Hispanic Heritage Celebration held Saturday by Queen Ann Nzinga Center

October 6, 2015
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The Queen Ann Nzinga Center will present a Hispanic Heritage Celebration Saturday, Oct. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. with free food, dancing, live music, storytelling, games, arts and crafts, raffles and giveaways. Beginning at 1 p.m., visitors to the Stockman Gallery at Trinity-on-Main, 19 Chestnut St., New Britain, may visit a variety of booths…

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Eversource issues scam alert

October 6, 2015
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For popular eateries, like the Popover Bakery and Café in Simsbury, weekend business is their “bread and butter.” So when one of the owners at Popover recently got a phone call from someone claiming to be from Eversource, threatening to shut off their power in two hours unless they made an immediate payment, she panicked.…

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Police arrest 2 New Britain men for vehicle burglaries

October 5, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced two arrests for car burglaries and shed burglaries in the Moore Hill Drive area. On Tuesday, Sept. 22, New Britain residents Asim Kadric, 20, and Karol Nadolny, 20, turned themselves into police after learning of arrest warrants in relation to the burglary investigations. The warrants stemmed from an ongoing investigation…

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Landries celebrate 50 years of marriage

October 4, 2015
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Comm - Anniversary - Joseph and Margaret Landrie

On Sunday, Sept. 6, Joseph and Margaret (Grimaldi) Landrie celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married at St. Thomas Church by the late Father Killeen. Joseph was formally employed and retired as a Sales Engineer for General Electric, and Margaret , now retired, was employed as a Secretary for the Southington School Psychologists.…

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Upcoming events at the Southington Library

October 3, 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: Mindful Kids. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m. Mindful meditation exercises for children ages 5 to 8. Create & Code. Thursday, Oct.…

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Imagine Nation brings all kinds of family fun to the farm

October 3, 2015
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Pumpkin decorating, hayrides, and a scarecrow shindig are just a few of many fun activities to be featured during Family Farms Day next month. Hosted by Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, Family Farms Day will take place at Roberts Orchard this Saturday (Oct. 3) from 11 a.m. to…

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The Band Perry shines through even when the lights don’t

October 3, 2015
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Joyce E. (Doebener) Ferrier, 92, died on March 2, 2016.

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A technical glitch at last Friday night’s concert by The Band Perry actually turned out to be a blessing. It showed what great entertainers the three siblings are. Like many bands in concert these days, The Band Perry’s stage set includes a giant video screen behind the performers. These screens…

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Letter: Reader does not agree with ethics decision

October 3, 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: I find it disturbing that the Southington Ethics Board would find Town Councilman tom Lombardi violated the Code of Ethics even though he was advised by our Town Attorney and Town Manager that the vote he was making was procedural and not a conflict of interest for him. I, like Councilman Lombardi,…

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Riccio family donates to the library expansion fund

October 3, 2015
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Comm - Riccio donation Mary Ellen Ralph

On Monday, Sept. 14, the Riccio Family presented a $6,000 check to the Southington Library Board in memory of the late Ruth Riccio. The donation is to be used for the Library Expansion Project. Ruth was an active member of the Library Board, a long-time volunteer at the Friends of the Library Book Store, and…

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