Author: William Lalor

Republican Town Committee Platform [OPINION]

Republican Town Committee Platform [OPINION]

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The Row B GOP slate comprises an unusually experienced group of individuals who have no agenda other than to serve Wilton’s best interests.Nine months ago, I stood at on the stage at Trackside Teen Center before a packed house of concerned Wilton citizens to begin a community wide ef ...
RTC Chair OP-ED:  Haskell on Wrong Side of Toll Debate

RTC Chair OP-ED: Haskell on Wrong Side of Toll Debate

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Last week, Senator Will Haskell wagged his Twitter finger at “folks” (like me, and many others in Wilton) “who are opposed to tolls,” then castigated us for “rarely the guts to explain their alternative.” Haskell then said that the two options are “more debt” or “higher taxes,” again re ...
Headed to College?  Make Sure You Read the Fine Print

Headed to College? Make Sure You Read the Fine Print

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One of the consequences of increasing and outlandish costs of higher education is that students, along with parents and others cutting tuition checks or taking out new loans, are more likely to challenge adverse disciplinary or academic decisions.In a lot of respects, this makes perf ...
OPINION–RTC Chair:  Heads in the Sand?

OPINION–RTC Chair: Heads in the Sand?

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The following is an op-ed from William Lalor, chair of the Wilton Republican Town Committee.Now that Hartford’s legislative session is wrapping up, it seems worth revisiting an important point about its impact here in Wilton.On April 1, First Selectwoman Lynne Vanderslice called ...
Employment Law:  So They Want You to Sign a Non-Compete

Employment Law: So They Want You to Sign a Non-Compete

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Non-competition provisions are a basic aspect of employment law and many employment related contracts. Generally, these provisions restrain a former employee from doing certain work within a specified geographic area and time frame.Employers favor non-competes because they can protec ...
Vaping, Students and the Law–The New Wild West

Vaping, Students and the Law–The New Wild West

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Editor's note:  Typically, Wilton's Bill Lalor contributes a regular opinion column on legal topics, including education law. This month's commentary, however, is a bit of a departure from his usual topic. However it does concern a subject relevant to the school community, especially in ...
Starting a Small Business?  Don’t Forget the Legal Stuff

Starting a Small Business? Don’t Forget the Legal Stuff

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When a small business is being conceived, it can be tempting for owners and investors to race past entity formation, legal, and liability issues.Those issues can be a drag. They don’t inspire anyone, and no one starts a new business expecting ideas, business models, or relationships ...
Election 2018:  Wilton Republicans’ Platform

Election 2018: Wilton Republicans’ Platform

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GOOD Morning Wilton has invited the chairs of both the Republican Town Committee and the Democratic Town Committee to present their platforms to readers. Here, William Lalor, chair of the RTC, offers his thoughts on the Republican slate in Election 2018.As Wilton voters head to the p ...
Education Law Perspective:  CT Law, Bullying and You

Education Law Perspective: CT Law, Bullying and You

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True story:  When I was in second grade (in the gritty world of East Setauket, Long Island), recess was after lunch on a big lawn with a hill where kids often played soccer. And at lunch, there was a fearsome, fourth-grade kid who circulated among the tables demanding other kids’ tater t ...
An Introduction and a Perspective on Education Law

An Introduction and a Perspective on Education Law

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GOOD Morning Wilton welcomes a new contributor, Wilton resident and attorney William Lalor, whose practice includes education and employment law, among other areas. He'll be sharing his thoughts on those topics periodically in ways that we hope will help our readers, and we're looking fo ...