Police Blotter for the May 27 edition

May 25, 2016
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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 Friday, May 6 through Monday, May 9: John William Biehn, 40, of 109 Westwood Rd., Southington, was arrested on May 11 for driving under the influence of liquor or drug and illegal storage of narcotics. Tevin Robles, 19, of 38 Water St., Meriden, was arrested on…

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Obituary: Alan C. Griffin, 69

May 23, 2016
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Obit - Alan C Griffin

Alan C. Griffin, “The Ol’ Ranger and his faithful dog Colt,” 69, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury after a short illness. He had been the loving husband of Leslie (Turek) Griffin for 28 years. Born November 9, 1946 in Waterbury to…

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Obituary: Francis Patrick Chambrello, 84

May 23, 2016
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Obit - Francis Chambrello

Francis Patrick Chambrello, 84, of Southington, loving husband of Patricia (Hynes) Chambello, passed away after losing a 2 year battle against lung cancer. He fought the good fight until the very end. Francis was born in Southington to the late Frank and Celia (Testa) Chambrello. He had three great passions in his life, his family,…

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Obituary: Joseph Casale Jr., 97

May 23, 2016
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Obit - Joseph Casale

Joseph Casale Jr., 97, of Southington, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Rose (Mauro) Casale for 63 years. He was born in Southington on April 11, 1919, the son of the late Joseph Sr. and Adelaide (Pepe) Casale. Joseph…

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Obituary: Donald Romeo Beaudoin, 89

May 23, 2016
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Donald Romeo Beaudoin, 89, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Louise (Bonomi) Beaudoin, He was born on Nov. 18,1926 in Manchester, NH, the son of the late Edmond and Amanda (Messier) Beaudoin. Donald was a WWII US…

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Letter: Reader is frustrated with problem at the polls

May 21, 2016
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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. There is a limit of 350 words.

To the editor: I’m a transplant to Southington, having moved here from Farmington several years ago. Ashamedly, I admit I didn’t immediately register to vote. However, a few years ago I discovered that I could register online, I registered myself in the town of Southington, as a Republican. Within a week, I received a letter…

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United Way Postal Food Drive nets 6,000 pounds for local charities

May 20, 2016
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United Way (Web)

Volunteers gathered on May 14 to collect more than 6,000 pounds of food for the annual Postal Food Drive hosted by the United Way of Southington and the United States Postal Service. The 6,000 pounds in donations will be distributed to eligible Southington residents through Southington Community Services, Bread for Life, and the Tabernacle Church.…

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Paving work, delays on Meriden Waterbury Road on May 23-24

May 20, 2016
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Commuters should expect delays on Meriden Waterbury Road (Route 322) on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24 as paving work begins between Ruggles Row and Clark Street. Road work is expected to begin at 7 p.m. on Monday and last through 11 a.m. on Tuesday.   Meriden Waterbury Road will be open during this…

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Obituary: Ann Marie McAvoy, 83

May 20, 2016
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Obit - Ann Marie McAvoy

Ann Marie McAvoy, 83, of Southington passed away peacefully at home. Ann was born in Waterbury on October 31, 1932, daughter of the late Percy and Marie (Fregeau) McAvoy. Ann was very strong in her faith which was founded as a graduate of the Academy of the Holy Family in Baltic, CT and continued as…

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