Category: Schools

Fifth graders take over Talcott Mountain

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer From weather patterns, to cell mutation to great white sharks, fifth graders identified as gifted and talented in the Southington school district have currently worked on a variety of projects in partnership with Talcott Mountain…

Superintendent search begins, Smith interim

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer With the resignation of Southington School Supt. Dr. Joseph Erardi, the Board of Education has announced that Assistant Superintendent Karen Smith will serve as “interim superintendent” in April. “We have asked her to consider serving…

$87.3 million school board budget proposed

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Southington School Supt. Dr. Joseph Erardi presented his proposed budget before the Board of Education during a recent budget workshop. According to the Superintendent’s Operating Budget report, the proposed budget for 2014-2015 is $87,259, 873—an…

Beecher Street property up for sale again

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Southington Town Council voted unanimously for a proposal to put the Beecher Street property up for bid again—this time with restrictions. Based on his conversations with the Planning and Zoning Commission, Town Attorney Mark…

Officials answer special education questions

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER   Southington Public Schools was represented by two school officials and local politicians at the Municipal Opportunities and Regional Efficiencies Commission’s Special Education Select Working Group meeting held at the Southington Municipal Center on Dec. 18.…