Category: Commentary/Letters

Southington Observer Opinion and Letters To the Editor Section

Editorial: First impressions

A few moments before the Spin Doctors took the stage last Saturday, lead singer Chris Barron told us that it was his first time in town. Sure, the band has played in Connecticut venues, but the Apple Harvest Festival was…

Editorial: Back to basics

We were wading through the early candidate questionnaire submissions when we were caught off-guard by a question posed to us from one of the candidates (after they gave us their answers). “From your perspective what do you think is the…

Commentary: Is God fair?

I asked that question in a sermon recently. I think we can agree that life isn’t always fair, but is God fair? In the Christian story of Jesus’ last night with his disciples, we are told that he gathered them…

Editorial: 2019 candidates take note

Attention candidates. On Thursday, Sept. 19, we distributed our candidate questionnaires to the party chairs, so they could distribute them to their candidates on all of the town boards, from Town Council and Board of Education to Board of Finance…