Reader likes local economy run by Republicans

October 10, 2015
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To the editor: Democrats want you to believe that under Republican leadership taxes are high. They are confused again. Under Democrat-controlled government (2007 to 2010) tax increases were double what they are under Republican leadership (2011 to 2014), and in 2015 taxes were raised less than 1 percent. Under the Democrat control, the sewer plant…

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Letter: Reader questions the board of ethics decision

October 10, 2015
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To the editor: Those Board of “Ethics” members who recently decided that Tom Lombardi had a violation should look in the mirror and ask themselves if they acted morally and responsibly. Their decision, based on opinion vs. the fact, is a shameful stain on their credibility. They have attempted to create a perception of conflict…

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Letter: Reader thanks the Observer for reunion success

October 10, 2015
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To the editor: The Reunion Committee of the 1960 Class of New Britain High School expresses its sincere appreciation for the weekly publication of its 55th reunion in the Bristol, Plainville, and Southington Observer. The event was held at the Aqua Turf on Sept. 27 and was a huge success. A grand time was had…

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Letter: Reader endorses Pocock for the Water Board

October 10, 2015
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To the editor: The slate of Republican candidates running for office features a tremendous young woman, Erika Pocock. I’ve long witnessed the Pocock family’s dedication to Southington, and Erika is no exception.  She has graciously given her time to sit on the Disabilities Commission and has served in other capacities to help further our town. …

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Letter: Reader defends Councilor’s reputation

October 10, 2015
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To the Editor, I have known Tom Lombardi since he was born. At an early age he demonstrated the values of family, helping others, humility, and working hard. As he matured his leadership skills and commitment to Southington grew. He took to heart the struggles his mother, Terry, experienced as a Cuban refugee child and…

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Orchards hosts October open houses

October 9, 2015
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The Orchards at Southington
34 Hobart St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-5656

The Orchards at Southington, an independent and assisted living community, will host open houses on Saturdays, Oct. 10 and Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Edesa Ciscar, retirement counselor, will facilitate the events. Coffee will be served. The Orchards at Southington is located at 34 Hobart St. in Southington. People are welcome to…

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First Baptist Church announces 2015 tag sale

October 9, 2015
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First Baptist Church of Southington
581 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8121

First Baptist Church of Southington, 581 Meriden Ave., will present its annual tag sale on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Housewares, books, collectibles, jewelry, small furniture, linens, holiday decorations, baked goods and much more will be sold at this church fundraiser. Admission is free. For more information, call the church office…

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Crystal Restoration supports Wounded Warriors

October 9, 2015
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Crystal Restoration Services of New England, held a golf fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 10 to support Wounded Warriors. The event attracted 100 golfers and 20 non-golfers, and the event raised $13,175.

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Mulberry Gardens open house Oct. 17

October 9, 2015
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington
58 Mulberry St., Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 276-1020

Mulberry Gardens of Southington, an assisted living, adult day and memory care community, will host an open house on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will facilitate the event and coffee will be served. Mulberry Gardens of Southington is located at 58 Mulberry St. in the Plantsville section…

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