Category: Community news

Drug information forum tomorrow night at SHS

The Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS), the Southington Police Department and the Southington High School administration are sponsoring an information night to help families understand current drug trends, prevention efforts, and agencies that help with substance abuse. Anyone…

Sock it to them

Yoga teacher students from Bloom Yoga Fitness in Southington kicked off their spring karma project with a sock donation to a local homeless shelter. The sock drive was based on the needs of the shelter since socks are the most…

What does an artist do?

Local author and illustrator Bill Thomson recently visited a 3-year-old class at Plantsville Community Nursery School to answer questions about what an artist does. The visit was part of the school’s community helper program. Thomson is the author of a…

Southington resident named as Google Innovator

In the Newington school system, Southington resident John “Jay” Salerno is the “go-to” for all things related to computers. Over the past 2.5 years as director of educational technology, Salerno has helped everyone in the Newington district—from administrators and teachers…