Author: jgoralski

Editorial: The Good Ole Boys

We are thankful to our readers for reaching out to us over the last few weeks, thanking us for sticking our necks out in recent editorials. It’s never easy, especially when town officials continue to take up valuable time and…

Commentary: Change the Script: End opioid misuse

Change the Script is a Connecticut public awareness campaign to help communities address the prescription drug and opioid misuse crisis. It connects town leaders, healthcare professionals, treatment professionals, prevention professionals and everyday people with the resources they need to face…

Woman arrested for kicking police officer

A Terryville woman was arrested for attacking a Southington police officer on Saturday, Feb. 9 when police were responding to reports of a suspicious person running into the bushes and knocking over garbage cans. According to police, officers came into…

Obituary: Genevieve (Touma) Haddad, 94

Genevieve (Touma) Haddad, 94, formerly of Southington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Chestelm Health and Rehabilitation Center. She had been the loving wife of the late Joseph M. Haddad Sr. for 33 years. Genevieve was born…

Obituary: John G. Cassidy, 76

John G. Cassidy, 76, of Southington, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Mary (Coakley) Cassidy. Born July 14, 1942 in Elizabeth, NJ, he was the son…

Obituary: Jeffery Nicholas Romano, 60

Jeffery Nicholas Romano, 60, of Plainville, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother firefighter, passed away unexpectedly and too soon on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Born in Southington on August 5, 1958, he was the only child of the late Nicholas…

Obituary: Georgia Theriault, 70

Georgia Theriault, 70, of Plainville and formerly of Southington, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 at THOCC in New Britain after a brief illness. She was born on Sept. 6, 1948 in Chicago, IL   the daughter of the late…