Category: Community news

ECCS presents special needs support workshop

There’s still time for parents, guardians, and childcare providers to register for the special needs support workshop on Thursday, Feb. 15. The workshop, presented by the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS) is aimed at the needs of young children…

Mulberry Gardens unveils facility upgrade

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Town officials, chamber members, and residents mingled in the lobby of Mulberry Gardens in Plantsville during last Thursday’s cocktail hour and ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. Executive director at the chamber,…

Feed the world

Students at The Music Shop in Southington collected over 400 pounds of food during their fifth annual holiday food drive, and the proceeds were donated to Bread for Life. Each year, Music Shop teachers swap music lessons for food donations…

2018 Sloper Plunge: Go jump in a lake

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Saturday’s temperatures climbed to 48 degrees, but the water at YMCA Camp Sloper hovered just one degree above freezing as 175 people “took the plunge” to raise money for the YMCA’s 13th annual Sloper Plunge.…

Did you take the plunge?

More than 150 participants braved the cold on Saturday, Jan. 20 for the 13th annual Sloper Plunge at YMCA Camp Sloper. The fundraising event challenges participants to leap into the icy waters at the camp to raise money for summer…

A lifetime of service

Paul Armor, formerly of Armor Interiors, received a lifetime membership award fromt the Southington Chamber of Commerce during a ceremony in late December. The award, presented by former chamber board chair Dave Pestillo, right, recognized Armor for his longevity in…