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American Legion honors local policeman and fireman

[portfolio_slideshow id=11388] By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER On Monday, May 25, the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 recognized two local officers for exceptional service in the Southington community this year. Officer Chad Butler of the Southington Police Department was named Police Officer…

Southington students honored by ECSU

WILLIMANTIC—A number of Southington students were honored by various departments at Eastern Connecticut State University during year-end banquets. Two locals were selected for induction into the Delta Omega chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the National Honor Society that recognizes outstanding…

Pink’s Hot Dog fashion show

[portfolio_slideshow id=11406] Photos by Tammi Naudus Pink’s Hot Dogs rang in their first Connecticut store with an over-the-top dog fashion show at Lake Compounce on Saturday, May 23. The Hollywood landmark opened up a stand across from the Lake Compounce…

Murphy visits Karabin Farms

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) visited Southington’s Karabin Farms to talk about the challenges the farm faced as a result of the winter’s inclement weather. Above, he discusses federal investments for Connecticut’s small farmers and nursery owners with Karabin Farms…

Fire Report for May 29

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 45 incidents between Monday, May 18 and Monday, May 25: Monday, May 18 34 Hobart St. /Orchards, EMS Call, Excluding Vehicle 461 Queen St. /TD Homers, Brush Or Brush-And-Grass Mix 9 Hidden Hills…

Police Blotter for May 29

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from May 14 through May 20: Matthew Dufresne, 36, of 220 Bayberry Dr., Bristol, was arrested on May 14 for cultivation of over 1 kilogram of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent…

Obituaries for May 29

The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Rodney W. Chepul, 74, of Southington, died on Monday, May 18 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury with his family…

Moquin earns Academic Achievement Award

At a recent awards luncheon, hosted by the Springfield College Business Management Department, former Southington High School graduate Jordyn Moquin, now in her second year at Springfield College, was honored with an Academic Achievement Award for her continued academic success…