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Southington

Southington
Although Southington was formally established as a town in 1779, its roots go back to a much earlier time. Samuel Woodruff, Southington's first white settler, moved from Farmington to the area then known as Panthorne that was settled in 1698. The settlement grew, prospered, and came to be known as South Farmington and then later, the shortened version, Southington.
Although Southington was formally established as a town in 1779, its roots go back to a much earlier time. Samuel Woodruff, Southington's first white settler, moved from Farmington to the area then known as Panthorne that was settled in 1698. The settlement grew, prospered, and came to be known as South Farmington and then later, the shortened version, Southington. « Show less

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  • Guard Prince Ali Tweets UConn Might Not Be His Destination

    Guard Prince Ali Tweets UConn Might Not Be His Destination
    Guard Prince Ali, who gave UConn an oral commitment last November, has changed his mind. "After talking it over with my family," Ali saidon Twitter Thursday, "I have decided to re-open my recruitment! I still love UConn and I am still considering UConn!...
  • Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In

    Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In
    Southington Drive-In, at 935 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, starts a new summer season of fun weekend classic film events with the most iconic summer blockbuster ever: "Jaws" on Saturday, June 7. The drive-in charges $15 per carload, $10 for Southington...
  • All-Courant Boys Indoor Track Team

    The All-Courant high school boys indoor track team, honorable mentions, story lines of the season and more: All-Courant Team 55 meters: Alex Brown, Rocky Hill, Jr. 300: Stephon Henry, New Britain, Sr. 600: Dhahran Velasquez, Capital Prep-Hartford,...
  • Garden Club Events, Greenhouse Tours, African Violet Show

    Garden Club Events, Greenhouse Tours, African Violet Show
    Garden Club Events The Enfield Garden Club is holding its spring Plant Sale Saturday, May 3, at the Enfield Senior Center 299 Elm St., from 8 a.m. until noon. The sale features perennials grown by the members of the club. Annuals from a local nursery...
  • Ryan Lavoie at Cava, Southington

    Ryan Lavoie at Cava, Southington
    From bad vodka choices to the date from hell, Ryan has seen it all. Q: Tell me about your garnishes? What is your philosophy? A: We take our time with our drinks. We make sure we are fully prepped and we take pride in our garnishes. We garnish with...
  • Owner's Neglect Demolishing Historic House

    Owner's Neglect Demolishing Historic House
    What can you do when a property owner doesn't maintain a historic building? Some owners don't have the money or knowledge to care properly for their property. Others use neglect as a deliberate strategy for avoiding legal barriers or popular opposition....
  • Finding Inspiration Along The Route Of One Run For Boston

     Finding Inspiration Along The Route Of One Run For Boston
    PORTLAND — Liza Neustaetter didn't know anybody at last year's Boston Marathon, but as a long-time runner living in Somerville, Mass., she decided to go to the finish line to watch the race on Patriots Day. "I'm a huge running fan," she said. "It's...
  • Enfield Planning And Zoning Commission Meets Thursday

    The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Thursday for a regularly-scheduled meeting. Town Manager Matthew Coppler will present his budget report during Thursday's meeting. The commission will discuss and provide feedback for the town council on...
  • Hombre de Hartford acusado de dispararle al asociado de Aarón Hernández bajo fianza de $1 millón

    Hombre de Hartford acusado de dispararle al asociado de Aarón Hernández bajo fianza de $1 millón
    Un hombre de la ciudad enfrenta cargos por presuntamente haberle disparado a Alexander Bradley, un socio del ex jugador de los Patriotas de Nueva Inglaterra, Aarón Hernández, afuera de un club nocturno el domingo fue detenido bajo una fianza de $1...
  • Hartford Men's Soccer Coach Tom Poitras Signs Five-Year Contract

    Hartford men’s soccer coach Tom Poitras has signed a new five-year contract that will keep him with the Hawks through the 2018 season. Poitras, previously the coach at Wisconsin-Green Bay, was hired before the 2011 season. He has a 28-22-9...
  • Aerial Yoga Lifts Students' Bodies, Spirits

    Aerial Yoga Lifts Students' Bodies, Spirits
    HARTFORD — The yoga studio uses the kind of bright fabric that the acrobats in Cirque du Soleil ride up and down, but this class doesn't require the abdominal strength or bravery of those kinds of performances. Unnata Aerial Yoga, a class that...