Southington voters support Sanders and Trump

May 4, 2016
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Mary Cassidy checks in with James Quinn and Jessica Aszklar at DePaolo during Tuesday’s primary.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Just over one-half of eligible voters in Southington took part in the presidential primary elections on April 26. A total of 50.5 percent of voters in town made their way to the polls last Tuesday, ultimately favoring U.S. Senator for Vermont Bernie Sanders (D) as the Democratic candidate, and Donald Trump as…

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Library listings for the May 6 edition

May 4, 2016
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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: May “The Making of the President 1960” by Theodore H. White. Monday, May 9, 6:30…

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Recreation Department listings for the May 13 edition

May 4, 2016
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recreation listings

Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Recreation Department at (860) 276-6219. Checks should be payable to Town of Southington. Pre-registration and payment is required. For more information, registration forms, or an activity schedule visit www.southington.org/recreation. TINY HAWK SOCCER & BASKETBALL PROGRAM—Tuesdays, May 10 to June…

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Sports listings for the May 6 edition

May 4, 2016
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If you would like to your event announced in The Observer, please e-mail information to jgoralski@southingtonobserver.com. The Observer reserves the right to edit for content and space.

FUNDRAISERS RED SOX-YANKEES BUS TRIP—Saturday, May 7, bus leaves St. Paul Catholic HS in Bristol at 9 a.m. Cost is $125 per person, includes tickets to Yankee Stadium and beverages on the bus. Proceeds benefit the St. Paul Catholic girls softball booster club. Contact: Gary Hovhanessian, (860) 690-5959 or at garyhov@aol.com. PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE…

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Police Blotter for the May 6 edition

May 4, 2016
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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, April 15 through Monday, April 25: Robert J. Mitchell, 28, of 140 Carol Dr., Bristol, was arrested on April 15 for evading responsibility. Melinda Fisher, 29, of 152 North Main St., Wallingford, was arrested on April 21 for second degree breach of peace and third…

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Fire Report for the May 6 edition

May 4, 2016
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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 33 incidents between Monday, April 18 and Monday, April 25: Monday, April 18 6:11:18 a.m., 290 Spring Lake Rd., Brush or brush-and-grass mix 1:42:09 p.m., 10 Maxwell Noble Dr., Arcing, shorted electrical 3:08:42 pm., 22 Main St., Arcing, shorted electrical 4:06:47 p.m., 72 Village Gate Dr., Gasoline or…

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‘Kwanzaa in May’ celebration held by Queen Ann Nzing Center May 14

May 3, 2016
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To celebrate the culmination of a year of arts enrichment, the Queen Ann Nzinga Center will host “Kwanzaa in May” at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain on May 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants will showcase multiple forms of artistic expression. The public is welcome to see children and teens perform skits, sing, dance and…

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New principal picked for Southington Catholic School

May 3, 2016
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Southington Catholic School co-pastors, Father Ronald May and Father Nicholas Melo, announce the appointment of Eileen Sampiere as the new school principal, effective July 1. Sampiere is currently the principal of Corpus Christi School in Wethersfield. During her 24 year tenure at Corpus Christi, she is credited with implementing major renovations and additions to the…

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Obituary: Brandon Daniel Caron, 29

May 2, 2016
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Obit - Brandon Caron

Brandon Daniel Caron, 29 of Bristol passed away Saturday morning, April 30, 2016 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Brandon was born in Bristol on January 28, 1987 son of Daniel V. Caron of Bristol and Lisa (Michaud) Caron also of Farmington. He was currently employed by Tice Lawn Maintenance in Prospect. Brandon…

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