Category: Community news

Southington Drive-In announces 2018 schedule

The Southington Drive-In committee announced the 2018 summer schedule and invites the public to “Discover ‘Reel’ Nostalgia.” The ninth community-owned, volunteer operated season will kick off on Saturday, June 2 with the 1975 classic “Jaws,” sponsored by Southington UNICO. Other…

Editorial: Anniversary year begins

Southington’s year of milestones kicked off this week with the 80th annual Chamber of Commerce dinner at the Aqua Turf, so it was appropriate that YMCA director John Myers was one of the honorees. After all, this week also kicks…

Ghosts at the Bradley Museum?

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Barnes Museum, the historic Southington homestead built in 1836 and home of the Bradley-Barnes family for 137 years, is keeping history alive—literally. After a recent visit from the Eastern Connecticut Paranormal Society, the team…

Chamber honors locals

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington Chamber of Commerce welcomed local businesses and residents to their 80th annual dinner celebration, recognizing several leaders in town and introducing new members to its board of directors. Stepping down from the role…

Happily every after…

A princess greets another member of the royal court at the 6th annual princess meet and greet at the Aqua Turf on Saturday, April 28. Boys and girls were able to meet their favorite princesses, along with Spiderman, Batman, and…

‘A Shot at the AHF Main Stage’

The Apple Harvest Festival committee is looking to showcase local talent. Officials are asking talented performers to post a YouTube video and send the link to ahfestival@southington.org. In the subject field, applicants should indicate “A Shot at the AHF Main…

Fry qualifies for Circle of Success

Christopher L. Fry, CFP, ChFC, CRPC, a private wealth advisor with Watermark Wealth Advisors, a practice of Ameriprise Financial Services in Southington, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement…

Spreading Easter joy

Students at Southington Catholic School set out to spread the joy of Easter to the residents of Mulberry Gardens during a visit at the holiday. Accompanied by parents and teachers, the residents were treated to special holiday gifts by their…