Volunteers needed to bring hope to incarcerated teens

January 20, 2016
By
Comm - Straight Ahead logo

Straight Ahead Ministries, a Christian non-profit group, is looking for more men and women of faith whom might be interested in a volunteer effort for weekly Bible studies and prayer groups within teen detention and residential living centers in Connecticut. The group visits teens in nearby centers such as Manson Youth Institution in Cheshire and…

Read more »

Judge comes to a final decision in the Hatton Meadow case

January 20, 2016
By
Solar Panels

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER After nearly 8 months, a final decision has been made to allow the installation of a solar panel array on the meadow neighboring Hatton Elementary School. On Jan. 13, Judge Robert E. Young of the New Britain Judicial Court brought an end to the lengthy battle between the Town of Southington, Greenskies,…

Read more »

Hawks Landing development rights purchased as open space

January 20, 2016
By
Hawks Landing CC

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Last November, Southington residents showed their support for $2 million in spending for open space property and development in Southington. A majority of residents voted “yes” on a referendum item that appropriated the funding for costs related to the acquisition of open space in the last election—including the costs of easements, interests,…

Read more »

ASPCA issues winter weather reminders for pets

January 20, 2016
By
Family Fun Fest- (14)

With a major winter storm threatening much of the East Coast, the ASPCA is reminding pet owners that cold weather conditions can be particularly dangerous for pets. Below are safety tips pet owners should keep in mind as the temperature drops and the snow piles up: Never let your dog off the leash on snow or…

Read more »

Man arrested for stealing leaf blower from Home Depot

January 20, 2016
By
Russell Sears

Southington police arrested a Somers man for stealing a backpack leaf blower from Home Depot at 1816 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike in Southington. On Monday, Jan. 18, police responded to a call from Home Depot security at approximately 10:16 a.m. about a shoplifting incident and a possible altercation in the parking lot. Home Depot security watched Russell…

Read more »

Man arrested for selling marijuana

January 20, 2016
By
The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

Andrew Pelto, 24, of Southington was arrested after Southington police made two controlled purchases of marijuana. During the month of August 2015, the Southington Police Department Special Investigations Unit received information that Pelto was selling marijuana in town. Based on this information, two controlled purchases of marijuana were made and two arrest warrants were issued by…

Read more »

Music listings, starting Jan. 22

January 20, 2016
By

SATURDAY, JAN. 23 BRISTOL THE CHAPARRALS. 7 to 11 p.m. BYOB. Snacks and set-ups available for sale. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Av., Bristol. (860) 585-5411. SUNDAY, JAN. 24 OTHER THE REUNION BAND. 5 p.m. The Half Door, 270 Sisson Ave., Hartford. TheHalfDoorHtfd.com, (203) 650-3492. LAMB OF GOD. Toyota Oakdale Theater, 95 S. Turnpike…

Read more »

‘King Kong’ will wait a weekend due to impending snow

January 20, 2016
By

The screening of ‘King Kong’ this weekend, which is part of the Hollywood at the Bijou movie series presented by The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum, has been postponed to next weekend due to the impending snow storm. The movie will be shown next weekend, Jan. 29 and 30, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and…

Read more »

Miscellaneous listings, starting Jan. 22

January 20, 2016
By

  SATURDAY, JAN. 23 OTHER SINGLES GAME NIGHT. Sponsored by Singles Connection. 7 p.m. Eat, play games, hang out. Gail’s, 35 Anthony Dr., Bristol. $5. Reservations. (8960) 582-8229. OPENING CELEBRATION OF FOUR ART EXHIBITIONS. 4 to 6 p.m. The First Juried Members Exhibition, Mixmaster, which runs through March 6; interdisciplinary artist Melanie Crean’s “Ellipses,” which…

Read more »