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Southington Observer Local News Section

Registration underway for veterans exemptions

The Southington assessor’s office is accepting applications for the additional local veterans exemptions through Monday, Oct. 1. The veteran’s exemption program is one six programs administered by the assessor’s office. Each of the programs is designed to benefit the elderly,…

Senior Transportation Service seeks drivers

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER DRIVERS WANTED—Senior Transportation Services, Inc. and the United Way are looking for volunteer drivers for a free transportation service in Southington for seniors aged 55 and up. STS offers rides to doctor appointments, pharmacies, banks,…

Bread for Life gets new fridge

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Bread for Life revealed their brand new commercial refrigerator and freezer on July 23. Officials are applauding the extra space to accomodate donations and food overflow, and it couldn’t have come at a better time.…

Brilla earns scholarship

Julia Brilla was presented with the Michael F. Gagnon II scholarship during a ceremony at the Southington Municipal Center on Monday. From left, Megan Albanese of STEPS, Christine Gagnon of STEPS, Brilla, and Ana Gopoian of TriCircle. Photo by JANELLE…