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Signs, signs, everywhere there’s Sign Pro signs

September 21, 2019
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Signs, signs, everywhere there’s Sign Pro signs

Governor Ned Lamont visited Southington last Monday to tour Sign Pro in Plantsville. The state-of-the-art facility has produced signs for national companies like ESPN and Chick-Fil-A, as well as state and local companies like the Hartford Yard Goats and UConn. From left, Lamont, Sign Pro executive dir. Ron Bucchi, and Sign Pro president Peter Rappoccio.…

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Signs, signs, everywhere there’s Sign Pro signs

September 21, 2019
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Signs, signs, everywhere there’s Sign Pro signs

Governor Ned Lamont visited Southington last Monday to tour Sign Pro in Plantsville. The state-of-the-art facility has produced signs for national companies like ESPN and Chick-Fil-A, as well as state and local companies like the Hartford Yard Goats and UConn. From left, Lamont, Sign Pro executive dir. Ron Bucchi, and Sign Pro president Peter Rappoccio.…

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Editorial: 2019 candidates take note

September 21, 2019
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Editorial: 2019 candidates take note

Attention candidates. On Thursday, Sept. 19, we distributed our candidate questionnaires to the party chairs, so they could distribute them to their candidates on all of the town boards, from Town Council and Board of Education to Board of Finance and Planning and Zoning. If you have not yet received your questionnaire, feel free to…

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Editorial: 2019 candidates take note

September 21, 2019
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Editorial: 2019 candidates take note

Attention candidates. On Thursday, Sept. 19, we distributed our candidate questionnaires to the party chairs, so they could distribute them to their candidates on all of the town boards, from Town Council and Board of Education to Board of Finance and Planning and Zoning. If you have not yet received your questionnaire, feel free to…

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Commentary: Education begins at Parent University

September 21, 2019
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Commentary: Education begins at Parent University

Southington Youth Services, the STEPS Coalition, Lisa, Inc. and the Southington Drug Task Force will partner to offer Parent University on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at DePaolo Middle School. Parent University is a unique opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn more about current trends in substance use, including vaping…

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Commentary: Education begins at Parent University

September 21, 2019
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Commentary: Education begins at Parent University

Southington Youth Services, the STEPS Coalition, Lisa, Inc. and the Southington Drug Task Force will partner to offer Parent University on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., at DePaolo Middle School. Parent University is a unique opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn more about current trends in substance use, including vaping…

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Commentary: The community is welcome at the YMCA

September 21, 2019
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Commentary: The community is welcome at the YMCA

Since January, I’ve had the great opportunity to lead the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs as new CEO. In that short time, I have seen some incredible impact for both members and non-members of our communities. Our free Race4Chase triathlon program allows young athletes to train for six weeks over the summer. Our diabetes prevention program in…

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Commentary: The community is welcome at the YMCA

September 21, 2019
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Commentary: The community is welcome at the YMCA

Since January, I’ve had the great opportunity to lead the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs as new CEO. In that short time, I have seen some incredible impact for both members and non-members of our communities. Our free Race4Chase triathlon program allows young athletes to train for six weeks over the summer. Our diabetes prevention program in…

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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

September 20, 2019
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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95, died peacefully at home on September 13. Born September 22, 1923, in Pennsylvania, she was the widow of Harry Paul Kaczmarczyk Sr. and predeceased by her 4 siblings.   A longtime resident of Plainville, she was the owner of AOK Package Store.  During the war she worked in several local spring factories…

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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

September 20, 2019
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Obituary: Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95

Anna (O’Hara) Kaczmarczyk, 95, died peacefully at home on September 13. Born September 22, 1923, in Pennsylvania, she was the widow of Harry Paul Kaczmarczyk Sr. and predeceased by her 4 siblings.   A longtime resident of Plainville, she was the owner of AOK Package Store.  During the war she worked in several local spring factories…

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