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Editorial: 2018 candidates take note

With our local candidates getting their exercise by walking in the parades of assorted festivals in the area, and with the campaign rhetoric heating up, we are reminded that Election Day is coming fast upon us. Every year, The Observer…

Editorial: Stick to the contract

Why is the Observer so picky? Why does the newspaper continually nitpick Southington’s Town Council? Why does it bother us so much that they passed a resolution for the way the town will handle the Bradley emergency room, even when…

Editorial: The cart before the horse

We hope that Hospital of Central Connecticut president Gary Havican decides to follow through on his promise to give a presentation at a Town Council meeting in September, but it would be understandable if he decided against it. After all,…

Editorial: It was worth the wait

It isn’t often that a sports team truly surprises us, even though Cinderella seasons are talked about so much that they have become cliché. But this year’s American Legion baseball team’s championship run was as surprising as they come. To…

Editorial: The show must go on

The irony wasn’t lost on us last year as we watched 2017 Little Miss Sunshine Layla Compolo dodging puddles during a sprint through the rain at last year’s Taste of Southington. All day, Marie Secondo was holding her breath during…

Kevin Roberts joins the Observer

The Southington Observer welcomes Kevin Roberts as our new sports writer for Southington sports. Kevin is a 2006 graduate from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science. He began his sports writing career right…