Support group listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care, finances, nursing home applications, and professional services. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Drop-ins welcome. Free. (860) 584-7895. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…

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Meeting listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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FRIDAY, JAN. 8 OTHER WOMEN IN BUSINESS NETWORKING. 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. Presented by Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. Barbara Atherton will speak about “Mysterious and Scary,” a discussion on property and casualty insurance. Village Gate of Farmington, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. CentralCTChambers.org/Events TUESDAY, JAN. 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Central…

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Kids listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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JAN. 8-FEB. 12 BRISTOL FAMILY READING ADVENTURE PROGRAM. Friday, 10 to 11 a.m. For children ages 3 to 5. Provides weekly early learning activities to help develop early reading and literacy skills; gives each family a book and associated activity every week to keep and explore at home. Families completing the entire program also will…

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Southington Health listings for the Jan. 8 edition

January 6, 2016
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TUESDAY, JAN. 12 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13 SOUTHINGTON POSITIVE PARENTING: FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hosted by the Southington Health Outreach Project. Parents will learn techniques to help them manage their…

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Obituaries for the Jan. 8 edition

January 6, 2016
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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: Thomas Albert, 49, of Plantsville, died at home on Monday, Dec. 28 after a long illness. He was the husband of Susan (Dzwonkowski) Albert. Retired Senior Master Sgt. William “Bill” Barbier, died on Oct. 23,…

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Fire Report for the Jan. 8 edition

January 6, 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 36 incidents from Monday, Dec. 28 to Sunday, Jan. 3: Monday, Dec. 28 2:41:56 p.m., West St. and Prospect St., Extrication, rescue, other Tuesday, Dec. 29 1:24:45 a.m., 143 Curtiss St., Accident, potential accident 3:14:21 a.m., 625 Queen St./ Motel 6, Service Call, other 9:23:32 a.m., 544 Spring…

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Police Blotter for the Jan. 8 edition

January 6, 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 from Wednesday, Dec. 9 through Tuesday, Dec. 22: Michael Mikolinski, 25, of 21 Liberty St, Front, Southington, was arrested on Dec. 23 for disorderly conduct. James Tatro, 50, of 233 Redstone Hill Rd., Bristol, was arrested on Dec. 24 for breach of peace and second degree harassment.…

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Dance City and the Arts partners with the United Way

January 5, 2016
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Dance United

The Dance City and the Arts dance team will partner with the United Way of Southington to present the fourth, “Dance United,” a fundraiser to support the local United Way. The performance will be held at Derynoski Elementary School on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $10, and all proceeds will go to…

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Rev. Ralph Roy to speak at MLK Program

January 5, 2016
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First Baptist Church of Southington
581 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8121

A Connecticut clergyman who was jailed twice in the early 1960s will speak about “Memories of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” at the 20th annual community observance of Dr. King’s birthday on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 2 p. m., at the First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave. N’Zinga’s Daughters will also be performing and prizes…

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