Mulberry Gardens open house on Jan. 9

January 5, 2016
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington
58 Mulberry St., Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 276-1020

Mulberry Gardens of Southington, an assisted living, adult day and memory care community, will be holding an open house on Saturday, Jan. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Light refreshments will be served. Mulberry Gardens is located at 58 Mulberry St. in Plantsville. People are welcome…

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Diane Barile is the January artist at The Orchards

January 5, 2016
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"Peaches and Roses" by Diane Barile.

Southington’s Diane Barile will display her acrylic paintings at The Gallery at The Orchards through Jan. 31. The title of her show is “Art in Acrylic.” Barile has been painting for about three years, and the artist claims that painting has given her new insight and made her more observing of her surroundings. She is…

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Home invasion on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike

January 5, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

A home invasion drew police attention on Monday, Jan. 4 when a home on Meriden Waterbury Turnpike reported a home invasion. At 6:41 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 4, police received a call from Daniel Morin, 43, of 735 Meriden Waterbury Tpk. which sparked the investigation. Police reported that Morin was in his home, along with…

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Obituary: Susan Cecere Palazzo, 59

January 4, 2016
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Susan Cecere Palazzo died on Jan. 2.

Susan Cecere Palazzo, 59, of Southington, passed away, unexpectedly at home on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. She was born in Bonea, Italy the daughter of the late Felice and Grazia (Cesare) Cecere Palazzo. She was employed by Filomeno’s in West Hartford. Susan is survived by a brother Joseph Palazzo of Southington and a sister Domenica…

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Obituary: Daniel J. Zeldon

January 4, 2016
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Daniel J. Zeldon died on Dec. 31.

Daniel J. Zeldon, 53, of Plantsville section of Southington, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. He was born on Aug 26, 1962 in Atlanta, GA, the son of  the late Leroy J. and Lorraine T. (Hayes) Zeldon.  Dan was an avid bicycle enthusiast and loved to ride on his Cannondale. He had also…

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Local man arrested for public indecency on rail-trail

January 4, 2016
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Timothy Delaney

Timothy Delaney, 18, of Southington was arrested by Southington police for an incident on the Southington Linear Trail, just after 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3. Police responded to a report that a male, identified as Delaney, had exposed himself to two young females, aged 5 and 8, as he rode by them on a…

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Forward into the past at Steampunk event

January 1, 2016
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Tracksters Gabi Napoli, left, and Sean Garrison, center, sign NCAA Division I National Letters of Intent during a ceremony at the high school.

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR What if the future happened in the age of Queen Victoria instead of the 21st century? Well, you can find out on Jan. 9 when the Brass Ring Academy and Cabaret returns to the New England Carousel Museum for another celebration of everything known as Steampunk. The genre has been…

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Hot off the press: The Observer boasts 1 of 5 presses left in the state

December 31, 2015
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Production Manager of The Observer's press room Kevin Smalley inspects a machine while printing copies of a local publication.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Back in 1975, The Southington Observer became a source for local news in Southington, and it has enjoyed its distinction as the only local paper published and printed in town with Southington employees. For 40 years, the Observer has been rolling off the presses on Spring Street. Today, as one of the…

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Still focused on the community

December 31, 2015
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Southington Observer

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER For 40-years, The Observer has provided its readers with news of local sports, politics, education, and day-to-day life in the town of Southington. While other news sources have come and gone, The Observer has survived for four decades as a valued source of information and an important part of the community. Begun…

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