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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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Groggy Frogg wins chamber wing fest…again

November 8, 2018
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Groggy Frogg wins chamber wing fest…again

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Chamber of Commerce always pulls a good crowd for local events, so it was no surprise that the 13th annual Wing Fest had visitors packed wall-to-wall at Cadillac Ranch Restaurant. More than 400 people came out to this year’s event on Nov. 5. Guests got to sample two…

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Groggy Frogg wins chamber wing fest…again

November 8, 2018
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Groggy Frogg wins chamber wing fest…again

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Chamber of Commerce always pulls a good crowd for local events, so it was no surprise that the 13th annual Wing Fest had visitors packed wall-to-wall at Cadillac Ranch Restaurant. More than 400 people came out to this year’s event on Nov. 5. Guests got to sample two…

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Southington YMCA names Pooler as new CEO

November 8, 2018
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Southington YMCA names Pooler as new CEO

The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs announced last week that Mark Pooler will serve as the new chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1. Pooler will succeed John Myers, who has worked for the local YMCA for the past 31 years and served as executive director for 21 years. Myers will retire at the end of the year.…

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Local officer honored for supporting his peers

November 8, 2018
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Local officer honored for supporting his peers

It didn’t surprise Chief Jack Daly or any of Sgt. Jeffrey Ward’s coworkers, but the 16-year veteran of the Southington Police Department is the 2018 recipient of the Officer Paul Buchanan memorial peer support award. “Sgt. Ward has shown exemplary leadership in peer support, willing to do whatever it takes to see to the needs…

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Clerk certifies 2018 election results: Local races determined

November 8, 2018
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Clerk certifies 2018 election results: Local races determined

The Southington Town Clerk has certified the results of Tuesday’s elections. Voter turnout was high state-wide, and Southington followed that trend. Of the 29,018 eligible voters in town, 20,633 ballots were cast. Statewide voter turnout was 67 percent, and Southington turned out 71.1 percent of its electorate. That compares favorably to Southington turnout during the…

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Clerk certifies 2018 election results: Local races determined

November 8, 2018
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Clerk certifies 2018 election results: Local races determined

The Southington Town Clerk has certified the results of Tuesday’s elections. Voter turnout was high state-wide, and Southington followed that trend. Of the 29,018 eligible voters in town, 20,633 ballots were cast. Statewide voter turnout was 67 percent, and Southington turned out 71.1 percent of its electorate. That compares favorably to Southington turnout during the…

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Clerk certifies 2018 election results: Local races determined

November 8, 2018
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Clerk certifies 2018 election results: Local races determined

The Southington Town Clerk has certified the results of Tuesday’s elections. Voter turnout was high state-wide, and Southington followed that trend. Of the 29,018 eligible voters in town, 20,633 ballots were cast. Statewide voter turnout was 67 percent, and Southington turned out 71.1 percent of its electorate. That compares favorably to the 2016 presidential election…

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Clerk certifies 2018 election results: Local races determined

November 8, 2018
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Clerk certifies 2018 election results: Local races determined

The Southington Town Clerk has certified the results of Tuesday’s elections. Voter turnout was high state-wide, and Southington followed that trend. Of the 29,018 eligible voters in town, 20,633 votes were cast. Statewide voter turnout was 67 percent, and Southington turned out 71.1 percent of its electorate. That compares favorably to the 2016 presidential election…

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Daredevil: Former Blue Knight skier takes aim at the World Cup

November 8, 2018
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Daredevil: Former Blue Knight skier takes aim at the World Cup

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Austin Florian grew up skiing at Mount Southington and dreamed of being an Olympian ski racer. He skied all over the northeastern United States and competed for the Southington High School and Clarkson University ski teams (Potsdam, N.Y.). Five years ago, Florian made the fateful decision to try skeleton racing.…

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