New school chief tapped

January 17, 2019
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New school chief tapped

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Assistant Superintendent Catherine Carbone was named the new superintendent of schools following the announcement that current superintendent, Susan Moreau, would retire effective Sunday, June 30. Carbone was hired as the assistant superintendent almost a year prior, but that was not her first position within the Bristol school district. According to a…

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Petit, Martin get state assignments

January 17, 2019
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Petit, Martin get state assignments

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville’s state legislators have announced their committee assignments for the Senate and House of Representatives session, which began on Jan. 9. State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) has been named by Senate Republican leader Leonard Fasano as the ranking member for both the Commerce Committee and the Transportation Committee. He also…

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Petit, Martin get state assignments

January 17, 2019
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Petit, Martin get state assignments

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Plainville’s state legislators have announced their committee assignments for the Senate and House of Representatives session, which began on Jan. 9. State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) has been named by Senate Republican leader Leonard Fasano as the ranking member for both the Commerce Committee and the Transportation Committee. He also…

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Chamber to facilitate speaker seekers for a healthy workplace

January 17, 2019
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Chamber to facilitate speaker seekers for a healthy workplace

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Chamber of Commerce is rolling out a new offer by chamber businesses, for chamber businesses. A brand new “speakers bureau” has been implemented by the health and wellness committee, consisting of different topics and speaking professionals geared towards the overall health of working professionals. “About a year ago…

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Town Manager prepares for weekend storm

January 17, 2019
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Town Manager prepares for weekend storm

Southington Town Manager Mark Sciota is warning residents to expect snow accumulations and delays during this weekend’s storm. Forecasts predict that snow will begin on Saturday before switching over to sleet and freezing rain. The storm is expected to end with snow on Sunday. “In this situation, the best practice is to allow some snow…

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CFGNB authorized more than $214K in grants in 2018

January 17, 2019
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CFGNB authorized more than $214K in grants in 2018

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) announced it recently concluded its 2018 grant-making year, authorizing more than $214,000 in grant awards including nearly $200,000 awards designated as community initiative grants. The latest round of grants brings the foundation’s total of grant awards for 2018 to more than $1.5…

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