Category: Community news

Stamping out hunger in Southington

Volunteers took to the streets last week during the annual Stamp Out Hunger drive. Volunteers shadowed mail carriers on their routes, picking up donations for Bread for Life, Southington Community Services, and the Giving Back at Tabernacle Church food pantry.…

Local man graduates army combat training

U.S. Army Private Dan Minton recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C. The soldier completed an intensive 10-week program that included training in marksmanship, hand grenade employment, individual and team movement techniques, medical and communication skills, chemical,…

Local earns St. Joseph Medal

St. Aloysius Church announced that Ruth Romajas, of Marion, received the 2019 St. Joseph Medal of Appreciation. Romajas has been secretary, coordinator of religious education and bookkeeper at St. Aloysius Church for more than 25 years. In a press release,…

Courtyard by Marriott unveils new look

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Chamber of Commerce and Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce collaborated on a ribbon cutting for Courtyard by Marriott, a brand new hotel with updated, modern concepts as one of Marriott’s “preferred options” at…