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‘Megan Bennett Day’ celebrates former Thalberg principal’s spirit

July 5, 2018
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‘Megan Bennett Day’ celebrates former Thalberg principal’s spirit

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Tears were shed, laughs were boasted, and high heeled shoes clicked rhythmically across the floor of the auditorium of Thalberg Elementary School as teachers, students and Southington Public Schools administration said farewell to their beloved principal, Megan Bennett. After six years at Thalberg, Bennett has accepted the position of superintendent…

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‘Megan Bennett Day’ celebrates former Thalberg principal’s spirit

July 5, 2018
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‘Megan Bennett Day’ celebrates former Thalberg principal’s spirit

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Tears were shed, laughs were boasted, and high heeled shoes clicked rhythmically across the floor of the auditorium of Thalberg Elementary School as teachers, students and Southington Public Schools administration said farewell to their beloved principal, Megan Bennett. After six years at Thalberg, Bennett has accepted the position of superintendent…

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Obituary: Helen Pauline (Jablonski) Swann, 99

July 5, 2018
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Obituary: Helen Pauline (Jablonski) Swann, 99

Helen Pauline (Jablonski) Swann, 99, of Southington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. She was a devoted wife, mother, aunt and grandmother. Helen was born on February 9, 1919 in New Brunswick, NJ to Polish immigrants, Roman and Helen (Wysocki) Jablonski. She was raised in New Brunswick, NJ,…

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Building a better birdhouse

July 5, 2018
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Building a better birdhouse

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Eight brand new, hand-built bluebird bird houses have been installed around town by Southington High School students in the Southington Regional Agriculture Science and Technology Program. As part of a bird-watching and ecology class taught by natural resource and ecology instructor Owen McLaughlin, nine students collaborated with the Department of…

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Building a better birdhouse

July 5, 2018
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Building a better birdhouse

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Eight brand new, hand-built bluebird bird houses have been installed around town by Southington High School students in the Southington Regional Agriculture Science and Technology Program. As part of a bird-watching and ecology class taught by natural resource and ecology instructor Owen McLaughlin, nine students collaborated with the Department of…

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Library, Milldale station remembers Doris Day film

July 5, 2018
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Library, Milldale station remembers Doris Day film

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Town of Southington celebrated the observance of “Doris Day” at the library on June 30, the 60th anniversary of the acclaimed motion picture actress’ visit to the town during the filming of “It Happened to Jane” at the historic Milldale railroad station, established in 1892. An official Town Council…

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Library, Milldale station remembers Doris Day film

July 5, 2018
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Library, Milldale station remembers Doris Day film

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Town of Southington celebrated the observance of “Doris Day” at the library on June 30, the 60th anniversary of the acclaimed motion picture actress’ visit to the town during the filming of “It Happened to Jane” at the historic Milldale railroad station, established in 1892. An official Town Council…

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SoCCA serves as a launching pad for local artists

July 5, 2018
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SoCCA serves as a launching pad for local artists

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER One up-and-coming abstract artist has visions of world-wide recognition, and that probably won’t even be enough. Southington resident Christian Crowley, 19, dreams big and sees no limit to how far he can go with his artwork. What began as mere sketches and a broad visual imagination as a child, Crowley…

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SoCCA serves as a launching pad for local artists

July 5, 2018
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SoCCA serves as a launching pad for local artists

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER One up-and-coming abstract artist has visions of world-wide recognition, and that probably won’t even be enough. Southington resident Christian Crowley, 19, dreams big and sees no limit to how far he can go with his artwork. What began as mere sketches and a broad visual imagination as a child, Crowley…

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Locals protest Queen Street medical facility

July 4, 2018
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Locals protest Queen Street medical facility

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Handwritten signs were waved through the air on the side of Queen Street in front of Hartford Health Care medical center, with messages reading “Beep 4 Bradley” and “Save our hospital” midmorning on Saturday, June 30. For the Community Committee to Save Bradley (CCSB), the fight continues as they try…

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