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Southington Observer Local News Section

Police, STEPS to offer tobacco training

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The town of Southington recently passed an ordinance that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21, and since then, several other Connecticut communities have followed suit. With such a big change,…

Here comes Peter Cottontail

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hoppin’ down the bunny trail. Hippity hoppin’, Easter’s on its way. Last Sunday, the Easter Bunny made was spotted in town during a breakfast at American Legion Kiltonic Post 72. Two-year old Teagan Beloin, right, wasn’t…

Wall of Honor inducts class of 2019

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Wall of Honor induction ceremony was held Tuesday, April 9 at Southington High School, inducting 11 SHS graduates onto the wall. The event was made special with the help of community members coming together…

Grad party seeks volunteers, donations

High school graduation may still be a couple months away, but the volunteer “All Knight Grad Party” committee is already preparing the annual overnight party for graduates the night of the big day. About 480 students are expected to graduate…

Clothing drive for business attire

Community members bring dozens of bags to the Calcagni Real Estate and Hillcrest Village professional clothing and accessory drive on March 21. The donations will help boost the confidence and build the career wardrobes of young men and women with…