Category: Community news

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…

Rail-trail spring cleaning on April 23

Members of the Farmington Canal Rail-to-Trail Association are organizing a spring clean-up on Southington’s linear trail. The event is scheduled for Sunday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will meet on W. Main Street, near Zingarella’s Pizzeria at…