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Ready for the Unified season

SP Unified Sports - Andrew Gallagher 021916

Andrew Gallagher passes the ball during a White Team possession during the Blue Knight Unified Sports annual scrimmage during halftime of the varsity girls basketball game on Feb. 9. The Southington High School co-ed team is ready to start their…

United Way seeks Southington Heroes

United Way (Web)

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR The United Way of Southington is looking for local heroes to honor during their annual meeting. When the group meets at the Aqua Turf on Thursday, March 17, three “Southington Heroes” will be honored for their dedicated volunteering.…

SHS students honored at CT Scholastics Art Awards

CT Scholastic Art Awards

Students from the Southington High School art program captured a pair of honorable mentions awards during the recent Connecticut Scholastics Art Awards program. Giavonna Paulus earned honorable mention for her mixed media entry, “Gouache Bat.” Allie Rinaldi earned honorable mention for…

Inventive solutions from our Neighborhood kids

Invention Convention-Alex DelVecchia (8th grade)

Eighth grader Alex DelVecchia discusses his fire fighting solution, similar to the snow-throwing equipment at Mount Southington ski area. On Tuesday, Feb. 2, local inventors flocked to Kennedy Middle School for the 2016 Southington Invention Convention. A similar event was…

Drivers needed to transport cancer patients

The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program is currently looking for volunteer drivers throughout all Connecticut communities to transport cancer patients to and from their lifesaving treatments. Volunteer drivers have provided thousands of cancer patients with rides to their…