Police Blotter for May 5 edition

June 3, 2015
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Southington Police Dept (web)

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Tuesday, May 19 through Thursday, May 28: Lori A. Matteson, 38, of 112 Eagle Dr., Newington, was arrested on May 19 for second degree forgery and obtaining prescription drugs by fraud. David J. Thompson, 47, of 112 Peck Ln, Bristol, was arrested on May 19 for…

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Fire Report for May 5 edition

June 3, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 42 incidents from Monday, May 25 to Monday, June 1: Monday, May 25 12:00:53 p.m., 2279 Mount Vernon Rd. /Lincoln College NE, Smoke Detector Activation 2:52:57 p.m., 1000 East St. /Sloper, Medical Assist, Assist EMS 4:40:13 p.m., 359 Queen St. /Webster Bank, Brush or Brush-And-Grass Mix 6:37:22 p.m.,…

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Obituaries for May 5 edition

June 3, 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: Jason Augeri, 41, of Southington, died on Monday, May 25. Ronald C. Barnes, 49, of Southington, died at home on Monday May 18. Irma M. Drisdelle, 81, of Southington and formerly of Farmington, died at…

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Sports Listings for May 5 edition

June 3, 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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Raffle tickets available for Harley bike

June 2, 2015
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It is Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum kicking off the 20th year for its Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle to benefit the museum. The raffle will help benefit the museum’s educational programming and general operations. First prize is a 2015 Harley Davidson FLHX Street Glide Motorcycle; second prize is a 5′…

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Carousel Museum participating in CT Open House Day June 13

June 2, 2015
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The New England Carousel Museum will be participating in Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 13. The Connecticut Office of Tourism is sponsoring the 11th annual Connecticut Open House Day, which is a one-day statewide event, designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art, and tourism. The New England Carousel Museum is offering…

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Legion seeks help with historical project

June 1, 2015
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The American Legion, Kiltonic Post 72 is compiling history for the local post, and officials are looking for help from the community. The Southington organization received their charter in 1919, and they have been a part of the community for almost 100 years. Local Legionnaires are asking the public and local veterans for help in…

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Commentary: May was National Water Safety Month

May 30, 2015
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YMCA Aquatics Director Barbara Glaude.

Did you know that drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury related death for children between the ages of 1 and 14? Children under the age of one most often drown in home pools and were out of sight from one or both parents according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Adults…

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Senior listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Senior listings for May 29

MONDAY, JUNE 8 PLAINVILLE A SENIOR RENTERS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 10 a.m. Presented by Attorney Marilyn Denny from Greater Hartford Legal Services. The lease a senior signs at the time of renting is the key to understanding his/ her responsibilities concerning rental payments, maintenance of the property, and other obligations. Recently, seniors have been granted…

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