Posts Tagged ‘ cars ’

Sometimes nice guys finish first; Ron Wyckoff selected to the NE Auto Racing Hall of Fame

August 22, 2014
Southington’s Ron Wyckoff stands beside his No. 9 car at the now closed Plainville Racetrack.

By John Goralski Sports Writer Nobody expected much out of Ronnie Wyckoff when he slipped into the lineup at the Riverside Park Triple Crown Finale in August of 1980. After all, the Southington driver was supposed to be retired. How could he expect to keep pace with such a storied group of drivers in their…

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The plans are set for I-84 bridge closure

June 13, 2014

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) and Southington officials have prepared for the I-84 bridge project over Marion Avenue, which will begin June 27. During a recent public information meeting, officials of ConnDOT and the Southington Police Department provided an overview of the project and how traffic will be handled. The…

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Drive-in returns for another summer

May 18, 2013
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The Zollo and DiFusco families play cards while waiting for the show during a movie last summer.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Southington Drive-In Theater is returning for its third season beginning on June 8 with a new slate of movies and a growing amount of fame within the state. In three years, the drive-in has gone from an ambitious idea to a wildly successful summer event that draws huge crowds.…

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