Town Councilor Fishbein filed an FOI complaint against Wallingford Center, Inc. and its officers, of which I am one, alleging we failed to comply with … more ...
Hartford HealthCare is committed to a Healthy Southington. To have value, this commitment needs to have meaning. Here’s what we mean. • A commitment to … more ...
Covanta: A curious story   Published Nov 16, 2014
On Wednesday night, Wallingford Town Council unexpectedly delayed action on a proposed change in the town’s contract with Covanta, the operator of the trash plant … more ...
Southington economic development   Published Nov 15, 2014
Over the years, Southington has employed a mostly passive approach to economic development, achieving less than stellar results, as a rule. On the occasions where … more ...
Honoring our vets   Published Nov 11, 2014
The members of American Legion Auxiliary, Department of CT and units across the state would like to express our sincere appreciation for the men and … more ...
November is National Runaway Prevention Month, and last Tuesday night, Women and Families Center took the time to pause and honor homeless and runaway youth … more ...
Beyond mudslinging   Published Nov 9, 2014
Ah — the 2014 election is finally over, and, regardless of political leanings, virtually everyone is glad not to have to endure any more of … more ...
Do not attempt to grin and bear it   Published Nov 9, 2014
“There’s a black bear in my yard!” Believe it or not, this has become a rather common call in Connecticut in recent years, with more … more ...
BOO! Happy Halloween. Can you believe we are nearing the end of October already? Many area sportsmen are now in a hunting mode, but those … more ...
Septic-system-on-steroids   Published Oct 26, 2014
Within the next few years, the Town of Wallingford is facing what could be an $18 million upgrade to its wastewater treatment plant to contend … more ...

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A call for action on criminal justice   Published Oct 22, 2014
Connecticut’s prisons cost the state’s citizens $1 billion per year. For that expense — about $275 annually per Connecticut resident — we keep more than … more ...
A few days ago, I decided to hike with my dog Sydney on a trail maintained by the Wallingford Land Trust. The trail we chose … more ...
Oh, to win a hunting permit in the Maine Moose Lottery. That is my dream. It was also the dream hunt of Jules Perreault of … more ...
An editorial from the Danbury News-Times: Why it matters: On the Nov. 4th ballot, citizens have the chance to ratify an amendment to the state … more ...
Celebrate Wallingford   Published Oct 12, 2014
Another Celebrate Wallingford event is in the rear view, and exhausted Executive Director Liz Landow can take very justifiable credit for a huge success despite … more ...
Looking ahead takes me back in time   Published Oct 12, 2014
Another Opening Day of hunting next Saturday. Where has the time gone? As it usually does, autumn and the approaching hunting season brings back a … more ...
Abraham Lincoln once remarked “elections belong to the people. It’s their decision.” All that people require is a decent chance to exercise their fundamental right … more ...
What’s poor ‘Plain Jane’ to do?   Published Oct 5, 2014
Poor Plain Jane. She has no prom date. She is unloved, untouched, and in fact, has 10-foot pole marks all over her. Plain Jane is, … more ...
To be Frank, it boggles the mind   Published Oct 5, 2014
“Ten Thousand!” Go ahead, say it again. “TEN THOUSAND!” But ten thousand what? Not dollars. It’s better than that! For those of us who enjoy … more ...
Parking and trees   Published Sep 28, 2014
Parking and trees. These two topics are dominating the local news coverage of late. As a board member of Wallingford Center, Inc., I guess I … more ...
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