Woman arrested for theft of ATM card from elderly resident

November 30, 2015
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Eileen Vertucci

Eileen Vertucci, 48, of Meriden was arrested on Nov. 21 at approximately 8:15 p.m. on an active arrest warrant and charged with second degree larceny and illegal use of a credit card. The warrant stems from an investigation that began in June 2012 when a person assisting an elderly Southington resident with her finances discovered…

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Fatality at Copper Ridge

November 30, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

On Saturday, Nov. 28, Southington Police responded to the area of 305 Copper Ridge at approximately 9:07 a.m. on a report of an untimely death. At some point on Nov. 27, the victim, Eric Alberti, 50, of Southington left his parent’s home and walked up into the mountainous terrain on the east side of Copper…

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First Baptist Church hosts Christmas concert on Dec. 13

November 30, 2015
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First Baptist Church of Southington
581 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8121

The First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington will be holding a Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 13. The Bennett Family of Cheshire will present a musical concert for the holiday season. Enjoy the festive sounds of hand bells, instrumentals, vocals, and a seven-piece accordion ensemble. Bring family and friends as this family of 11…

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Mary Our Queen breakfast with Santa on Dec. 6

November 30, 2015
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Mary Our Queen Roman Catholic Church
248 Savage St, Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 628-4901

Mary Our Queen Church will hold its annual breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 6 in the church hall on Savage Street. The breakfast will be held after the 8 a.m. and 12:30 masses. A visit by Santa is expected. Cost is $6 for adults ($3 for children under 12). Tickets are available at the…

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Wildcats win division title

November 30, 2015
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SP Briefs - SSC U11 girls

The U-11 Wildcats girls soccer team rallied to a division title with an 11-3 record (6-0 division) and earned a victory at the U-11 Clinton Invitational Tournament. Front, from left, E. Paradis, S. Miranda, M. June, S. Scalise, and M. Bissoni. Back, N. Possidento, C. Bauman, J. Carr, A. Flanigan, A. Carr, S. Starrs, and…

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Striking down the competition

November 30, 2015
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SP Briefs - SSC Strikers

The Southington Strikers U-12 girls soccer cruised to a 10-2 record to capture the division, state, and regional titles for the Southington Soccer Club. The team was undefeated in the district and state competitions. From left, A. Sowa, M. Imme, M. Potamis, L. Verilli, S. Krom, L. Pizzitola, M. Hubert, L. Scalise, S. Litchfield, H.…

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Jack-o’-lanterns for STEPS

November 30, 2015
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Schools - DePaolo pumpkins

DePaolo Middle School’s ABC activity for October gave students the opportunity to paint, decorate, or carve their own pumpkin during a Southington STEPS activity. Students were able to vote for their favorite pumpkin at a family event, on Oct. 29.

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Girls scramble to top of the region

November 30, 2015
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SP Briefs - SSC U12 girls

The Southington Soccer Club’s U-12 girls team scrambled to an 11-4-2 record and went undefeated in division play. The girls placed second in the Guilford Tournament and captured their division title, the State Cup championship, and the Northeast Regional tournament title in Pennsylvania. Front, from left, Faith K, Jordyn R, and Maddie S. Middle, Nina…

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Letter: Student thanks veterans for classroom lessons

November 28, 2015
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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.

The following letter was written by a sixth grade student at Kennedy Middle School as part of their informed action unit in social studies. A small group of students wanted to share their feelings about Veterans Day after listening to a presentation from three local veterans on Nov. 10: To the editor: I never knew how important it…

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