Storm knocks out Cox cable, internet

August 19, 2015
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Cox

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Many Southington residents found themselves spending a day without access to their phone, internet, and cable services on Tuesday, Aug. 11, when Cox Communications experienced an outage for more than five hours. Dana Nolfe, Director of Communications for Cox, said the outage was caused by a storm that brought down two trees,…

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Southington support groups for the Aug. 21 edition

August 19, 2015
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Advice

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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Southington senior listings for the Aug. 21 edition

August 19, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

FRIDAY, AUG 21 SOUTHINGTON ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND BINGO. 1 p.m. at Calendar House. Presented by the Summit at Plantsville. Make your own sunday with plenty of gooey, fruity, sweet toppings and get ready to enjoy BINGO with prizes to make you smile. Tickets cost $1 and are avalable at the office. TUESDAY, AUG 25…

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Sports Listings for the Aug. 21 edition

August 19, 2015
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Sports Calendar

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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Obituaries for the Aug. 21 edition

August 19, 2015
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obituaries

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Sonja Kaschke, 85, of Plantsville, died at home on Thursday, Aug. 13, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Paul Kaschke. Nicholas C. Witkowski, 35, of Southington, husband of Rachael (Fusco)…

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Fire Report for the Aug. 21 edition

August 19, 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 42 incidents between Monday, Aug. 10 and Sunday, Aug. 16: Monday, Aug. 10 4:08:50 a.m., I-84 Eastbound exit, Vehicle accident, general 7:16:41 a.m., 45 Carter Ln., Motor vehicle accident 10:57:31 a.m., 970 South Main St./ Pine Meadows, Medical assist, assist EMS. 1:13:08 p.m., 111 South Plains Rd., Lock-out…

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Police Blotter for Aug. 21 edition

August 19, 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 from Thursday, Aug. 6 to Thursday, Aug. 13: Keith Rochefort, 30, of 1041 Marion Ave., Southington, was arrested on Aug. 6 for disorderly conduct and second degree threatening. Jessica Nicole Hayes, 33, of 56 Amity St, Meriden, was arrested on Aug. 7 for second degree forgery, third…

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Bristol TEC adult ed classes start Sept. 14

August 18, 2015
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Apprenticeship and extension courses for the State of Connecticut Adult Education Evening School Division at  Bristol Technical Education Center will be starting the week of Sept. 14. Registration dates are Aug. 25, 26, 27, 31 and Sept. 1, 2, 3, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 431 Minor St., Bristol. Courses offered include apprenticeship training…

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Bristol Blues scoreboard for Aug. 21

August 18, 2015
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FCBL Playoffs   Quarterfinals Wednesday, August 12, 2015 #5 Nashua Silver Knights 5, #4 North Shore Navigators 2 #1 Marthas Vineyard Sharks 4, #8 Pittsfield Suns 1 #2 Bristol Blues 3, #7 Torrington Titans 1 #6 Worcester Bravehearts 3, #3 Brockton Rox 0   Semifinals Thursday, August 13, 2015 #6 Worcester Bravehearts 7, #1 Marthas…

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