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Ribbon cutting for new field May 26

May 4, 2016
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A ribbon cutting ceremony for the Plainville High School Turf Field project has been scheduled for Thursday, May 26, according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Maureen Brummett. The ceremony will be held at 4 p.m., on the Main Field at 47 Robert Holcomb Way. The event will feature several speakers, and local and state officials…

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Plainville Senior Bowling results for May 2

May 4, 2016
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Plainville Senior Bowling has announced the results of its final installment until August. The first place team was Three to One-Mary Ann Fredrickson, Joan Gooding, Marie Cyr, Ron Jablonski.   Top Female Bowler for the Week–Simone Guimond-224 Top Male Bowler for the Week–Carter Casida—224  …

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Chamber forms young professionals group; kick off set for May 19

May 4, 2016
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A new young professionals and entrepreneurs group has formed under the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce called PYVOT (Professional Young Visionaries of Tomorrow), with the group looking to officially launch May 19 with a public event. “Several chambers in the state support young professional groups…

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Obituary: David R. King, 55

May 4, 2016
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David R. King, 55, of Plainville, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, May 1st 2016. Predeceased by his late wife Arden (Abels) King. Born June 8, 1960 in Southington, he is survived by his parents Richard and Avis (Burbank) King of Southington. In…

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‘Kwanzaa in May’ celebration held by Queen Ann Nzing Center May 14

May 3, 2016
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To celebrate the culmination of a year of arts enrichment, the Queen Ann Nzinga Center will host “Kwanzaa in May” at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain on May 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants will showcase multiple forms of artistic expression. The public is welcome…

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Scouts tour media outlets

May 3, 2016
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Girl Scout Cadette Troop 66073 recently had the opportunity to tour two local media outlets: NBC Connecticut and CBS Radio. At NBC Connecticut, they were able to watch the 5 and 5:30 p.m. news broadcasts live and meet some of the local news personalities. At…

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Rep. Martin reflects on headlines about budget

May 3, 2016
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State Sen. Henri Martin (R-31) on May 2 paused to observe some recent newspaper editorial headlines during a late night debate at the State Capitol. Martin and Republicans have put forth an alternative state budget plan which restores the governor’s funding cuts for hospitals and…

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New principal picked for Southington Catholic School

May 3, 2016
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Southington Catholic School co-pastors, Father Ronald May and Father Nicholas Melo, announce the appointment of Eileen Sampiere as the new school principal, effective July 1. Sampiere is currently the principal of Corpus Christi School in Wethersfield. During her 24 year tenure at Corpus Christi, she…

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Junior Miss Southington pageant seeks contestants for May 15

May 2, 2016
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The Junior Miss Southington Scholarship Organization is seeking contestants for its annual pageant on Sunday, May 15 at The Aqua Turf in Plantsville. Contestants can be ages 5 to seniors in high school. Areas of competition are interview skills, casual wear, fitness, evening wear, on-stage…

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