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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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Run the Course: Fundraiser for Special Olympics

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

STAFF WRITER Just across Plainville’s border, a starting line has been drawn 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, 201 Pattonwood Dr. in Southington. Race officials…

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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

STAFF WRITER Just across Plainville’s border, a starting line has been drawn 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, 201 Pattonwood Dr. in Southington. Race officials…

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Obituary: Phyllis (MacLachlan) Chopus, 97

March 22, 2019
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Obituary: Phyllis (MacLachlan) Chopus, 97

Phyllis (MacLachlan) Chopus, 97, of West Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Southington, passed away on March 4, 2019, at Darcy Hall in West Palm Beach. She was the wife of the late Henry Chopus. Phyllis was born on Dec. 27, 1921 in New Britain, Ct and was the daughter of the late George and Grace…

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Obituary: John Hubeny Jr., 88

March 22, 2019
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Obituary: John Hubeny Jr., 88

John Hubeny Jr., 88, native of Southington, passed away at home on March 3, 2019. He was born on Dec. 16, 1930 to John Hubeny Sr. and Frances Buzko Hubeny. He retired from Pratt and Whitney after 20-plus years. He loved playing music on his accordion. He is survived by a brother, Gene Hubeny and…

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Town to use housing grant for phase 2 at Zdunczyk Terrace

March 22, 2019
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Town to use housing grant for phase 2 at Zdunczyk Terrace

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Housing Authority is preparing to send a grant application to the Connecticut Department of Housing for the 2019 community development block grant program. The Town of Southington on behalf of the housing authority anticipates applying for the maximum grant amount of $1.5 million for the second phase of…

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Town to use housing grant for phase 2 at Zdunczyk Terrace

March 22, 2019
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Town to use housing grant for phase 2 at Zdunczyk Terrace

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Housing Authority is preparing to send a grant application to the Connecticut Department of Housing for the 2019 community development block grant program. The Town of Southington on behalf of the housing authority anticipates applying for the maximum grant amount of $1.5 million for the second phase of…

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Bristol ranked one of safest cities in Conn.

March 22, 2019
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Bristol ranked one of safest cities in Conn.

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER SafeWise, a professional review and comparison website, announced its list of the 20 safest cities in Connecticut, and Bristol closed out the list as the 20th safest city in the state. According to its 2019 report on the Nutmeg State, Connecticut “is well below national averages for both violent and property…

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Bristol ranked one of safest cities in Conn.

March 22, 2019
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Bristol ranked one of safest cities in Conn.

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER SafeWise, a professional review and comparison website, announced its list of the 20 safest cities in Connecticut, and Bristol closed out the list as the 20th safest city in the state. According to its 2019 report on the Nutmeg State, Connecticut “is well below national averages for both violent and property…

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The best pizza in Plainville

March 22, 2019
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The best pizza in Plainville

Rose Borges, right, the daughter of D’Marie’s Pizza owner Danielle Borges, serves slices to patrons after the Pizza Feud competition. On March 14, the Plainville Chamber of Commerce attracted over 100 hungry guests to the VFW, hoping for a taste of local made pizzas. D’Marie’s, First and Last Tavern, Mangiafico’s, Pizza Pie, Vero Pizza and…

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