Category: Commentary/Letters

Southington Observer Opinion and Letters To the Editor Section

Children’s champions

Two Southington business leaders were honored by Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters for creating and nurturing a culture of community-enhancement at their company. John and Laura Beyer of Realized Solutions, Inc. in Southington were presented with the Children’s Champions Award…

Editorial: Between the headlines

Last Saturday morning a town bus rumbled through Southington’s main business centers, weaving its way through industrial parks, back roads, and local companies off the beaten path. Southington’s economic development director Lou Perillo III perched himself on the front seat…

Editorial: Landslide or apathy?

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, Plainville residents finally approved a $15.7 million upgrade to their water treatment plant which will help them to comply with the stricter federal guidelines for phosphorus removal. The special election referendum passed with an 86 percent…

Editorial: The numbers game

He won’t officially step into the role of Town Manager until February, but we are already starting to see Mark Sciota’s stamp on the Town of Southington. It was wildly apparent at the Jan. 3 public works committee meeting. Town…

Editorial: It’s ‘snow’ problem

Kudos to the Southington Highway Department during the early winter storms. Once again, local workers raised the bar for communities in the area. Whether it was the snow and ice storm on Christmas weekend or the latest snow dump, Southington’s…