Posts Tagged ‘ Southington ’

Southington Legion’s ‘family’ reunion

September 16, 2016
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American Legion Kiltonic Post 72
64 Main Street, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-4243

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Ohio’s American Legion Post 751 met with Connecticut’s American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 on Sunday, Sept. 11 to reciprocate Post 72’s visit to Ohio last year. Post 72 Commander Steve McCarty said that the Ohio legion was discovered when Connecticut members went online to make a group Facebook page and…

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AARP names officers

September 9, 2016
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The Southington Chapter #4943 of AARP installed new officers at its June 24 meeting. From left, Shirley Mason (treasurer), Rachel Wache (assistant treasurer), Donna Wolicki (secretary), Marie Sepiol (vice president), and Aline Dynder (president). The next chapter meeting will be on Sept. 27, at 1 p.m., at Mary Our Queen hall, 218 Savage St.

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Waterbury man arrested for sexual assault

August 31, 2016
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Neftali Bultes

Neftali Bultes, 40, of Waterbury, was arrested at his residence on Friday, Aug. 26, at approximately 5:30 p.m. and was transported to Southington police for processing. The warrant stemmed from a domestic violence sexual assault incident that occurred in Southington on Aug. 7, 2016. Bultes and the victim were acquaintances prior to the incident. Bultes…

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Plainville studies development plan for closing rail-trail gap

August 17, 2016
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Rails to Trails

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER The first informational meeting for the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail Gap Closure Study recently kicked off with a good turnout of people from Plainville and surrounding communities. Conducted by the Capital Region Council of Governments, the study aims to close the gap in the trail through Southington and Plainville while…

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Camp Sloper is ready for Race4Chase event

August 4, 2016
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Race4Chase
www.cmakfoundation.org

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER About 450 competitors will attempt to complete their first triathlon with over 2,000 spectators watching at Camp Sloper on Saturday, Aug. 6. The Southington YMCA and the Chase Michael Anthony Kowalski (CMAK) Sandy Hook Memorial Foundation are partnering together to hold the fourth annual Race4Chase Kids’ Triathlon Program Finale. Camp Sloper…

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A taste of Italy at the Italian-American Festival

August 3, 2016
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Italian Festival-Wine Tasting (9)

Now, that’s service! Jerry Triano, left, gets a taste of pasta fagioli, served up to him by Deb and Pat Baldino. Summer rains couldn’t damper the Italian-American Festival on Center Street last weekend. Locals came out in force to taste the good, Italian food and enjoy the ethnicity, music, and festivities at the annual weekend…

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Southington woman wins national pageant title

July 30, 2016
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Southington's Kimberly Beaudoin is the new Mrs. USA Universal (submitted photo)

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Southington’s Kimberly Beaudoin now has a national platform. Competing as Mrs. Connecticut USA Universal, Beaudoin received the top honor—Mrs. USA Universal—at a pageant in Las Vegas on Thursday night. On Friday morning, she woke up to a bevy of congratulatory messages on Facebook as the Connecticut pageant community celebrated her…

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Big Leagues come up big time

July 27, 2016
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Southington’s Big League baseball team represented Connecticut at the regional tournament in Dover, Del.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER For the second year in a row, Big League baseball manager Andy Levin was in a bind as he walked around town with one of his assistant coaches, going from business to business desperately seeking donations. “We really had to give them the whole we-don’t-know-yet explanation,” said Levin. “A lot of…

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Early exit for Legion

July 20, 2016
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American Legion baseball

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER High hopes of making a deep run into the 19U state tournament came to an abrupt end on Saturday, July 16 at Zipadelli Field (Sage Park) after the Southington American Legion baseball team came up short, 1-0, to Berlin in extra innings of a first round matchup. Post 72 was in…

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Southington library listings for the June 22 edition

July 20, 2016
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: July Summer Hours begin. The Southington Public Library will be closed on Saturdays beginning July…

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