Tag: ceremony

Southington marks 9/11 anniversary

By Tammi Naudus
Members of the Southington Fire Department stand at attention in front of the 9/11 monuments during a ceremony last week.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Members of the community gathered for an anniversary ceremony around the 9/11 monuments between Summer and Main Street at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane struck the twin towers, to remember the lives lost…

Graduates entering military honored

By Tammi Naudus
Ten Southington High School seniors that are leaving for the military were honored at a special luncheon last week. The students are, from left, Matthew Sirois (Army), Matthew Maranda (Navy), Austin King (Navy), Grant Ford (Navy), Heidi Woodbury (Army National Guard), Grace Jimenez (Army National Guard), Edmund Klein (Army National Guard), Ryan Perez (ROTC-University of Washington), Elijah Grenier (Air Force) and Shawn Laucks (Marines).

By Melvin Mason Contributor Austin King’s life after Southington High School will be focused on doing something important for his friends, neighbors and the United States. “I love this country. I love my family and friends and all that,” said…