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Plantsville Congregational celebrates 150 years

Betty Bryant, a member of Plantsville Congregational Church for 20 years, reviews some historical artifacts during the 150th anniversary kick-off events on Sunday, Sept. 13.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Last Sunday, the Plantsville Congregational Church kicked off several months of celebrations in honor of the church’s 150th anniversary. In this week’s service, pastor Paul Goodman recognized 35 members who have been attending Plantsville Congregational Church for…

Hockey edged by Windsor

Kelsey Snodgrass drives the ball past a Windsor defender during a 2-1 loss on opening day.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Southington (1-0) hung around with Windsor for most of the game on Friday afternoon, September 11, but just came up short in the end, as the Lady Knights lost their season opener at home to Windsor…

Chamber welcomes new director

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On Thursday, Sept. 10, the Southington Chamber of Commerce introduced their new Executive Director Liz Francis at a “meet and greet” breakfast at the Manor Inn in Milldale. “I am beyond excited and truly grateful for this opportunity to work…

Seminar to address knee, hip pain

SO Calender House-pianist-Sal Anastasio performs (2)

Suffer from knee or hip pain? There will be a free educational seminar to learn more about what you can do to find relief from your pain. Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Robert Belniak and Dr. Robert Carangelo will present a lecture…

Dining listings for Sept. 18

FRIDAY, SEPT. 18 SOUTHINGTON PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER IN MEMORY OF OLIVIA FUSCO. Dinner, 6 to 8 p.m. DJ Dan, 8 to 11 p.m. 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will be used to establish scholarship award in Olivia Fusco’s name. Also, a…