Students to compete in the Science Bowl

February 21, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Kennedy Middle School in Southington is one of over a dozen other schools in the state facing off in the National Science Bowl regional this weekend. A team of four students from Kennedy will compete on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the University of Connecticut, in Storrs, answering a variety of…

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Snapping the skid; Hockey needs 1 win to clinch tourney

February 21, 2014
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Snapping the skid; Hockey needs 1 win to clinch tourney

By John Goralski Sports Writer At the start of the second minute, Brian Mahon skipped the puck under the pads of Lyman Hall’s goaltender. Seventeen seconds later, Dylan Roach pushed the lead to 2-0. On Monday, Feb. 10, the Warrior-Knights desperately needed a win. For the first time since mid-January, Hall-Southington helped their cause with…

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The perfect ending; Knights finish undefeated in the regular season

February 21, 2014
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The perfect ending; Knights finish undefeated in the regular season

By John Goralski Sports Writer Kaitlyn O’Donnell waved off the official and put an arm around her senior captain. “This will be Kayla Nati’s last floor routine at this gym,” said the Southington coach. For four years Nati has been the blue collar workhorse for the Knights. Since she was a child, she had been…

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Soldier surprises son with his return

February 21, 2014
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Soldier surprises son with his return

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Five-year-old Jackson Musshorn thought he was just playing an improvised game with his peers one day in the gymnasium of the Southington YMCA until an unexpected visit showed up. While standing in the middle of a circle with a blindfold on, Jackson, who was participating in the YMCA’s Amazing Kids…

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On to New Englands; Bennett scores second place at CT state open

February 21, 2014
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On to New Englands; Bennett scores second place at CT state open

By John Goralski Sports Writer When Matt Bennett first tried his hand at the shot put, he was struggling to clear 20 feet in competition. When he clawed his way into the postseason in his first season, it seemed like the end of an impossible dream. But Bennett was just getting started. On Monday, Feb.…

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Raw government data to be released via executive order of governor

February 20, 2014
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced in a press release he has signed an executive order that will result in widespread amounts of raw government data to be collected, placed on the internet, and shared with the public in a major effort to increase transparency and provide a useful database that can be utilized by…

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Mount Southington’s Winter Carnival is Saturday

February 19, 2014
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Mount Southington is hosting its Winter Carnival Saturday, Feb. 22.  Enjoy the atmosphere with food on our outdoor deck and great music by DJ-Butch Gray. The highlight of the day is the Cardboard Box Race.  Guests can line up at 3 p.m. at the base of the Thunderbolt Trail to have their vehicles judged by…

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Southington is running low on road salt

February 19, 2014
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Southington was not among the municipalities that were able to secure road salt from the state, thanks to a relief package proposed by Governor Dannel Malloy. Though the town was able to acquire some road salt from a backup contractor, there could be issues if the town does not receive more. “We are expecting more…

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Police remind residents to clear snow off of their sidewalks

February 19, 2014
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The Southington Police Department is reminding all town residents and businesses owners to clear the sidewalks adjacent to their property.  Failure to clear the walks in a timely manner could result is the issuance of a fine for each day the walks remain snow/ice covered. Below is the town ordinance that applies to snow/ice covered…

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