Monday’s back to work for some   Published Sep 14, 2014
Don’t be surprised if you see some camouflaged people heading into the woods when you go to work tomorrow (unless you are one of the … more ...
Affordable housing in Meriden   Published Sep 14, 2014
“[T]here may be the need for additional market rate housing, which would contribute to the activity and vitality of Meriden’s neighborhoods and the City Center.” … more ...
A community with spirit   Published Sep 14, 2014
In the past, the comment has been made that part of what makes Wallingford work so well is the number of people willing to volunteer … more ...
All around, fine tips for the range   Published Sep 7, 2014
“Ready. Aim. Fire!” Welcome to the “Hunger Games” (in name only) under the direction of Dominic Pereyo, senior program director at the Meriden Boys & … more ...
Out on a limb   Published Sep 7, 2014
1. Wallingford’s uglification project in the center of town proceeds unchecked. The mayor wants all the trees cut down and replaced with smaller ones. Whether … more ...
The other side of the coin   Published Sep 5, 2014
“The evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones.” — William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” How ironic that such … more ...
Vermont town to recall Civil War raid   Published Aug 31, 2014
Where did the northernmost military action of the Civil War take place? Gettysburg? A reasonable response, but wrong. What about St. Albans, Vt., here in … more ...
Some of the men involved in the 1864 St. Albans raid, photographed in Montreal in 1865. Source: www.stalbansraid.com. … more ...
Building on success   Published Aug 31, 2014
This column follows two others concerning some very positive economic developments taking place on the south side of Wallingford and features BYK USA, Inc., a … more ...
A good religion is one that helps provide the believer with courage in time of trial, comfort when sad, faith to meet the challenges of … more ...

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Affordable housing in Meriden   Published Aug 30, 2014
As the director of economic development for Meriden, I work on a variety of projects aimed at increasing economic activity in the city. The Transit … more ...
Take Simpson Court to the ‘prom’?   Published Aug 24, 2014
The parking lots uptown behind Simpson Court and downtown near the train station were in the news again. The gist of the story, on August … more ...
Looking out for home care workers   Published Aug 23, 2014
What makes our nation so special are the freedoms afforded to each and every one of us. We value these rights deeply, and are thankful … more ...
It says it right here in the rule book   Published Aug 17, 2014
It is really amazing how so many new laws and regulations are passed pertaining to hunters and fishermen in Connecticut. Yet many of these sportsmen … more ...
Choo choo train fables   Published Aug 17, 2014
Back on June 16, officials involved in the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Rail Program held a public hearing at the Wallingford Public Library specifically to discuss the … more ...
‘How does he know?’   Published Aug 13, 2014
The last two weeks must have been slow for news in Wallingford. Otherwise, I cannot understand why “From Wallingford” columnist Mike Brodinsky would accuse this … more ...
The school superintendent and the mayor have worked collaboratively, recently, with good effect on two fronts. First, they found common ground on the best way … more ...
A very happy circumstance   Published Aug 3, 2014
As promised, this week’s column highlights more industrial growth and innovation taking place on the south end of Wallingford, specifically Nucor Steel Connecticut, Inc. But … more ...
Summer is a good time to get away, and we suggest three places to include in your itinerary if you journey to Manhattan. There are … more ...
Youth employment insures our future   Published Jul 29, 2014
In November 2007, this country had the most jobs ever. Then came the Great Recession — in a matter of months, we lost 8.7 million … more ...
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