Police blotter for April 3 edition

April 2, 2015
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Police blotter for April 3 edition

The Southington Police Department has announced the following arrests from March 17 through March 23: Jody A. Moore, 43, of 60 Kelly St., Bristol, was arrested on March 17 for sixth degree larceny. Robbin A. Storo, 15 Hemingway Rd., North Haven, was arrested on March 18 for sixth degree larceny. Daniel D Brown, 18, of…

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Chamber names community awards recipients for April 25 dinner

April 2, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce has announced the recipients of its community awards to be presented at the organization’s 77th annual dinner/meeting on Saturday, April 25 at the Aqua Turf. Ron Serafino, Dan Prus, Mary DeCroce, Mike Drury, and Karen Bobik will be honored, along with chamber awards for corporate…

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Hospitals ask Connecticut lawmakers to replenish budget cuts

April 2, 2015
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Leaders of state hospitals urged state lawmakers Tuesday to replenish the cuts in Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget, predicting the suggested changes could lead to deep reductions in medical services and staff. They said Malloy’s suggested budget plan is especially worrisome considering recent cuts…

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Police seek help in finding missing 19-year-old

April 1, 2015
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The Plainville Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing 19-year-old named Leoule “Leo” Kassahun. Kassahun suffers from mild autism and police officials say there are concerns for his safety. He was last seen at his residence the morning of March 26, 2015 and is believed to have left on foot. No…

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Police respond to report of an untimely death

April 1, 2015
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Police respond to report of an untimely death

At 9:30 a.m. yesterday, Southington police were dispatched to a residence on Woodruff Street in Southington on a report of an untimely death. According to police, the initial investigation revealed that there was nothing suspicious, nothing criminal in nature, and this was an isolated incident inside the home. According to a press release from the Southington Police…

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Obituaries for April 3

April 1, 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: Cecil B. Breedlove Sr., 80, of Meriden and formerly of Southington, died on Saturday, March 21 at MidState Medical Center in Meriden. Stanley V. Gryniuk, 92, of Waterbury died on Monday, March 23 at the…

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Southington plays host to Miss Hometown; wrapping up Class of 2015 for Miss CT

April 1, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The final piece of the Miss Connecticut class of 2015 puzzle was put into place at Southington’s Derynoski School on Saturday night. Kaitlyn Bogue was crowned Miss Oxford in the Miss Hometown pageant. (In the Miss Hometown pageant, the winning contestant earned a title named after her “home town.” Bogue…

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Local Jewish congregation offers Seder for Passover

March 31, 2015
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Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation invites the community to celebrate Passover on the seventh night of the holiday. Although the temple usually hosts a second night community Seder, this year, they will hold the event on the seventh night of the holiday, Thursday, April 9. The congregation’s home is in the First Congregational Church of Southington.…

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Ideal Forging update: Road closure could begin on April 1

March 31, 2015
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Ideal Forging update: Road closure could begin on April 1

Just days after the updated traffic plan, officials at Weston and Sampson have updated the time frame for demolition. Work is proceeding rapidly, so workers anticipate intermittent road closures of Factory Square/High Street on Wednesday or Thursday to allow safe demolition of the face of 66 High Street. The road would not be closed for the…

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