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Camp Invention tests creativity

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER This past week, more than 100 local students converged on Strong School for Camp Invention. The second annual camp is a weeklong summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation. Children worked together…

Republicans, Democrats announce November candidates

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The race has begun for Town Council, boards and commissions elections, with candidates announced by both parties. Republican town councilors Michael Riccio, Chairman, Cheryl Louns-bury, Vice Chairperson, Victoria Triano, Tom Lombardi, and Paul Champagne will seek re-election,…

Hatton Meadow project still on hold

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Attorneys for Greenskies, LLC, and the town of Southington appeared in court again on Monday, requesting a motion to dismiss an injunction that is preventing the start of construction on a 2-acre solar panel planned for Hatton…

Taking a taste of Southington goodness

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Sophie and Jack Totten enjoy a nice cold gelato during the Taste of Southington festival at the Barnes Museum on Wednesday, Aug. 5. A dozen local eateries participated, and Connecticut singer/songwriter Malorie Leogrande serenaded visitors at the event. See…