Tag: Southington

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…

Lake Compounce: ‘Venus Vortex’ water slide to open next summer

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Lake Compounce, the family theme and waterpark located on the Bristol and Southington town-line, will soon have a new, exciting six-story-tall water attraction. “Venus Vortex” will be open to the public in the 2020 season.…

Police investigating fatal car accident on Ledge Road

Plainville police are investigating a fatal car accident on Ledge Road on Sunday, Aug. 11. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact Sgt. John Quilter at quilter@plainville-ct.gov; Officer Brian DiMauro at dimauro@plainville-ct.gov; or call the Plainville Police…

The Observer seeks entry-level journalist to join our staff

There’s an excellent opportunity at the weekly StepSaver/Observer newspapers for an entry-level journalist. Report local news and features through interviews, observation and research. Must be thorough, well organized, with excellent time management skills. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field,…

Seniors’ listings for the July 26 edition

MONDAY, AUG. 5 SOUTHINGTON UNRAVEL THE MYSTERIES OF MEDICARE. 11 a.m. to noon. “Medicare 101.” Learn about Medicare Advantage plans; Medicare Supplement plans; prescription drug plans; when to enroll; and how to choose Medicare plan. Free. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry…

Kids’ listings for the July 19 edition

FRIDAY, JULY 19 BRISTOL FORMER NASA ASTRONAUT KEVEN MANNING. 2 p.m. “Look Up to the Stars.” Free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. RSVP. (860) 584-7787 ext. 3.  …

Obituary: Ruby Jarry, 92

Ruby Jarry, 92, of Plantsville, widow of Arthur J. Jarry, died Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at The Summit at Plantsville.  Ruby was born April 3, 1927 in England and was a daughter of Sidney and Ivy Searle. She also lived…

Miscellaneous listings for the June 14 edition

FRIDAY, JUNE 14 BRISTOL SINGLES 50s, 60s, 70s DANCE. Sponsored by Singles Social Connections. 7 to 11 p.m. Buffet from 7 to 8 p.m. DJ Tasteful Productions. Dress casual. Door prizes. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $20. (860)463-6906.  …

Kids’ listings for the June 14 edition

SATURDAY, JUNE 15 BRISTOL CAROUSEL T-SHIRT STENCILING. 1 p.m. Bring your children in along with a plain, white cotton t-shirt and discover the folk art of stenciling. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Adults, $8. $5, children 2-14.…

Music listings for the June 14 edition

FRIDAY, JUNE 14 BRISTOL DARIK AND THE FUNBAGS. Shea’s American Grill, 103 Tolland Turnpike, Manchester.   FRIDAY, JUNE 28 SOUTHINGTON FIELD OF BIRDS. 7 to 9:30 p.m. American folk, soul, funk, blues and more. Admission $10. SoCCA, 93 Main St.,…