Southington support groups listings for the Jan. 22 edition

January 20, 2016
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ONGOING SOUTHINGTON AL-ANON. Sundays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 114 Main St., Southington. Park in left lot, go through double doors. Meeting in Room 203. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Campus. First floor conference room A. Newcomers meeting at…

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Southington Miscellaneous listings for the Jan. 22 edition

January 20, 2016
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TUESDAY, JAN. 19 SOUTHINGTON COMMUNITY PRAYER SERVICE. 7 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St. This is a 30 minute, quiet, meditative service of worship, silence and prayer. All are welcome. For info call 860-628-6996. SATURDAY, JAN. 23 SOUTHINGTON MILITARY APPRECIATION DINNER. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Southington Elks Lodge, 114…

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YMCA to honor locals at Feb. 3 annual meeting

January 20, 2016
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On Wednesday, Feb. 3 the Southington-Cheshire Community YMCAs will honor award recipients at their 87th Annual Meeting at the Aqua Turf. Steve Nyerick, Dave Kanute, Anna Satterfield, Terry Lombardi, Brian Durocher, Catherine Myers, and Natiya Washer are among those to be honored, along with Relay for Life, Race for Chase, and Giving Back Girls. “We…

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Library listings for the Jan. 22 edition

January 20, 2016
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: January Relieve Stress with Mindful Meditation. Tuesday, Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. Registration is required. Join…

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Students perform at Hatton

January 20, 2016
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By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Students perform at Hatton Elementary School on Wednesday, Jan. 13.  The school’s orchestra showcased their talents throughout the day, with a daytime concert for students, above, and evening concerts for parents, families, and friends by the school’s orchestra and band.

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Go jump in a lake: The 2016 Polar Plunge sets records

January 20, 2016
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Members of the ‘Leaping Ladies’ survive the chilly waters at YMCA Camp Sloper on Saturday, Jan. 16 during the annual Polar Plunge. Scores of brave locals leapt into the lake during the event that raises money for camp scholarships. (Photo by Tammi Naudus)

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER As five women in pink shirts and brightly colored tutus stood shivering on a dock at YMCA Camp Sloper on Saturday, Jan. 16, YMCA Executive Director John Meyers shouted the encouraging words, “Remember, it’s all for the kids.” Hundreds of brave volunteers participated in the 11th annual Polar Plunge last weekend, fundraising…

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Animal Abuse – Advocates backing animal abuse registry in Connecticut

January 20, 2016
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Advocates for domestic violence victims and those supporting animal rights are teaming up to support the latest proposal for a public registry in Connecticut that would identify people who abuse animals. The two groups contend those who abuse animals should be singled out because they’re more…

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Police Report for the Jan. 22 edition

January 20, 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 Monday, Jan. 11 through Thursday, Jan. 14: Frank M. Cariso Jr., 29, of 13 Jasmine Ln., Wolcott, was arrested on Jan. 8 for operating an unregistered motor vehicle, improper use of registration, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Steven Soucy, 28, of 42 Victoria Dr., Southington, was…

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Fire Report for the Jan. 22 edition

January 20, 2016
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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 40 incidents between Monday, Jan. 11 and Monday, Jan. 18: Monday, Jan. 11 11:00:58 a.m., 30 High St., Smoke scare, odor of smoke 5:26:24 p.m., 38 Kathryn Ln., Good intent call, Other 9:28:15 p.m., 1352 Meriden Ave., Building fire Tuesday, Jan. 12 5:38:54 a.m., Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. and I-84,…

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