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Sampson explores 2018 senate options

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER State Representative Rob Sampson (R-80) has reportedly filed exploratory paperwork to potentially run for the state senate seat currently held by Senator Joe Markley (R-16), who entered the 2018 race for lieutenant governor this past…

Sheridan Cyr joins the Observer staff

The Observer welcomes Sheridan Cyr as our new staff writer for Southington news and features. Sheridan grew up in the region. She graduated from Newington High School and is a 2016 graduate from Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) with a…

Back to school: Concrete lessons at Hatton

Southington students went back to school on Thursday, but Hatton students were treated to a special display outside the school. Construction trucks from local businesses, including the concrete mixer, above, from F&F concrete, were on display on the school grounds…

Gov. issues advice on storm preparedness

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and state emergency management officials are reminding Connecticut residents that the tropics remain very active and people should take the needed steps to prepare well in advance of any storm threatening the state. …