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Southington fire poster winners announced

The Southington Fire Department announced the local fourth and fifth grade winners of the Connecticut fire prevention poster contest: fourth grader Megan Kasica from Kelley Elementary School and fifth grader Lilly Stoltz from Plantsville Elementary School. Fire inspector Robert Hunt…

CyberKnights are off and running

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR It’s not how you start that counts. It’s how you finish. Southington High School’s CyberKnights struggled in the opening round of their first competition at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, N.Y.,  but by the end of…

Go, Greased Lightnin’

“Go, Greased Lightnin.’ You’re burnin’ up the quarter mile.” Last weekend, curtains opened on the Southington High School drama club’s production of “Grease.” The audience rocked to the 1950s love story, featuring your favorite Pink Ladies and Greasers from Rydell…

Republicans propose anti-toll resolution

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER At the March 11 town council meeting, the Republican caucus introduced a proposed resolution taking a stand against bringing highway tolls to Connecticut. Resolutions made by the town council are position statements which the council…