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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • All-Courant Football Defensive Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package: Linemen Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr. Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr. Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr. Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr. Jonathan...
  • All-Courant Girls Volleyball Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school girls volleyball team package: Hitters Jen Dawson, Morgan-Clinton, Jr. Casey Hunt, Granby, Jr. Krista Iacobucci, Rocky Hill, Sr. Cheyenne Orsi, Bristol Eastern, Sr. Jenna Rodjenski, Bristol Eastern, Sr. Caryn...
  • Our Area Schools Eligible For All-Courant Teams

    We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports): Avon High Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
  • Bartender Buddha: Rob Bergenty Of Zingarella Talks Winter Cocktails

    Bartender Buddha: Rob Bergenty Of Zingarella Talks Winter Cocktails
    What cocktails are you making for winter? I actually came up with some winter martini's that are on our menu. Since our espresso martini is our best seller, I wanted to play off of it and add caramel vodka. I also salt the rim and drizzle the glass with...
  • Woman With Ties To Aaron Hernandez Dies In Southington

    Woman With Ties To Aaron Hernandez Dies In Southington
    A Bristol woman with ties to accused killer Aaron Hernandez died Monday, fewer than six months after she survived the car crash that killed a man married to the former New England Patriot's cousin. Tabitha Perry, 27 previously was interviewed by...
  • The Beckoning Of The Indian Council Caves

    The Beckoning Of The Indian Council Caves
    I had been summoned to the Indian Council Caves. Actually any adventure with the word "Indian" draws me into the woods in search of it. But the trip to the Indian Council Caves of Barkhamsted was different. It felt more like a journey into the past...
  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
  • 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...
  • Nationally Known Printmaker A.J. Masthay Runs a Quiet West Hartford Shop

    Nationally Known Printmaker A.J. Masthay Runs a Quiet West Hartford Shop
    If you're looking to buy a rock-music-inspired piece of art, there are essentially two categories out there to choose from. There's the official stuff — sanctioned by bands, with approved names and/or logos proudly displayed, often in huge, eye-...