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Editorial: Let the celebration begin

Residents swarmed to the YMCA last Wednesday to celebrate 90 years of history for the Southington business. The following day, former teachers and administrators joined current staff and students in the DePaolo Middle School auditorium to celebrate the school’s 50th…

Editorial: Anniversary year begins

Southington’s year of milestones kicked off this week with the 80th annual Chamber of Commerce dinner at the Aqua Turf, so it was appropriate that YMCA director John Myers was one of the honorees. After all, this week also kicks…

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: 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…