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Locals commemorate 15th anniversary of 9/11

September 15, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Chief Harold Clark delivers a statement on Sunday, Sept. 11 as members of the Southington Police Department and Southington Fire Department joined local residents, the Knights of Columbus, American Legion Kiltonic Post 72, local veteran support groups, civic leaders, and state and local officials for a memorial service in Plantsville to commemorate…

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Town prepares for 9/11 anniversary

September 9, 2016
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Officials at last year’s 9/11 memorial event.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 lives were lost in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93 when terrorists hijacked four planes to deliberately crash them into national buildings. Every year…

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911: It’s just a click away

June 9, 2016
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A 911 dispatcher toils at his new workstation after a recent state-of-the-art upgrade.

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Three operators wait patiently by their keyboards, surrounded by an array of monitors and television screens, in a darkened room at Southington Police Department headquarters. Suddenly, a phone symbol flashes onto one of the screens and the three of them jump into a perfectly choreographed dance. Until recently, two dispatchers were left in…

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Southington marks 9/11 anniversary

September 17, 2014
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By Tammi Naudus
Members of the Southington Fire Department stand at attention in front of the 9/11 monuments during a ceremony last week.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Members of the community gathered for an anniversary ceremony around the 9/11 monuments between Summer and Main Street at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane struck the twin towers, to remember the lives lost 13 years ago. At 8:46 a.m., the bells of the Congregational Church rang 11 times…

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Town to hold 9/11 memorial

September 5, 2014
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On September 11, at 8:46 a.m., a service will be held at the 9/11 Memorial in Plantsville on the corner of Summer Street and Main Street. Members of the Knights of Columbus, the Fire and Police Departments, town officials and residents will hold the service to remember and honor those who lost their lives on…

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Reverse 9-1-1 system approved; Council gives go ahead for Everbridge system

August 17, 2013
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By Lissa Capobianco Staff Writer Town officials have decided to upgrade a reverse 9-1-1 system that could help deliver alerts during emergencies or send wide reminders for important events. During Monday’s Town Council meeting, all council members voted in approval of the project, which would cost about $15,000 initially and $10,000 a year later.  The…

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