Tag: Southington

Obituary: Carl R. Venditto, 86

Carl R. Venditto, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 15, 2019. Carl was born in Plainville, CT on May 9, 1932, the oldest son of the late Carmen and Louise Venditto. He was a graduate of New Britain…

Reaping the harvest

The Rotary clubs of Southington, Bristol and Plainville joined forces Saturday, March 30 for the Harvest Pack event. Over 15,000 meals were packed and will be sent to Haiti. Officials thanked the Harvest Pack team for their guidance, along with…

Stop and Shop strike could affect Plainville shoppers

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Approximately 500 employees from the Southington and Bristol Stop & Shop grocery stores went on strike Thursday, April 11 at 1 p.m., joining around 31,000 employees at 249 stores across Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.…

Moped Warehouse closing after 40 years

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER After 40 years in business, owner of the Moped Warehouse, LLC is looking to retire. Located at 1 Townline Rd. in Plainville, the shop has been a one-man show keeping up with the times through…

Obituary: Vincent Bonici, 84

Vincent Bonici, 84, of Southington, passed away on Thursday, April 4 at Bristol Hospital. Vincent was born in New Britain to the late Frank and Rose Bonici, having two brothers, Benjamin Blancato from New Hampshire and Tony Blancato of New…

Pirates, divas take centerstage at Aqua Turf on April 28

MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The name has been tweaked this year, but the fun will be the same for Connecticut children, said the organizer of the seventh annual Divas and Pirates Extravaganza on April 28. The event, which will be…

Obituary: Irene P. Yeski, 61

Irene P. Yeski, 61, of Plainville, passed away on Friday March 29, 2019. She was born on December 11, 1957 in Southington, the daughter of Edward Pelkey and the late Frances Kolibczynski Pelkey. In addition to her father, Irene is…

Obituary: Vivian (Miller) Moore, 90

Vivian (Miller) Moore, 90, of Southington, passed away Saturday March 30, 2019 at her home. She was the wife of the late William H. Moore, Jr. Vivian was born September 2, 1928 in Waterbury, the daughter of the late John…

Plainville athletes shine at hoops tourney

Plainville’s Matthew Schnaufer scores a basket during the Unified Sports basketball tournament at Southington High School last Tuesday. Middle school and high school teams from Plainville, Meriden, Southington, and Wolcott showcased the wide range of basketball talent from their special…

Obituary: Anne (Baroni) McCarthy, 95

Anne (Baroni) McCarthy, 95, of Plainville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, joining her family and friends that went before her. Daughter of the late Fedele and Julia (Scalle) Baroni, Anne was born on October 11, 1923, was…