Southington’s first town historian dies at 59 year old

December 23, 2015
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Ken DiMauro

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Former Town Historian Ken DiMauro passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, Dec. 16. He was 59. Southington’s first official Town Historian, DiMauro was active in the town and worked as a journalist for several local publications, including the Southington Observer. “Ken was a wealth of knowledge regarding the history of…

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Holiday shopping at the Apple Town Villa

December 23, 2015
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SO The Summit- Hope Coletta and Allison Parks (works there)

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Summit employee Allison Parks, right, assists Hope Coletta with finding the perfect gift at The Shops at Apple Town Villa. Each year, the main dining room at The Summit at Plantsville is transformed into a Christmas shop and residents are provided an opportunity to shop for their families and friends. Summit employees assist…

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Music to our ears; Derynoski donates to vets

December 23, 2015
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Derynosky- Hailey Zaczynski and Aiden Rand with the 20  ipods

Derynosky students raised $300 through a collection of spare change spearheaded by Aiden Rand and Hailey Zaczynski, above, during a recent school fundraiser, and American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 matched those funds. Together, they were able to purchase 20 iPod shuffles to be used in the music and memory program at the Rocky Hill veterans…

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Sports listings for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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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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Southington support group listings for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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Support Group 1

DEC. 24-25 CHESHIRE CHRISTMAS ALKATHON. Noon on Thrsday to 3 p.m. on Friday at the Cheshire Grange, Wallingford Rd., Cheshire (Off Route 10, behind Cheshire Town Hall). Open meetings on even hours. Refreshment, fun, and fellowship. DEC. 31-JAN. 1 CHESHIRE CHRISTMAS ALKATHON. Noon on Thrsday to 3 p.m. on Friday at the Cheshire Grange, Wallingford…

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Southington Miscellaneous Listings for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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miscellaneous

SUNDAY, JAN. 10 PLANTSVILLE PLANTSVILLE COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Plantsville Community Nursery School is celebrating 61 years of service, with an open house. Parents and children are invited to visit the school and staff.  3 and 4 year old classes are available as well as a fourth day in…

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Police Blotter for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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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 Friday, Dec. 4 through Wednesday, Dec. 16: Troy A. Genovese, 42, of LKA 889 Woodtick Rd., Waterbury, was arrested on Dec. 4 for breach of peace and second degree criminal mischief. Ariana G. Gugliotti, 19, of 396 Todd Rd., Wolcott was arrested on Dec. 9 for…

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Fire Report for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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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 34 incidents from Monday, Dec. 14 to Monday, Dec. 21: Monday, Dec. 14 10:49:41 a.m., 2279 Mount Vernon Rd./ Lincoln College, Smoke detector activation 12:47:17 p.m., I-691 Westbound Exit 4/ Meriden, Road freight or transport vehicle 1:18:52 p.m., 500 Pleasant St., Medical assist, assist EMS 3:45:10 p.m., 189…

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Obituaries for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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obituaries

  The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Sarah (Kolosky) Borrelli, 34, of Bristol, died in the presence of her family on Sunday, Dec. 13 at the Bristol Hospital. She was the wife of Matthew J. Borrelli and daughter of John and…

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