Week in Review: Westboro Church, Pleasant Street Accident and Thefts

You get busy and we know that. Here’s a look back at five of the top stories this week in Southington, published here on Patch.

Things piled up, you were busy with work and family and you didn’t have an opportunity to check in with Patch during the week to see what was going on. No problem, we are here to help.

It was a busy week in Southington with a lot of news that captured people’s attention and we have all the details. The following five stories grabbed headlines and sparked interest throughout the community, so be sure to take a look back and click on the links to read the full stories.

Editor's Note: It was a hectic week as many of us were focused on the tragedy that occurred in Newtown last week. So for this week, we simply took the most top-read stories of the week.

Westboro Baptist Church Member Says Group Will Picket Sandy Hook Elementary: While man were still trying to make sense of what happened at the Sandy Hook School in Newtown last Friday, members of Westboro Baptist Church were threatening to protest at the funeral of Sandy Hook School principal Dawn Hochsprunger. Take a look back to see what they said and how it stirred up controversy.

: An accident along Pleasant Street in the area of Woodruff Street left two sisters injured with seriour injuries. Both were taken to the hospital, one by Lifestar Helicopter. Take a look back at the complete coverage of the accident to learn more.

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: The Newtown tragedy struck us all, but when police named New Jersey native Ryan Lanza as the murderer, the New York City employee was shocked. How did he respond? Read the full story for details.

Second Man Arrested in Copper Piping Theft from Occupied Home: A homeowner in September arrived home from lunch to find his pipes missing, according to reports from the Southington Police Department. How were the stolen? Click the link to read more.

: Tuesday night, social media networks exploded with rumors that Westboro Baptist Church was staying at the Motel 6 in Southington and then Wednesday there were rumors that two from the group Anonymous were in Southington police custody. The thing is, this wasn't exactly true. What was? Read the complete story to find out.

Now that you’ve had a chance to see some our top stories, don’t forget to browse through our articles page to see more of what’s going on and what you need to know in Southington and all the details on what happened.

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