Tag: John Fusco

GOP legislative update Jan. 29

State Sen. Rob Sampson (R-16) and State Reps. John Fusco (R-81) Gale Mastrofrancesco (R-80) will be hosting a pre-session legislative update on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. at Southington Municipal Center. All three Southington legislators are inviting all interested…

Ringing the bell for the Salvation Army

Left to right, State Sen. Rob Sampson (R-16), State Rep. Gail Mastrofrancesco (R-80), Salvation Army representative Kathryn Perrett, and State Rep. John Fusco (R-81) gathered outside of the Southington Stop & Shop on Dec. 9 to raise money for the…

Republicans propose anti-toll resolution

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER At the March 11 town council meeting, the Republican caucus introduced a proposed resolution taking a stand against bringing highway tolls to Connecticut. Resolutions made by the town council are position statements which the council…

Editorial: All for one; one for all

His wide, patented grin washed across his face as Joe Aresimowicz stepped to the podium to accept his gavel. This will be his second term as Connecticut’s Speaker of the House. Once again, a Southington representative will have the top…

Southington’s voice at the state capital

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER HARTFORD—Connecticut’s 2019-21 legislative session opened with swearing-in ceremonies at the Capitol building on Jan. 9. All members of the General Assembly were sworn in by the Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, taking an oath…

Local reps announce committee assignments

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Southington’s state representatives have been given their committee assignments for the 2019-2021 session and are swinging into action. Opening day of the legislative session was Jan. 9. There are four House of Representative members who…

Southington police buy body cams

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Southington Police Department was one of three municipalities that recently received a reimbursement grant from the state’s bond commission for the cost of police-worn body cameras. The total grant approved by the commission came out…