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Aug 25, 2002
A Night at the Movies, Fresh Air Included Multiplexes have popped up everywhere and yet there are still those people who would rather pack a blanket, a couple of lawn chairs, and maybe a picnic, and head to one of the three remaining drive-in theaters in CT. By Frances Chamberlain.       New York Times       link
Jun 11, 2003
Drive-in final show may have come Wanted bold, movie-loving entrepreneur, with a nostalgic mindset and very deep pockets. Not wanted a developer ready to put in yet another big department store or multi-theater complex. By Randall Beach.       New Britain Herald       link
Aug 3, 2003
Southington wants the Twin to expand a park SOUTHINGTON The sign on the red, white and blue marquee says the Southington Twin Drive-In Theater is CLOSED TILL FURTHER NOTICE. But it's looking more and more like that notice never will come. By Martin J. Waters.       Record-Journal       link
Jan 30, 2004
A Big-Picture Idea For Fun SOUTHINGTON -- At $1.5 million, a municipal purchase of the 40-acre Southington Twin Drive-In property on the Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike would notbe cheap.       Hartford Courant       link
Mar 28, 2004
Water board seeks to buy portion of drive-in land SOUTHINGTON The Board of Water Commissioners has offered to buy six to eight acres of the 40-acre Southington Twin Drive-In property for $250,000 to protect its second biggest water-producing well. By Robert C. Pollack.       Record-Journal       link
Mar 28, 2004
Drive-In purchase proposal process begins Wednesday A proposal by Peter Parakos and Anthony Denorfia to sell the 40-acre Southington Drive-In property to the town for $1.5 million to expand adjacent Recreation Park seems headed for an April 27 referendum. By Robert C. Pollack.       Record-Journal       link
Apr 28, 2004
Town to buy drive-in site Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly gave the town the go-ahead to purchase the site of the Southington Drive-In. The result was a surprising landslide victory -- 2,299 voted yes to just 1,087 no votes. By Scott Cornell.       New Britain Herald       link

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Apr 27, 2004
Southington voters approve purchase of movie theater Southington-WTNH, Apr. 27, 2004 1100 PM Voters in Southington have approved a proposal for the town to buy the site of an old twin drive-in movie theater. link