Obituaries for the Dec. 18 edition

December 16, 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: 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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‘Food for Fines’ at the library

December 16, 2015
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

Through Monday, Dec. 21, library patrons may offset overdue fines with non-perishable food items during the annual “Food for Fines” program. All donations help Southington Community Services restock their shelves during the holiday season. In addition, donations can be given to the Mitten Tree. Patrons are asked to bring their overdue item along with a…

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SCS makes is a stress-free season for many locals

December 16, 2015
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Gift donations for Southington Community Services holiday program are organized at the National Guard Armory in Southington, the week before they are distributed to residents.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER If you are in need of a helping hand, or are looking to lend one this holiday season, Southington Community Services (SCS) is the place to go. Assisting more than 1,600 Southington residents through their holiday “adoption” program last year, SCS is determined to leave no resident in need. Pooling resources from…

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Sports listings for Dec. 18

December 16, 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 Library listings for Dec. 18

December 16, 2015
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: The Art of the Find. The library will be displaying “eclectic collectors” Arlene Fernandez and…

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Southington senior listings for Dec. 18

December 16, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16 SOUTHINGTON FINANCIAL CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Learn how to manage your Financial Investments, including stocks, bonds, CDs, money markets, mutual funds, and other investment instruments with Connie Proll, a Southington based certified financial advisor. DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Discover state-of-the-art…

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Southington miscellaneous listings for Dec. 18

December 16, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 23 SOUTHINGTON MILITARY APPRECIATION DINNER. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Southington Elks Lodge, 114 Main St. (Snow date is Jan.30). Free to military members and veterans. Cost is $5 for immediate family members and $10 for all other guests. Buffet dinner includes sliced roast pork and gravy, chicken crunch, baked pasta,…

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