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Southington Observer Local News Section

Work begins at Beaton and Corbin site

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Not even 30 days after the Town Council unanimously awarded ARCADIS consulting agency with a contract, a team of testers were on site at the former Beaton & Corbin property. Last week, environmental specialists from…

Blue Knight rugby at the next level

The Southington High School rugby club announced a trio of athletes that have committed to playing the sport after high school graduation. All three will be playing at colleges in the region next year. From left, Kamryn Cochrane (Southern Connecticut…

SoCCA celebrates veteran artists

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER On Friday, July 7, local veterans were joined by their families and friends for a gallery reception at Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA). Each month, a specific artist or group is featured in the main…

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…