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Eversource to work on local power lines

Eversource announced that they will be performing transmission maintenance on existing structures, replacing insulators in Southington. ¬†This work includes only the replacement of insulators on existing structures, and minimal impact is expected. The work is expected to start the week…

Town prepares for 9/11 anniversary

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 lives were lost in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight…

SHS College fair on Sept. 14

More than¬†130 colleges will be sending representatives to Southington High School on Wednesday, Sept. 14 to answer questions and provide information for Southington students and faculty. The day is being designated as “College Day” at Southington High School. The event,…

Larson visits local manufacturer

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER Last Wednesday, Smiths Medical hosted U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (D-Conn.) at their Southington plant to demonstrate the cutting edge medical devices that they manufacture. Smiths is a premiere company in the state of Connecticut…

Southington goes back to school

Southington boys and girls went back to school last week to kick off the 2016-2017 school year. Students arrived on Thursday, Sept. 1. Some were returning to familiar halls, while others were attending school for the first time. A few…