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Southington Observer Local News Section

Inventive solutions from our Neighborhood kids

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…

Foundation has scholarship applications available

Application deadlines are fast approaching for more than $200,000 in 2016 scholarship dollars available through funds managed by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Scholarships are available to 2016 high school senior class students in New Britain, Berlin, Plainville…