Southington Assessor’s accept elderly tax forms
The Southington Assessor’s Office is accepting applications for the elderly homeowners program which helps reduce property taxes. Income levels are $35,300 for single residents and $43,000 for married couples. One spouse in the household must be at least 65 years of age as of last Dec. 31. Those who are receiving Social Security Disability benefits may apply regardless of age.
The office also is accepting applications for the Tax Stabilization (tax freeze). One spouse in the household must be 70 years of age as of last Dec. 31 and if married, his or her spouse is 62 years of age or over as of last Dec. 31. Income limits are $32,000 for single residents and $37,000 for married couples. Under this program the deferred amount of taxes, with interest, shall be liened against the property.
For either program, applicants must file by May 15 and bring the Federal Income Tax return and Social Security 1099 statements for 2017. For more information, call 860-276-6205.
Parent information series
The Youth Services will present Helping children overcome anxiety, ‘handling childen’s anger,’ from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the Youth Services offices. To register call 860-276-6281.
SOUTHINGTON — The UNICO hosts its “All You Can Eat Big Breakfast” on Sunday, April 29, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Mary Our Queen Hall, 248 Savage St., Plantsville. Admission is per person. Children under 3 eat for free. Tickets are available at the door or contact Tom Delsanto, Jr. at 860-919-2903 or Dave Kanute at 860-621-5494. Tickets can also be picked up at Fasulo & Albini, CPAs. All proceeds benefit UNICO charities.
Registration is now open for the Southington Recreation Department’s Camp RISE summer program for children with special needs. The program will be broken down into two sessions: Session 1 is for students entering Grades 2-5 and will run July 2-3 and July 9-12; Session 2 is for students entering Grades 6-12 (up to age 21) and will run July 16-19 and July 23-26. Both sessions are open to Southington residents only and will take place at South End Elementary School & Recreation Park from 12:15 to 3 p.m. daily. The cost to participate varies by session. Space is extremely limited and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Complete program details and the required registration forms are available online at www.southington.org/CampRISE.
Youth Services is sponsoring a Babysitting Certification class at the Southington Youth Services Department, 196 N. Main St. It is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, from 8:45 until 11:45 a.m. There is a fee to attend. The class is for Southington youth residents over 12 years of age, and is limited to 12 slots. Call 860-276-6281 to register your child today.
Space is available in the popular program “When I’m in Charge” sponsored by the Southington Youth Services. The program is being held on Thursday, April 12, from 5 until 6:45 p.m. at the Southington Youth Services office, 196 North Main St. The course is intended for youth who are in 4th, 5th or 6th grade and teaches them how to keep safe when they are left at home on their own. It is taught by Red Cross certified instructor. To register, call Youth Services at 860-276-6281. Registration is on a first-come first-serve basis. There is a cost to attend.