Village Green Nursery School is accepting registrations for 3-year olds

April 19, 2015
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Village Green Nursery School, located in the First Congregational Church, 37 Main Street, Southington, is now accepting registrations for their 3 year old program that begins in September 2015. For more information about the program, visit their website at www.vgns.org or call Nan Sheridan, (860) 628-6958. Parents can also schedule appointments to visit the classroom and observe the…

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Hazardous Waste collection scheduled for May 2

April 18, 2015
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On Saturday, May 2, residents of member towns in the Tunxis Recycling region will have the opportunity to bring Household Hazardous Waste to the Tunxis Recycling Household Hazardous Waste Collection, sponsored by the Town and the Bristol Facility Policy Board. On May 2 a collection event will be held at the Plainville Roadways Garage, on…

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Letter: YMCA celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 18, 2015
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To the editor: In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 12-April 18), we’d like to thank all of the countless number of volunteers that help to make Southington so special. Time after time, when our community is called to action, there is never a hesitation to serve. We would like to give a special ‘shout…

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A quarter century of wireless

April 17, 2015
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Rick Barrows has been helping local residents with their cell phone needs for 25 years.

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Rick Barrows opened “The Car Phone Store,” a cell phone franchise, in Southington in March of 1989. Today, the business known as the “Wireless Zone” is still going strong. Barrows said at the beginning of this journey, he had a business partner and the two were looking to invest in a…

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Cyber Knights will kick off the SEF community spelling bee on April 30

April 17, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Citizens, town government officials, teachers, police officers, fireman, and many more will compete in teams of three at the Southington Education Foundation (SEF) fifth annual Community Spelling Bee. The event will take place in the high school auditorium on April 30 at 7 p.m. This year, representatives from the Southington High…

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Arrests for underage drinking at hotel party

April 17, 2015
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Arrests for underage drinking at hotel party

On March 28, members of the Southington Police Department, funded by the STEPS Coalition, performed directed patrols during and after the junior prom, in an effort to reduce underage drinking at such events. During the course of their evening, police gathered information that several youths were believed to be having an underage drinking party at…

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Arrest made for bomb threat at Bradley

April 17, 2015
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Arrest made for bomb threat at Bradley

Police announced an arrest in conjunction to a bomb threat at the medical arts building at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Campus. On April 10, at 1:10 p.m., police were dispatched to the hospital on a threatening investigation. Police said that the Complainant reported that a female called the medical arts lab at approximately…

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Senior listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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SUNDAY, APRIL 19 OTHER ARBOR ROSE AT JEROME HOME. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent, assisted living, and memory care facility. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707. TUESDAY, APRIL 21 PLAINVILLE AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Course covers the effects of aging and medication…

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Support group listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s…

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