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Police department issues parking ban

February 18, 2014
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The Southington Police Department is implementing a parking ban in town. The ban began at 2 p.m. The ban impacts all the streets in Southington and will remain in effect until midnight. From then, the normal winter months overnight parking ban will go into effect.  

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Police investigating robbery at Meriden Waterbury Turnpike food mart

February 18, 2014
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Police investigating robbery at Meriden Waterbury Turnpike food mart

Southington police are investigating an armed robbery at the Kaival Food Mart and Gulf Gas Station on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike. The robbery occurred a little after 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7. According to police, a white male approximately 5’10”, 200 lbs., entered the front door of the business, brandishing a silver retractable carpet knife…

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Police: People are posing as water department employees

February 4, 2014
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The Southington Police Department is warning the public that individuals in town are posing as water department employees in an attempt to access homes. According to police, the individuals are saying they need access to a customer’s home to test the water. The Southington Water Department was notified of the imposters. Real Southington Water Department…

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Councilor looks at ways to combat vandalism

January 31, 2014
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Councilor looks at ways to combat vandalism

By Ed Harris Editor A Southington Town Councilor is looking to create a taskforce that would be charged with brainstorming ideas to deal with vandalism in town, after an ice rink was vandalized for the second time in as many weeks. Councilor Dawn Miceli would like the taskforce to include people from all walks of…

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Local charged with selling narcotics in town

January 24, 2014
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Local charged with selling narcotics in town

A local man was arrested by the Southington Police Narcotics Enforcement Team (N.E.T.) and charged with selling narcotics. On Thursday, Jan. 23, police arr ested Michael Henderson, 34, on four warrants issue out of Bristol Superior Court. He was held on a $700,000 bond for a Jan. 24 court date. Police received information in late…

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Town under parking ban as of this evening

January 21, 2014
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Due to the impending snowstorm the town of Southington  and the Southington Police Department will be implementing a parking ban on all streets, beginning at 6 p.m. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.

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Plantsville man arrested on sexual assault charges

January 14, 2014
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A Plantsville man was arrested on sex assault charges. Jason J. Archibald, 29, was charged on Monday, Jan. 13 with first and second degree sexual assault. He was held on a $75,000 with a Jan. 14 court date. According to police, the arrest warrant resulted from an investigation of an incident that occurred on November…

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Local roads are passable, but not salted

January 3, 2014
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Southington’s highway crews worked throughout the night and all the roads in town are passable, Town Manager Garry Brumback reported. “They have intentionally not salted to avoid thawing before the subzero temperatures we are expecting tonight,” Brumback said in an update on the storm. “The plan for the roads is to sand the hills and…

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Brumback lays out 48 hour plan to handle winter storm

January 2, 2014
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Expecting severe weather this evening, Town Manager Garry Brumback has laid out an attack plan for the next two days. “During the next 48 hours we are expecting severe weather with heavy snow and bitter cold,” Brumback said in an email release. Brumback said the highway staff would remain on duty until the snow storm…

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Police searching for two suspects in 7-11 armed robbery

December 30, 2013
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Police searching for two suspects in 7-11 armed robbery

The Southington Police Department is searching for two suspects involved in an armed robbery at the 7-11 on Queen Street on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Video surveillance footage from the store showed two suspects entered the store at approximately 03:14 am. One of the suspects went behind the counter with the store clerk. The store clerk…

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