Posts Tagged ‘ Plantsville ’

Fire company gets new thermal camera

December 23, 2013
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By Ed Harris
The thermal cameras shown at work gauging the temperature of a stove top flame at Engine Company 2 in Plantsville. The new Eagle Attack camera is the smaller one on the left.

By Ed Harris Editor The Southington Fire Department, Company 2 in Plantsville, has a new thermal imaging camera that will help immensely on emergency calls. The new thermal camera, an Eagle Attack, replaces an older thermal camera, the Eagle X, that the fire company has had for close to five years. The Eagle X is…

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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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Residents get spooky for Plantsville Halloween

October 31, 2013
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By MICHELE YURGAITIS
Residents dressed up for the annual Halloween in Plantsville event, which saw the downtown area get a little spooky for the occasion.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Lions, tigers, and other kinds of animals and creatures paraded in downtown Plantsville for its annual Halloween event. Children, teens and even adults showed off their costumes while lining up for candy during the 17th annual Halloween in Plantsville. Co-sponsored by the Village of Plantsville Association and the Southington Parks…

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Plantsville set for Halloween

October 21, 2013
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By Ed Harris Editor Downtown Plantsville is going to get a little spooky later this month. The Village of Plantsville Association and the Southington Parks and Recreation Department are cosponsoring the 17th annual Halloween in Plantsville on Thursday, Oct. 24 (with a rain date Oct. 25) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “It’s going to be…

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Parking issues brought up during recent Plantsville walkthrough

July 6, 2013
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By Tammi Naudus
Various state and town officials listen as Mike Riccio, right, chairman of the Parking Authority, talks about parking in Plantsville during a recent walkthrough of the area.

By Ed Harris Editor Downtown Plantsville business owners appear to be in favor of eliminating on the street parking in the area, a major proposal of the planned Plantsville Renaissance. The on-street parking on the already narrow streets in the area has been a consistent safety concern, and many officials and merchants have expressed a…

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