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Southington Observer Local News Section

Voters turn out for primaries

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The primaries in Southington on Tuesday, Aug. 14 brought out more voters than the polls normally see. A total of 5,102 voters (33.21 percent of eligible voters) showed up to support their preferred candidates. Locals…

Lincoln college to shut its doors

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Lincoln College of New England in Southington announced Monday, Aug. 20 that the campus will permanently shut down on Dec. 31, 2018 following the fall semester’s completion. The college will not be enrolling any new…

Bread…and produce…for Life

Students from Kelley Elementary School are helping out at Bread for Life. Above, Mason and Olivia take a break from their work at the community garden on Vermont Avenue where they help grow produce for the kitchen.

Expect delays for Hill St. project

Commuters can expect delays in the Hill Street area over the next few weeks during an ongoing Southington Water Department project on Hill Street between Water Street and Beecher Street. Delays will also occur on Rourke Avenue between Hill Street…