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911: It’s just a click away

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Three operators wait patiently by their keyboards, surrounded by an array of monitors and television screens, in a darkened room at Southington Police Department headquarters. Suddenly, a phone symbol flashes onto one of the screens and the three…

Chapter 126 offering programs in summer

Chapter 126 Sports and Fitness, 47 Upson St., Bristol offers adaptive sport summer clinics for school-aged children with or without disabilities. Summer. The following activities will be offered. Camp Themes and Dates: Sports of all Sorts: June 20 to 24…

Dancing at the Calendar House

The United Way of Southington and Southington Community Services (SCS), hosted their annual senior luncheon at the Calendar House on June 2. The event, organized by David Harrington and Bob Verderame from the Calendar House, along with Janet Mellon and…

Drive-In sells out opening show

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Grease was the word at The Southington Drive-In on Saturday night, when the venue opened for its seventh movie season. Southington’s chapter of UNICO hosted a screening of “Grease” to a crowd of over 700 viewers. The…

Principal for the day

Plantsville Elementary School fifth grader Alexis L’Heureux hands some work to librarian para Jodie Martocchio. L’Heureux was selected to be the school’s “Principal For The Day” on Friday, June 3. Behind her, “sacked” principal Steve Bergin watches in dismay as school…