Tag: Plantsville

Obituary: Joyce (Barrows) Barile, 84

Joyce (Barrows) Barile, 84, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Born on April 26, 1933 in Glens Falls, NY to the late Warren and Evelyn (Baker) Barrows, she had been a longtime…

Obituary: Joseph J. Willicka, 87

Joseph J. Willicka, 87, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Summit at Plantsville. He was the husband of the late Melda (Bellefleur) Willicka. He was born March 9, 1931 in New Britain…

NRA dinner forced from local venue

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL) has decided they will no longer hold events at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. The organization canceled their Feb. 9, 2019 event after the club issued a statement,…

Students donate food to SCS

Plantsville Elementary School students collected 151.7 pounds of food for donation to Southington Community Services as a result of a food drive organized by fourth graders Reilly Bard and Cohen Wernicki and in partnership with Bright Beginnings Day Care.

Obituary: Courtland M. James Sr., 91

Courtland M. James Sr., 91, formerly of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Bristol Hospital. He had been the loving husband of Rowena (Welsh) James for nearly 75 years. Born on September…

Kick-A-Thon battles cancer

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Young martial arts students at Leadership Martial Arts in Plantsville took on the challenge of performing 1,000 kicks in an hour to raise money for Kids Kicking Cancer during the 2018 national Kick-A-Thon Competition on…