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Putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Thalberg Elementary PTO used the early release days last week as an opportunity to raise money for the school. PTO fundraising vice presidents Lori Francis and Rose Fox arranged for students and families to attend…

Drive-In turns profit in 2016

Season 7 is in the books, and the Southington Drive-In showed a profit once again. At the Nov. 28 Town Council meeting, Southington parks board chair Michael Fasulo, a member of the drive-in committee, reported the numbers. “For the record,”…

SHS winter concert on Dec. 21

The Southington High School music department is holding its annual  winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 21 in the SHS auditorium. “There are actually two concerts happening that evening,” said band director Sara Ossias.  At 6 p.m. the evening will open…

Former troubadour to perform at SoCCA tonight

Among the crop of America’s emerging contemporary folksinger-songwriter-poets and performers, Lara Herscovitch is on top of her game, bringing what Sound Waves calls “expertly written prose, songwriting at its best” in her new album, MISFiT. The album has 11 original…