Tag: Town Council

Council wraps up business for 2017-19 term

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER The town council met for the final time on Monday, Oct. 28, before the municipal election, and held a public hearing regarding a modification of the volunteer firefighter tax abatement ordinance which was passed on…

Fire chief updates council about SFD improvements

By TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER STAFF WRITER Southington Town Council met on Monday, Sept. 9. Council chair, Christopher Palmieri, introduced Richard Butler, Chief of the Southington Fire Department, who gave an annual update on the department. Butler began his presentation by sharing…

Giving Back Girls recognized by town council

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER At the August town council meeting, councilor Chris Poulos introduced a group of charitable middle-and-high-school aged volunteers, the “Giving Back Girls,” and celebrated their most recent achievement. Earlier this month, the Giving Back Girls participated…

Editorial: How long is too long?

Caucuses have been held. The slate of candidates for this year’s municipal elections have been flushed out, and there are some notable names missing from the lists. At least four long-time public servants have decided to step down—at least for…

Sherman’s Taphouse opens on Center Street

On Thursday, June 20, town councilors and chamber officials welcomed Sherman’s Taphouse during a ribbon-cutting at the 25 Center St. location. The family owned and operated restaurant features 31 craft beers on tap, a selection of small batch bourbons, hand-crafted…