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New pageant winner has ties to Bristol

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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The daughter of the owners of a Bristol business is now Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen. Samantha Anderson, competing as Miss Constitution’s Outstanding Teen, won the title at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret on Sunday afternoon. She…

From elbow grease to sparkle

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by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR There’s a lot of elbow grease involved if you want things to sparkle and shine. And the Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen scholarship pageant is no different.   Before the doors opened to a full house…

SHS seeks 2016 Wall of Honor nominations

Last year's Wall of Honor honorees, above, with family, friends, and school officials. Nominations are being accepted for this year's class.

Nominations are underway for “A-list” alumni eligible for the Southington High School (SHS) Wall of Honor. Qualified nominees are SHS graduates that have enjoyed outstanding careers or business success, or have been honored with awards for exceptional achievement, humanitarian work,…

CyberKnights win district event

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Team 195, the Southington CyberKnights, again took home the winning banner at their second and final district event in early April. The Hartford District Event welcomed 40 teams from across Connecticut and Massachusetts and included many of the top New…

Meet the local Outstanding Teens

There are several young women from the area competiting for Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen this week. The Observer asked the contestants some questions about themselves. Miss Connecticuts Outstanding Teen 2016 will be held this Sunday at 3 p.m. at the…