Category: Commentary/Letters

Southington Observer Opinion and Letters To the Editor Section

Editorial: Skin in the game

Last Wednesday, while Americans were preparing to embrace a weekend dedicated to honoring men and women that died defending their country, National Football League team owners announced a new policy that forbids players from protesting during the national anthem while…

Editorial: Let the celebration begin

Residents swarmed to the YMCA last Wednesday to celebrate 90 years of history for the Southington business. The following day, former teachers and administrators joined current staff and students in the DePaolo Middle School auditorium to celebrate the school’s 50th…

Editorial: Anniversary year begins

Southington’s year of milestones kicked off this week with the 80th annual Chamber of Commerce dinner at the Aqua Turf, so it was appropriate that YMCA director John Myers was one of the honorees. After all, this week also kicks…

Commentary: What do you know about vaping?

What do you know about the latest trend impacting the youth in Southington? Electronic cigarette and vaping products have recently gained much attention, especially from youth. Electronic cigarettes (or E-cigarettes) are battery-operated devices designed to deliver nicotine with flavorings and…