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Southington Observer Local News Section

Camp Invention tests creativity

Sophia Lopresti, 7, disassembles a computer to be repurposed at Camp Invention at Strong School.

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER This past week, more than 100 local students converged on Strong School for Camp Invention. The second annual camp is a weeklong summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation. Children worked together…

Republicans, Democrats announce November candidates

Southington Politics

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The race has begun for Town Council, boards and commissions elections, with candidates announced by both parties. Republican town councilors Michael Riccio, Chairman, Cheryl Louns-bury, Vice Chairperson, Victoria Triano, Tom Lombardi, and Paul Champagne will seek re-election,…

Hatton Meadow project still on hold

Solar Panel

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Attorneys for Greenskies, LLC, and the town of Southington appeared in court again on Monday, requesting a motion to dismiss an injunction that is preventing the start of construction on a 2-acre solar panel planned for Hatton…