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Southington Observer Local News Section

Southington legislators hold coffee hour

Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz (D – Berlin/Southington) and State Representative Liz Linehan (D – Cheshire/Southington/Wallingford) invite the public to join them for coffee at the Pepper Pot Restaurant, 9 Center St., Southington on Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 8…

Science fair sheds a light on plant growth

Eighth grader Deon Vieira, left, explains his science project to an onlooker during the Middle School Science Fair and Invention Convention at DePaolo Middle School on Wednesday. Vieira’s project explored plant growth under different colors of light. The goal of…

BOF announces budget schedule

The Board of Finance (BOF) announced their budget workshop and public hearing schedule for the fiscal year 2017-18 proposed budget. The following workshops will be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers, 75 Main St., second floor. The Board of Education…

Healthy Family FunFest on Feb. 26

Healthy Family FunFest will return to the Aqua Turf, at 556 Mulberry St. in Plantsville, on Sunday, Feb. 26. The family-centered event is focused on healthy living and aimed at providing people of all ages countless ways to live healthy…

BOE adopts budget

The Board of Education (BOE) voted unanimously to adopt the 2017-2018 Superintendent’s budget at their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday evening. Now adopted, it has become the BOE budget, which they will present to the Board of Finance in February. The…