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Seminar for future Kindergarten parents

On Wednesday, April 19, the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS) will present a free educational presentation for childcare providers, parents, guardians, and community members. Speakers will be school-based occupational and physical therapists from the Southington Public Schools. Attendees will…

State Sen. Craig Miner visits Quantum Biopower

Sen. Craig Miner, the Republican Senate chair of the General Assembly’s environment committee toured Quantum Biopower in Southington on Wednesday. Quantum Biopower designs plants to convert food waste to energy. Above, Quantum vice president and managing director Brian Paganini shows Miner a digester at…

CyberKnights partner with Turkey

With an endless stream of balls assaulting the goal, the Southington High School CyberKnights stormed the competition last weekend at the FIRST Tech Valley Regional Event held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After the qualification round, the locals had battled their…

Passover celebrated with April 11 seder

On Tuesday, April 11, the second night of Passover, Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host a complete Passover seder for the congregation and interested community members. The service will be led by Rabbi Shelley Kovar Becker. The Seder, which commemorates…

Foundation elects officers, board members

The Main Street Community Foundation elected officers and two new board members at its annual meeting on March 17. Officers elected to serve for the 2017-2019 term are: John D. Scarritt, chairman; Michael Brault, vice chair; Valerie DePaolo,  secretary; Marguerite…