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Bees hope to salvage York series

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees try to salvage the final game of their three-game series with York. First pitch 1:00PM! Series: The Revolution have won the first two games of the series, twice holding the Bees to one…

Bees fail to solve York pitching

In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight night, the bats of the Bees could solve York’s pitching, losing 5-1 in game two of three. The Game Changed When…: With the bases loaded and one out and the Bees…

SEF awards scholarships to SHS graduates

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) awarded $2,000 to local students this month for the pursuit of high education. Emily Maciejewski, salutatorian for the Southington High School (SHS) Class of 2016, and Sarah Lamb, were both chosen as…

Italian Festival 2 weeks away

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Among the traditional favorite festivities at Southington’s Italian-American Festival, two new special events have been added to this year’s line-up. The 12th annual cultural festival will take place on July 29, 30, and 31 on the lower…

Farmers market offers Friday harvests

Friday’s farmers market is underway at the town green. Visitors last week, above, pick through the a wide array of choices for regionally grown produce and plants. The weekly harvest is presented every Friday throughout the summer, from 3 p.m.…

‘Mulan Jr.’ opens on Friday

The Southington Youth Summer Theater program opens its Disney-themed production calendar today, when curtains open for “Mulan, Jr.” The summer program features youth from grades 6 to 12, and it’s focused on helping young thespians hone their craft through local…