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Parent volunteers recognized by Board of Ed

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER As the season of award ceremonies and end-of-the-year banquets winds down, the Southington Board of Education held one last luncheon this week, to recognize the parent volunteers who have helped plan, organize, and promote the many events…

Compounce joins Dinosaur Trail

For the family with an affinity for dinosaurs, there are five locations on the Connecticut Dinosaur Trail, a historic collaboration that brings together five of the state’s pre-eminent tourist attractions: Connecticut Science Center, Dinosaur State Park, The Dinosaur Place at…

Karolina Chrzanowska presents at ECSU conference

WILLIMANTIC—Southington’s Karolina Chrzanowska, an accounting major, presented a poster presentation titled “Forensic Accounting in Developing Nations: The Analysis of Offshore Banking in the Bahamas” at CREATE (Celebrating Research Excellence and Artistic Talent at Eastern), the premier undergraduate research and art…

‘Vintage from The Heart’ has moved

Vintage From the Heart owners Amy and Eric Kline accepted a ‘Thank You’ certificate from Board Chairman Paul Armor, right, at a recent ‘Advantage Night’ at the store’s new location on Center Street. The retail store features a variety of…

Bear Creek Campground is open for business

Lake Compounce has expanded its amenities with a spacious ‘Bear Creek’ campground that features state-of-the-art cabins, tee pee tents, huge RV lot, playground and a general store.  The Chamber helped to celebrate the grand opening that included ribbon cutting by…