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Obituary: Carol Smedberg, 80

Carol Smedberg, 80, of Southington, passed away after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Apple Rehab, Plainville. Born in Bristol, she was one of six children to the late William R. and Alberta (Elton) Smedberg.  A lifelong…

Registration begins for Miss Southington and Miss Plantsville pageants

Who will be the next Miss Southington, Miss Plantsville, Miss Southington’s Outstanding Teen and Miss Plantsville’s Outstanding Teen 2017? Would you like to earn Scholarship money? Do you have a passion to give back to your community and help others?…

Obituary: Joseph T. Rossi, 68

Joseph T. Rossi, 68, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 13 surrounded by his family after his courageous battle against cancer. He is survived by his son Joseph C. Rossi and his daughter Sarah Burciaga, daughter-in-law Lynn Rossi,…

State police report 496 accidents and 2 fatalities over Thanksgiving weekend

Connecticut State Police were out in force during the Thanksgiving weekend with a sharp focus on safety. From Wednesday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 27, state police added additional troopers to patrol the roads and highways with a focus on…

St. Paul Catholic to kick off 50th anniversary celebration on Sept. 17

It’s been almost one half century since the St. Paul Catholic High School yearbook championed their first graduating class.  “They conceived a school… in a breakthrough of thought…,” reads the 1970 Kaleidoscope, “minds opened as the ground broke… and spirit grew.”…