Category: Community news

YMCA announces Sloper Plunge

The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA announced the 14th annual Sloper Plunge is set to take place on Saturday, Jan.19, at 1 p.m., at YMCA Camp Sloper. Hundreds of warm-hearted individuals from throughout the community are expected to “take the plunge” in…

SEF awards $11K in education grants

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) awarded more than $11,000 in grants to three local teachers. The grants were presented at a reception held at the Southington Community Cultural Arts Center (SoCCA). Southington High School teacher Keagan Radziwon received $3,626 for…

10 years of toys for tots

For the tenth year in the row the Raya Clinic and the Mangia Faccia Club held a joint collection for Toys for Tots. This year’s drive collected more than $6,000 worth of toys to be distributed to needy children by…

Giving back already?

Que Whiskey Kitchen officially opened its doors at 461 Queen Street with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The newest restaurant on Queen Street is already giving back to the community, presenting a donation at the grand opening to…

Churches announce Christmas service schedules

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Christmas Eve (Monday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Tuesday, Dec. 25): Baptist First Baptist Church 581 Meriden Ave, Southington DEC. 24—6 p.m. Christmas Eve worship with Rev. Sharon Holt.…

Home ‘sweet’ home at the library

Maddie Davis, left, and Bryn Kroll, right, decorate their gingerbread houses last Wednesday during a gingerbread house decorating contest at the Southington Public Library. Teens added sweet decorations to their houses for a chance to win an Amazon gift card,…

Library listings for the Dec. 21 edition

The Southington Library at 255 Main St. has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, option 5 or visit southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext.3. Here are…

Breakfast is on us

  Families from Giggles & Grins Child Care Center in Plantsville donated 41 boxes of cereal to Southington’s Bread for Life as part of their “pajama day” activities. (Submitted)