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For Goodness Sake raises $25K at fundraiser

For Goodness Sake, a local 501c3 nonprofit that provides donated furniture and household goods to individuals and families transitioning to independent living, raised $25,750 at its third annual fundraising dinner, A Plate at the Table, held on Tuesday, May 23,…

Wheeler Clinic presents awards

Connecticut State Representative Whit Betts (R-78), Cathryn Addy, Ph.D., president of Tunxis Community College and former member of the Wheeler Board of Trustees, and Gnazzo’s Food Center in Plainville were among six organizations and individuals to receive an award at…

Dream big, win big

Two Southington elementary students received contributions to their Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) college fund after successfully entering a contest. Elliot Schatz from Derynoski Elementary School and Juliet Murphy from Kelley Elementary School were among 44 winners from across the…

Ben’s still here

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER “We have always talked about how Thalberg is not the building. It’s the people in the building,” Principal Megan Bennett said during a recent school assembly. “We never forget [Ben.] He’s here.” Adam Buckley and…