Library listings for the April 8 edition

April 6, 2016
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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: April Kelley Elementary School is Artist of the Month. Through April 30 at the Gallery…

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Sports listings for the April 8 edition

April 6, 2016
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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 PSYCHIC READINGS FOR RUGBY—Friday, April 29, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. (6:30 p.m. registration), at Southington High School. A group reading with medium Karen Kilmartin. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance. Proceeds benefit the SHS rugby club. Contact: hdultra73@gmail.com. PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase…

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Fire Report for the April 8 edition

April 6, 2016
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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 37 incidents between Monday, March 21 and Sunday, March 27: Monday, March 21 3:33:54 a.m., I-84 Eastbound Ramp 32, Motor Vehicle Accident 11:34:33 a.m., Berlin Ave. and Main St., Accident, potential accident 7:34:32 p.m., 119 Oak St., Smoke detector activation 9:51:23 p.m., I-84 Westbound, Assist police or other…

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Police Blotter for the April 8 edition

April 6, 2016
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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, March 18 to Tuesday, March 22: Ehab Rouman, 47, of 34 Lloyd St., Hamden, was arrested on March 24 for creating a public disturbance. Robmik Caribe Perry-Levey, 22, of 37 Jennifer Lynn Dr., Plantsville, was arrested on March 25 for second degree breach of peace…

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SFD to celebrate Volunteer Firefighter Day on April 9

April 5, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

On Saturday, April 9, Southington Fire Department Company 3 will join more than 55 volunteer fire departments throughout the state to celebrate the start of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16). Company 3 will be holding an open house, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the 35 Clark Street location in Milldale. Visitors will be…

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Mazzatti gives back with AmeriCorps

April 5, 2016
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Comm - Christina Mazzatti AmeriCorps

Christina Mazzatti is continuing to make an impact in the lives of people diagnosed with a developmental disability through the Camphill AmeriCorps program. Mazzatti, originally from Southington, worked for National Civilian Community Corps of AmeriCorps in the Pacific Region states in 2014 and 2015. She is now working at Camphill Soltane, a five-year liberal arts…

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Obituary: Thomas Dzilenski, 58

April 4, 2016
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Thomas Dzilenski, 58, died on April 1, 2016.

Thomas A. Dzilenski, 58, of Cheshire passed away peacefully on April 1, 2016 at the West Haven Veterans Hospital. He was a 1976 graduate of Southington High School.  Tom served in the United States Air Force from 1976-1980 and was very proud to have done this for his country. He is predeceased by his beloved wife…

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Opioid treatement help number is available for Connecticut residents

April 3, 2016
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Opioid abuse and addiction has become a big focus in recent months, and Rep. David Zoni (D-Southington) recently voiced his support for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services statewide 800 number. Zoni said that the service can be called by residents seeking help or information on opioid treatment and services. “I want to…

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Letter: Reader opposes development on West Street

April 2, 2016
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We invite readers to contribute letters to the editor. Please include a name, address, and phone number and email us at  JGoralski@ SouthingtonObserver.com.

To the Editor: As Organizer of Southington Citizens Against Overdevelopment (SCAO), I strongly oppose the rezoning of 65 acres of property on West Street in Southington to a mixed use and instead call for the property to be preserved as open space. The property is in an area where the current character is light commercial…

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