Man arrested for punching a vehicle

May 24, 2019
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Man arrested for punching a vehicle

Police arrested Luis Manuel Torres, 36, of New Britain after he punched a vehicle during a dispute on Monday, May 20. Police were called to the area of 400 N. Main St. on a report of an intoxicated male causing a disturbance, and they found that Torres and another male were in a dispute. During…

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Race4Chase kicks off with 26 days of running

May 24, 2019
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Race4Chase kicks off with 26 days of running

The Southington Community YMCA announced its annual “26 days of running” challenge to support the Race4Chase youth triathlon program. SCCYMCA CEO Mark Pooler has assembled more than 26 community volunteers to run 2.6 miles each day for 26 days in a row in memory of Chase Kowalski and the other students and teachers who lost…

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Forestville road closings on Sunday, May 26

May 24, 2019
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Forestville road closings on Sunday, May 26

The Bristol Police Department announced road closings in Forestville, beginning at 12:30 p.m., on Sunday, May 26, and concluding around 3 p.m., in observance of Memorial Day. During the Forestville Memorial Day Parade (2 to 3 p.m.,), East Main Street from Lincoln Ave., to Central St., Broad Street from Todd St., to Central St., Central…

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Police conducting DWI checkpoint

May 24, 2019
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Police conducting DWI checkpoint

Bristol Police Department announced that they will be conducting a DWI (driving while intoxicated) checkpoint on Route 229, on Friday, May 24. “This is part of a federal grant to help reduce incidences of DWI crashes and fatalities in the Bristol community,” according to officials.

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Municipal offices closed for Memorial Day

May 24, 2019
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Municipal offices closed for Memorial Day

The Municipal Center, Senior Center, and Library will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. All Municipal offices will re-open on Tuesday, May 28. Town officials noted that no trash or recycling collection will occur on Monday, May 27. Collection days will be delayed by one day for the entire week,…

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LiveWell, library offers ‘memory café’ as new dementia resource

May 24, 2019
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LiveWell, library offers ‘memory café’ as new dementia resource

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Public Library, in partnership with LiveWell dementia specialists, are bringing a trending resource to town. Southington’s own “memory café” will kick off on June 11 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the library. The monthly program is designed to be a comfortable place that encourages socialization between people…

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