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Lombardi wins Board of Ethics appeal

Tom Lombardi waits silently for his fate during an appeal of a September Board of Ethics decision. The Republican council voted to vacate the earlier decision.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Town Councilor Tom Lombardi successfully appealed a Board of Ethics decision this week that had found him in violation of the town’s ethical code. The Board of Ethics (BOE) decision came in a 3-1 vote on Sept.…

As Time Goes By, Wedding Fashions of Yesteryear

Margaret Shuteran models the 1948 gown belonging to Margaret Nevelos

The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s Bradley Memorial Campus Auxiliary held it’s annual fashion show on Monday at Hawk’s Landing.  The event featured wedding gowns and personal stories dating back to the 1920s.  Other fashions included bridesmaid and flower gowns, Bridal going…

Locals remember lives lost in 9/11 attacks

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Last Friday, September 11th, the town of Southington held a ceremony of remembrance in honor of the victims and families of September 11th, 2001.  Town officials, members of the fire department, police department, and members of the community were among…

Apple Harvest coming up quickly

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER The 47th annual Apple Harvest Festival is just around the corner, and festival committee members have swung into full gear finalizing details, vendors and events. This year’s theme encourages residents to promote “Growing Community Pride”…

Surprise! 4 groups receive grants

By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER For 20 days last month, the Main Street Community Foundation, Inc., surprised 20 local nonprofits with $20,000 in grants. Among the 20 chosen were four Southington based organizations – The Arc of Southington, Inc., Bread…