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Kennedy announced October students of the month

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville announced the names of the October students of the month. Front, from left, Noah Castonguay, Elizabeth Beaulieu, Lilli Doran, Rhianna Marshall, Alida Fabiano and Peter Loban. Back, Ass. Principal Susanne Vitcavage, Samantha Casale, William Haberski, Alexis Falk, Jackson Rusiecki, Julianne Slesinski and Principal Richard Terino.

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its October students of the month. Teachers nominated these students based on their academic performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month…

Town groups prepare for holiday giving

Holiday drives are already underway. Above, Isabella Council 15 of the Knights of Columbus (KOC) and its members delivered 60 winter coats to Southington Community Services in October for distribution to children in need in Southington. The drive is part of their Coats for Kids drive. From left, KOC member Bill Shatas, Southington Community Services director Janet Mellon, and KOC member Richard Pillar.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The upcoming holidays have various town organizations finalizing efforts to give back to those in need. Whether it’s clothing, food or toys, there’s plenty of ways to help out in the community this season. Southington…

Local veterans are honored for their service


On Friday, Nov. 11, locals celebrated veterans during Veterans Day events throughout the community. From a ceremony at the town green to pre-game activities at the Blue Knight football game, Southington’s veterans were honored throughout the day. Above, a student…