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Southington Observer Local News Section

Scouting for food

On Saturday, Nov. 11, Southington Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, leaders, and families joined together at First Baptist Church in Southington to sort and box food collected during the 29th annual “Scouting for Food” drive. The event was part of a…

United Way receives $40K well-being grant

The Main Street Community Foundation (MSCF) recently presented the United Way of Southington the Southington Community Well-Being Grant from the Bradley Henry Barnes & Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust. With the $40,000 grant, the United Way of Southington will partner…

Palmieri named as council chair

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Democratic councilor John Barry nominated Chris Palmieri as chair, and the top vote getter was unanimously named as the new council chair. On Monday, Nov. 13, the Democrats took control of the council with Palmieri…

Legion honors Veterans Day

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 honored Veteran’s Day with a moving ceremony at the Town Green on Saturday, Nov. 11, accompanied by the Knights of Columbus, Marine Corps Color Guard, local Boy Scout troops,…