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Scholarship available for CDL pursuit

For over 40 years, Jeffrey Downes, a native of Southington, drove commercial trucks. He loved his work and truly had a passion for driving. When he passed away in March 2015, after a battle against cancer, his family established the…

McDougall Agency honored by Farmers

The McDougall Agency, Farmers Insurance, located at 100 Queen St. in Southington, was recently awarded with the Farmers National Blue Vase Award. The honor is bestowed on new agents that exemplify best practices for growth within multiple lines of business.…

Eversource to work on local power lines

Eversource announced that they will be performing transmission maintenance on existing structures, replacing insulators in Southington.  This work includes only the replacement of insulators on existing structures, and minimal impact is expected. The work is expected to start the week…

Town prepares for 9/11 anniversary

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 lives were lost in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight…