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Southington Observer Local News Section

Local groups receive education grants

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) distributed $232,300 in grant awards benefitting non-profit organizations in Plainville, New Britain, Southington, and Berlin, and a number of local organizations received significant awards. The Foundation announces…

Learning about heat transfer

Southington firefighter Jasen Zarcone teaches a class of sixth graders about heat transfer, above, during a seminar at one of Southington’s middle schools during the first two weeks of December. The Southington Fire Department partnered with the local middle schools…

Main Street Community Foundation updates website

The Main Street Community Foundation just launched its redesigned and expanded website to better serve their clients. A press release stated, “Thanks to grants from Farmington Bank Community Foundation and Thomaston Savings Bank Foundation, the website has greatly enhanced usability.”…