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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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  • AAC Pairings Have UConn Men Racking Up Lots Of Miles

    The Huskies will not be going to Disney World next season. That's the offshoot of the American Athletic Conference men's basketball pairings, which were announced Wednesday. With three teams coming in, Tulsa, Tulane and East Carolina, and two departing,...
  • Busway Starting To Take Form; Planned Opening 10 Months Away

    Busway Starting To Take Form; Planned Opening 10 Months Away
    The $567 million public transit project that many figured would never happen is just months from completion, and designers are confident they'll stay on schedule. The major new bridges over Route 9 and at East and Allen streets in New Britain are in...
  • 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...
  • New Britain Museum Gets $250,000 Toward Expansion Project

    NEW BRITAIN - More than $300,000 in grants were recently awarded by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, including $250,000 for a museum expansion.     The money supports non-profit programs and organizations serving Berlin, New Britain,...
  • Adolescente de Southington acusado de homicidio tras incendio que mata joven de 19 años

    Adolescente de Southington acusado de homicidio tras incendio que mata joven de 19 años
      Un adolescente local enfrenta cargos de homicidio y otros cargos de felonía por presuntamente iniciar un fuego el domingo antes del amanecer que mató a la estudiante universitaria de 19 años Kristen Milano, quien dormía en el apartamento de su...
  • Sunset Ridge School Principal And Founder Emil Kopcha Retires

    Sunset Ridge School Principal And Founder Emil Kopcha Retires
    After 38 years in the field of education, Emil Kopcha delivered his last morning announcement as the principal of Sunset Ridge School on Monday, June 16. Kopcha officially entered retirement following his last day on Friday, June 20. He said he will...
  • When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?

    When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?
    In 1990, Becker's Fine Jeweler had just opened its downtown Hartford store when a recession hit — and one that hit New England harder than anywhere else. "I had to lay off 40 percent of my staff," said Paul Becker, who founded the West Hartford...
  • Lori Riley: Wheelchair Athlete Takes On The Obstacles In Cross Country Race

     Lori Riley: Wheelchair Athlete Takes On The Obstacles In Cross Country Race
    WALLINGFORD — Right after Shane Mosko made it over the nine-foot wall, the second obstacle in the Gaylord Gauntlet 5K race, his wheelchair broke. That was just another obstacle for Mosko, who is paralyzed from the waist down, and his group of...
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  • Keeping Your Golf Budget Under Par

    Keeping Your Golf Budget Under Par
    Golf has been called "the game you love to hate." (It's actually been called far worse, as anyone who's hit a ball into a water hazard knows, but this is a family newspaper.) There's no question that it's a challenging sport — and it also can be...