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Churches announce Christmas service schedules

December 24, 2015
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Nativity

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25): Baptist First Baptist Church 581 Meriden Ave, Southington DEC. 24—6 p.m. service featuring special music, scripture, candlelight, and a Christmas message from Rev. Sharon Holt. DEC. 25—none. Note: People are welcome to visit…

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Churches announce Christmas service schedules

December 16, 2015
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Nativity

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25): Baptist First Baptist Church 581 Meriden Ave, Southington DEC. 24—6 p.m. service featuring special music, scripture, candlelight, and a Christmas message from Rev. Sharon Holt. DEC. 25—none. Note: People are welcome to visit…

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Alcoholics Anonymous Christmas and New Year’s Eve alkathons in Cheshire

December 5, 2015
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The annual Cheshire holiday alkathons, meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous, will be held at the Cheshire Grange, Wallingford Rd., Cheshire (off Route 10, behind Cheshire Town Hall) overnight beginning on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. The Christmas alkathon begins at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24 and concludes at 3 p.m. on Christmas Day. The New…

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‘Rudolph…’ is a sweet tale that stays true to original

November 29, 2014
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‘Rudolph…’ is a sweet tale that stays true to original

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR There is a tendency when creative people take on the job of remaking a classic children’s tale to modernize things. They feel the need to reinvent the story and, often, in the process inject a bit of modern-day cynicism into the final product. “The Grinch” comes to mind, first. The…

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Southington lights up for the holidays

December 12, 2013
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By Tammi Naudus
Ashley Reed, 10, shares a laugh with Santa Claus during Hospitality Night this past Friday. The event featured the official lighting of downtown.
Christmas in Plantsville took place the day prior.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Four-year-old Jack Brinker of Southington widened his eyes and jumped for joy when he saw Santa Claus during the 25th annual Christmas in the Village in Plantsville. After whispering what he wanted this year in Santa’s ear, Jack said he loves toy airplanes, and he hopes to receive one for…

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Barnes decorated for the holidays

December 6, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco
Barnes Museum Curator Marie Secondo showcases one of the many Christmas trees at the Barnes Museum.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Magic lanterns, ice skates, ferris wheels and tool chests were just a few of the Barnes’ family favorite things they received as Christmas gifts. This year the Barnes Museum will feature these antique items, as well as other gifts during the 31st Annual Open House on Friday, Dec. 6 from…

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Weather outlook for the nation heading into Christmas from Accuweather

December 23, 2012
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Major Multi-State Snowstorm Commences Christmas Day   State College, Pa. — 22 December 2012 — AccuWeather reports all the ingredients are coming together for a major snowstorm to unfold Christmas Day and spread from the southern Plains to the eastern Great Lakes and Northeast. Far more potent than the snow event headed to the Northeast…

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Christmas in Plantsville

December 11, 2012
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It was a bit smaller than in years past and the weather did not cooperate, but Santa still had the time to help impart holiday cheer at the annual Christmas in Plantsville. Photos by Stacey McCarthey

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Southington Welcomes in the Holiday Season.

December 8, 2012
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Hospitality Night (1)

On Friday, Dec. 7, the Downtown Merchants Association held its annual Christmas celebration, Hospitality Night.  Townspeople gathered for the lighting of the green, a choral sing, horse and carriage rides, and to visit with Santa.  For photos of this event, click the  tab to see our gallery.

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