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Southington Observer Local News Section

Old Mountain Road closed for bridge work

Starting on Tuesday, Aug. 18, Old Mountain Road, between Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike and School Street, will be closed to through traffic due to a bridge replacement project. The Southington Police Department has requested that commuters use alternate routes to avoid this…

Camp Invention tests creativity

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

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,…