Apple Harvest Gala marks the start of the festival season

October 1, 2015
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Apple Harvest Festival Coordinator Jim Champagne and Apple Harvest Hostess Chair Alyssa Anne Pappas, left, shower the 2015 Apple Harvest Festival Queen Rebecca Caisse, center, with her crown, flowers, and sash during the annual Apple Harvest Gala on Thursday, Sept. 24. The annual gala kicks off the local festival.

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER The changes of the fall season are upon us, but one thing remains constant in the town of Southington. The tradition of the Apple Harvest Festival will be in full swing beginning this weekend. The unofficial start came on Thursday, Oct. 24 with the annual Apple Harvest Gala at the Aqua Turf.…

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Soccer stays perfect

September 30, 2015
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The boy’s soccer team improved to 3-0-1 on the season with a 1-0 victory on the road at Simsbury (3-2) on Friday, Sept. 25. Through four games this season, Southington has yet to surrender a goal. Hayden Burbank scored the game’s only goal midway through the first half. Southington took 10 shots on goal. Evan…

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Southington Sports Listings for the Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 2015
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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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Southington Senior listings for the Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

TUESDAY, OCT. 6 SOUTHINGTON SENIOR HEALTH FAIR. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St.. Admission is free. Sponsored by Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, The Orchards at Southington, Mulberry Gardens of Southington, Southington Care Center, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, Calendar House and Spring Lake Village. Enjoy demonstrations and meet experts…

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Southington Support Groups listings for the Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 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 Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 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: Pauline M. (Bizon) Chymbor, 90, a longtime Plantsville resident, died on Monday, Sept. 21, surrounded by her family at Masonicare. She had been the wife of the late John J. Chymbor for 51 years. Dorothea…

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Lions Club celebrates 50 years of pancakes

September 30, 2015
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The Lions Club of Southington is celebrating its 50th annual pancake breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. in Southington. The annual event is run in conjunction with the club’s advertising campaign, fundraising for the many community donations they make each year. Offering a full pancake breakfast for six-dollars person,…

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Fire Report for the Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 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 38 incidents from Tuesday, Sept. 1 to Tuesday, Sept. 8 (not previously published in the Observer): Tuesday, Sept. 1 5:23:47 a.m., 480 Queen St./ Worldwide Wine and Spirits, System malfunction, Other 10:41:03 a.m., 76 Spring Hill Rd., Smoke detector activation 11:16:11a.m., 376 Mulberry St., Gas leak (natural gas…

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Police Blotter for the Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 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 Monday, Sept. 21 to Friday, Sept. 25: Kayla Elise Holmes, 18, of 222 Bassett St., New Britain, was arrested on Sept. 21 for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Asim Karic, 20, of 74 South Burritt St., New Britain, was arrested on Sept. 22…

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