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Southington Observer Local News Section

Nardelli’s takes grinders to Southington

By David Krechevsky Special to The Observer Southington will be the latest location for the continued expansion by Naugatuck-based Nardelli’s Grinders Shoppes. The deli and restaurant chain currently has two family-owned locations and six franchises. The Southington location, at 405…

Miss Southington Kaitlyn Tarpey is Miss Connecticut

By Mike Chaiken Editions Editor You can say central Connecticut’s towns of Southington, Bristol, and Plainville did well at the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Pageant Saturday. Miss Southington Kaitlyn Tarpey is the 2013 Miss Connecticut. And Krystiana Bouchard of Southington, competing…

Teacher nurtures students, garden

By Vannessa Stevens Contributor When Thalberg Elementary school teacher Linda Bass-Reilly was presented with Southington’s Teacher of the Year award she was all at once humbled, honored and a little overwhelmed. “I was shaking and everything went in slow motion…