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Hall of Fame: Mat class

September 20, 2019
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Hall of Fame: Mat class

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER A two-sport athlete who competed in soccer and wrestling, Jesse Cavallaro is considered one of the best wrestlers in the history of the Blue Devil program. He compiled a record of 173-22 (.887 win percentage) on the mat, and his 173 winners place him 11th all-time in state history, according…

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Apple Harvest Road Race tip: Should I taper my workouts?

September 20, 2019
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Apple Harvest Road Race tip: Should I taper my workouts?

So, you’ve dreamed about running in the Apple Harvest Road Race for years, but you don’t know where to start? You’ve followed your neighbor’s results in the Southington Observer, and you’ve always wanted to make the list? Well, if this is the year that you want to finally cross it off your bucket list, now…

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Apple Harvest Road Race tip: Should I taper my workouts?

September 20, 2019
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Apple Harvest Road Race tip: Should I taper my workouts?

So, you’ve dreamed about running in the Apple Harvest Road Race for years, but you don’t know where to start? You’ve followed your neighbor’s results in the Southington Observer, and you’ve always wanted to make the list? Well, if this is the year that you want to finally cross it off your bucket list, now…

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Puppy power…

September 20, 2019
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Puppy power…

Plainville businesses have turned their attention towards the canine residents with a couple of doggy events. On Saturday, Sept. 7, Plainville’s Crossfit, below, held a WOOF-apalooza to raise money for the Meriden Humane Society. Last Saturday, Agway on the Plainville-Southington line held a Bark-BQ event with dog adoptions and a Help Willy’s Friends fundraiser to…

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Puppy power…

September 20, 2019
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Puppy power…

Plainville businesses have turned their attention towards the canine residents with a couple of doggy events. On Saturday, Sept. 7, Plainville’s Crossfit, below, held a WOOF-apalooza to raise money for the Meriden Humane Society. Last Saturday, Agway on the Plainville-Southington line held a Bark-BQ event with dog adoptions and a Help Willy’s Friends fundraiser to…

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Fire chief updates council about SFD improvements

September 20, 2019
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Fire chief updates council about SFD improvements

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Southington Town Council met on Monday, Sept. 9. Council chair, Christopher Palmieri, introduced Richard Butler, Chief of the Southington Fire Department, who gave an annual update on the department. Butler began his presentation by sharing a stereotypical photo of the job – firefighters rushing towards a building engulfed in flames.…

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Fire chief updates council about SFD improvements

September 20, 2019
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Fire chief updates council about SFD improvements

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Southington Town Council met on Monday, Sept. 9. Council chair, Christopher Palmieri, introduced Richard Butler, Chief of the Southington Fire Department, who gave an annual update on the department. Butler began his presentation by sharing a stereotypical photo of the job – firefighters rushing towards a building engulfed in flames.…

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Summer program stresses reading and math

September 20, 2019
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Summer program stresses reading and math

Learning continued over the summer through the 2019 RAMP (Reading and Math Power) program housed at Linden Street School during the month of July. This year, 44 students in kindergarten through third grade from all three Plainville elementary schools attended this annual summer program. The primary goal of the program is to help students continue…

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Summer program stresses reading and math

September 20, 2019
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Summer program stresses reading and math

Learning continued over the summer through the 2019 RAMP (Reading and Math Power) program housed at Linden Street School during the month of July. This year, 44 students in kindergarten through third grade from all three Plainville elementary schools attended this annual summer program. The primary goal of the program is to help students continue…

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Zion Lutheran, Faith Baptist announce changes to fall services

September 20, 2019
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Zion Lutheran, Faith Baptist announce changes to fall services

Two local churches announce their fall service schedule. Zion Lutheran Church and Faith Baptist Church have changes to their calendars. Zion Lutheran Standard worship hours are underway at Zion Lutheran Church at 531 Woodruff St. in Southington. Saturday worship services will start at 4 p.m. Sunday worship services will start at 8 a.m. and 10:15…

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