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Commentary: Hear Ye, Hear Ye. Come together at the library

November 10, 2018
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Commentary: Hear Ye, Hear Ye. Come together at the library

The second ever Southington Library Renaissance Faire will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities like the Renaissance Faire hope to bring multiple generations, families and multiple facets of the community together. Large scale community programs are a staple of library services to a community as they work towards…

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Editorial: Now, about those promises…

November 10, 2018
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Editorial: Now, about those promises…

Is it safe to come out yet? At the moment this editorial is being written, the Election Day results are still being hammered out. By the time this is read by our readers, the confetti will have already been swept up at all the party headquarters. That’s the interesting perspective of a weekly newspaper. Due…

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Boys Soccer: Knights go out on a high note

November 9, 2018
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Boys Soccer: Knights go out on a high note

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights got a goal from Bryce Worth in his final game in the program, and the Southington boys soccer team held on for the win over NW Catholic in the season finale. John Griffin made five saves for the clean sheet in final game as Southington goalkeeper. This…

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Boys Soccer: Knights go out on a high note

November 9, 2018
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Boys Soccer: Knights go out on a high note

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights got a goal from Bryce Worth in his final game in the program, and the Southington boys soccer team held on for the win over NW Catholic in the season finale. John Griffin made five saves for the clean sheet in final game as Southington goalkeeper. This…

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Local man arrested for threats of gun violence

November 9, 2018
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Local man arrested for threats of gun violence

Police arrested Michael Walcott, 44, of Southington after investigating a domestic violence report including threats of gun violence. On Wednesday, Nov. 7, at approximately, 7:22 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence on Flanders Road on a report of a domestic dispute between Walcott and a victim. During the investigation, Walcott was reported to have…

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Obituary: James G. Williamson, 69

November 9, 2018
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Obituary: James G. Williamson, 69

James G. Williamson, 69, of Southington, died November 1, 2018 at New Britain General, surrounded by his family. He was born in Rochester, NY on October 3, 1949. He received his B.A. from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. He married the former Vickie Judy of Franklin, PA in 1979. They have three children.…

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Obituary: Ronald J. Murach, 61

November 9, 2018
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Obituary: Ronald J. Murach, 61

Ronald J. Murach, 61, of Waterbury, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Born March 31, 1957 in New Britain he was the son of Helen (Arzylowicz) Murach of Southington and the late Stanley J. Murach Jr. In addition to his mother he is survived by his sons Adam Murach and wife Julia of VT and…

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Arc of Southington breaks ground on building addition

November 9, 2018
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Arc of Southington breaks ground on building addition

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, the Arc of Southington received a check in the amount of $2,085 from the Archbishop’s annual appeal through its vicariate outreach program. The funding will help the Arc of Southington continue to sponsor an important self-advocacy group called “A New Way.” The group is a chapter of the People First CT…

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Arc of Southington breaks ground on building addition

November 9, 2018
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Arc of Southington breaks ground on building addition

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, the Arc of Southington received a check in the amount of $2,085 from the Archbishop’s annual appeal through its vicariate outreach program. The funding will help the Arc of Southington continue to sponsor an important self-advocacy group called “A New Way.” The group is a chapter of the People First CT…

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Superintendent given high marks by BOE

November 9, 2018
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Superintendent given high marks by BOE

The Southington Board of Education conducted their annual evaluation of the Superintendent of Schools, Timothy Connellan, on Thursday, Sept. 27. The evaluation was based on Connellan’s performance in the district from July 1, 2017 through the close of the 2017-2018 school year. During the evaluation process, the board evaluated the superintendent on the following standards:…

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