Arrest made for thefts at Economy Spring

December 17, 2015
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Jason Bolduc

The Southington police announced the arrest of Jason Bolduc, 35, of Bristol for thefts at Economy Spring in Southington. On Monday, Dec. 14, Bolduc turned himself into police after learning that there was an active warrant for his arrest. He was processed and charged with first degree larceny. From April 2015 through November 2015, Bolduc…

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Churches announce Christmas service schedules

December 16, 2015
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Nativity

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25): Baptist First Baptist Church 581 Meriden Ave, Southington DEC. 24—6 p.m. service featuring special music, scripture, candlelight, and a Christmas message from Rev. Sharon Holt. DEC. 25—none. Note: People are welcome to visit…

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The waiting is finally over: Knights looking for build on first New England title

December 16, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Blue Knights coach Derek Dion sat in an empty room in the high school that the Southington wrestling program likes to call “The Pit.” He was suited up in a t-shirt to wrestling shoes, waiting to see if any new kids would show up. As football and wrestling are very similar…

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Flanders students shop for the holidays

December 16, 2015
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SO Flanders Holiday Fair-Brooke Volmar, Lila Karabin, Enils Veizaj,and Calli Kok

On Thursday, Dec. 10, Flanders Elementary School held a holiday  bazaar where students were able to take a break and shop for family and friends. Above, Brooke Volmar, Lila Karabin, Enils Veizaj, and Calli Kokoska browse through the inventory. (Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS)

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Ice Hockey looks to score: Warrior-Knights welcome an influx of young talent

December 16, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Warrior-Knights finished the 2014-15 regular season with a 5-16 record, 4-8 in the CCC South (fifth), but lost in the first round of the Division III State Tournament to No. 3 Westhill. “I think that we need to keep building on basic skills and that sort of thing,” said Hall-Southington…

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Girls are reaping the harvest: Injuries last season created more experience for this winter

December 16, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Injuries badgered the Lady Knights basketball team during the 2014-15 season, forcing underclassmen to step up and fill starting roles. However, Southington still managed to produce success through arduous times by qualifying for both the CCC Tournament and Class LL State Tournament after completing the regular season with a 14-6 record,…

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Obituaries for the Dec. 18 edition

December 16, 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: John S. Bobrowiecki Sr. 78, of Southington and Sunrise, Fla. died on Tuesday, Dec. 1. He was the husband of Jeanne (Gelinas) Bobrowiecki for 57 years. Sara M.(Kearney) Granier, 77, of Southington, died on Saturday,…

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Police Blotter for the Dec. 18 edition

December 16, 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 Monday, Dec. 7: Prince Israel, 37, of 45 Plum Orchard Rd., Southington, was arrested on Dec. 4 for second degree breach of peace. R. Michael Payton, 54, of 1286 Woodruff St., Southington, was arrested on Dec. 4 for passing a standing school…

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Fire Report for the Dec. 18 edition

December 16, 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 39 incidents from Monday, Dec. 7 to Sunday, Dec. 13: Monday, Dec. 7 1:14:42 a.m., 410 Main St., Building or structure weaken 9:40:02 a.m., 5 Deepwood Dr., Water or steam leak 10:17:32 a.m., 48 Coach Dr., Gas leak (natural gas or LPG 12:07:41 p.m., 301 Queen St., HazMat…

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