Posts Tagged ‘ driving ’

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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Groomer asks that you drive like your pets lived here

July 6, 2014
Wagging Tails Drive like your pet lives here yard sign

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer A Southington pet sitting and mobile grooming company, which has been in the industry for 20 years, is now taking even greater strides to care for pets in town by asking drivers to slow down. The idea spawned when Krista Lofquist, the owner of Wagging Tails LLC, was home with…

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Students warned of distracted driving

May 25, 2013
Rob Glidden
A demolished car was placed in the Southington High School parking lot to serve a silent reminder to warn students about the dangers of texting and driving.

By Rob Glidden Staff  Writer Southington High School’s senior class was given a dire warning about the dangers of distracted driving, during an assembly that was put together by community volunteers. Usually done shortly before the senior prom, warning students about the risks of drunk driving is something of a tradition at high schools. However,…

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