Zoni in the House

April 20, 2016
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Zoni in the House

Connecticut State Rep. David Zoni of Southington discusses legislation with a colleague, Rep. Christine Randall of Danielson, during Tuesday’s session in the House. Lawmakers are heading into the final weeks of the 2016 General Assembly session which is scheduled to adjourn May 4.

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Southington Community Theatre brings the ‘Noise’ and brings the farce

April 20, 2016
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The cast  of Southington Community Theatre’s production of ‘Noises Off,’ which runs from April 21 to 23.

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR Southington Community Theatre is at it again, hitting the stage with the farce, “Noises Off” The Observer caught up with the show’s director, Amanda Savio, to talk to her about the genre of farce, “Noises Off,” and the cast of the production, which took the stage starting April 21 and continues through…

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Sports listings for the April 22 edition

April 20, 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 PSYCHIC READINGS FOR RUGBY—Friday, April 29, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. (6:30 p.m. registration), at Southington High School. A group reading with medium Karen Kilmartin. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance. Proceeds benefit the SHS rugby club. Contact: hdultra73@gmail.com. PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase…

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Recreation Department listings for the April 22 edition

April 20, 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. INTRODUCTION TO FENCING—Mondays, May 2 to May 23, 6:15 p.m.-7:15…

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Library listings for the April 22 edition

April 20, 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: April Kelley Elementary School is Artist of the Month. Through April 30 at the Gallery…

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Police report for the April 22 edition

April 20, 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 Tuesday, March 22 to Thursday, April 14: Robert Crotty, 42, of 10-8 Judith Lane, Waterbury, was arrested on March 22 for fourth degree larceny. Corey Cyr, 19, of 323 Lazy Lane, Southington, was arrested on April 6 for first degree criminal mischief. Brian G. Joyce, 30,…

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Fire Report for the April 22 edition

April 20, 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 39 incidents from Monday, April 11 to Sunday, April 17: Monday, April 11 9:46:58 a.m., Meriden Ave. and Meriden Waterbury Tpk., Vehicle accident, general 4:44:38 p.m., 100 Victoria Dr., Detector activation, no fire 5:36:02 p.m., 55 Michael Dr., Lock-out Building 6:10:48 p.m., 21 East Summer St., Smoke detector…

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Obituary: Robert E. Okenquist, 92

April 19, 2016
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Robert E. Okenquist, 92, of Southington, died on Monday, April 18.

Robert E. Okenquist, 2 days shy of 93, of Southington, passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016 at the Summit of Plantsville.  He had been the loving husband of Mary (Zakrewski) Okenquist for 67 years. Robert was born on April 20, 1923 in Plainville, CT and had been a longtime Southington resident. He worked at…

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Art league seeking submissions for spring show

April 19, 2016
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The Art League of New Britain, 30 Cedar St., New Britain wants artists to submit work for the 12th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition. Jurors are Rachel Carlson and Claudia Van Nes of Maple and Main Gallery in Chester, Conn. First prize is $300 plus a one person exhibit at a mutually agreed upon date. Second…

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