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Mulberry Gardens open house on Jan. 9

January 5, 2016
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington
58 Mulberry St., Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 276-1020

Mulberry Gardens of Southington, an assisted living, adult day and memory care community, will be holding an open house on Saturday, Jan. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Light refreshments will be served. Mulberry Gardens is located at 58 Mulberry St. in Plantsville. People are welcome…

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Diane Barile is the January artist at The Orchards

January 5, 2016
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"Peaches and Roses" by Diane Barile.

Southington’s Diane Barile will display her acrylic paintings at The Gallery at The Orchards through Jan. 31. The title of her show is “Art in Acrylic.” Barile has been painting for about three years, and the artist claims that painting has given her new insight and made her more observing of her surroundings. She is…

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St. Paul planning open house; placement exam Jan. 16

December 30, 2015
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St. Paul Catholic High School will host an open house next month. The scheduled date is Saturday, Jan. 9 with the tour beginning at 10 a.m. A tour of the Bristol building, meeting the faculty, and visiting the family are all part of St. Paul’s open houses and are open to all prospective students and…

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AARP Tax Aide appointments available

December 30, 2015
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Appointment sign-up for 2016 AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is underway. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide appointments are available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Appointments are held in the Computer Lab at Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol starting Feb. 9. Tax Aide appointmentsare available Tuesdays, 8:30…

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Children welcomed to ‘Winter Wonderland’

December 26, 2015
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER From animation drawings to carousel design art to cartoon film showings, the Winter Wonderland Children’s Adventure event at the Bristol Historical Society will feature something for all children. The free event will take place on Monday, Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will feature a variety of…

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Churches announce Christmas service schedules

December 24, 2015
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Nativity

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25): Baptist First Baptist Church 581 Meriden Ave, Southington DEC. 24—6 p.m. service featuring special music, scripture, candlelight, and a Christmas message from Rev. Sharon Holt. DEC. 25—none. Note: People are welcome to visit…

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Holiday shopping at the Apple Town Villa

December 23, 2015
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SO The Summit- Hope Coletta and Allison Parks (works there)

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Summit employee Allison Parks, right, assists Hope Coletta with finding the perfect gift at The Shops at Apple Town Villa. Each year, the main dining room at The Summit at Plantsville is transformed into a Christmas shop and residents are provided an opportunity to shop for their families and friends. Summit employees assist…

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Library listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: December The Art of the Find. The library will be displaying “eclectic collectors” Arlene Fernandez…

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7th annual police department gift drive

December 22, 2015
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Police Department Gift Drive

The Southington Police Department will be holding their 7th annual gift drive on Saturday, Dec. 19 at the Southington Walmart on Queen Street. From 10 a.m. through 2 p.m., police will collect gifts and donations to support local families. All donations will be used at Southington Community Services. For more information please contact Southington Police…

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Public Works laborer wanted

December 19, 2015
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Town of Southington

The Town of Southington is seeking a Public Works laborer for the Highway Department. This position is a full time position, 40 hours with mandatory overtime. Applicants must hold a valid motor vehicle’s license, with the ability to obtain a CDL license. Laborers must be able to lift and carry, up to and including 75…

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