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SFD awards fire prevention poster winners

January 31, 2015
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Fire Inspector Robert Hunt stands with the 2015 Connecticut fire Prevention Poster Contest winners. Winners are Joscelyn Spinelli (4th grade winner), Julianne Slesinski (4th grade runner up), Julia Baldwin (5th grade winner), Abbie Flanigan (5th grade runner-up). 
Photo by Ann Dyer, Photo Expressions

The Southington Fire Department announced the local winners of the 2015 Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest. Joscelyn Spinelli from Kelly Elementary School won the fourth grade contest with Julianne Slesinski from Strong Elementary School finishing second. Julia Baldwin (first place) and Abbie Flanigan (second place) swept the fifth grade competition for Kelly Elementary School. The…

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Southington receives bond benefit from S&P AA+ rating

January 22, 2015
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Town officials announced positive results from a $26.92 million bond sale on Thursday, Jan. 15 and an accompanying $12 million sale of bond anticipation notes (BANs), all of which yielded competitive interest rates on the strength of solid reviews from Standard & Poor’s Corporation, one of the three major Wall Street Rating Agency firms. The Town…

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Jalowiec sworn in for a second term as probate judge

December 31, 2014
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Judge Matt Jalowiec, right, was sworn in for his second term as Southington’s probate judge. Presiding over his oath of office was Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Richard A Robinson, left.

CHESHIRE—On Monday, the Cheshire-Southington Probate Court announced that Judge Matt Jalowiec has been sworn in for the upcoming term beginning in 2015. Presiding over the administration of the oath of office was Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Richard A. Robinson.  The ceremony was held at the Supreme Court building in Hartford on Dec. 29 attended by…

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Obituaries for Dec. 26

December 24, 2014
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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. Lawrence Voisine, 84, of Plainville, husband of Eva (Richard) Voisine, died on Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut. Sylvia M. (Solomon) Hinchcliffe, 87, formerly of Southington, died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at…

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Ex-officer charged with drunken driving three times

December 18, 2014
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BRIDGEPORT (AP)— A former Connecticut police officer who appeared in court on a drunken-driving charge was arrested three more times in the next 11 hours. The Connecticut Post reports 39-year-old John Biehn, of Southington, was charged twice Monday with drunken driving and accused of shoplifting at a Wal-Mart. Police say Biehn, a former Bridgeport officer,…

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Habek, Holland engagement

December 3, 2014
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Dr. and Mrs. Helmy Habek of Southington are honored to announce the engagement of their daughter Nicole Habek of Southington to Brian Holland of Corning, N.Y., son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Holland. Nicole graduated from Southington High School. She also graduated from Northeastern University, earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and she graduated with…

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Obituaries for Nov. 28

December 3, 2014
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions.  Gloria B. (Delbuono) Day, 65, of Southington, died at her home on Saturday, Nov. 22. She was the wife of John M. Day for 18 years. Linda (Minervini) Hawes, 59, of Southington, wife of Wilton F.…

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Southington Community Services could use holiday help

December 3, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER Southington Community Services has a few opportunities for giving back this holiday season. Before Thanksgiving, the civic group handed out 500 food baskets to families in need at the Southington Drive In. Now SCS is preparing food baskets for families for Christmas. One of the ways people can give back…

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Sewer Committee clears up concerns

December 3, 2014
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Sewer Committee has opened bids for the $5 million sludge thickening and odor control project for the Southington Water Pollution Control Facility, which was approved by voters through a referendum question on the November ballot. “I take it very seriously, the sewer committee, because there is so much money…

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John Goralski named as Southington Observer editor

December 2, 2014
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John Goralski has been named as the next editor of the Southington Observer. Goralski, a graduate of Southington High School, has been a sports reporter and photographer for the Southington Observer since 2004. Goralski earned a Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of Connecticut and worked for over a decade in the insurance…

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