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Southington Observer Local News Section

Local couple donates flag to BFL

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Bread for Life held a flag-raising ceremony on-site on Saturday, Sept. 23. The American flag and the flagpole were donated and installed by John and Gin DeMello. The National Anthem was sung by Naomi Cipriano.…

Help bag hunger

Local and state officials teamed up with representatives from Southington charitable organizations to bag groceries and collect donations during ShopRite’s “Help Bag Hunger” event on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Photos by SHERIDAN CYR

Farm to table

With help from two DePaolo staff and L.E.A.F. exec. director Mark Ramsay, local students are able to grow enough produce to have their own table at the Farmers Market on the Green on Fridays. The gardens were completed with help…

Locals remember Len Marcheselle

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER A devoted member of the Southington community, Leonard Marcheselle, is being remembered proudly by family, friends and colleagues after he passed away on Monday, Sept. 18. Marcheselle served as a Staff Sargent in the U.S.…