Sports listings for the Dec. 4 edition

December 2, 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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Southington Holiday listings for the Dec. 4 edition

December 2, 2015
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DEC. 4-6 SOUTHINGTON WOODRUFF POTTERY OPEN STUDIO. Friday, 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, 12 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, 1 to 5 p.m. Christmas cheer and goodies. 1067 Woodruff St., Southington. (860) 302-1191. SATURDAY, DEC. 5 SOUTHINGTON TENTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holiday and general handcrafted items. Applications available. St.…

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Lunch & Learn: When to Worry about Memory Loss

December 2, 2015
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SOUTHINGTON – A free Lunch & Learn program about memory loss and when to be concerned will be presented Thursday, Dec. 17, from noon-1 p.m., at Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden Ave. Patty O’Brian, patient/ family engagement coordinator with the Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, will…

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Obituaries for the Dec. 4 edition

December 2, 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: F. Jay Martin Jr., 76, of Southington and Naples, Fla., died on Wednesday, Nov. 25. He was married to Barbara (Mulligan) Martin for 56 years. Julie Ann Schneider, 40, of Southington, died on Nov. 26…

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Fire Report for the Dec. 4 edition

December 2, 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 37 incidents from Monday, Nov. 23 to Monday, Nov. 30: Monday, Nov. 23 10:01:30 a.m., 68 Village Rd., Public service 3:48:03 p.m., 29 DePaolo Dr./ Economy Spring, Smoke detector activation 4:23:08 p.m., 29 DePaolo Dr./ Economy Spring, Smoke detector activation 8:15:16 p.m., Hamlin Brook Pass and Winding Ridge,…

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Police Blotter for the Dec. 4 edition

December 2, 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 Tuesday, Nov. 18 through Tuesday, Nov. 24: James Allen, 27, of 104 Russ St., Hartford, was arrested on Nov. 18 for simple trespassing, disorderly conduct, and sixth degree larceny. Kurt H. Kilbourn, 42, of 43 Robindale Dr., Southington, was arrested on Nov. 18 for three counts…

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The Orchards to host an open house on Dec. 12

December 2, 2015
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The Orchards at Southington
34 Hobart St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-5656

The Orchards at Southington, an independent and assisted living community, will host an open house on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Retirement counselor Edesa Ciscar will lead the event. Coffee will be served, and all are welcome. The Orchards is located at 34 Hobart St. in Southington. For more information, contact…

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Chanukah celebrated by Gishrei Shalom with gathering Dec. 13

December 1, 2015
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On Sunday, Dec. 13, the greater Bristol Jewish community is invited to celebrate the festival of Chanukah with music, food and candle lighting. Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host the event at the home of Dr. Amy Breakstone and Dr. David Reisner in Bristol beginning at 5 p.m. The congregation’s rabbi, Shelley Kovar Becker, a…

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Social, economic trends in CT detailed in survey report

December 1, 2015
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How happy are you? Have you seen a dentist lately? Is it safe to walk in your neighborhood? Is local government responsive to your needs? Do you need more education or training to advance in your current job? These are some of the more than 100 questions that nearly 17,000 representative residents answered as part…

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