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Southington Observer Local News Section

SHS art students receive state awards

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Southington Board of Education celebrated the achievements of two high school seniors on Feb. 28 with certificates of excellence for each of them. Alaina Rivers and Michaela Hughes were gold key recipients, the highest…

Town to add vaping products to tobacco ban

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Town of Southington could soon implement a new age minimum for purchase of tobacco products, including vaping products. The ordinance committee last week heard a presentation from the Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success…

Spring Street bridge in serious condition

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER A public informational meeting was held on Feb. 20 by Southington’s public works department in collaboration with AECOM, Connecticut Department of Transportation and CJM Engineering regarding an upcoming bridge replacement project for the Spring Street…