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Democrats and Republicans announce fall candidates

July 25, 2017
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Democrats and Republicans announce fall candidates

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The election season shifted into high gear last week when Southington’s two political parties held caucuses to endorse their candidates for November’s municipal elections. Southington voters will have the opportunity to select representatives for the Town Council, Board of Education, Board of Finance, Planning and Zoning Commission, and the Water…

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Obituary: Christopher John Mihok, 42

July 24, 2017
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Obituary: Christopher John Mihok, 42

Christopher John Mihok, age 42, resident of Southington and formerly of Milford, beloved husband to Erika Mihok, devoted father of John and Amanda, brother of Nicholas Mihok, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut surrounded by his loving family. Born in Milford on June 21, 1975, he was…

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Obituary: Christopher John Mihok, 42

July 24, 2017
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Obituary: Christopher John Mihok, 42

Christopher John Mihok, age 42, resident of Southington and formerly of Milford, beloved husband to Erika Mihok, devoted father of John and Amanda, brother of Nicholas Mihok, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut surrounded by his loving family. Born in Milford on June 21, 1975, he was…

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Start your engines: The National Game-Tour-Adventure Road Rally races through town on Aug. 12

July 22, 2017
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Start your engines: The National Game-Tour-Adventure Road Rally races through town on Aug. 12

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER People across Southington will hear the roar of engines travelling down Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike when the Hurdle 2017 National Game-Tour-Adventure (GTA) Road Rally comes to town on Saturday, Aug. 12. In its 20th anniversary year, the New England Hurdle will start and end in Southington, bringing drivers through the Litchfield County.…

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Start your engines: The National Game-Tour-Adventure Road Rally races through town on Aug. 12

July 22, 2017
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Start your engines: The National Game-Tour-Adventure Road Rally races through town on Aug. 12

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER People across Southington will hear the roar of engines travelling down Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike when the Hurdle 2017 National Game-Tour-Adventure (GTA) Road Rally comes to town on Saturday, Aug. 12. In its 20th anniversary year, the New England Hurdle will start and end in Southington, bringing drivers through the Litchfield County.…

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Letter: LISA, Inc. director supports Liberty Bank Lends a Hand

July 22, 2017
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Letter: LISA, Inc. director supports Liberty Bank Lends a Hand

To the editor: The staff at LISA, Inc. are overwhelmed by the generosity of the Southington community through the month of June. As part of Liberty Bank Lends a Hand, sponsored by Liberty Bank of Southington, dozens of items were donated to support the young people we serve as they begin to work towards living…

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Letter: LISA, Inc. director supports Liberty Bank Lends a Hand

July 22, 2017
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Letter: LISA, Inc. director supports Liberty Bank Lends a Hand

To the editor: The staff at LISA, Inc. are overwhelmed by the generosity of the Southington community through the month of June. As part of Liberty Bank Lends a Hand, sponsored by Liberty Bank of Southington, dozens of items were donated to support the young people we serve as they begin to work towards living…

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Hall of Fame: Good things come in small packages; The 1957 SHS football team proved that quality is better than quantity

July 21, 2017
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Hall of Fame: Good things come in small packages; The 1957 SHS football team proved that quality is better than quantity

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR It’s hard to imagine what a scout would have thought if opponents scouted preseason practices in 1957. In the first two weeks of practice, Southington couldn’t even field a full offense and defense to scrimmage on their dusty field behind what’s now Derynoski Elementary School. The late Walt Lozoski was more…

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Hall of Fame: Good things come in small packages; The 1957 SHS football team proved that quality is better than quantity

July 21, 2017
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Hall of Fame: Good things come in small packages; The 1957 SHS football team proved that quality is better than quantity

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR It’s hard to imagine what a scout would have thought if opponents scouted preseason practices in 1957. In the first two weeks of practice, Southington couldn’t even field a full offense and defense to scrimmage on their dusty field behind what’s now Derynoski Elementary School. The late Walt Lozoski was more…

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Tunxis to hold ‘Super Saturday’ registration on Aug. 5

July 20, 2017
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Tunxis to hold ‘Super Saturday’ registration on Aug. 5

Tunxis Community College will hold a “Super Saturday” on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Founders Hall. The annual event is designed to help new and continuing students apply and register for the fall semester. Super Saturday will offer one-stop assistance in the registration process, along with class schedules, course selection, and…

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