Compounce joins Dinosaur Trail

June 18, 2015
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For the family with an affinity for dinosaurs, there are five locations on the Connecticut Dinosaur Trail, a historic collaboration that brings together five of the state’s pre-eminent tourist attractions: Connecticut Science Center, Dinosaur State Park, The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. and new this year – Lake…

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Main Street Community Foundation awards scholarships

June 18, 2015
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Main Street Community Foundation has awarded $146,000 in scholarships to a group of over 120 students at varying levels of their academic careers from the towns of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Wolcott as well as other communities. The majority of scholarship grants were awarded during the foundation’s June 9 Scholarship Reception at Hawk’s…

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Lady Knights are champs…again

June 17, 2015
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Bella Russo stares down the ball during a 15-pitch at bat that helped spark Southington’s four-run comeback rally.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER STRATFORD—With her teammates pressed against the fence behind her, Lauren Zazzaro strolled up to the plate with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning. Her shallow pop fly barely made it into the grass between the infield and outfield, but it was enough. Cheshire’s right fielder, Mairaide O’Reilly, made…

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Obituaries for the June 19 edition

June 17, 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: Margaret “Mona” Rose (Coviello) Burnop, 91, of Waterbury, died on Monday, June 1 at the Summit of Plantsville. Theresa Marie (Ouellette) Cyr, 92, of Bristol, widow of Normand R. Cyr, died on June 12 at…

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Fire Report for the June 19 edition

June 17, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 41 incidents from Monday, June 8 to Monday, June 15: Monday, June 8 1:25:56 a.m., Norton St. and Todd Rd., Motor Vehicle Accident 10:22:22 a.m., I-84 Westbound Exit, Smoke Scare, Odor Of Smoke 11:48:28 a.m., 905 Marion Ave., Medical Assist, Assist EMS 1:40:53 p.m., 1821 Meriden-Wtby Tpk., Alarm…

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Police blotter for June 19 edition

June 17, 2015
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Police blotter for June 19 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Wednesday, June 3 through Wednesday, June 10: Kamila Lipinska, 25, of 100 South End Rd., Southington, was arrested for an incident on Oct. 1, 2014 for passing a standing school bus. Frank J. Vinci, 42, of 488 Curtiss St., Southington, was arrested on June 3 for…

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DePaolo Middle School announced the students of the month for June

June 17, 2015
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DePaolo Middle School announced the students of the month for May.

Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School recently announced the names of its June students of the month. In sixth grade Avery Halloran, Saimir Kaja, and Nick Mowatt were selected by their teams. Avery is the daughter of Carina and Michael Halloran and won the American Citizenship Award in fifth grade. She volunteered at Alex’s Lemonade Stand…

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Police investigate motorcycle accident on Flanders

June 16, 2015
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Southington Police Department’s Accident Investigation Team (AIT) is investigating an accident on Flanders Road, just north of the intersection with Pilgrim Lane. Police were called to the scene a little after 10 a.m. this morning with reports of an accident involving two cars and a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle, Kevin Sullivan of Southington, sustained…

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Arrest made for sexual assault of a minor

June 16, 2015
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Edwin Perez, 30, of Meriden, turned himself in to Southington Police on Monday, June 15 after learning there was an active warrant for his arrest. Perez was processed and charged with criminal attempt to commit fourth degree sexual assault, risk of injury to a minor, second degree unlawful restraing, and second degree breach of peace.…

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