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Dream big, win big

Two Southington elementary students received contributions to their Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) college fund after successfully entering a contest. Elliot Schatz from Derynoski Elementary School and Juliet Murphy from Kelley Elementary School were among 44 winners from across the…

Ben’s still here

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER “We have always talked about how Thalberg is not the building. It’s the people in the building,” Principal Megan Bennett said during a recent school assembly. “We never forget [Ben.] He’s here.” Adam Buckley and…

Long ball doesn’t help Bees

MIKE LEE PITCHES 6 STRONG INNINGS IN 8-6 LOSS BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Rosa and Bierfeldt bring 4 runs home with the long ball, but the Bees’ late rally falls short against Bluefish, 8-6. #NewBritainVsEverybody The Game…

MOTG postponed due to rain

The Southington Recreation Dept. announced that tonight’s Music on the Green performance is postponed until tomorrow evening, June 1, due to inclement weather. The event will have the same time and place tomorrow night. The concert will feature the band…

Oh, how we love a parade…

Even though rain forced many towns in the region to cancel Memorial Day activities on Monday, May 29, the show went on in downtown Southington. Above, members of the American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 color guard lead a procession through…