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Southington Observer Local News Section

The SEF hands out another $12,000 in grants

BY Rob Glidden Staff Writer The Southington Education Foundation handed out another round of grants last week, with over $12,000 in funding meant to make six unique teaching ideas possible. The teachers behind the chosen proposals gathered at Derynoski Elementary…

Dealing with the cold weather

The Southington Police Department, along with the Connecticut Department of Health, have released the following tips to deal with the recent snap of cold weather. Winter in New England can bring very cold weather. With cold temperatures and winds, it…

Taking a charitable dip in Sloper Pond

By Rob Glidden Staff Wrter The annual YMCA Polar Plunge pulled in $24,000 worth of donations, which were given by the community to sponsor the roughly 80 participants who jumped into the frigid waters of Sloper’s Pond. In the eight…

Governor issues warning about severe cold

Gov. Dannel Malloy issued the following statement about the frigid temperatures tonight. (HARTFORD, CT) – With bitter winter cold temperatures expected over the next several days, Governor Dannel P. Malloy today directed the Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security…