Softball win streak at 57 games

May 14, 2015
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Kendra Friedt winds up for a pitch during a 5-0 shutout ov Bristol Central on May 4.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights softball team (12-0) played on four of the five days this past week and carried on their perfection, extending their program-best win streak to 57 games. The Knights opened the week with a shutout over Southington coach Davina Hernandez’ alma mater. Three runs in the first inning and…

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Arrest made for Econo Lodge burglary

May 14, 2015
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Roberto Ettorre

On May 9, Southington police were dispatched to Econo Lodge, 1845 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk., in Southington at approximately 2:30 a.m. after receiving calls about a suspicious male. Police said in a release that a male suspect, later identified as Roberto Ettorre, age 42 of Plainville, allegedly entered a complainant’s room while he was sleeping. Ettorre entered the room through…

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May 17 variety show benefits Southington ARC

May 14, 2015
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A New Way Self Advocacy Group, a local chapter of People First CT with Southington ARC, is hosting their annual variety show on Sunday, May 17. This year’s theme is a “Disney Spectacular.” All funds from the variety show will benefit the Self Advocacy Group directly, a group organized by members of ARC who come…

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Police Blotter for May 15

May 13, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from April 28 through May 5: Marisa Caruso, 19, of 158 Fleetwood Rd., Southington, was arrested on April 28 for sixth degree larceny. Elza Sarkisian, 19, of 7 Old Musket Dr., Newington, was arrested on April 28 for failure to respond to an infraction. Steven J. Wivell,…

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Fire Report for May 15

May 13, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 46 incidents from May 4 to May 10: Monday, May 4 3 Darling St. /Flanders West, No Incident Found On Arrival 150 Savage St. /Country Club, No Incident Found On Arrival 130 Oakland Rd. /Apt 321, EMS Call, Excluding Vehicle I-691 Eastbound Exit, Extrication Of Victim(s) From Vehicle…

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Obituaries for May 15

May 13, 2015
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Obituaries for May 15

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Geraldine D. Cook, 82, of West Hartford formerly of East Street, Southington, died on Friday, May 8 at John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington. She was the wife of the late Haldon A. Cook. Augusta (Olsen)…

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Malloy touts tourism, avoids details on state spending cuts

May 13, 2015
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By STEPHEN SINGER Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The state’s marketing efforts have boosted tourism, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday. But he avoided details on how budget negotiations may ultimately affect how much the state will spend to promote it. Speaking Tuesday at the annual Connecticut Governor’s Conference on Tourism, he said the…

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Sports Listings for May 15 Edition

May 13, 2015
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Sports Listings for May 15 Edition

FUNDRAISERS ZUMBATHON FUNDRAISER FOR SHS WRESTLER—Saturday, May 16, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., at Zing Fitness, 447 North Main St. Cost is $10 per person for a Zumbathon. Proceeds will benefit an SHS sophomore wrestler, Richie Zayas Jr., who has been invited to represent Connecticut as a member of the East Coast Conference team for Down Under…

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Birthday bash for charity

May 13, 2015
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John Simard, Chase Swain, and Connor Fishbein donated $1,050 to Brian Taylor of the Mill Foundation for Kids from their first annual “Boys of February B-Day Bash”.  The Mill Foundation for Kids is dedicated to improving the lives of children with cancer and other illnesses.

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