Category: Opinion

Santa says thanks…

The Observer received this letter of thanks regarding last Saturday’s Breakfast with Santa. To the editor: I had a great time at my breakfast at the Little League Center on Dec. 5. It was wonderful to see old friends and…

Opinion: City’s GOP chair says ‘It’s not too late for Connecticut’s future’

To the editor: By now you have likely read about the Connecticut Democrat-controlled State Legislature voting to enact their proposed budget pact reached with Governor Dannel Malloy. This $40 billion budget, inclusive of the second-largest tax increase in Connecticut history,…

Wait a minute, mom, you forgot ‘Dirty Blanche’

by LAUREN INCOGNITO CORRESPONDENT There’s a literary term known as personification, which means to attribute human characteristics to inanimate objects. We learned the psychological implications of personification the day “Dirty Blanche” entered our lives. My sons were given matching blankets…

Observations: Someone should ‘police’ outdated, offensive views on ‘Fashion Police’

by LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER It’s award show season, so every other weekend I find myself hunkering down to watch the red carpet footage of the events—because I’m just that kind of girl I guess. I only care to actually…