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Who doesn’t enjoy a good toga party?

On Friday, April 27, Southington students, above, braved the weather in togas to join more than 40 state schools at Connecticut Latin Day at Holiday Hills in Prospect. For 37 years, Connecticut latin students have gathered to celebrate Roman culture,…

‘A Shot at the AHF Main Stage’

The Apple Harvest Festival committee is looking to showcase local talent. Officials are asking talented performers to post a YouTube video and send the link to ahfestival@southington.org. In the subject field, applicants should indicate “A Shot at the AHF Main…

Fry qualifies for Circle of Success

Christopher L. Fry, CFP, ChFC, CRPC, a private wealth advisor with Watermark Wealth Advisors, a practice of Ameriprise Financial Services in Southington, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement…

Add some ‘zip’ to your bucket list

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Have you ever leapt off a 30-plus story tower? Now’s your chance. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket has launched its new HighFlyer zipline. The attraction brings you to the top of the Fox Tower, and…

Jonathan Edwards leads busy, busy life

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Ask Jonathan Edwards what he’s been up to lately and he’s pretty straight forward. “Working and writing,” said Edwards. Some of that working is performing live, as he is going to be doing Friday night…