Sports Calendar for May 1

April 29, 2015
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Fire Report for May 1

April 29, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 85 incidents from April 13 to April 27: Monday, April 13 130 Kristen’s Pl., Medical Assist, Assist EMS I-84 Westbound Exit, No Incident Found On Arrival 140 Peters Cir., Smoke Scare, Odor Of Smoke 989 Old Turnpike Rd., Lock-Out Vehicle 970 South Main St. /Pine Meadow, Person In…

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Police Blotter for May 1

April 29, 2015
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Police Blotter for May 1

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests: Ryan S. Oakes, 35, of 868 South Main St., Plantsville, was arrested on April 16 for risk of injury, two counts of third degree assault, interfering with a 911 call, and disorderly conduct. Dawn J. Cochran, 38, was arrested on April 14 for sixth degree larceny. Ryan…

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Obituaries for May 1

April 29, 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: Maureen (Iskra) Crowley, 74, of Southington, died on Saturday, April 25. She was the wife of Franklin Crowley. Philip Joseph Hayes, 93, died on March 19. He had been married to Rita (Manware) Hayes for…

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Tunxis offers online classes

April 28, 2015
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Tunxis Community College is currently accepting registrations for online credit and continuing education courses this summer. All courses are accessible 24 hours a day from any location with a computer. Tunxis credit online education consists of course materials, references, discussion groups, email, and online library services. Over 45 credit courses taught by Tunxis instructors are…

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Southington Chamber Celebrates Totally 80’s Style

April 28, 2015
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The Southington Chamber held its annual meeting last Saturday.  Many awards were given to people of the community.  Guests took part in a silent auction and raffles.  The theme of the dinner was the 80’s.  Some guest came in clothing celebrating the decade.   Photos by:  Tammi Naudus  

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Woman arrested for credit card theft

April 28, 2015
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A New Britain woman was arrested in Southington this week after racking up over eight-thousand-dollars in credit card charges in her boyfriend’s ex wife’s name. Melissa Cocola, 39, opened three different credit cards and credit lines in the victim’s name, said police, purchasing approximately $8405.23 worth of merchandise since last March. Cocola was charged with…

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Police arrest former PTO treasurer for embezzlement

April 28, 2015
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Christine Honohan, 37, of Southington turned herself into the Southington Police headquarters on April 24  after learning there was a warrant for her arrest. Honohan was processed and charged with third degree larceny and released on a court-set promise to appear bond pending a Bristol Superior Court appearance on May 4. According to police, the…

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Southington Library announces May events for adults

April 28, 2015
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The Southington Public Library has announced a number of adult programs for May. If registration is required, contact the library at (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.SouthingtonLibrary.org, click on Calendar. Here are the programs that have been announced: What is Hospice Volunteering? Thursday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. Learn about the pioneers of hospice…

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