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Southington Observer Local News Section

Apple Harvest Road Race notice

Attention all runners. Officials from the Apple Harvest Road race have announced that the road project on Berlin Street will not affect the race map for this year’s 5-mile or 5K road races. Even though the road construction may not…

2017 Apple Harvest parking restrictions

The Southington Police Department announced the following parking restrictions for the 2017 Apple Harvest Festival: From Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 1 and  Friday, Oct. 6 through Sunday, Oct. 8 the following streets will be posted as “No Parking”…

Step up to ‘The 39 Steps’ this weekend

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR This weekend experience the thrills— overwhelmed by laughter— of “The 39 Steps” as Southington Community Theatre offers its rendition of the award-winning show. The show, which opens Friday night, according to press materials, is a…

Wall of Honor celebrates CIA officer

  By JEN CARDINES CORRESPONDENT When you consider all of his major career accomplishments with the Central Intelligence Agency, Robert Calandra (Class of 1981) was an easy choice to be inducted in next month’s Wall of Honor ceremony. Wall of…

The Hop Knot opens Southington location

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Middletown’s popular spot for craft beer and deluxe baked pretzels has opened up a new location right here in Southington. The Hop Knot, located at 1169 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk., held its grand opening Sep. 1 and…