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BOF announces budget schedule

The Board of Finance (BOF) announced their budget workshop and public hearing schedule for the fiscal year 2017-18 proposed budget. The following workshops will be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers, 75 Main St., second floor. The Board of Education…

Healthy Family FunFest on Feb. 26

Healthy Family FunFest will return to the Aqua Turf, at 556 Mulberry St. in Plantsville, on Sunday, Feb. 26. The family-centered event is focused on healthy living and aimed at providing people of all ages countless ways to live healthy…

BOE adopts budget

The Board of Education (BOE) voted unanimously to adopt the 2017-2018 Superintendent’s budget at their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday evening. Now adopted, it has become the BOE budget, which they will present to the Board of Finance in February. The…

Zion Lutheran welcomes new pastor

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Pastor Daniel W. Hille has traveled to every state in the Continental U.S. and even foreign countries. He hasn’t spent more than six years at one address since he was in middle school, until he…

Library expansion on hold

Although plans continue to expand Southington’s public library, plans will not require a referendum this fall. At the Jan. 9 Library Board meeting, Town Manager Garry Brumback said that library expansion plans will not be ready for 2017. “The library…