‘Crazy Brew Bash’ REACHes Mt. Southington

October 21, 2015
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Brew Fest- Jessica Rubin (of Bristols Firefly Hollow) serves Jim Ferro and Mike Smith (of Bristol)

Jessica Rubin of Firefly Hollow in Bristol serves Jim Ferro and Mike Smith at the Crazy Brew Bash at Mount Southington on Saturday, Oct. 17. Visitors were able to enjoy an open beer tasting, accompanied by live music, lawn game tournaments, and a variety of food truck vendors. Proceeds for the event will benefit the…

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Marathon week for the Knights: Spikers follow tourney with win over Simsbury

October 21, 2015
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Southington libero Nicole Groll receives a serve during a 3-0 win over Simsbury on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The volleyball careened toward the home stands after a dig, and Sam Lohneiss leapt toward the bleachers. Her dig kept the Southington volley alive, as she knocked it back in play and hit the deck. Her set came off flawlessly. Kelsea Allen for a slam over the net for a point.…

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Meet the 2015 Board of Education candidates

October 21, 2015
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Southington Politics

We asked Southington Board of Education candidates the following questions: 1) What was the most important challenge or issue faced by the Board of Education over the last term? How did you handle it or how would you have handled it? 2) What is the most important issue ahead of us, and how will you…

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Health listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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The Hartford Symphony Orchestra Pops! series presents ‘The Music of the Eagles’ Saturday.

MONDAY, OCT. 26 PLAINVILLE ‘HOSPICE-WHAT A FAMILY CAN EXPECT AND WHAT HOSPICE CAN DO FOR YOU.’ Presented by the Health Ministry at Grace Lutheran Church. 6:45 p.m. Discussion will include choices and decisions that can help you live the best life you can can. Learn about access to the many hospice resources available. Presneters will…

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Dining listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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Helen L. (Simone) DellaVecchia, 98, of Southington, died on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.

SATURDAY, OCT. 24 2ND ANNUAL PINTS FOR PAWS. Benefit for Animal Rescue Foundation. 4 p.m. to close. Patrons will receive an ARF pint glass and one beer for a $20 donation. Refills will cost $5. Food, drink specials, including a special cask by Firefly Hollow Brewing Co. Raffles. Barley Vine, 182 Main St., Bristol. ARFCt.org…

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Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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OCT. 23, 24 OTHER BACKSTAGE HAUNTED HOUSE. Presented by New Britain Youth Theater. 3 to 6 p.m. Scary and not-so-scary versions of 10 minute “backstage” guided tours. Features member of the NBYT Teen Company and its comedy troupe, SquishyTown Asylum. New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50 High St., New Britain. $3 for adults, $2 for children, students,…

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Sports Listings for the Oct. 23 edition

October 21, 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.

EVENTS NAMING OF THE SHS TURF WALKWAY IN HONOR OF DOM D’ANGELO—Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5 p.m., at the entrance to the SHS sports complex. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held to honor the renaming of the walkway for the late Dom D’Angelo, a combat medic in World War II, serving with the 8th Armored Division…

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Senior listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 2015
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Wayne John Simmers, 73, of Southington passed away on March 15, 2016

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.…

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Support group listings for Oct. 23

October 21, 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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