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Southington Observer Local News Section

Kennedy announces December students of the month

John F. Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville recently announced the names of its December students of the month.  Teachers nominated these students based on their academic performance, exemplary citizenship, and/or participation in extracurricular activities. Sixth grade students of the month…

Community foundation awards local grants

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Women and Girls Fund of the Main Street Community Foundation announced over $50,000 in grant distribution to 14 organizations that support the women of Bristol, Plainville, Southington, and more towns across the region. The…

Linehan leaves the race

Middletown mayor Dan Drew announced the end of his campaign for governor, citing fundraising difficulties. Drew was running for governor as a Democrat with his running mate, State Representative Liz Linehan (D-Southington, Cheshire, Wallingford). Drew and Linehan entered the race…