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Aresimowicz named ‘Children’s Champion’

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin, Southington) was one of 26 legislators chosen as a recipient of the 2015 “Children’s Champions” Award. The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance, a statewide outreach and advocacy organization, has recognized legislators from across…

Middle Schools celebrate grand openings

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Educators, administrators, town leaders, and state legislatures joined together this weekend to celebrate the grand openings of the newly renovated John F. Kennedy and Joseph A. DePaolo middle schools. Members of the community were welcomed to the…

Plantsville Congregational celebrates 150 years

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Last Sunday, the Plantsville Congregational Church kicked off several months of celebrations in honor of the church’s 150th anniversary. In this week’s service, pastor Paul Goodman recognized 35 members who have been attending Plantsville Congregational Church for…

Hockey edged by Windsor

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington (1-0) hung around with Windsor for most of the game on Friday afternoon, September 11, but just came up short in the end, as the Lady Knights lost their season opener at home to Windsor…

Chamber welcomes new director

On Thursday, Sept. 10, the Southington Chamber of Commerce introduced their new Executive Director Liz Francis at a “meet and greet” breakfast at the Manor Inn in Milldale. “I am beyond excited and truly grateful for this opportunity to work…

Seminar to address knee, hip pain

Suffer from knee or hip pain? There will be a free educational seminar to learn more about what you can do to find relief from your pain. Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Robert Belniak and Dr. Robert Carangelo will present a lecture…