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SCS makes is a stress-free season for many locals

December 16, 2015
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Gift donations for Southington Community Services holiday program are organized at the National Guard Armory in Southington, the week before they are distributed to residents.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER If you are in need of a helping hand, or are looking to lend one this holiday season, Southington Community Services (SCS) is the place to go. Assisting more than 1,600 Southington residents through their holiday “adoption” program last year, SCS is determined to leave no resident in need. Pooling resources from…

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Holiday listings for Dec. 18

December 16, 2015
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FRIDAY, DEC. 18 OTHER ‘FROZEN FEVER WITH ELSA, ANNA, AND SANTA CLAUS.’ 5:30 p.m., doors open. 6 p.m., show. Hole in the Wall will be transformed into a magical wonderland with elves taking photographs with Santa Claus for ‘Frozen Fever.’ Face painting, hot chocolate, meet-and-greets with Santa and performances from Elsa and Anna. Hole in…

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Holidays listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Holidays listings for Dec. 5

FRIDAY, DEC. 5 BRISTOL IMAGINE NATION PRESENTS ‘WHOVILLE SPECTACULAR.’ 5 to 8 p.m. Museum will be transformed into Dr. Seuss’s Whoville. Holiday celebration complete with Whoville hairstyling, crafts, music, and sing-alongs. Meet the Grinch and his Whoville friends. Jodie Fitz, author and creator of the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club will be serving her Grinch-ified…

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Kohl’s holiday hiring to rise 15 pct

September 18, 2014
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By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Kohl’s Corp. plans to hire more than 67,000 seasonal workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season, which the company said is a 15 percent increase over last year. The department store operator declined to specify how many seasonal workers it hired last year other than…

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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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Looking to lend a hand; Community Services stocks up for holidays

December 6, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer With the holiday season and colder weather in full-swing, Southington Community Services has stocked up on gifts and donations for residents in need. Community Services has recently kicked off its annual “Adopt a Family” for Christmas, with over 50 volunteers and growing. Mark Fazzolari, the assistant director at Community Services,…

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