Week in Review: Apple Harvest Parade, Police Arrests and DePaolo Oil Spill

You get busy and we know that. Here’s a look back at five of the top stories this week in Southington, published here on Patch.

Things piled up, you were busy with work and family and you didn’t have an opportunity to check in with Patch during the week to see what was going on. No problem, we are here to help.

It was a busy week in Southington with a lot of news that captured people’s attention and we have all the details. The following five stories grabbed headlines and sparked interest throughout the community, so be sure to take a look back and click on the links to read the full stories.

Apple Harvest Festival Parade Marches to a Sunny Beat: The most read - or viewed - story of the week is actually one where YOU added so many amazing photos. Take a look back at the Apple Harvest Festival parade and more by clicking the link provided.

Police: Man Destroyed Police Booking Camera After Truck Stop Arrest: All that the Connecticut man originally wanted was a ride, but after getting drunk and being belligerent at a Southington truck stop, he is now dealing with a prison sentence. Who is he and what happened? You'll have to read the complete sotry to find out.

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Testing Confirms Oil Spill Contamination at DePaolo Middle School: The concerns have been confirmed - there is still fuel oil contained within the soil at DePaolo Middle School and that means potentially expensive remediation costs. What are officials looking at and what will the costs be? Click the link and read the story to find out. 

Southington Prepared as State's New Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect: People can no register to purchase marijuana legally for medical purchases, but whether they will eb able to buy in Southington will depend on whether applicants are able to meet the town's requirements. Read the complete story for more.

Police: DCF Worker Charged With Buying Alcohol for Minors: A local woman is facing charges after police said she bought alcohol for 15- and 17-yeard-olds in the community while simulataneously working for DCF. Read the full story for more.

Now that you’ve had a chance to see some our top stories, don’t forget to browse through our articles page to see more of what’s going on and what you need to know in Southington and all the details on what happened.

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