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Sewer Committee clears up concerns

December 3, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Sewer Committee has opened bids for the $5 million sludge thickening and odor control project for the Southington Water Pollution Control Facility, which was approved by voters through a referendum question on the November ballot. “I take it very seriously, the sewer committee, because there is so much money…

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John Goralski named as Southington Observer editor

December 2, 2014
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John Goralski has been named as the next editor of the Southington Observer. Goralski, a graduate of Southington High School, has been a sports reporter and photographer for the Southington Observer since 2004. Goralski earned a Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of Connecticut and worked for over a decade in the insurance…

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Rally to the quarterfinals

November 14, 2014
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Maryssa Romano attacks the net during a 3-0 win over Bristol Central in the opening round of the Class LL tournament.

By JOHN GORALSKI SPORTS WRITER Caroline Barry served five straight points in the middle of game two as the Knights scrambled to tie the score. Maryssa Romano pounded out nine kills from the outside, and Sylwia Lewkowicz held her own in the middle with 12 kills. Southington coaches shuffled underclassmen in and out of the…

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Incumbents prevail when Southington voters hit the polls

November 14, 2014
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LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Southington residents took to the polls on Election Day and the majority voted in support of the incumbents on the ballot. Incumbent Democrat John Larson defeated Republican candidate Matthew Corey in the First Congressional District race. Larson, who will be serving for his ninth term, received 8,008 votes from Southington voters…

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Midget Football League championship games this Saturday

November 12, 2014
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Southington Valley Midget Football League will be having its championship games this Saturday at the Southington High School field.  Games are as follows: Flag, 11 a.m.; Powder Puff, 1 p.m., C Division Tackle, 3 p.m.; B Division Tackle, 5 p.m.; and A Division Tackle at 7 p.m.

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Southington actor is ‘A Man of Ideas;’ will be directed by his father

November 8, 2014
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John Starrs of Southington, left, and Doreen Keogh Busca take a break from rehearsing at the Irish American Community Center in East Haven, where ‘A Man of Ideas’ runs Nov. 12 to 16.

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A Southington man will be taking the spotlight in “A Man of Ideas,” an Irish comedy play, at the Irish American Community Center in East Haven from Nov. 12 to 16. John Starrs will play Mickey Howlan, a man who is trying to help a young couple get married despite…

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Hall of Fame: The thrill of victory

November 7, 2014
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By JOHN GORALSKI SPORTS WRITER Kristin-Wilcox Astiasaran didn’t know much about women’s sports when her grandparents dragged her to the state championship game in 1982, but she watched it unfold before her like a Hollywood film. For the first three quarters, Westhill High School deliberately constructed a 15-point lead. In the final eight minutes, the…

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Police blotter for Nov. 7

November 7, 2014
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Southington police reported the following arrests: ••Joseph Romano, 25, of 52 Kent St, Plainville was arrested on Oct. 27 and charged with sixth degree larceny. •Biagio A. Dilieto, 31, 1 Blackstone Ave, Branford, was arrested on Oct. 28 and charged with possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana. •Douglas R. Ruhm, 42, 115 Oak…

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Disturbance at Double Tree leads to Southington man’s arrest

October 14, 2014
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Disturbance at Double Tree leads to Southington man’s arrest

A disturbance at the Double Tree Hotel on Century Drive resulted in a Southington man being arrested on breach of peace charges. The suspect made things worse for himself when he verbally attacked officers, police said. John Thornton,30, of 2118 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike in Southington was arrested and charged with breach of peace in the…

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A Deep Seeded Tradition

October 7, 2014
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Southington celebrates the 46th annual Apple Harvest Festival once again.  The festivities started last Friday with opening ceremonies.  People enjoyed music, dancing, food, amusement park, and various vendor booths.  The festival was canceled on Saturday due to the rain.  Sunday the town celebrated with the annual parade.    The festival will carry on this weekend with the addition of  the Harvest The Arts festivities. …

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