Author: mchaiken

A rock and roll tribute

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR On any given weekend across America, music fans will likely find a tribute band taking over the local nightclub. And on many theater stages across the country, groups playing note for note renditions of Pink…

Alice and Bob, a macabre musical partnership

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Alice Cooper and producer Bob Ezrin were a hit-making dream team in the 1970s. With Ezrin behind the production board, the original Alice Cooper group stormed up the charts with “School’s Out,” “I’m Eighteen,” “Billion…

Southington man arrested on child porn charges

A Southington man was arrested Thursday, June 27 for possession of child pornography. Southington police said John Starrs, 50, of 334 Blue Hills Dr., Southington was charged with third degree possession of child pornography, voyeurism, and disseminating voyeuristic material. Police…

Council chair picked as DePaolo principal

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Board of Education chair selected Chris Palmieri as the new principal of DePaolo Middle School. The current principal of DePaolo, Frank Pepe, was recently selected to serve as the new principal of Southington…