Charge continues: Defending champions surge past Manchester in the season opener

September 16, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER With 5:06 to go in the fourth quarter, Jasen Rose hiked the ball from under center. He handed the ball off to Alessio Diana and sat back and just watched the show. Diana sidestepped two defenders and shook another loose as he streaked down the sideline for an 87-yard dash to…

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Reloading for another victory lap: Lady Knight swim team looks to build on their recent success

September 16, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Since Evan Tuttle took over the girl’s swimming and diving team as head coach in 2010, the program has been gradually improving. Over the past two seasons, the Knights have had their best performances at the Class LL meet under Tuttle with back-to-back, top 10 finishes and four swimmers advancing to…

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Sports listings

September 16, 2015
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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.

APPLE HARVEST ROAD RACES All races are sponsored by the Southington Community YMCA. Forms are available for pre-registration (by Oct. 3 at noon) at the YMCA membership desk. All race info and on-line registration info can be found at sccymca.org/apple. Register by Sept. 23 to receive a free t-shirt. Plenty of refreshments for athletes with…

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Southington Senior listings

September 16, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

SATURDAY, SEPT. 19 SOUTHINGTON AARP DRIVER SAFETY CARFIT EVENT. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Calendar House. A FREE interactive, educational program teaching participants how to make their personal vehicle “fit” them to increase safety and mobility as they drive. To schedule your 20-minute appointment, call (860) 375-3227. For more info, visit www.car-fit.org. MONDAY, SEPT.…

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Southington Support Groups listings

September 16, 2015
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ONGOING SOUTHINGTON AL-ANON. Sundays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 114 Main St., Southington. Park in left lot, go through double doors. Meeting in Room 203. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Campus. First floor conference room A. Newcomers meeting at…

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Obituaries for the Sept. 18 edition

September 16, 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: Edmund E. Clark Jr., 68, of Southington, died on Wednesday, Aug. 26, surrounded by family at the Masonic Hospice Care Center. He was married to Joanne (Dlugoleski) Clark for 46 years. Phyllis F. Gowitt, 86,…

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Library listings for the Sept. 18 edition

September 16, 2015
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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.’ Here are some upcoming events: Freedom to Read. Thursday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m., in the Café at the library café. No registration required. Southington notables, including…

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Police Report for the Sept. 18 edition

September 16, 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: Amanda J. Girard, 24, of 103 Ledgeside Ave., Waterbury, was arrested on Sept. 2 for credit card theft, credit card fraud, and sixth degree larceny. David J. Balek, 37, of 6 Lampson St., Waterbury, was arrested on Sept. 3 for interfering with an officer. Scott Eric Sears,…

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Fire Report for the Sept. 18 edition

September 16, 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 30 incidents from Monday, Sept. 7 to Monday, Sept. 14: Monday, Sept. 7 8:53:55 a.m., 661 Main St./ 661 Main St., Natural vegetation fire, Other 11:48:09 a.m., 835 Marion Ave., Assist invalid 12:35:42 p.m., 718 Queen St., Alarm system activation 12:53:02 p.m., 1096 West St./ 01096 West, Service…

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