Category: Community news

Southington’s ‘super’ summer celebration

Summer Reading finale-Norrie Zingaro (age 2) meets Mulan and Supergirl

Local princesses and superheroes descended upon the Southington’s library on Thursday, Aug. 11 for the grand finale of the annual summer reading series. Above, 2-year-old Norrie Zingaro meets Mulan and Supergirl at the event, which featured Cinderella, Spiderman, Thor, Harley…

Library listings for the Aug. 19 edition

The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events:…

Bread for Life volunteer honored by Patriots

Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft and Patriots and Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Tippett congratulate Benny Cammuso from Southington's Bread for Life for his selection as a Myra Kraft Community MVP Award winner. During the June 2 luncheon, the Kraft family and the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation awarded $200,000 in grants to 26 New England nonprofits. Bread for Life received a $5,000 grant in honor of Cammuso's volunteer efforts.

FOXBOROUGH, MASS.—The Kraft family and New England Patriots Charitable Foundation’s Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards place a spotlight on those who give their time to help others and exemplify leadership, dedication and a commitment to improving their communities through volunteerism.…

The Pintarich twins

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Christopher and Kaitlyn (Spinelli) Pintarich of Uxbridge, Mass. announce the birth of their twin sons, Griffin Thomas Pintarich and Grayson Lawrence Pintarich, on Sunday, May 15 at UMass Memorial in Worcester, Mass. Griffin (5 lbs., 3.8 oz., 18.5 inches) arrived…

Library receives adaptive technology

Library - ada-donation

Members of the Southington Commission on Disabilities recently presented adaptive technology to the Library, including two LCD screen magnifiers and a pair of vision boards. The items will be installed on library computers to magnify the screen image and make…

Camp Sloper is ready for Race4Chase event

Race4Chase
www.cmakfoundation.org

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER About 450 competitors will attempt to complete their first triathlon with over 2,000 spectators watching at Camp Sloper on Saturday, Aug. 6. The Southington YMCA and the Chase Michael Anthony Kowalski (CMAK) Sandy Hook Memorial Foundation…