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Local News for Southington, Connecticut

04/03/2020

Touch-a-Truck Cancelled

The annual springtime Touch-a-Truck event co-sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 72 and the Southington Recreation Department has been CANCELLED due to health and safety concerns regarding group activities during the coronavirus pandemic. The event was to be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020. It will not be rescheduled. Read the article on southington.org READ MORE.
Editorial: The sound of silence04/02/2020

Editorial: The sound of silence

The announcement of our closure came as we were assembling this edition, but it wasn’t a complete surprise. As a free community newspaper with no subscriptions, revenues dried up quickly as advertisers shuttered their doors against the virus. We hope to be back. Now, more than ever, we urge Southington residents to use your voices, READ MORE.
Schools adjust to shifting demands04/02/2020

Schools adjust to shifting demands

Though facing unprecedented times, the Southington Public School system is coming together as a team to continue educating Southington’s students from home amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Officials are unsure when students will be able to return to school. Administrators are preparing for the possibility that schools could remain closed for the remainder of the school READ MORE.
Services continue as local COVID-19 numbers climb04/02/2020

Services continue as local COVID-19 numbers climb

As of Monday, March 30, the Connecticut Department of Public Health confirmed 16 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Southington. Across the state, there are 2,571 confirmed cases, 517 hospitalizations and 36 deaths associated with COVID-19. More than 14,600 tests have been administered to-date. In Connecticut, the age group showing the largest number of positive cases READ MORE.
Southington fire report for the April 3 edition04/01/2020

Southington fire report for the April 3 edition

The Southington Fire Department announced the following incidents between Monday, March 9 and Sunday, March 15: Monday, March 9 1:12 p.m. I-84 Westbound, Grass fire 5:03 p.m., Andrews Street and Caretaker Road, Brush or brush-and-grass mix 5:52 p.m., 785 Kettle Path, Public service 6:05 p.m., 11 Spring St., Brush or brush-and-grass mix 10:57 p.m., 12 READ MORE.
Southington police blotter for the April 3 edition04/01/2020

Southington police blotter for the April 3 edition

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Wednesday, March 18 to Thursday, March 26: Wednesday, March 18 Pasquale Demichele, 30, of 172 Linda Ct., Naugatuck, was charged with third degree criminal mischief and second degree breach of peace. Thursday, March 19 Stephanie Rodriguez, 33, of 550 Baldwin St., Waterbury, was charged READ MORE.
Library board recommends new building in Southington03/31/2020

Library board recommends new building in Southington

After months of planning, the library board has settled on a recommendation for the library renovation project. Recently, the board recommended that town officials build a new library while continuing operations at the current site. After construction is complete, the plan would include demolition of the current structure. Plans have slightly changed since the library READ MORE.

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