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Taking a taste of Southington goodness

Taste of Southington-Sophie and Jack Totten

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Sophie and Jack Totten enjoy a nice cold gelato during the Taste of Southington festival at the Barnes Museum on Wednesday, Aug. 5. A dozen local eateries participated, and Connecticut singer/songwriter Malorie Leogrande serenaded visitors at the event. See…

Barnes Museum displays Valentines

By Tammi Naudus
The Barnes Museum is showcasing some of the Valentine cards that the Barnes family received over the years.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer From red heart cutouts and cupids to hand-written poems to images of red roses, the Barnes Museum has displayed a variety of different Valentine’s cards throughout the month of February, featuring many of the original…

Barnes decorated for the holidays

By Lisa Capobianco
Barnes Museum Curator Marie Secondo showcases one of the many Christmas trees at the Barnes Museum.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Magic lanterns, ice skates, ferris wheels and tool chests were just a few of the Barnes’ family favorite things they received as Christmas gifts. This year the Barnes Museum will feature these antique items, as…

Food, music at Taste of Southington

By Tammi Naudus
Saint’s famous chili dogs were available at the Taste of Southington.

By Lissa Capobianco Staff Writer The 12th annual Taste of Southington event brought a piece of the town’s history to life on the grounds of the Barnes Museum, along with food and live music. More than a dozen restaurants from…