Kids listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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SEPT. 19, OCT. 8, OCT. 24 BRISTOL ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. Saturdays, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Tour the building. Meet faculty. (Placement exam is Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8 a.m.) St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Pre-register. SPCHS.net, mcrowley@spchs.net, (860) 584-0911. TUESDAY, SEPT. 22 OTHER AUDITION…

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Meetings listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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SUNDAY, SEPT. 20 PLAINVILLE CONNECTICUT ROSE SOCIETY. Doors open at 1 p.m. Meeting at 1:30 p.m. Round table discussion, share your successes and failures in your garden. Bring photos. Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville. Free. wwwCTRose.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned…

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Support group listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 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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Senior listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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MONDAY, SEPT. 21 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR THE SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 p.m. Stephanie Soucy, Plainville Senior Center outreach coordinator, will be available to answer questions on a “walk-in basis” no appointment needed. She will answer questions on Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings program, housing optins, Alzheimer’s help, caregiving, homecare, etc. Open to residents of…

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Locals remember lives lost in 9/11 attacks

September 14, 2015
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Last Friday, September 11th, the town of Southington held a ceremony of remembrance in honor of the victims and families of September 11th, 2001.  Town officials, members of the fire department, police department, and members of the community were among those in attendance.  The ceremony was held at the corner of Summer Street and West Main…

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Letter: Reader discusses reasons for his BOE campaign

September 12, 2015
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Letter: Reader discusses reasons for his BOE campaign

Letter to the Editor The state released the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) results last week. That is the high-stakes standardized test that supposedly will be used to evaluate public schools, administrators and teachers. The results told us many things we already knew. Who did the worst? Students of poverty, often minorities. Who did the…

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Letter: Reader defends Town Councilor’s reputation

September 12, 2015
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number and email us at  JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com.

To the editor: As a Southington homeowner whose property has twice been impacted by town projects, I feel true sympathy for fellow residents who are affected by the solar panel project. I echo the sentiments, however, of letter writer Nancy Chiero (8/27) in support of our Town Councilor Tom Lombardi, who has come under fire…

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Fred and Joan Gagliardi celebrated 65 years of marriage

September 12, 2015
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Fred and Joan Gagliardi, of Southington and Florida, celebrated 65 years of marriage by renewing their marriage vows at St. Thomas Church in Southington. The couple was married on Sept. 2, 1950 at St. Joseph Church in New Britain. They were joined in celebration by their children, John and Pam Gagliardi of Seymour, Mary Ann…

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Man charged with assaulting 70 year old

September 11, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced that Joshua Cuadrado, 24, of Southington was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and charged with second degree assault on the elderly and disorderly conduct. The investigation began at approximately 2:25 p.m. on Sept. 8 when police were called to 217 Old Turnpike Rd. on a report of a domestic dispute.…

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