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Run the Course: Fundraiser for Special Olympics

March 22, 2019
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Run the Course: Fundraiser for Special Olympics

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Southington could be the starting line of a nationwide cause to raise money for the Special Olympics Connecticut, and the Law Enforcement Torch Run that benefits it. A 5K run or walk, “Run the Course,” is being planned for April 27 at Hawks Landing Country Club. Organizers of the race…

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Run the Course: Fundraiser for Special Olympics

March 22, 2019
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Run the Course: Fundraiser for Special Olympics

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Southington could be the starting line of a nationwide cause to raise money for the Special Olympics Connecticut, and the Law Enforcement Torch Run that benefits it. A 5K run or walk, “Run the Course,” is being planned for April 27 at Hawks Landing Country Club. Organizers of the race…

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City officials attend anti-drug conference in D.C.

March 22, 2019
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City officials attend anti-drug conference in D.C.

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Eileen McNulty, director of Bristol Youth Services, and Christina Sanchez, BEST 4 Bristol project coordinator, attended Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Leadership Forum in Washington D.C., and returned with new knowledge to help shape their work in the city. The forum, which wsa held Feb. 4 to 7, had “record…

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City officials attend anti-drug conference in D.C.

March 22, 2019
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City officials attend anti-drug conference in D.C.

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Eileen McNulty, director of Bristol Youth Services, and Christina Sanchez, BEST 4 Bristol project coordinator, attended Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Leadership Forum in Washington D.C., and returned with new knowledge to help shape their work in the city. The forum, which wsa held Feb. 4 to 7, had “record…

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Obituary: Edward J. Vispone, 92

March 22, 2019
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Obituary: Edward J. Vispone, 92

Edward J. Vispone of Lake Worth, FL passed away peacefully on March 19, 2019 at HarborChase of Wellington Crossing. Edward was born on December 30, 1926 in Bridgeport, CT to the late Edward and Amelia Visponi. Attended Warren Harding High and Bullard Havens Tech in Bpt.  Employed by Lacey Mfg. Co. Bpt., CT as a…

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Southington fire poster winners announced

March 22, 2019
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Southington fire poster winners announced

The Southington Fire Department announced the local fourth and fifth grade winners of the Connecticut fire prevention poster contest: fourth grader Megan Kasica from Kelley Elementary School and fifth grader Lilly Stoltz from Plantsville Elementary School. Fire inspector Robert Hunt coordinates the event each year in cooperation with the teachers at the participating schools. All…

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Southington fire poster winners announced

March 22, 2019
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Southington fire poster winners announced

The Southington Fire Department announced the local fourth and fifth grade winners of the Connecticut fire prevention poster contest: fourth grader Megan Kasica from Kelley Elementary School and fifth grader Lilly Stoltz from Plantsville Elementary School. Fire inspector Robert Hunt coordinates the event each year in cooperation with the teachers at the participating schools. All…

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Bristol Central goes ‘Legally Blonde’

March 22, 2019
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Bristol Central goes ‘Legally Blonde’

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol Central High School’s Footlights is preparing their spring production, “Legally Blonde, The Musical.” The show opens on Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at BCHS, 480 Wolcott St., Bristol. Staff member Lindsey Dipietro, who has been directing at BCHS since 2006, said this was the perfect time to choose this…

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Bristol Central goes ‘Legally Blonde’

March 22, 2019
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Bristol Central goes ‘Legally Blonde’

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Bristol Central High School’s Footlights is preparing their spring production, “Legally Blonde, The Musical.” The show opens on Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at BCHS, 480 Wolcott St., Bristol. Staff member Lindsey Dipietro, who has been directing at BCHS since 2006, said this was the perfect time to choose this…

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Coach of the year: CIAC names Evan Tuttle as boys swimming coach of the year

March 22, 2019
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Coach of the year: CIAC names Evan Tuttle as boys swimming coach of the year

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Evan Tuttle means a lot to the Southington boys swimming and diving program. Just ask those that are around him. The soft-spoken coach has become synonymous with Southington swimming. As the coach of the Blue Knight boys and girls teams, he’s never very far from a local pool. For Tuttle,…

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