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Southington Observer Local News Section

Girl Scout cookies now being sold

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time. Girl Scouts are now taking orders for America’s favorite cookies. This year, Girl Scouts is celebrating its 100th season of Girl Scouts selling cookies. Cookies available this year include: Thin Mints; Trefoils; Samoas; Tagalongs; Do-si-dos;…

Sen. Murphy announces MLK essay contest

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced the launch of his Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Essay Challenge. Murphy has invited elementary, middle, and high school students from across the state to honor the King’s legacy by submitting essays that reflect on…

Local groups receive education grants

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) distributed $232,300 in grant awards benefitting non-profit organizations in Plainville, New Britain, Southington, and Berlin, and a number of local organizations received significant awards. The Foundation announces…