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Southington observes Memorial Day

Harris Bouchard, 2, and Peyton Bouchard, 4, wave American flags while watching the Memorial Day parade on Main St. on May 25, 2015.

[portfolio_slideshow id=11354] Photos by TAYLOR HARTZ Former soldiers, town residents, and local groups traveled to local cemeteries, public places, and converged on the Southington Town Green on Monday, May 25 to observe Memorial Day.

American Legion honors local policeman and fireman

Keith Glabau of the Southington Fire Department received the American Legion Post 72's local Firefighter of the Year Award in a ceremony outside the legion on Memorial Day.

[portfolio_slideshow id=11388] By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER On Monday, May 25, the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 recognized two local officers for exceptional service in the Southington community this year. Officer Chad Butler of the Southington Police Department was named Police Officer…

Southington students honored by ECSU


WILLIMANTIC—A number of Southington students were honored by various departments at Eastern Connecticut State University during year-end banquets. Two locals were selected for induction into the Delta Omega chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the National Honor Society that recognizes outstanding…

Murphy visits Karabin Farms

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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) visited Southington’s Karabin Farms to talk about the challenges the farm faced as a result of the winter’s inclement weather. Above, he discusses federal investments for Connecticut’s small farmers and nursery owners with Karabin Farms…

Moquin earns Academic Achievement Award

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At a recent awards luncheon, hosted by the Springfield College Business Management Department, former Southington High School graduate Jordyn Moquin, now in her second year at Springfield College, was honored with an Academic Achievement Award for her continued academic success…