Author: jgoralski

Obituaries for the Nov. 20 edition

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Anne “Nancy” (Casner) Adams, of Southington, died at home on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. She was the wife of Leslie…

Police blotter for the Nov. 20 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Friday, Nov. 6 to Monday, Nov. 9: Nicolas Chiarella, 24, of 485 Janes St., Bridgeport, was arrested on Nov. 6 for three separate incidents of selling marijuana. Christine Cianciola, 46, of…

Fire Report for the Nov. 20 edition

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 62 incidents from Friday, Nov. 6 to Monday, Nov. 16: Friday, Nov. 6 1:19:24 p.m., 33 Hickory Hill, Public service 1:33:45 p.m., 26 Hickory Hill, Public service 2:29:03 p.m., 28 Hickory Hill, Public…

Co-founder of The Observer dies at 92

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Jennie (Marciniec) Urillo, a former owner of the Step Saver and Southington Observer newspapers, died on Monday, Nov. 16 at Hartford HealthCare at Bradley Memorial Hospital in Southington. She was 92. Urillo was a co-founder of the…

Sports listings for the Nov. 20 edition

FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of…

Police announce winter parking ban

The Southington Police Department announced that the town-wide winter parking ban will take effect on Sunday, Nov. 15. The emergency parking ban, sidewalk maintenance ordinance, snow throwing ordinance, and absent owner requirements go into effect on the same day. Winter…