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YMCA breakfast kicks-off annual campaign

March 29, 2017
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YMCA breakfast kicks-off annual campaign

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER A quiet room listened intently as Peter Baba shared a personal story of sacrifice and struggle. With full custody of four children and a mother not in the picture, Baba faced many obstacles to support his family, however, a local organization played a large role in shaping a positive future…

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YMCA breakfast kicks-off annual campaign

March 29, 2017
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YMCA breakfast kicks-off annual campaign

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER A quiet room listened intently as Peter Baba shared a personal story of sacrifice and struggle. With full custody of four children and a mother not in the picture, Baba faced many obstacles to support his family, however, a local organization played a large role in shaping a positive future…

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Arc of Southington seeks grants to expand their facility

March 29, 2017
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Arc of Southington seeks grants to expand their facility

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Since 1954, the Arc of Southington has been at 201 West Main Street, a town-owned building that is leased for $1 per year. For more than 60 years, they have been serving the community and growing as an organization, but their building wasn’t growing with them…until the Planning and Zoning…

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Arc of Southington seeks grants to expand their facility

March 29, 2017
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Arc of Southington seeks grants to expand their facility

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Since 1954, the Arc of Southington has been at 201 West Main Street, a town-owned building that is leased for $1 per year. For more than 60 years, they have been serving the community and growing as an organization, but their building wasn’t growing with them…until the Planning and Zoning…

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You can’t spell ‘excellence’ without SEF

March 29, 2017
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You can’t spell ‘excellence’ without SEF

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Southington Education Foundation (SEF) is holding their seventh annual community spelling bee in the Southington High School auditorium on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. The event is free, but SEF asks that attendees bring a nonperishable food item as a donation to Southington Community Services. Teams of three spellers…

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You can’t spell ‘excellence’ without SEF

March 29, 2017
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You can’t spell ‘excellence’ without SEF

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Southington Education Foundation (SEF) is holding their seventh annual community spelling bee in the Southington High School auditorium on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. The event is free, but SEF asks that attendees bring a nonperishable food item as a donation to Southington Community Services. Teams of three spellers…

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Baseball preview: About to come out swinging

March 29, 2017
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Baseball preview: About to come out swinging

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Whether it’s pitching, fielding, batting, or base running, Blue Knight baseball coach Charlie Lembo said that he never focuses on just one area of the field. But if executed correctly, Lembo said that he thinks his team has a good chance of playing well in all areas if the team…

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Softball preview: Ready to make another run

March 29, 2017
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Softball preview: Ready to make another run

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER After making appearances in four out of the last five championship games, the bar is set high for the Lady Knight softball team. That’s the case every spring, but Lady Knight coach Davina Hernandez said that making it to the championship game isn’t everything. As long as her players show…

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Girls Lacrosse preview: Knights hope to get back to the tourney

March 29, 2017
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Girls Lacrosse preview: Knights hope to get back to the tourney

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Jill Pomposi marveled at her team’s speed during preseason practice. She continues to be pleased by their strength in drills and practice. Pomposi said that this year’s squad is the fittest team she’s had in her tenure as the Southington girls lacrosse coach, but more importantly, it’s the camaraderie, dedication,…

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Boys lacrosse preview: Leaner, meaner, and ready to win

March 29, 2017
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Boys lacrosse preview: Leaner, meaner, and ready to win

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knight lacrosse team is leaner, meaner, and ready to make a run at the postseason. This year, when the Knights charge onto the field, every man matters. Downsizing the varsity program was a calculated move by Blue Knight coach Ron Chase. The idea is simple: keep only the…

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