Tag: Editorial

Editorial: Caught in the crossfire

We tried to reach out to the Aqua Turf Club after the Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL) announced the termination of a 25-year customer relationship, but we were met with a strong but polite “no comment.” We don’t blame them.…

Editorial: Keep talking…

We are happy to see the continuing conversation about open space purchases. Since entering the discussion with an early March editorial (below), we have been deluged with opinions on so many different sides of this issue that it’s dizzying. We…

Editorial: Get outta his way

Nobody seems to agree upon who first said, “Lead, follow, or get out of the way.” It has been attributed to everyone from Thomas Paine and General George S. Patton to Lee Iacocca. We predict that, years from now, Southington…

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…