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Southington Observer Local News Section

ESPN helps with Thanksgiving event

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Volunteers from ESPN returned to Camp Sloper to assist with the Community Services Department’s Thanksgiving event, a collaboration which is an annual tradition. Under the pavilion at Sloper, the workers spent Monday morning sorting out…

New slate of queens crowned for Southington

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR There are five new members of the Southington royal family. On Sunday at Derynoski Elementary School, the Miss Southington Scholarship Pageant crowned two new representatives to compete in Miss Connecticut this coming June. The pageant…

Wall of Heroes is unveiled at school

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer During its annual Veterans Day celebration, Derynoski Elementary School unveiled a new tile mural in the building’s lobby which pays tribute to the armed forces. Named “The Wall of Heroes,” the mosaic honors each branch…

Chamber Wing Fest Nov. 14

The annual Wing Fest competition sponsored by the Southington Chamber of Commerce will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Cadillace Ranch on Jude Lane from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The event features ten local restaurants serving their best…

Fill That Military Truck for soldiers

by Ed Harris Editor The Giving Back Girls is working with the Connecticut Army National Guard and the state American Legion Auxiliary to hose Help a Soldier and Fill That Military Truck later this month. The Giving Back Girls was…