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Southington remembers 9/11

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, representatives from the police and fire departments led a solemn procession on the rail trail when residents joined members of the Southington Fire Department, Southington Police Department, the Knights of Columbus, American Legion Kiltonic Post 72,…

Hewitt tabbed as interim AD

By KEVIN ROBERTS STAFF WRITER Howie Hewitt will have some different non-basketball related responsibilities before he begins his first season as the Southington girls coach this winter. Hewitt agreed to become the interim athletic director as Southington looks for a…

November ballot order selected

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Former registrar Ed Malczyk read off the candidates’ names as he dropped them into party hats and presented them to Southington’s registrars of voters. Republican registrar Michael Early pulled the Democratic names, while Democrat registrar Elaine…

Southington history comes alive

History came alive last Saturday during the “Living Museum Tours” at the Barnes Museum. Bradley Barnes, above, protrayed by Charles Miceli, tells visitors what it’s like as the last in his family line. This scene takes place after the death…