Category: Commentary/Letters

Southington Observer Opinion and Letters To the Editor Section

Editorial: A new beginning

More than a week has passed since the Town Council’s Aug. 21 meeting, and the fighting has finally settled down. The special meeting’s bark was certainly worse than its bite. In the weeks leading up to the meeting, it felt…

Editorial: Backdoor deals on the council?

Southington is already capturing headlines in various newspapers, and residents are being bombarded by conflicting stories and finger pointing. You guessed it. The town is officially embroiled in a controversy. It began when reports about Town Manager Garry Brumback’s retirement…

Editorial: No rain, big crowds

Who said that Southington can’t throw a festival without attracting a storm? Last weekend, it finally happened. The town has a long history of rain delays and cancellation when it comes to local festivals. There hasn’t been an Apple Harvest…