Category: Community news

Food ‘drive’ for hunger

On Nov. 13, KTA Racing and quarter midget driver Kyle, above, collected 324 pounds of food during a food drive at Price Chopper in Southington. The proceeds will benefit Southington Community Services food pantry.

A decade of service

Wesson Energy, Inc. in Waterbury recently honored Rebecca Faroni of Southington, a customer service manager for 10 years with the company. Faroni was honored during the company’s 2016 annual meeting in late October. From left, Wesson Energy vice president William…

Military appreciation dinner on Jan. 28

The Southington Elks Lodge No. 1669 will be hosting a military appreciation dinner on Saturday, Jan. 28. A free dinner, including hors d’oeuvres, a buffet dinner, and dessert will be offered free to all military members and veterans. The event…

The kids are gonna love this

Southington High School sophomore Reilley Walden clutches a giant teddy bear donated during her seventh annual toy drive for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Her Nov. 26 event, “Stuff my mom’s SUV for CCMC” received record donations of 432 toys and…

‘Ugliest’ sweater at the library

The library announced the winner of this year’s ugly sweater contest, held during a holiday mixer with library personnel. For her efforts, Barbara Fiorente earned a gift card to a local business. This is the second year that the library…