‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Hundreds of Southington High School students took a stand against tobacco use last week in the American Heart Association’s #QuitLying anti-vaping campaign in collaboration with the Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) coalition. The campaign urges tobacco companies to stop lying to youth about the dangers of vaping. “The goal … Continue reading “‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda”

‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Hundreds of Southington High School students took a stand against tobacco use last week in the American Heart Association’s #QuitLying anti-vaping campaign in collaboration with the Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) coalition. The campaign urges tobacco companies to stop lying to youth about the dangers of vaping. “The goal … Continue reading “‘Quit Lying’ campaign takes on tobacco propaganda”

Plainville Democrats welcome members, name new officers

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Democratic Town Committee hosted a caucus and meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, in Plainville Council Chambers. During the caucus portion, Rebecca Martinez was unanimously supported to serve another term as the chairperson, and Rosemary Morante was unanimously supported to serve another term as the secretary. Martinez and Morante will … Continue reading “Plainville Democrats welcome members, name new officers”

Plainville Democrats welcome members, name new officers

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The Plainville Democratic Town Committee hosted a caucus and meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, in Plainville Council Chambers. During the caucus portion, Rebecca Martinez was unanimously supported to serve another term as the chairperson, and Rosemary Morante was unanimously supported to serve another term as the secretary. Martinez and Morante will … Continue reading “Plainville Democrats welcome members, name new officers”

Lisa, Inc. to merge with Community Solutions

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Living in Safe Alternatives (LISA, Inc.) has announced a merger with the Connecticut-based nonprofit, Community Solutions, Inc. (CSI) as of the start of the new year. The merge is the result of LISA, Inc.’s strategic plan that began almost two years ago with a goal of finding an organization with a … Continue reading “Lisa, Inc. to merge with Community Solutions”

Lisa, Inc. to merge with Community Solutions

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Living in Safe Alternatives (LISA, Inc.) has announced a merger with the Connecticut-based nonprofit, Community Solutions, Inc. (CSI) as of the start of the new year. The merge is the result of LISA, Inc.’s strategic plan that began almost two years ago with a goal of finding an organization with a … Continue reading “Lisa, Inc. to merge with Community Solutions”

School budget: New budget process put to the test

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Last week, the board of education saw a presentation of the superintendent’s budget proposal. It features an increase of 3.1% or about $3 million. Now, the board of finance will tasked with reviewing the proposal in February before the board of education votes on it in March. Along the way, there … Continue reading “School budget: New budget process put to the test”

Plainville’s bike shop

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER For many Plainville residents the property at 151 East St. will always by synonymous with Parsons Buick, but as of Thursday, Jan. 16, the property will be known for its extensive inventory of used power sport vehicles, marked by the ribbon cutting held for Powerhouse Motorsports. “I am very excited about … Continue reading “Plainville’s bike shop”

Plainville’s bike shop

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER For many Plainville residents the property at 151 East St. will always by synonymous with Parsons Buick, but as of Thursday, Jan. 16, the property will be known for its extensive inventory of used power sport vehicles, marked by the ribbon cutting held for Powerhouse Motorsports. “I am very excited about … Continue reading “Plainville’s bike shop”

LiveWell leads drive for dementia friendly living in Southington

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER LiveWell of Southington continues to be the state leader for Dementia Friends Connecticut, and has been growing stronger as more and more local businesses and individuals join in on the initiative to make Southington dementia-friendly. According to some studies, 70% of people living with dementia live at home and remain independent. … Continue reading “LiveWell leads drive for dementia friendly living in Southington”