SOUTHINGTON — Plans for a new police station continued to generate controversy. Also contentious was the plan to build a large power plant on Lazy Lane.
Activists helped defeat the power plant idea while the police station was eventually built on an adjacent site on Lazy Lane.
Meanwhile, Golf Quest opened on Jude Lane and Splash Harbor opened at Lake Compounce.
These were just a few of the stories making news in Southington 20 years ago this month.
Click or swipe through the gallery for photos of these and other stories from August 1998.
What do you remember from 20 years ago?