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Southington Observer Local News Section

Apple Harvest goes off without a hitch

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Under a cloudy and drizzling sky, food from various cultures was served, carnival rides were in motion, and the line for the Zion Lutheran Church apple fritter booth was endless. Fighting the weather forecast, the…

Bring on the band

The Blue Knights were featured in the Apple Harvest Parade on Sunday, Oct. 2, and their “Rise of the Machine” competition show can be seen during halftime at the SHS football games this season. After moving up to the largest…

Walking the beat

The Southington Police Department weren’t just working the parade. They were in it. Southington’s highest officers walked the route with D.A.R.E. From left, Capt. Lowell DePalma, Capt. William Palmieri, and Chief John Daly. Photo by JOHN GORALSKI