Sports Listings for May 8

May 6, 2015
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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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Fire Report for May 8

May 6, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department has announced the following 52 incidents between April 27 and May 4: Monday, April 27 216 Mulberry St. /Plantsville, Medical Assist, Assist EMS 61 Page Farm Rd., Smoke Detector Activation 58 Mulberry St. /Mulberry Gardens, Lock-Out Vehicle 3 Darling St. /Flanders West, Dispatched and Cancelled En Route Carey St. and Andrews…

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Mulberry Gardens open house on May 9

May 6, 2015
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington, an assisted living, adult day and memory care community, will host an open house on Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will facilitate the event and coffee will be served. Mulberry Gardens of Southington is located at 58 Mulberry St. in the Plantsville section…

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Police Blotter for May 8

May 6, 2015
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The Southington Police Department has announced the following arrests from April 23 to April 29: Angela G. Rood, 34, of 135 Harwinton Rd., Torrington, was arrested on April 23 for second degree failure to appear. Michael Kleszcz, 54, of 256 Marion Ave., Plantsville, was arrested on April 24 for driving under the influence and failure…

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SHS student-athletes honored by CIAC

May 6, 2015
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CHESHIRE—Southington High School students Caitlin Young (field hockey) and James Hoder (boys tennis) were recognized among a list of 344 senior student-athletes at the 32nd Annual CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville on Sunday, May 3. The local pair were awarded the annual Student-Athlete Award. The Scholar Athlete program recognizes…

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Kelley mathsters lead St. Jude charity drive

May 6, 2015
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Kelley Elementary School has been ranked number 43 out of over 7,000 schools participating in the annual St. Jude Math-A-Thon. For this fundraiser, students in grades K-8 ask family and friends for a pledge to solve math problems in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon Funbook, with all proceeds donated to the children’s research hospital. According to…

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Obituaries for May 8

May 6, 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 “Jack” R. Lacourciere, 84, of Milldale, died on April 28 at Cheshire Regional Rehab. He was the son of the late Royal and Louise (Scholefield) Lacourciere. Pearl Ann (Duchene) Palumbo, 89, wife of Eraldo…

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Authors to discuss their book about book clubs May 14

May 5, 2015
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Local authors Suzanne Colley and Kathleen Marsan will be at the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville on Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. to discuss their recently published book, “Beyond the Book: How to Start or Jumpstart a Book Club”. For more than a decade, their energetic club has met regularly for…

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Jr. queens crowned Sunday

May 5, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A new crew of representatives for the Junior Miss Southington pageant were crowned on Sunday afternoon at the Aqua Turf. The top royalty for this year’s fund raiser for Southington Community Services and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center were Melissa Michaud, who received a $500 scholarship as Southington’s Outstanding Miss,…

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