Posts Tagged ‘ John Weichsel ’

Editorial: Quickly…A show of hands

July 16, 2016
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Southington Observer

Once again, we were disappointed by the Town Council and their knee jerk reactions. On Monday, they voted, 7-2, to suspend all rules of procedure outlined in the Charter before making a unanimous vote to rename the municipal center in honor of John Weichsel. As we noted last week, we applaud Weichsel’s name being attached…

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Municipal Center to be named for John Weichsel

July 13, 2016
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John Weichsel

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Municipal Center will soon bear the name of former Town Manager John Weichsel, who served Southington from 1966 to 2011. After voting 7-2 to waive the process for naming a town building as outlined in the Town Charter, the Town Council voted unanimously to name the building after the former town…

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Editorial: What’s in a name?

July 9, 2016
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Southington Observer

About a month ago, we began to hear rumors about a green grass movement to rename the municipal center in honor of our late town manager, John Weichsel. Some folks even assured us that this was already a done deal. Then, during the public comment portion of the June 27 Town Council meeting, former Councilors…

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‘None better than John Weichsel’; Former Town Manager passes away

April 3, 2013
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John Weichsel and his wife Dolores share a smile following the retirement announcement in spring 2010.

By Ed Harris Editor John Weichsel, Southington’s first town manager, passed away on  Friday, March 29. He was 80. Weichsel was first appointed town manager in 1966 and served until early 2011. He was succeeded by current Town Manager Garry Brumback. When the governance system was worked out in 1966, it was decided that the…

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John Weichsel, Southington’s first town manager, passes away at 80

March 30, 2013
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John Weichsel, Southington’s first town manager, passed away Friday night. He was 80. Weichsel was first appointed town manager in 1966 and served until early 2011. He was succeeded by current Town Manager Garry Brumback. When the system was worked out in 1966, it was decided that the Town Manager would serve at the will…

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