Category: Community news

Experts in the grass…and with glass

Several members of the Orchard Valley Garden Club met at a member’s home to create glass flowers, which they will be selling this May at their annual plant sale to benefit their scholarship fund. Above, from left, Paula Liebovitz, Kristen…

Ladies’ Night

The Southington Chamber of Commerce hosted Ladies Night at the Aqua Turf Club on Thursday, March 1. Dozens of local businesses lined the borders of the hall, offering everything from clothing and makeup, to soaps and chocolates. Guests lingered from…

Local nurse honored for excellence

Kristen Marie Guida, DNP, ANP-C, ACNP-BC, AGACNP-BC has been selected by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) to receive the Connecticut State Award for Excellence. She will be presented the award during a ceremony and reception at the AANP…

The first taste of summer

Spring is officially here, and neither rain, nor wind, nor cold of winter could keep locals from flocking to Rita’s Italian Ice on Queen Street. On March 2, visitors were treated to a free taste of Italian ice during the…

Daniela’s blood drive

Bristol Eastern High School held a blood drive in honor of Southington’s Daniela Ciriello last Saturday. Daniela has a rare genetic blood disorder, which requires blood transfusions every three weeks. A number of local teens turned out for the event.…