Author: eharris

Local teens bring books to life

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer A group of local tweens and teens, under the instruction of Mary DeCroce, a local artist, created a mural that brings children’s books to life. Six middle school and high school girls created the multimedia…

Bookstore helps Southington Library

By Lisa Capobianco
Twin brothers, Vinny, left, and Joey Petrossi recently visited the Friends of Southington Library for the first time, purchasing one of their favorite books, “Thomas the Tank Engine.”

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer From teen drama to biographies to children’s series, the Friends of Southington Library Book Store sells a variety of used books to local residents and non-residents of the town. Located in the basement of Southington…

Giving Back Girls help hand out backpacks

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Giving Back Girls kicked off another backpack drive as part of the Southington Smart Start Program, providing at least 400 backpacks to students in need throughout the community. Created in 2010 by high school…