Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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FRIDAY, OCT. 9 BRISTOL SINGLES 50S, 60S, 70S DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dance to the music of DJ Tom Haynes. Buffet from 8 to 9 p.m. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. Dress casual. $12 for members, $17 for guests. (860) 582-8229. OCT. 9-10 BRISTOL FREE CLOTHING AND HOUSEWARE GIVEAWAY. Held…

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Obituaries for the Oct. 9 edition

October 7, 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: Carmello Salvatore Cardaci, 92, of Southington, formerly of Clifton, N.J., died on Friday, Sept. 30. He was the husband of the late Anne (Brigandi) Cardaci, who died in 2006. Alberta A. Grochowski, 91, formerly of…

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Support group listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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Meeting listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Kids listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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FRIDAY, OCT. 9 BRISTOL FIRE SAFETY WEEK PROGRAM. Held by the Museum of Fire History with the Bristol Fire Department. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children of all ages, their families, and teachers can learn about fire safety, visiting the museum and meeting real firefighters. Touch a truck. Learn how to escape a burning building…

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Fire Report for the Oct. 9 edition

October 7, 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 87 incidents from Sept. 14 to Sept. 29: Monday, Sept. 14 8:49:55 a.m., 37 North Rd., Public service 2:43:00 p.m., 111 Old Mountain Rd., HazMat release investigation 3:38:29 p.m., 240 Main St., Vehicle accident, general 6:39:54 p.m., I-84 Westbound Exit 29 off ramp, Vehicle accident, general Tuesday, Sept.…

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Police Blotter for the Oct. 9 edition

October 7, 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 Friday, Sept. 25 to Sunday, Oct. 4: Michael E. Woodcock, 24, of 12 Taunton St, Southington, was arrested on Sept. 25 for extradition. Jerzy W. Janoska, 73, of 500 Pleasant St., Southington, was arrested on Sept. 26 for violation of a protective order. Jermaine Armstrong, 36,…

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Local teacher cleared in duct tape investigation

October 7, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Matthew Golchin, 10th grade Language Arts teacher at Southington High School, has been cleared of criminal charges surrounding an incident that occurred in his eighth period class on Sept. 18, where police say he placed a perimeter of duct tape around the desk of one of his students to prevent him from…

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Apple Harvest Festival; Growing in Community Pride

October 7, 2015
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From rain to shine, Southington’s first weekend of the Apple Harvest Festival was eventful.  The festival was held off a bit by rainy conditions on Friday and early Saturday, but was in full swing by Saturday afternoon.  Apple pie and fritter eating contests were held.  Bed races barreled down Main Street as planned.   Sunday afternoon, the…

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