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Commentary: Liquor stickers can help parents

November 17, 2018
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Commentary: Liquor stickers can help parents

Many activities have ages of initiation. A person must wait until turning 16 to start driving; 18 to marry without parental consent; 35 to become president; and so on. The drinking age is 21 for a reason. The age limit for alcohol is based on research, which shows that young people react differently to alcohol.…

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Commentary: Liquor stickers can help parents

November 17, 2018
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Commentary: Liquor stickers can help parents

Many activities have ages of initiation. A person must wait until turning 16 to start driving; 18 to marry without parental consent; 35 to become president; and so on. The drinking age is 21 for a reason. The age limit for alcohol is based on research, which shows that young people react differently to alcohol.…

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Editorial: Stand and be counted

November 17, 2018
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Editorial: Stand and be counted

As we went to press this Tuesday, state officials were still sifting through recounts in three House races and one in the Senate. But it’s the Southington race that holds the biggest implications, because the Speaker of the House position lies in the balance. Last election, it was Liz Linehan waiting for the official tally.…

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Editorial: Stand and be counted

November 17, 2018
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Editorial: Stand and be counted

As we went to press this Tuesday, state officials were still sifting through recounts in three House races and one in the Senate. But it’s the Southington race that holds the biggest implications, because the Speaker of the House position lies in the balance. Last election, it was Liz Linehan waiting for the official tally.…

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Powder Puff football scheduled for Nov. 19

November 16, 2018
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Powder Puff football scheduled for Nov. 19

The Southington High School powder puff football will open a new chapter this year. On Monday, Nov. 19, the Lady Knights will face a new rival, the Rocky Hill Terriers, on the SHS turf field. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Last year, Southington powder puff football claimed a 20-0 victory over New Britain at…

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Powder Puff football scheduled for Nov. 19

November 16, 2018
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Powder Puff football scheduled for Nov. 19

The Southington High School powder puff football will open a new chapter this year. On Monday, Nov. 19, the Lady Knights will face a new rival, the Rocky Hill Terriers, on the SHS turf field. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Last year, Southington powder puff football claimed a 20-0 victory over New Britain at…

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Powder Puff football scheduled for Nov. 19

November 16, 2018
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Powder Puff football scheduled for Nov. 19

The Southington High School powder puff football will open a new chapter this year. On Monday, Nov. 19, the Lady Knights will face a new rival, the Rocky Hill Terriers, on the SHS turf field. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Last year, Southington powder puff football claimed a 20-0 victory over New Britain at…

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Voters show generosity

November 16, 2018
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Voters show generosity

The United Way of West Central Connecticut held a food drive at voting locations throughout Bristol on Election Day. In addition to the food donations, $4,813.01 was collected. Posing with some of the donations are, from the left, Kimberly Carmelich, Donna Osuch, Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu, and Nancy Micloskey. Photo by JANELLE MORELLI

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Voters show generosity

November 16, 2018
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Voters show generosity

The United Way of West Central Connecticut held a food drive at voting locations throughout Bristol on Election Day. In addition to the food donations, $4,813.01 was collected. Posing with some of the donations are, from the left, Kimberly Carmelich, Donna Osuch, Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu, and Nancy Micloskey. Photo by JANELLE MORELLI

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Goodwill welcomed to New Britain Avenue

November 16, 2018
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Goodwill welcomed to New Britain Avenue

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER A ribbon-cutting ceremony welcomed locals to the new Goodwill in Plainville, located on the former “Chung property,” which had been purchased and remediated after the previous owner abandoned several properties on the site, leaving them to depreciate and become an eyesore to residents and passers-by. Nearly 200 people lined up…

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