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The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a bridge maintenance project will be performed on I-84 (eastbound) from Exit 31 to 34 in Southington/Plainville. This project is scheduled to take place on Monday, August 23, 2010 and continue through Friday, August 27, 2010.
Absentee ballots are now available for any Connecticut voters who will be out of town or otherwise unavailable to go to their polling place and cast a ballot in statewide primaries on Aug. 10.
The Plainville/Southington Citizen newspapers will be participating in the second annual Military Overseas Care Packages Drive coordinated by Southington Fire Co. 1. The office will have a drop box so items can be collected at 40 N. Main St., Southington, during regular weekday business hours.
Public H1N1 flu immunization clinics have been scheduled, by appointment only, Monday, Dec. 21, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and Tuesday, Dec. 22, from noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Southington Health Department, 93 Main St., second floor.
The Southington Italian-American Festival will be held Friday, July 24 through Sunday, July 26 on Center Street between North Liberty and High streets (previously Factory Square). Festival hours are Friday, 5 to 11 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 11 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.
Early Thursday morning, after seeing herself reported missing on television, Ruby Hendrix went to Southington Police Department headquarters. She told police she has been staying with a friend out of town and was safe. According to police, Hendrix allegedly had some problems with her brother, Joshua Prink, who she had been residing with, and does not wish to return to his address.