Lincoln College of New England graduates first nursing class

June 4, 2015
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Lincoln College of New England (LCNE) in Southington celebrated its 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony on May 15, graduating 205 students, including the school’s first class of Registered Nurse (RN) and bachelor’s of nursing (BSN) graduates, above. Newly appointed LCNE President Denise Lewicki said that she is very proud of all of this year’s graduates. Nursing…

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Relay for Life: Still building hope after 18 years

June 4, 2015
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Last weekend Southington hosted its 18th year Relay For Life.  Fifty Four Teams participated this year in effort to raise funds for the fight against cancer.  The relay raised a total of $100,000.  Crowns for the Cure lead the way, with their team, raising over $14,000.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus

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Library announces annual Summer Reading Program

June 3, 2015
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The Southington Public Library has announced the annual Summer Reading Program for all ages. Registration is underway at the Children’s Services Desk. For more information, call (860) 628-0947, ext. 3. SUMMER READING PROGRAM REGISTRATION. Registration is underway. How can your children have fun and retain the skills they learned during the school year? Join the…

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Police Blotter for May 5 edition

June 3, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, May 19 through Thursday, May 28: Lori A. Matteson, 38, of 112 Eagle Dr., Newington, was arrested on May 19 for second degree forgery and obtaining prescription drugs by fraud. David J. Thompson, 47, of 112 Peck Ln, Bristol, was arrested on May 19 for…

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Fire Report for May 5 edition

June 3, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 42 incidents from Monday, May 25 to Monday, June 1: Monday, May 25 12:00:53 p.m., 2279 Mount Vernon Rd. /Lincoln College NE, Smoke Detector Activation 2:52:57 p.m., 1000 East St. /Sloper, Medical Assist, Assist EMS 4:40:13 p.m., 359 Queen St. /Webster Bank, Brush or Brush-And-Grass Mix 6:37:22 p.m.,…

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Obituaries for May 5 edition

June 3, 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: Jason Augeri, 41, of Southington, died on Monday, May 25. Ronald C. Barnes, 49, of Southington, died at home on Monday May 18. Irma M. Drisdelle, 81, of Southington and formerly of Farmington, died at…

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Sports Listings for May 5 edition

June 3, 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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Raffle tickets available for Harley bike

June 2, 2015
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It is Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum kicking off the 20th year for its Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle to benefit the museum. The raffle will help benefit the museum’s educational programming and general operations. First prize is a 2015 Harley Davidson FLHX Street Glide Motorcycle; second prize is a 5′…

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Carousel Museum participating in CT Open House Day June 13

June 2, 2015
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The New England Carousel Museum will be participating in Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 13. The Connecticut Office of Tourism is sponsoring the 11th annual Connecticut Open House Day, which is a one-day statewide event, designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art, and tourism. The New England Carousel Museum is offering…

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