Obituaries for the Aug. 21 edition

August 19, 2015
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Sonja Kaschke, 85, of Plantsville, died at home on Thursday, Aug. 13, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Paul Kaschke. Nicholas C. Witkowski, 35, of Southington, husband of Rachael (Fusco)…

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Fire Report for the Aug. 21 edition

August 19, 2015
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 42 incidents between Monday, Aug. 10 and Sunday, Aug. 16: Monday, Aug. 10 4:08:50 a.m., I-84 Eastbound exit, Vehicle accident, general 7:16:41 a.m., 45 Carter Ln., Motor vehicle accident 10:57:31 a.m., 970 South Main St./ Pine Meadows, Medical assist, assist EMS. 1:13:08 p.m., 111 South Plains Rd., Lock-out…

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Police Blotter for Aug. 21 edition

August 19, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Thursday, Aug. 6 to Thursday, Aug. 13: Keith Rochefort, 30, of 1041 Marion Ave., Southington, was arrested on Aug. 6 for disorderly conduct and second degree threatening. Jessica Nicole Hayes, 33, of 56 Amity St, Meriden, was arrested on Aug. 7 for second degree forgery, third…

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Bristol TEC adult ed classes start Sept. 14

August 18, 2015
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Apprenticeship and extension courses for the State of Connecticut Adult Education Evening School Division at  Bristol Technical Education Center will be starting the week of Sept. 14. Registration dates are Aug. 25, 26, 27, 31 and Sept. 1, 2, 3, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 431 Minor St., Bristol. Courses offered include apprenticeship training…

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Bristol Blues scoreboard for Aug. 21

August 18, 2015
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FCBL Playoffs   Quarterfinals Wednesday, August 12, 2015 #5 Nashua Silver Knights 5, #4 North Shore Navigators 2 #1 Marthas Vineyard Sharks 4, #8 Pittsfield Suns 1 #2 Bristol Blues 3, #7 Torrington Titans 1 #6 Worcester Bravehearts 3, #3 Brockton Rox 0   Semifinals Thursday, August 13, 2015 #6 Worcester Bravehearts 7, #1 Marthas…

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Carousel museum hosts BARC art show

August 18, 2015
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The New England Carousel Museum and the Bristol Adult Resource Center will present an exhibit called “Innovative Lives” featuring work created by artists at BARC, a non-profit organization that provides services to adults with special needs. The art work will be presented on Thursday, Aug 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Carousel Museum,…

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PSHD offers tips for handling head lice

August 18, 2015
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As the first day of school draws near, the Plainville Southington Health District (PSHD) strongly encourages parents to conduct frequent hair checks on their children, in an effort to prevent head lice. The beginning of the school year is peak season for head lice.  Head lice are not something that you should be ashamed of. …

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Old Mountain Road closed for bridge work

August 17, 2015
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Starting on Tuesday, Aug. 18, Old Mountain Road, between Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike and School Street, will be closed to through traffic due to a bridge replacement project. The Southington Police Department has requested that commuters use alternate routes to avoid this area if possible, but local traffic will be permitted in this area. Detours will be…

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Showcasing eternal quality of the music of Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd

August 17, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In an interview with the Observer, singer Bruce Lamont said the music of Led Zeppelin is the classical music of the future. And given the performance last Friday at the Toyota Oakdale Theater, the lead singer of Led Zeppelin 2 is right. Led Zeppelin 2 and headliners, the Australian Pink…

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