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Southington Observer Local News Section

YMCA awards grants for a healthy Southington

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Activate Southington, an on-going initiative administered by the Southington-Cheshire YMCA to improve the health and wellness of Southington residents, recently awarded grants of up to $500 to five community members for projects and programs that…

Burying the evidence

“Principals for the Day” Nate Cofrancesco and Connor Whitehead, both eighth graders at DePaolo Middle School, worked with assistant principal Chris Palmieri to bury the time capsule on May 29 that was prepared by past and current teachers, administrators and…

Touch-A-Truck sparks dreams

Remember when cutting the lawn sounded fun? Remember when you wanted to be a fireman or an EMT? Or when the sound of a dump truck sent your heart thumping? On Saturday, June 2, families swarmed to the Southington Drive-In…