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Palmieri replaced as Apple Harvest co-chair

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Town Chairman Mike Riccio appointed Councilors Cheryl Lounsbury and Tom Lombardi to Chair the Apple Harvest Festival Committee, replacing Councilor Chris Palmieri, who has chaired the committee for several years. The committee was co-chaired for two years…

Season kicks off with Santa at South End

Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Have you been naughty or nice? From left, Southington residents Aiden Halpin, 9, along with 2-month old Lilianna Blum and Aaron Mysatyukow state their cases to Santa Claus during the annual “Santa in the Park” event hosted by…

Senior listings for Dec. 4

TUESDAY, DEC. 8 OTHER FRIENDSHIP CLUB. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Opportunity for adults to make new friends. Transportation, activities, meals, exercise and more provided. Mulberry Gardens at Marian Heights Adult Day Center, 314 Osgood Ave., New Britain. (860) 357-4264.…

Jack-o’-lanterns for STEPS

DePaolo Middle School’s ABC activity for October gave students the opportunity to paint, decorate, or carve their own pumpkin during a Southington STEPS activity. Students were able to vote for their favorite pumpkin at a family event, on Oct. 29.

Unified Sports programs get a lift

The Mill Foundation for Kids recently donated $2,400 to the DePaolo and Kennedy Middle Schools Unified Sports program. The program, which is part of the Special Olympics, allows for special needs students and peer partners to participate in sporting events.…