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The Orchards open house events in September

August 31, 2015
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The Orchards at Southington
34 Hobart St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-5656

The Orchards at Southington, an independent and assisted living community, will host open houses on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Orchards at Southington is located at 34 Hobart St. The Orchards at Southington, which offers independent and assisted living, is a not for profit member of…

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Southington Festival Chorale welcomes a new director

August 31, 2015
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Christopher Härtel has been named as the new artistic director of the Southington Festival Chorale.

The Southington Festival Chorale recently welcomed Christopher Härtel as the new artistic director. Härtel comes to the chorale with many years of experience as a music educator—nearly 20 as a teacher of vocal music and drama in both public and private schools, and nearly a…

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Faith Baptist Church announced fall hours

August 30, 2015
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Faith Baptist Church, 243 Laning St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8147

Faith Baptist Church on 243 Laning St. recently announced their fall hours, as of Sunday, Sept. 20. Sunday worship services will start at 11 a.m. The adult Bible Study is scheduled for 9:45 a.m., and Sunday school will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.…

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All ‘bad things’ end pretty well at Motley Crue show

August 29, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you’re going to go out, you might as well do it big and go out with a bang. And that’s exactly what metal merchants Motley Crue did on Aug. 16 at the Mohegan Sun. Out on the road for…

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Letter: Reader doesn’t like political agendas at Hatton Meadows

August 29, 2015
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Letter: Reader doesn’t like political agendas at Hatton Meadows

To the editor: As a tax payer and as a citizen of this wonderful town, I am so disappointed with what has gone on with the solar panel project. It is quite clear from what I have read that there is a hidden political agenda…

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Letter: Reader disagrees with fellow PZC member

August 29, 2015
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number and email us at  JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com.

To the editor This letter is in response to “Reader wants Transparency for Hatton Meadow” in last week’s Observer written by E. Stephen Leggett. I wish to set the record straight with regard to the misinformation campaign and the recent mis-statement of facts put forth…

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Business owners, management, sales forum on Sept. 15

August 29, 2015
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Biz - Cashin Business Forum

Motivational speaker and sales growth strategist Duane Cashin will be holding a free forum on Tuesday Sept. 15. The business forum, which focuses on building a pipeline of sales opportunities, is presented by the Southington Economic Development Department in conjunction with the Southington Chamber of…

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Letter: Plantsville business owner thanks volunteers for the Community Cookout

August 29, 2015
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Letter: Plantsville business owner thanks volunteers for the Community Cookout

To the editor: I would like to thank everyone who helped pull last weekend’s Community Cookout together. It was a great success, considering it was pieced together in a short amount of time. Without everyone who helped this would never have been possible. Here comes…

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Commentary:

August 28, 2015
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Lt. Glenn Dube

We talk a lot about time in the fire service. In many ways, to quote an area fire officer, “Firefighters do not fight fire. We fight the clock.” Once it gets started, a fire in a building will double in size every 30 to 60…

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