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Obituary: Antoinette ‘Toni’ ( Venditto) Mazzaccaro, 103

February 19, 2019
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Obituary: Antoinette ‘Toni’ ( Venditto) Mazzaccaro, 103

Antoinette “Toni” ( Venditto) Mazzaccaro passed away on February 18th at the spry age of 103. Her energy and independence, even in her last days, were an inspiration to all those around her. She was born in 1915, the daughter of Italian immigrants Giuseppe and Carmella Venditto and was predeceased by her brothers: Benjamin, Raymond,…

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Obituary: Antoinette “Toni” ( Venditto) Mazzaccaro, 103

February 19, 2019
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Obituary: Antoinette “Toni” ( Venditto) Mazzaccaro, 103

Antoinette “Toni” ( Venditto) Mazzaccaro passed away on February 18th at the spry age of 103. Her energy and independence, even in her last days, were an inspiration to all those around her. She was born in 1915, the daughter of Italian immigrants Giuseppe and Carmella Venditto and was predeceased by her brothers: Benjamin, Raymond,…

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Elderly tax credits available at town assessor’s office

February 16, 2019
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Elderly tax credits available at town assessor’s office

The Southington assessor’s office announced it is accepting applications for the elderly homeowners program which helps reduce property taxes. Income limits are $36,000 for single residents and $43,900 for married couples. One spouse in the household must be at least 65 years of age as of last Dec. 31. Those who are receiving social security…

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Editorial: The Good Ole Boys

February 16, 2019
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Editorial: The Good Ole Boys

We are thankful to our readers for reaching out to us over the last few weeks, thanking us for sticking our necks out in recent editorials. It’s never easy, especially when town officials continue to take up valuable time and resources, pointing fingers at us for pointing out their questionable behavior. At times, it felt…

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Editorial: The Good Ole Boys

February 16, 2019
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Editorial: The Good Ole Boys

We are thankful to our readers for reaching out to us over the last few weeks, thanking us for sticking our necks out in recent editorials. It’s never easy, especially when town officials continue to take up valuable time and resources, pointing fingers at us for pointing out their questionable behavior. At times, it felt…

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Editorial: The Good Ole Boys

February 16, 2019
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Editorial: The Good Ole Boys

We are thankful to our readers for reaching out to us over the last few weeks, thanking us for sticking our necks out in recent editorials. It’s never easy, especially when town officials continue to take up valuable time and resources, pointing fingers at us for pointing out their questionable behavior. At times, it felt…

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Commentary: Change the Script: End opioid misuse

February 16, 2019
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Commentary: Change the Script: End opioid misuse

Change the Script is a Connecticut public awareness campaign to help communities address the prescription drug and opioid misuse crisis. It connects town leaders, healthcare professionals, treatment professionals, prevention professionals and everyday people with the resources they need to face prescription opioid misuse. The branding for “Change the Script” represents a two-fold approach: to raise…

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Commentary: Change the Script: End opioid misuse

February 16, 2019
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Commentary: Change the Script: End opioid misuse

Change the Script is a Connecticut public awareness campaign to help communities address the prescription drug and opioid misuse crisis. It connects town leaders, healthcare professionals, treatment professionals, prevention professionals and everyday people with the resources they need to face prescription opioid misuse. The branding for “Change the Script” represents a two-fold approach: to raise…

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Veterans given boost by Brass and Wind

February 15, 2019
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Veterans given boost by Brass and Wind

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble presented a $300 check to the Bristol Veterans Council during their meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Vice chair of the Veterans Council Tim Gamache explained that the funds will be split equally between the Flag Fund, the Salute Dinner Fund, and the Procession Fund. Bristol…

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Veterans given boost by Brass and Wind

February 15, 2019
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Veterans given boost by Brass and Wind

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble presented a $300 check to the Bristol Veterans Council during their meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Vice chair of the Veterans Council Tim Gamache explained that the funds will be split equally between the Flag Fund, the Salute Dinner Fund, and the Procession Fund. Bristol…

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