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Fire chief has good news for budget talks

February 14, 2019
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Fire chief has good news for budget talks

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Chief Richard Butler has good news for this budget season. After six months on the job, Butler reported a turning point in the long-running overtime issues with the Southington Fire Department. The fire chief said that this year will be the first time in several years that SFD overtime will…

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Town Council enters into an agreement for augmented reality programs

February 14, 2019
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Town Council enters into an agreement for augmented reality programs

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Town Council and Nucleus Augmented Reality entered into an agreement during the Monday, Feb. 4, meeting, allowing Nucleus AR to “represent the town in all matters relating to augmented reality advertising.” Plainville is the first town in the state of Connecticut to have such an agreement. Nucleus AR is…

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Town Council enters into an agreement for augmented reality programs

February 14, 2019
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Town Council enters into an agreement for augmented reality programs

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Town Council and Nucleus Augmented Reality entered into an agreement during the Monday, Feb. 4, meeting, allowing Nucleus AR to “represent the town in all matters relating to augmented reality advertising.” Plainville is the first town in the state of Connecticut to have such an agreement. Nucleus AR is…

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Former Blue Devil QB commits to Union College

February 13, 2019
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Former Blue Devil QB commits to Union College

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT Former Plainville Blue Devils quarterback Frank Griffin signed a National Letter of Intent to play football for Union College. The letter signing took place during National Signing Day on Feb 6. The Union College Bulldogs, a member of the National Alliance of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) plays in the Mid-South Conference in…

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Indoor Track: Knights challenge for Class LL medals

February 13, 2019
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Indoor Track: Knights challenge for Class LL medals

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Southington’s indoor track and field athletes had a great day overall at the Class LL state championship meet on Feb. 9, according to co-coach Dan Dachelet. Junior thrower Trinity Cardillo was back to her early season form and captured a gold medal in the shot put at New Haven’s Floyd…

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Indoor Track: Knights challenge for Class LL medals

February 13, 2019
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Indoor Track: Knights challenge for Class LL medals

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Southington’s indoor track and field athletes had a great day overall at the Class LL state championship meet on Feb. 9, according to co-coach Dan Dachelet. Junior thrower Trinity Cardillo was back to her early season form and captured a gold medal in the shot put at New Haven’s Floyd…

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Wrestling: Lancers, Rams battle on mat

February 13, 2019
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Wrestling: Lancers, Rams battle on mat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern wrestling programs locked horns in the 57th annual city series battle between the schools on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from the Thomas M. Monahan Gymnasium on the Bristol Eastern campus. The Lancers rolled out 64 straight points on its way to a 64-3…

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Wrestling: Lancers, Rams battle on mat

February 13, 2019
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Wrestling: Lancers, Rams battle on mat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern wrestling programs locked horns in the 57th annual city series battle between the schools on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from the Thomas M. Monahan Gymnasium on the Bristol Eastern campus. The Lancers rolled out 64 straight points on its way to a 64-3…

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Wrestling: Lancers, Rams battle on mat

February 13, 2019
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Wrestling: Lancers, Rams battle on mat

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER BRISTOL – The Bristol Central and Bristol Eastern wrestling programs locked horns in the 57th annual city series battle between the schools on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from the Thomas M. Monahan Gymnasium on the Bristol Eastern campus. The Lancers rolled out 64 straight points on its way to a 64-3…

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Boys Basketball: Knights are on a 7-game win streak

February 13, 2019
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Boys Basketball: Knights are on a 7-game win streak

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Southington boys basketball has been playing as one unit throughout the second half of the season, and the results speak for themselves. The Blue Knights defeated Simsbury, 49-43, on Feb. 6 and Hall, 54-36, on Feb. 8 to improve to 11-6 on the season. Southington has won seven straight games…

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