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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: Bernard Czarnecki, 98

September 20, 2019
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Obituary: Bernard Czarnecki, 98

Bernard Czarnecki, 98, of Bristol, passed away on Friday September 20, 2019. Bernard was born in Grudziadz, Poland on April 12, 1921 and was the son of the late Leon and Bernardyna Czarnecki. He trained as a baker until joining the Polish Army in 1939, fighting in the Polish Second Corps during WWII. A decorated…

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Obituary: Bernard Czarnecki, 98

September 20, 2019
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Obituary: Bernard Czarnecki, 98

Bernard Czarnecki, 98, of Bristol, passed away on Friday September 20, 2019. Bernard was born in Grudziadz, Poland on April 12, 1921 and was the son of the late Leon and Bernardyna Czarnecki. He trained as a baker until joining the Polish Army in 1939, fighting in the Polish Second Corps during WWII. A decorated…

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Fire report for the Sept. 27 edition

September 20, 2019
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Fire report for the Sept. 27 edition

The Southington Fire Department announced the following incidents from Tuesday, Sept. 3 to Sunday, Sept. 8: Tuesday, Sept. 3 8:09 a.m., 83 Little Fawn Rd., Public service 8:33 a.m., I-84 Eastbound Exit, Vehicle accident 2:43 p.m., I-84 Westbound Exit, Vehicle accident 5:01 p.m., 285 Queen St., Medical assist (EMS) 6:41 p.m., 1448 West St., Vehicle…

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Bread for Life celebrates 35 years of service; open house on Oct. 13

September 20, 2019
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Bread for Life celebrates 35 years of service; open house on Oct. 13

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Southington Bread for Life will be hosting a community open house on Sunday, Oct. 13, the culminating event of 35 days of celebration, in honor of their 35 year anniversary, which officially kicked off on Monday, Sept. 9, when BFL was presented a proclamation by the town council. “On Sept.…

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Bread for Life celebrates 35 years of service; open house on Oct. 13

September 20, 2019
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Bread for Life celebrates 35 years of service; open house on Oct. 13

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Southington Bread for Life will be hosting a community open house on Sunday, Oct. 13, the culminating event of 35 days of celebration, in honor of their 35 year anniversary, which officially kicked off on Monday, Sept. 9, when BFL was presented a proclamation by the town council. “On Sept.…

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Police catch church safe burglar

September 20, 2019
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Police catch church safe burglar

Dylan Fournier, 20, of Southington was arrested on Thursday, Sept. 19 for stealing a safe from a local church. On March 18, 2019, the Southington Police Department responded to a report of a burglary at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 145 Main St. A safe was stolen from the church, and property damage was done…

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Election: GOP primary set; November ballot order selected

September 20, 2019
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Election: GOP primary set; November ballot order selected

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Election road has officially rounded the last turn now that the order of appearance of candidate names on the ballot has been finalized and approved by Plainville Town Clerk Carol Skulkety. The ballot lottery, held on Wednesday, Sept. 11, determined the order in which names of candidates would appear on…

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Election: GOP primary set; November ballot order selected

September 20, 2019
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Election: GOP primary set; November ballot order selected

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Election road has officially rounded the last turn now that the order of appearance of candidate names on the ballot has been finalized and approved by Plainville Town Clerk Carol Skulkety. The ballot lottery, held on Wednesday, Sept. 11, determined the order in which names of candidates would appear on…

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Hall of Fame: Mat class

September 20, 2019
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Hall of Fame: Mat class

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER A two-sport athlete who competed in soccer and wrestling, Jesse Cavallaro is considered one of the best wrestlers in the history of the Blue Devil program. He compiled a record of 173-22 (.887 win percentage) on the mat, and his 173 winners place him 11th all-time in state history, according…

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