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Editorial: 2018 candidates take note

September 22, 2018
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Editorial: 2018 candidates take note

With our local candidates getting their exercise by walking in the parades of assorted festivals in the area, and with the campaign rhetoric heating up, we are reminded that Election Day is coming fast upon us. Every year, The Observer offers the candidates an opportunity to address the issues—based on questions we have crafted—for the…

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Editorial: 2018 candidates take note

September 22, 2018
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Editorial: 2018 candidates take note

With our local candidates getting their exercise by walking in the parades of assorted festivals in the area, and with the campaign rhetoric heating up, we are reminded that Election Day is coming fast upon us. Every year, The Observer offers the candidates an opportunity to address the issues—based on questions we have crafted—for the…

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Bowling for Soup to play on AHF main stage

September 21, 2018
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Bowling for Soup to play on AHF main stage

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Nationally known American rock band, Bowling for Soup, will perform on the main stage of the Apple Harvest Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 7:45 p.m. Formed in 1994, the four-piece band had a handful of songs show up on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard US Adult Top…

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Bowling for Soup to play on AHF main stage

September 21, 2018
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Bowling for Soup to play on AHF main stage

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Nationally known American rock band, Bowling for Soup, will perform on the main stage of the Apple Harvest Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 7:45 p.m. Formed in 1994, the four-piece band had a handful of songs show up on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Billboard US Adult Top…

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Two men charged for fake coupons at Shop Rite

September 21, 2018
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Two men charged for fake coupons at Shop Rite

Southington police were dispatched to Shop Rite, at 750 Queen St., on Monday, Sept. 17, at approximately 3:27 p.m., on report of a shoplifting incident. Initial reports said that two suspects, later identified as Muhnad Abuali, 20, of Little Ferry, N.J., and Abdallah Kayed, 20 of Clifton, N.J., fled the scene and were being chased…

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Bristol man arrested for choking Southington woman

September 21, 2018
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Bristol man arrested for choking Southington woman

Joshua Werner, 41, of Bristol, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 8:44 a.m., on an active warrant for choking a Southington woman on Sept. 2 and getting in a motor vehicle accident on I-84 after fleeing the scene. Officers were dispatched to the residence on Beecher Street after receiving a report of a domestic…

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Woman arrested for allowing youths to smoke pot, drink

September 21, 2018
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Woman arrested for allowing youths to smoke pot, drink

Tricia Angelo, 43, of Southington, turned herself in to Southington police on Friday, Sept. 14 after learning there was a warrant for her arrest. The warrant alleges that Angelo allowed juveniles to smoke marijuana and drink alcohol in her house with her knowledge. The investigation was initiated after a parent of one of the juveniles…

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Woman arrested for allowing youths to smoke pot, drink

September 21, 2018
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Woman arrested for allowing youths to smoke pot, drink

Tricia Angelo, 43, of Southington, turned herself in to Southington police on Friday, Sept. 14 after learning there was a warrant for her arrest. The warrant alleges that Angelo allowed juveniles to smoke marijuana and drink alcohol in her house with her knowledge. The investigation was initiated after a parent of one of the juveniles…

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Obituary: Jane (Rathbun) Thomas, ‘Honey,’ 89

September 21, 2018
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Obituary: Jane (Rathbun) Thomas, ‘Honey,’ 89

Jane (Rathbun) Thomas, “Honey”, 89 of Southington passed away Monday September 17, 2018 at her home holding the hands of her family.  Born in East Orange, New Jersey on June 13, 1929, she was the daughter of Alma (Lasher) and Frederick Rathbun.  Jane lived in New Britain and was raised at the Klingberg Children’s Home…

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Obituary: Michele A. (Derderian) Haman, 77

September 21, 2018
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Obituary: Michele A. (Derderian) Haman, 77

Michele A. (Derderian) Haman, 77, of Southington, was reunited with her husband, parents, sister and her beloved dog Bailey, on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Michele was the loving wife of the late Richard J. Haman for 56 years. She was born in New Britain on July 4, 1941 to…

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