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Four score: Southington students speak about the Constitution

January 18, 2018
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Four score: Southington students speak about the Constitution

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Four high school seniors squared off Monday, Jan. 8 at the annual Oratorical Contest at Southington High School, sponsored and conducted by the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72. The students were judged on their speaking skills by State Senator Joe Markley (R-16), State Rep. Rob Sampson (R-81) and SHS security…

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Four score: Southington students speak about the Constitution

January 18, 2018
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Four score: Southington students speak about the Constitution

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Four high school seniors squared off Monday, Jan. 8 at the annual Oratorical Contest at Southington High School, sponsored and conducted by the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72. The students were judged on their speaking skills by State Senator Joe Markley (R-16), State Rep. Rob Sampson (R-81) and SHS security…

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State police make drug arrest at Southington rest area

January 18, 2018
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State police make drug arrest at Southington rest area

Earlier today, Connecticut state troopers were dispatched to Southington Rest Area, located off of 1-84 East, after hearing reports that a distraught male was walking around the parking lot. The investigation led to the arrest of Edward T. Ortutay, 32, of Middlefield for drug charges. Upon arrival, troopers established that Ortutay was driving a car…

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State police make drug arrest at Southington rest area

January 18, 2018
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State police make drug arrest at Southington rest area

Earlier today, Connecticut state troopers were dispatched to Southington Rest Area, located off of 1-84 East, after hearing reports that a distraught male was walking around the parking lot. The investigation led to the arrest of Edward T. Ortutay, 32, of Middlefield for drug charges. Upon arrival, troopers established that Ortutay was driving a car…

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State police arrest man on drug charges at Southington rest area

January 18, 2018
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State police arrest man on drug charges at Southington rest area

Earlier today, Connecticut state troopers were dispatched to Southington Rest Area, located off of 1-84 East, after hearing reports that a distraught male was walking around the parking lot. The investigation led to the arrest of Edward T. Ortutay, 32, of Middlefield for drug charges. Upon arrival, troopers established that Ortutay was driving a car…

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Community Foundation of Greater New Britain aids Southington organizations

January 18, 2018
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Community Foundation of Greater New Britain aids Southington organizations

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain in 2017 awarded three grants to Southington organizations totaling $42,500 in aid. From 2012 to 2017, CFGNB has provided Southington, either to organizations directly in town or to organizations outside of town with a local impact, with more than $2 million in financial…

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Community Foundation of Greater New Britain aids Southington organizations

January 18, 2018
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Community Foundation of Greater New Britain aids Southington organizations

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain in 2017 awarded three grants to Southington organizations totaling $42,500 in aid. From 2012 to 2017, CFGNB has provided Southington, either to organizations directly in town or to organizations outside of town with a local impact, with more than $2 million in financial…

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Obituary: Mildred R. (Descoteaux) Zastaury, 101

January 18, 2018
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Obituary: Mildred R. (Descoteaux) Zastaury, 101

Mildred R. (Descoteaux) Zastaury, 101, formerly of Waterbury, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Cheshire House. She was the wife of the late Henry Zastaury. Born March 26, 1916 in Waterbury, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Julia Descoteaux. Mildred retired from Uniroyal. She was one of the first…

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Obituary: Owen James ‘OJ’ Folts, 41

January 18, 2018
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Obituary: Owen James ‘OJ’ Folts, 41

Owen James “OJ” Folts, 41, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. He was born on January 30, 1976 in Bristol, CT to Linda and Jack Folts.  He graduated from Plainville High School.  He attended SUNY Cobleskill for Business and worked at The Hartford.  OJ loved his two boys, Peyton and Zachary more than…

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Obituary: William Wright Jr.

January 18, 2018
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Obituary: William Wright Jr.

William Wright Jr. of Waterbury passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at his home. Calling hours will be Friday, 5-7 pm at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Church, 74 W.…

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