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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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  • READER SUBMITTED: 2014 Business Women's Forum To Feature CEO Of The Joy Project

    The 32nd annual Business Women's Forum (BWF), Connecticut's longest-running full-day conference for business women, will feature the CEO of The Joy Project, Amanda Gore, as the morning's motivational speaker. Barbara Corcoran of ABC-TV's "Shark Tank" will...
  • Southington Police Investigate Sex Assault

    SOUTHINGTON — Police are investigating a sexual assault that was reported early Wednesday at the Motel 6 at 625 Queen St. Police were called to the motel at 2:24 a.m. and detectives are investigating. No arrests have been made, police said.
  • Teen Charged In Fatal Southington Fire Appears In Court; Warrant Remains Sealed

    BRISTOL — An 18-year-old charged in connection with a fatal fire at a Southington apartment appeared in court briefly on Tuesday and a judge ordered the case transferred to Part A court in New Britain, where more serious cases are handled. Judge...
  • New Grant For Central Connecticut Campaign Against Domestic Violence

    NEW BRITAIN - The Community Chest of New Britain and Berlin Inc. has awarded $20,000 grant to Prudence Crandall Center for domestic violence prevention and community education services. The money will help expand the agency's services for youth and...
  • Southington Farm Grows 200 Types Of Vegetables

    Southington Farm Grows 200 Types Of Vegetables
    Looking for Ground Cherries? Italian Veronica?. Striped Armenian? SOUTHINGTON – Looking for Ground Cherries? Italian Veronica?. Striped Armenian? The three are among the 200 varieties of vegetables and fruits Mark Ramsay grows on his 7-acre farm...
  • CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

    CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show
    HARTFORD — At 12 years old, Meghana Kandarpa has discovered she can affect the world with her words. Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon's "Nick News." She was among a group of students from Capitol...
  • Geno Auriemma To Open Southington Restaurant

    Geno Auriemma To Open Southington Restaurant
    UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma will open a restaurant in Southington later this year, a spokesman said Tuesday. The new Geno's Grille restaurant, part of Auriemma's growing collection of businesses, will open on Main Street at a location...
  • New Summer Menu Items at Wood-n-Tap

    New Summer Menu Items at Wood-n-Tap
    Wood-n-Tap, with restaurants in Farmington, Hartford, Orange, Rocky Hill, Southington, Vernon and Wallingford, runs a special summer menu through August.  The "coastal inspired" menu is heavy on seafood, with lobster bisque, PEI mussels, lobster salad...
  • Watch: Time-Lapse Video Of I-84 Bridge Replacement In Southington

    Watch: Time-Lapse Video Of I-84 Bridge Replacement In Southington
    A time-lapse video released by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office Monday shows the massive $6 million bridge replacement project on I-84 in Southington last month. The project was completed the weekend of June 28 to June 29 using a process known as...
  • 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...