Tag: Town Council

AHF committee announces $13.7K profit

By SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER The Apple Harvest Festival committee announced at the Jan. 14 Town Council meeting that the 50th anniversary festival brought in a profit of $13,725. Altogether, the total revenue for the festival was $271,356, which was…

Editorial: Shame on you

Town Councilor Mike Riccio (R) sounded so sanctimonious when he scolded the Observer at the Jan. 14 town meeting. “Shame on you,” he said to us. “Don’t believe everything you read in the paper,” he warned the public. We counter…

Editorial: Our New Year’s resolution

Unfortunately, we dropped the ball. It happens from time to time. It wasn’t our intention, and we hope that we’ve learned from our mistake. Newspapers have a valuable role as government watchdogs, wading through the minutiae of meetings, public records,…

2019-20 budget season set to begin

SHERIDAN ROY STAFF WRITER Budget season for the Town of Southington is already well-underway. Several important meeting dates have been announced, including departmental budget presentations, public hearings, and critical votes that will ultimately lead to the Board of Finance setting…