Tag: Southington

Obituary: Mildred Martha (Fruchtenicht) Martin, 85

Mildred Martha (Fruchtenicht) Martin, 85, wife of the late Chester Martin, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Apple Rehab, Farmington Valley. Born in Bristol on January 12, 1934, she was one of three…

Area legislators address CT’s grocery tax

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services recently announced that a 1% increase would be added to the state’s sales and use tax. A policy statement released by DRS calls for a tax of 7.35% on…

Lexi’s Journey visits Cadillac Ranch

Plainville High School student Lexi Charbonneau, front center, enjoys a ride on Mark Buck’s Polaris Slingshot during a fundraising event at Cadillac Ranch in Southington last Sunday. The event was a poker run to benefit Lexi’s Journey, Inc., a campaign…

Kids’ listings for the Sept. 6 edition

FRIDAYS, SEPT. 6, 20 BRISTOL FAIRYTALE FRIENDS. 10 a.m. Fairy tale stories and crafts. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787 ext. 6. BristolLib.com.   SATURDAY, SEPT. 7 BRISTOL DONUTS WITH GROWNUPS. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Celebrate Grandparent’s Day.…

Health listings for the Sept. 6 edition

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10 SOUTHINGTON PINOT AND PREVENTION: A NIGHT OUT IN SOUTHINGTON. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Event to raise awareness about heart disease in women. Topics include heart disease in women, heart disease prevention and the latest treatment options. Guest…

Support groups listings for the Sept. 6 edition

ONGOING BRISTOL DEBTORS ANONYMOUS. Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. 12-step fellowship. First Congregational Church of Bristol, 31 Maple St., Bristol. Parish House, Library Room. info@ctabundance.org. ctabundance.org.   WEEKLY OPIOID EDUCATION AND FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS. Wednesdays 6 p.m. Wheeler’s Family Health and Wellness…

Miscellaneous listings for the Sept. 6 edition

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6 BRISTOL CROCODILE CLUB. 138th reunion dinner. Speakers, many of whom are public officials, put aside political difference to celebrate the club. Noon, social hour with beer and wine cash bar. Ride carousel noon to 1 p.m. Dinner…

Police are investigating fatal crash in Southington

The Southington Police Department accident investigation team is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision on Friday, Aug. 30. Police were called to the area of Meriden Waterbury Road and Clark Street at approximately 10:18 p.m. on Aug. 30 on a…

Rail trail gap closure plan to start in 2022

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Representatives from the Connecticut Department of Transportation provided an update on the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail gap closure during the Aug. 19 town council meeting. Last year, the council voted to support trail alignment ‘C’…

Obituary: Vincent Francis Susco, 96

Vincent Francis Susco, 96, passed away peacefully Friday, August 16, 2019.  Vincent was born December 31, 1922, in Plainville, Ct. He was the son of the late John Susco and Christine Santy Susco. He graduated from Plainville High School in…