Southington Miscellaneous listings for the July 29 edition

July 27, 2016
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JULY 29-31 SOUTHINGTON 12TH ANNUAL ITALIAN-AMERICAN FESTIVAL. Friday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, 1 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m., on Center St. Sponsored by the Sons of Italy, Sorelle d’Italia and Southington UNICO. Italian singers Amerino and Maria (Naples, Italy) will perform Saturday at 9 p.m. and Sunday, at…

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Sports listings for the July 29 edition

July 27, 2016
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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.

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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Library listings for the July 29 edition

July 27, 2016
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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.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: July Summer Hours begin. The Southington Public Library will be closed on Saturdays beginning July…

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Southington Recreation Department listings for the July 29 edition

July 27, 2016
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Southington Recreation Department
Town Hall, 75 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Southington, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 276-6219
Fax: (860) 276-6204

Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Recreation Department at (860) 276-6219. Checks should be payable to Town of Southington. Pre-registration and payment is required. For more information, registration forms, or an activity schedule visit www.southington.org/recreation. SOUTHINGTON POOL OPENINGS/HOURS—Pools at Recreation Park and Memorial Park are…

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Fire Report for the July 29 edition

July 27, 2016
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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 33 incidents from Tuesday, July 12 to Sunday, July 17: Tuesday, July 12 12:18:14 p.m., I-84 Westbound, Exit 30 to 28, Assist police or other government entity 1:38:13 p.m., 160 Clark St, HazMat release investigation 5:23:49 p.m., 20 Grove St., Service Call 6:46:37 p.m., Pine Dr. and Jude…

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Police Blotter for the July 29 edition

July 27, 2016
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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 and citations from Wednesday, July 8 through Thursday, July 20: Danforth Manchester, 55, of 654 Johnson Ave., Southington, was charged on July 8 with interfering with an officer and failure to produce license or identification. Anisa Lala, 19, of 672 Berlin St., Southington, was charged on…

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Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation plans summer picnic Aug. 21

July 26, 2016
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Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host its annual community-wide summer picnic on Sunday, Aug. 21 at Recreation Park in Plantsville from noon until 3 p.m.. This social event is an opportunity for individuals and families interested in learning more about the congregation to meet members in a relaxed setting and learn more about the community.…

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Obituary: Raymond E. Caisse, 88

July 26, 2016
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Obit - Raymond Caisse

Raymond E. Caisse, 88 passed away peacefully on Friday, July 22, 2016. Raymond was born in Waterbury on Jan. 16, 1928 to the late Arthur and Mary Caisse. He went through the Waterbury school system, served in the U.S. Navy and worked for Shoe Hardware & New England Ice & Oil for many years. Raymond…

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Commentary: The grandstanding has to stop

July 26, 2016
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Ryan Roger (D)

These days, some politicians have found that taking extreme stances in front of the largest possible audience—grandstanding if you will—can lead to higher poll numbers and support. Even in the midst of serious issues demanding their attention, like fiscal crises or a stagnant economy, some politicians would rather find their niche in more exploitable and…

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