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Week in Review: New Captain, Council Changes and 81st District Swap

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

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.

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The lifelong Southington resident has been named the newest captain at the . Click the link to see where Edward Pocock III came from and what he brings to the administration.

: The longtime teacher will take over for David Germano as assistant principal at . The English teacher brings a skill set that will help students adjust, Board members said. What else does he bring? Read the story and watch the video clip to find out.

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: Steven Kellogg paid a visit to the on Thursday, inspiring students through an interactive storytime. Click the link for details of his visit, including a video of Kellogg's storytelling.

: Members of the 81st District will be getting some new leadership this fall after 10-year veteran Bruce "Zeke" Zalaski announced this would be his last term as state representative. Democrat David Zoni will take his place on the ticket - what does this mean for the race? Read more to find out.

: After more than five years on the Southington Town Council, including three as the chairman, Edward Pocock III will be taking a step away from political life. Who will fill his shoes? Find out when you'll know by clicking the link above.

Now that you’ve had a chance to see 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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