Girls Volleyball: Wins pile up for the Knights and their coach

September 26, 2018
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Girls Volleyball: Wins pile up for the Knights and their coach

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Southington girls volleyball team has made it through three big tests in a row, including two over the past week. With big wins over RHAM and Farmington, the Lady Knights are off to a strong, 6-0, start. The Lady Knights started with a stunning 3-0 blanking of RHAM on…

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Football: Turnovers still the story in Manchester victory

September 26, 2018
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Football: Turnovers still the story in Manchester victory

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Southington football scored a touchdown off a Jacob Drena pass to Carter Uhlman on its first offensive drive of a Sept. 21 game against Manchester at Manchester High School. Things got even better for the Blue Knights when an interception on the first Indian possession was returned for a touchdown.…

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Girls Soccer: Lady Knights battle through their wins…and loss

September 26, 2018
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Girls Soccer: Lady Knights battle through their wins…and loss

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights didn’t go quietly. After the girls soccer team rallied to a convincing 2-0 win over Manchester on Sept. 17 at rainy Fontana Field, they took a perennial power down to the wire before succumbing on the road. Southington lost their first game of the season, but the…

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Police seek info on dept. SUV crash

September 26, 2018
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Police reported a Bristol Police Department SUV was involved in a motor vehicle crass at the intersection of Mountain Road and Middle Street on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5:04 p.m. Police said anyone who witnessed the crash should call Sgt. Lang Mussen at (860)584-3011, or by email at langmussen@bristolct.gov

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Prison camp survivor presents book Oct. 6

September 26, 2018
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Prison camp survivor presents book Oct. 6

Janina Nawarskas, a World War II prison camp survivor, presents her book: “A Child Lost: My Life’s Journey from War Torn Europe to Proud American” on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 1 to 2 p.m. at the Plainville Public Library. RSVP to Plainville Adult Education of Oct. 4 at (860) 793-3209. The event is free.

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Obituaries: Frank J. Mancini

September 25, 2018
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Obituaries: Frank J. Mancini

Frank “Frankie” J. Mancini, 58, of Bristol, beloved husband of Mary Ellen (Crotty) Mancini, passed on Friday (September 21, 2018).  Frank was born on July 2, 1960 in Southington and was a son of Jack S. Mancini, Sr., and the late Giovanna (D’Aresta) Mancini.  A lifelong Bristol resident, he attended Bristol Central High School and…

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