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Fire company gets new thermal camera

By Ed Harris
The thermal cameras shown at work gauging the temperature of a stove top flame at Engine Company 2 in Plantsville. The new Eagle Attack camera is the smaller one on the left.

By Ed Harris Editor The Southington Fire Department, Company 2 in Plantsville, has a new thermal imaging camera that will help immensely on emergency calls. The new thermal camera, an Eagle Attack, replaces an older thermal camera, the Eagle X,…

Snow shovelers give back to community

Plantsville children earned money by shoveling last week, using the earnings to donated to Toys for Tots.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer What started out as a snow day last Tuesday for a group of children in Plantsville turned into a day of giving back. Nine-year-old Jamie Baden and her six-year-old sister Kylie joined their friends and…

Winter wonderland takes shape

By Lisa Capobianco
Local artist Mary DeCroce puts the finishing touches on a window display at a Center Street business.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Local artist Mary DeCroce walked down Center Street recently with a sigh of relief and a sense of pride as she glanced at the ten windows of vacant buildings decorated with winter art, including the…

YMCA tree gives back to South Dakota

Photo by Lisa Capobianco

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer A crowd of families gathered together at the Southington YMCA’s 29th annual Giving Tree ceremony last week, celebrating the spirit of the holiday season while remembering loved ones who have passed on. This year the…