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.
Newtown School Shooting: It's not completely local, but there's no doubt the biggest news of the week was the tragic incident at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday. If you'd like to reveiw, just click the link. Our hearts go out to all those affected by the horrible tragedy.
Police: Man Stole Copper Piping From Occupied Home: It's not everyday that homeowners return home from a morning at work to find their pipes missing, but that was the reality for one local resident, Southington police said. Take a lookg at who was arrested and what he had done by clicking on the link to see the complete story.
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: In just one hour, the Southington Community Services department was able to collect $25,000 in Christmas donations, thanks in large part to the generosity of those outside Walmart. What does it mean for the department and how will the funds be used? Read the full story to find out.
Middle School Re-Referendum Could Happen in March: After costs for the middle school project were determined to exceed the $85 million originally approved by voters, the community could soon be asked to vote again. It comes with an interesting catch though - it could actually mean less burden on local taxpayers. Check out the complete story for more.
Avon Banking Tech Company Moving to Former Site of 'The Hartford': The vacant buildings on Executive Boulevard will be vacant no longer. The Connecticut Online Computer Center, a firm specializing in bank technology, has reached a deal that will bring the headquarters from Avon to Southington in the next year. Check out the story for complete details.
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