Meetings listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Meetings listings, starting March 18

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Support group listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Support group listings, starting March 18

ONGOING BRISTOL OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS. 10 a.m., Wednesdays at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. Saturdays at 11 a.m., Bristol Hospital “E” Floor in the back of the cafeteria, Brewster Road, Bristol. (860) 681-3937. ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with…

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Seniors listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Seniors listings, starting March 18

SATURDAY, MARCH 19 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day, and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 276-1020. SATURDAY, MARCH 26 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.…

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Striking gold in the SYBL

March 14, 2016
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SP SYBA Team Gold

Team Gold’s buzzer-beating basket in the season finale was the perfect cap for the perfect season. The shot sealed the division title in the Grade 8-9 division of the Southington Youth Basketball League. The team battled back from a 12-point deficit at halftime to secure the win in the final seconds and capture an undefeated…

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Kiwanis Club supports the arts

March 14, 2016
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Comm - Kiwanis Donation to SoCCA

The Southington Kiwanis Club recently dontated $500 to Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA). The organization is currently renovating the downtown historic Gura Building into a teaching, exhibiting and performing facility for the arts. The Arts Center will provide unique and meaningful arts programming for all ages and give local artists a venue to exhibit and…

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Obituary: Florence Driscoll, 90

March 14, 2016
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Florence Driscoll, 90, of Southington, died at the Southington Care Center.

Florence (Broden) Driscoll, 90, of Southington, passed away at the Southington Care Center. She was the wife of the late Edward Driscoll who passed away on February 2, 2016. Florence was born on May 3, 1925 in Plainville, the daughter of the late Carl  and Linnea (Ruquist) Broden. She is survived by her sons Carl…

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Center for Healthy Aging specialists earn national certification

March 14, 2016
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Patricia B. O’Brian, CDP, and Michelle Wyman, LSW, CDP, were recently certified as Certified Dementia Practitioners by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.

Two dementia care specialists with the Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging (CCHA) were recently certified as Certified Dementia Practitioners by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Patricia B. O’Brian, CDP, patient and family engagement coordinator, and Michelle Wyman, LSW, CDP, life enrichment coach, joined the CCHA in 2015 and are based in Southington. The…

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Locals places 6th at Northeast Science Bowl

March 14, 2016
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The SHS Science Bowl team rallied to a sixth place finish at the regional championship in Storrs. From left, Niels Peschel, Joe Zavorskas, Kristen Mathew, Amisha Paul and Kate O'Reilly.

On Saturday, March 6, the Southington High School Science Bowl team placed sixth out of 41 schools at the Northeast Regional of the National Science Bowl competition at the University of Connecticut (UConn) in Storrs. Southington, a second year team, improved on its 14th place finish last year. Launched in 1991, the National Science Bowl…

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Kennedy Middle School announced their Students of the Month for February

March 14, 2016
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Kennedy Middle School announced their Students of the Month for February. Front, from left, Sahiti Bhyravavajhala and Olivia Benson. Middle, Samantha Peluso, Caprina Pugliese, Jared Rivera, Mickey Gurzenda, and Zachary Foti. Back, Principal Richard Terino, Olivia Roberts, Sara Roccapriore, Alexandra Barner, Kiralyn Wadman, Ryan Shurkus, and Asst. Principal Susanne Vitcavage.

Kennedy Middle School announced their Students of the Month for February. Teachers nominated these students for their academic improvement on performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month are Alexandra Barner, Olivia Benson and Zachary Foti. An ideal student, Alexandra is always prepared for class, tests and quizzes. A…

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