Category: Community news

Bread…and produce…for Life

Students from Kelley Elementary School are helping out at Bread for Life. Above, Mason and Olivia take a break from their work at the community garden on Vermont Avenue where they help grow produce for the kitchen.

Farm to table

Whether it’s produce, flowers, or a good farmer story that you’re looking for, the Southington farmer’s market has just what you need. Every Friday, from 3 to 6 p.m., farmers gather on the town green with a wide-array of farm-raised…

Sock it to ‘em, Father Cronin

A ladies guild member at St. Thomas Church in Southington organized a special gift drive as a gift for the parish priest. Rather than gift him with gift cards or money, she had the idea to have the parishioners donate…

Apple Harvest Festival: The early years

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER On a rainy Thursday morning, Southington Historical Society president Lisa Jansson stood beside a table in the Chamber of Commerce meeting room scattered with a handful of old photos, a small pile of cartoon drawings,…

An apple a day…

Artists have begun to decorate the apple statues at the Gura Building, and they’ll be decorating the streets of town in time for this year’s Apple Harvest Festival. Photos by JANELLE MORELLI