Dining listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.

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Senior listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 9 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., Southington. (860) 276-1020. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the…

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Support group listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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THURSDAY, JAN. 7 OTHER FOSTER CARE ALUMNI. 6:30 p.m. 211 Schraffts Dr., Unit A5, Waterbury. Pre-registration is recommended but not required. (475) 235-2184. AnnieC.org 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…

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Meetings listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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TUESDAY, JAN. 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. CentralCTChambers.org/events 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,…

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Kids listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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JAN. 13-FEB. 17 BRISTOL FAMILY READING ADVENTURE PROGRAM. 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesdays for six weeks. Reading group open to children ages 3 to 5, provides weekly early learning activities to help children develop early reading and literacy skills, and gives each participating family a book and associated activity. Family completing entire program will…

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Minimum wage going up Jan. 1

December 28, 2015
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a press release this week announced that as the result of a new law he signed last year, Connecticut’s minimum wage is scheduled to increase from the current rate of $9.15 an hour to $9.60 per hour on Jan. 1, 2016. The change is the second in a series of…

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Sexual assault at Healing Hands massage

December 28, 2015
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David Kingsbury

David Kingsbury, 48, of Southington, turned himself in at the Southington Police Department at approximately 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22 after learning there was an active warrant for his arrest. The warrant stemmed from a sexual assault incident that occurred in Southington on Sept. 16, 2015. The warrant alleges that Kingsbury was working as…

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Police raid underage drinking party

December 28, 2015
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Drinking and driving - Photo by Praisaeng

Just before 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, Southington Police Officers were dispatched to 102 Doe Meadow Ct. on a report of an underage party. Upon arrival, officers heard music coming from inside the residence and from inside the garage. Police also detected a strong odor of marijuana, and they observed evidence of alcohol consumption.…

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Cheshire man arrested for heroin and DUI

December 28, 2015
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Donald Bisson

Donald Bisson, 56, of Cheshire, turned himself into Southington Police at 10:15 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11 after learning there was an active warrant for his arrest. The warrant alleges Bisson was witnessed operating his vehicle in an erratic manner on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Meriden Avenue, and Route 10 during the late afternoon on Oct. 20.…

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