Category: Community news

When history meets geneology

From 1908 until 1924, Lewis Hine chronicled the plight of American child laborers, and his pictures shaped the nation’s laws. Hine took over 5,000 photographs of child laborers, and those pictures helped persuade legislators—and the general public—to support laws to…

No rain date for MOTG ‘BootLeg Band’

The Wednesday, Aug. 2 Music on the Green concert featuring “BootLeg Band” was cancelled just before the 7 p.m. start time, due to heavy rainstorms. Town officials said that the band was present and ready to play and the stagehands, audio technician,…

SHS Unified Theater honored for teamwork

The Southington High School Unified Theater club was honored with the teamwork award at the Rockstar Banquet in Bloomfield in May. The local theater group joins students with and without disabilities, and this year’s production was “A Knight Around the…