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Library listings for the Sept. 11 edition

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ Here are some upcoming events: The Gallery at the Southington Library…

Middle School grand openings on Sept. 13

Grand opening ceremonies will be held for the newly renovated Joseph A. DePaolo and John F. Kennedy middle schools on Sunday, Sept. 13. Sponsored by the Southington Board of Education, the ceremonies will include remarks from school, town and state…

Local student speaks at the United Nations

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR While most Americans are reading about the recently negotiated treaty with Iran in their local newspapers, 17-year-old Krystiana Bouchard was at the United Nations briefing international officials about the deal. Krystiana’s presence at the UN building in…

Local student wins teaching scholarship

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Catherine MacKay, Southington, comes from a long line of educators and plans to follow in their footsteps in just a few days. A 2015 graduate of Southington High School, MacKay will begin her college career at UCONN…