Tag: Southington Observer

Commentary: CIAC missed the mark

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER When I first heard about Drew Booth’s serious head injury, I was saddened. When I saw game footage of the hit Booth took from Conard’s Brendan Battiston against the boards, I was unsettled. Then when…

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: The numbers game

He won’t officially step into the role of Town Manager until February, but we are already starting to see Mark Sciota’s stamp on the Town of Southington. It was wildly apparent at the Jan. 3 public works committee meeting. Town…

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…