Category: Community news

Champagnes celebrate 50th anniversary

On Sunday, May 21, Jim and Rosemary Champagne celebrated 50 years of wedding at a celebration where just two of the 12 original bridal party members were missing. The bride wore her original wedding dress for a vow renewal ceremony conducted…

Fountain proposal springs forward

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Southington resident and Planning and Zoning Commission vice chair Paul Chaplinsky proposed a project for the preservation, relocation, and restoration of a historic fountain in Plantsville. Chaplinsky spoke before the Parks and Recreation board, as…

‘Women in Song’ at SoCCA

On Friday, May 10, SoCCA was filled with sound during the “Women in Song” event coordinated by Becca Hasko. The night included female performers of poetry and music at the Southington Community Cultural Arts Center, and the event raised $400…

Kennedy kids give back

Kennedy students in Amy Perry’s third period class delivered 150 pounds of food to Southington’s Food Pantry in May after the teacher challenged her kids to find and solve a problem in the community. The students weighed the food that…