Day Care Center , of Plantsville,  celebrated National Preschool Fitness Day at The Summit At Plantsville.  The preschool class exercised to music, entertained residents with songs, and made residents beautiful flowers and snowflakes. The residents, in kind, decorated and filled goody bags with health focused games and coloring  pages. Resident…

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SHS wins F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Chairman’s Award

March 8, 2015
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The Cyber Knights won the Chairman’s Award in Waterbury. From left, Gwen Gorman, Ellie Lefkovich, Brian Petrucci, Nick Rappi, Tyler Brinton, Kyle Barry, and Bailey Kahl.

Southington’s FIRST Robotics Team 195, the CyberKnights, won the Chairman’s Award at this season’s first district event in Waterbury. This prestigious award was created to recognize teams that demonstrate the greatest commitment to spreading passion about science and technology into their communities and schools. Team 195 was recognized for building partnerships with their community, youth,…

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Bread for Life visits St. Dominic School

March 8, 2015
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St. Dominic School students showcase their placemats for Bread for Life. Front, from left, Evelyn Lewis, Matthew Weiner, Rhys Ligon, Ava Grace Linskey, and Ariana Johnson. Back, Principal Patricia Tiezzi, Bread for Life Executive Director Eldon Hafford, and Food Service Manager Darylanne Archambault. Photo courtesy of Bread for Life.

  Children filled the St. Dominic School lunch to meet Eldon Hafford, Southington Bread for Life executive director. Hafford visited the school to thank the students for all they do for the Southington non-profit organization. Throughout the year, students, staff, and parents at St. Dominic School continue to provide food drives, holiday treat bag donations,…

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Bradley staff embrace Wear Red Day

March 7, 2015
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On Feb. 6, Wear Red Day, Bradley staff memebers wore red to raise awareness of heart disease in women.

To help raise awareness of heart disease’s prevalence in women, many Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) staff members donned red on Friday, Feb. 6, Wear Red Day, as part of American Heart Month. HOCC’s Division of Cardiology has a specific focus on heart disease in women through its Women’s Heart Wellness Center which targets women’s…

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