Home health worker arrested for stealing credit card from 82-year old patient

March 12, 2015
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Gina Davenport

Gina Davenport, 30, of Southington was arrested by Southington police at approximately 8:15 p.m. on March 7 for second degree larceny stemming from an incident that occurred in January. According to a police department release, the warrant alleges that Davenport was a former home health aide worker for an 82 year old when she was…

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Arrest made for Dean’s Stove and Spa thefts

March 12, 2015
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Tyler Wagoner

The Southington Police announced in a press release that Tyler Wagoner, 25, of Manchester was taken into police custody at approximately 11 p.m. on March 6 on an active warrant for first degree larceny. The warrant alleges that between June 2014 and October 2014 Wagoner was employed as a sales representative at Dean’s Stove and…

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Commentary: Worrying does not solve problems

March 12, 2015
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Lindsay Carey

I’ve always been kind of a “worry wart,” and I’m actually the worst kind—the silent and deadly kind. When I become overwhelmed about something, it’s not uncommon for me to internalize it and try to deal with the obstacle the best way I know how. However, this can sometimes become a recipe for disaster, and…

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Our first King of New England: Zack Murillo is crowned as the first Blue Knight regional champ

March 12, 2015
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By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR On Saturday, Feb. 7, Zack Murillo deflected his opponent’s first attack with the flair of a bullfighter and countered with a move of his own. Southington’s 106-pounder pushed his opponent face first into the mat and started to apply a relentless pressure. It didn’t seem to matter that the New England…

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Parks & Rec movie night for middle school students

March 11, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Parks and Recreation will be offering a movie night for students in grades six, seven and eight on Saturday, March 21 in the Derynoski Elementary School auditorium. Director of Recreation David Lapreay said that this new program is taking the place of a monthly middle school dance that was run by…

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Geno Auriemma to speak at April 20 chamber event

March 11, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce has invited University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma to speak at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville on Monday, April 20. Auriemma just recently opened a restaurant called Geno’s Grille in downtown Southington. “This is going to be a home run for the chamber…

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Obituaries for March 13

March 11, 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: Robert V. Mase, 81, of Meriden, died on Sunday, March 1. He was the husband of the late Catherine (Perrotti) Mase. Cheryl Darlene (Chiaro) Guccione, 68, of Plantsville died on March 5 at the Hospital…

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Nonprofits invited to submit applications to community foundation for sponsorships

March 10, 2015
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Organizers of community events in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington slated to take place between July 1 and Dec. 31 are encouraged to apply today for the final round of 2015 funding through the Community Sponsorship Awards program offered by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Applications are due Friday, May 1. The…

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UConn wins WBB championship

March 10, 2015
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The University of Connecticut played in the WBB conference championship on Monday night at the Mohegan Sun. The UConn women topped South Florida, 84-70. PHOTOS COURTESY OF MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

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