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Commentary: What are your kids doing this summer?

July 20, 2019
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Commentary: What are your kids doing this summer?

Teenagers are constantly looking for adventure and wanting to explore, learn and have fun. So when they are pressured to explore drug use and underage drinking, they might have found a new form of entertainment for the summer when left with nothing better to do. Many researchers have discovered that a main predictor to whether…

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Commentary: What are your kids doing this summer?

July 20, 2019
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Commentary: What are your kids doing this summer?

Teenagers are constantly looking for adventure and wanting to explore, learn and have fun. So when they are pressured to explore drug use and underage drinking, they might have found a new form of entertainment for the summer when left with nothing better to do. Many researchers have discovered that a main predictor to whether…

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Obituary: Elaine M. (Modeen) Curtis, 98

July 19, 2019
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Obituary: Elaine M. (Modeen) Curtis, 98

Elaine M. (Modeen) Curtis, 98, of Southington and formerly of CA, passed away on Sunday, July 07, 2019 at the Orchards at Southington.  She was the wife of the late Ronald Curtis. She was born April 29, 1921 in Bristol, a daughter of the late Douglas and Madeline (Rottger) Modeen. Elaine was an active member…

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Obituary: Elaine M. (Modeen) Curtis, 98

July 19, 2019
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Obituary: Elaine M. (Modeen) Curtis, 98

Elaine M. (Modeen) Curtis, 98, of Southington and formerly of CA, passed away on Sunday, July 07, 2019 at the Orchards at Southington.  She was the wife of the late Ronald Curtis. She was born April 29, 1921 in Bristol, a daughter of the late Douglas and Madeline (Rottger) Modeen. Elaine was an active member…

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Obituary: John J. Mastroianni, 75

July 19, 2019
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Obituary: John J. Mastroianni, 75

John J. Mastroianni, 75, of Bristol, passed unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. John was born in Alvignano, Italy on January 3, 1944 the son of Antonio and Maddalena (Fazzone) Mastroianni and was very proud of his Italian heritage.  His family came to the U.S. when he was a young boy.  John…

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Obituary: John J. Mastroianni, 75

July 19, 2019
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Obituary: John J. Mastroianni, 75

John J. Mastroianni, 75, of Bristol, passed unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. John was born in Alvignano, Italy on January 3, 1944 the son of Antonio and Maddalena (Fazzone) Mastroianni and was very proud of his Italian heritage.  His family came to the U.S. when he was a young boy.  John…

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Donations still needed when school is out

July 19, 2019
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Donations still needed when school is out

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Summer time for many is an exciting time of year—schools are out, families take vacations, and someone somewhere is firing up the grill for an outdoor barbeque. But, not everyone looks forward to summer in the same way. Some families right here in Southington worry about what they will do…

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Donations still needed when school is out

July 19, 2019
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Donations still needed when school is out

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Summer time for many is an exciting time of year—schools are out, families take vacations, and someone somewhere is firing up the grill for an outdoor barbeque. But, not everyone looks forward to summer in the same way. Some families right here in Southington worry about what they will do…

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Nico’s Lemonade: Delivering wishes for 10 years

July 19, 2019
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Nico’s Lemonade: Delivering wishes for 10 years

Imagine a four year old deciding to open a lemonade stand to raise money and give back to children with critical illnesses. Ten years ago, Plainville resident Nico Fasold did just that and raised $65 for Make-A-Wish Connecticut. Fasold’s Lemonade Stand was up and running again on Saturday, July 13, celebrating its 10th year. Over…

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Nico’s Lemonade: Delivering wishes for 10 years

July 19, 2019
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Nico’s Lemonade: Delivering wishes for 10 years

Imagine a four year old deciding to open a lemonade stand to raise money and give back to children with critical illnesses. Ten years ago, Plainville resident Nico Fasold did just that and raised $65 for Make-A-Wish Connecticut. Fasold’s Lemonade Stand was up and running again on Saturday, July 13, celebrating its 10th year. Over…

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