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Southington Observer Local News Section

LISA, Inc. earns $10K grant from CFGNB

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Living In Safe Alternatives (LISA), Inc., a nonprofit organization in Southington that provides safe, supportive and empowering programs for struggling teens in the custody of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) recently received a…

Speaker honors essay winners

Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D -30) recently recognized six local students from Berlin and Southington who participated in an essay contest sponsored by the state lawmaker. Aresimowicz asked middle and high school students from Berlin and Southington to…

Residents honor local veterans

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Southington residents young and old participated in an array of Veterans Day commemorations across the town. Veterans Day 2018 was a unique celebration, marking 100 years after the end of World War I. “One hundred…

Superintendent given high marks by BOE

The Southington Board of Education conducted their annual evaluation of the Superintendent of Schools, Timothy Connellan, on Thursday, Sept. 27. The evaluation was based on Connellan’s performance in the district from July 1, 2017 through the close of the 2017-2018…