Tag: STEPS

Police, STEPS to offer tobacco training

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The town of Southington recently passed an ordinance that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21, and since then, several other Connecticut communities have followed suit. With such a big change,…

Town to add vaping products to tobacco ban

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Town of Southington could soon implement a new age minimum for purchase of tobacco products, including vaping products. The ordinance committee last week heard a presentation from the Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success…

Commentary: Change the Script: End opioid misuse

Change the Script is a Connecticut public awareness campaign to help communities address the prescription drug and opioid misuse crisis. It connects town leaders, healthcare professionals, treatment professionals, prevention professionals and everyday people with the resources they need to face…

YMCA honors locals at annual meeting

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington-Cheshire YMCA celebrated the work of several members of the community who have made their marks as small-town-heroes during their annual meeting on Feb. 6 at the Aqua Turf. The face of the Southington…