Coffee and conversation

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin, Southington) and State Rep. Liz Linehan (D-Southington, Cheshire, Wallingford) met with constituents at The Pepper Pot in Southington to speak to voters about concerns and ideas. Photos by JEN CARDINES

Obituary: Laurie Ahearn, 56

Laurie Ahearn, 56, of the Plantsville section of Southington, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, February 22, 2017. Born Aug. 12, 1960 in Southington to the late John and Jeannine (Dupuis) Ahearn, she had…