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CyberKnights honored at Town Council meeting

June 14, 2018
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CyberKnights honored at Town Council meeting

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington High School robotics team, FIRST Team 195 CyberKnights, placed third out of 3,600 teams worldwide in the FIRST Robotics world championship. The team also took home the state championship, New England district championship, and championship subdivision titles, totaling four winning banners in the 2018 season. The team of…

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CyberKnights honored at Town Council meeting

June 14, 2018
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CyberKnights honored at Town Council meeting

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington High School robotics team, FIRST Team 195 CyberKnights, placed third out of 3,600 teams worldwide in the FIRST Robotics world championship. The team also took home the state championship, New England district championship, and championship subdivision titles, totaling four winning banners in the 2018 season. The team of…

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Organizations earn grants from Barnes Memorial Trust

June 14, 2018
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Organizations earn grants from Barnes Memorial Trust

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Main Street Community Foundation distributed $200,000 awarded from the Bradley Henry Barnes & Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust to three Southington organizations working to improve the health and wellbeing of the community. “The organizations provide programs that enhance community wellness, support local seniors and improve access to behavioral health…

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Organizations earn grants from Barnes Memorial Trust

June 14, 2018
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Organizations earn grants from Barnes Memorial Trust

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Main Street Community Foundation distributed $200,000 awarded from the Bradley Henry Barnes & Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust to three Southington organizations working to improve the health and wellbeing of the community. “The organizations provide programs that enhance community wellness, support local seniors and improve access to behavioral health…

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Plantsville walk-through: Car crashes, sidewalks, parking problems, and closures

June 14, 2018
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Plantsville walk-through: Car crashes, sidewalks, parking problems, and closures

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Southington joined together for the annual Plantsville walk-through last week on a sunny Friday morning, engaging local business owners and picking their brains to find out what is working well and what could use improvement. Chamber executive director Taylor Crofton focused…

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Plantsville walk-through: Car crashes, sidewalks, parking problems, and closures

June 14, 2018
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Plantsville walk-through: Car crashes, sidewalks, parking problems, and closures

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Southington joined together for the annual Plantsville walk-through last week on a sunny Friday morning, engaging local business owners and picking their brains to find out what is working well and what could use improvement. Chamber executive director Taylor Crofton focused…

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Southington’s hall of fame showcases athletic diversity

June 14, 2018
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Southington’s hall of fame showcases athletic diversity

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Since the first class of inductees was celebrated in 2010, the Southington Sports Hall of Fame selection committee has teased sports fans each year with a seemingly endless list of locals whose careers have continued long after college graduation. Inductees have gone on to compete in NFL championship games and World…

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Southington’s hall of fame showcases athletic diversity

June 14, 2018
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Southington’s hall of fame showcases athletic diversity

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Since the first class of inductees was celebrated in 2010, the Southington Sports Hall of Fame selection committee has teased sports fans each year with a seemingly endless list of locals whose careers have continued long after college graduation. Inductees have gone on to compete in NFL championship games and World…

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Blues step right up to the pay window

June 13, 2018
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Blues step right up to the pay window

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER After splitting a doubleheader on Sunday, June 3, the Bristol Blues of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League got right back to the pay window just a couple nights later. And once again, another Blues’ win was at the expense of the Pittsfield Suns. On Tuesday, June 5, Bristol defeated Pittsfield…

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Blues step right up to the pay window

June 13, 2018
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Blues step right up to the pay window

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER After splitting a doubleheader on Sunday, June 3, the Bristol Blues of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League got right back to the pay window just a couple nights later. And once again, another Blues’ win was at the expense of the Pittsfield Suns. On Tuesday, June 5, Bristol defeated Pittsfield…

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