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Southington Observer Local News Section

SoCCA announces short film contest

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA) is holding its first short film contest, which is open to Southington residents ages 14-18. Teens are invited to create a short film (3 to 5 minutes) for a chance…

Vanity light fixture recall alert

The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) is warning consumers about a recall of vanity light fixtures issued by Design Solutions International in conjunction with Home Depot. The recall is for the Home Decorators Collection 3-Light and 4-Light Comotti Vanity Fixtures.…

Fountain proposal springs forward

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Southington resident and Planning and Zoning Commission vice chair Paul Chaplinsky proposed a project for the preservation, relocation, and restoration of a historic fountain in Plantsville. Chaplinsky spoke before the Parks and Recreation board, as…

Kennedy kids give back

Kennedy students in Amy Perry’s third period class delivered 150 pounds of food to Southington’s Food Pantry in May after the teacher challenged her kids to find and solve a problem in the community. The students weighed the food that…