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Fountain proposal springs forward

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Southington resident and Planning and Zoning Commission vice chair Paul Chaplinsky proposed a project for the preservation, relocation, and restoration of a historic fountain in Plantsville. Chaplinsky spoke before the Parks and Recreation board, as…

Kennedy kids give back

Kennedy students in Amy Perry’s third period class delivered 150 pounds of food to Southington’s Food Pantry in May after the teacher challenged her kids to find and solve a problem in the community. The students weighed the food that…

BOE appoints new Flanders principal

During their June 22 meeting, the Southington Board of Education unanimously appointed Katie T. Guerrette as principal of Flanders Elementary School. Her appointment was originally scheduled for last month, but because the budget was not finalized, the board held off…

Bees win over Sugar Land

BEES SCORE 5 RUNS IN 8TH INNING IN WIN OVER SUGAR LAND BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less: Bees battle back, come from behind in the 8th, scoring 5 runs in a 5-2 win over Skeeters. Series finale tomorrow…