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Garden club announces fairy house competition

July 27, 2014
An example of a fairy house constructed by one of the Orchard Valley Garden Club members. Residents will have a chance to build their own this year, just in time for the Apple Harvest Festival.

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer For the third year, the fairy godmothers of the Orchard Valley Garden Club in Southington will host the fairy festival at the Apple Harvest Festival. However, this year, the club is hosting a competition for the public. The public will receive ballets to vote on the best houses and there…

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Bobcats sighted around Southington

October 4, 2013
Michelle Allaire snapped this photo of a bobcat in her garden last month. Another resident has also reported seeing a bobcat in town a few weeks earlier.

By Ed Harris Editor Several residents have reported seeing a bobcat prowling around town the last few weeks. Michelle Allaire was on the phone with her sister when she noticed the animal sitting in the garden at her Lazy Lane home. “The bobcat was just sitting there, blending right in as if it belonged there,”…

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