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.
Undocumented Oil Spill Leaves Challenges in DePaolo Renovation: Preparing for the middle school renovations, a research effort led officials to discover a oil spill from 1980 at DePaolo Middle School that could come back to haunt the town. The spill was not properly documented, officials said, and the costs associated with potential needs for soil remediation years later could cost thousands. Click the link to learn more.
: A series of alleged incidents between 2008 and 2010 has led to several sexual assault charges for a Southington man who was arrested on Thursday. What charges is he facing and why? Take a look at the complete story for further details.
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Planning Commission Sets Strict Regulations on Medical Marijuana: Southington is the first town in the state to take on the task of passing municipal zoning regulations related to medical marijuana, aiming to make sure production and dispensing do not have a negative effect on the community. See what restrictions they passed and let us know your thoughts.
Southington Police: Ex-Employee Arrested in Wendy's Robbery: The Southington Police Department arrested a local man this week after they said he went to the place of his former employer and stole cash from the drawer before fleeing on foot. Check out the charges he's facing and see exactly what happened by clicking the link above.
: Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously passed a moratorium that will allow businesses to use A-frame signs, but the issue is far from finished. The commission will take on creating fair regulations in the community. What will they look to do? You will have to read the full story to find out.
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