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Week in Review: Honoring School Staff, New Councilman, Emotional Rep.

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.

The Board of Education honored 13 local residents Thursday for their efforts in helping the students acheive success. Check out the story and be sure to watch the full video to see how they were honored.

: State Rep. Joe Aresimowicz, just hours after attending his mother's funeral, was emotional as he appeared at his party's convention to accept the nomination for the 30th Assembly District. Take a look at the video and read the complete story.

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: With Edward Pocock III resigning after he took a job promotion, the new seat now belongs to Southington resident and long-time attorney Louis Martocchio. Who is Martocchio? Well, click the link and take a look to find out.

: Dennis Pratt gave his life serving the country in 2009, but his life is not forgotten. He was among seven added to the state's wall of honor on Thursday afternoon. Click the link above to learn more and see the complete photo spread from the event.

: Southington schools are doing their part to make sure the efforts of America's veterans are not forgotten. The schools, at their Beecher Street office on Monday, announced a new program to help enhance education and partnerships in the community. Take a look back at the complete story for details.

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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