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Southington Observer Local News Section

Grants available for non-college-bound students

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is offering a grant of up to $10,000 to help non-college-bound students who are disengaged or require personalized assistance achieve career success. Organizations that can offer employment training and support programs targeted to…

Locals to benefit from $9K in grants

Three organizations serving Southington residents received grant awards from Main Street Community Foundation. The grants will enhance children’s education, increase access to basic needs and reduce domestic and teen dating violence. A $4,000 grant to the Early Childhood Collaborative of…

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…