Tag: Editorial

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…

Editorial: What hiring practices?

Town Council chair Chris Palmieri (D) tried to head off controversy at Monday’s meeting before asking for nominations for the next Town Attorney. Palmieri carefully explained the difference—as he sees it—between the appointment of a Town Manager and a Town…

Editorial: Money for nothing

It’s been more than a week since the Town Council dumped the Town Manager contract onto residents in another whirlwind, controversial decision. Since we were going to press at the time, we were able to spend a full week absorbing…

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…