Comment Policy

 TriCornerNews.com is an online publication of The Lakeville Journal Company, LLC [the Company], 33 Bissell Street, P.O. Box 1688, Lakeville, CT  06039. Following are the comment policies as defined by the Company as of April, 2011.

1. Comment Moderation
All comments will be moderated. The moderators reserve the right to delete or edit any comment using profanity, inappropriate language or making potentially defamatory, libelous, abusive or in any way illegal statements. Be respectful even when debating with someone with whom you disagree. Verbal abuse of any kind will not be tolerated.
Comments are also subject to editing for brevity and clarity, so do keep comments shorter than 200 words. It is the intention of the moderators, however, to maintain the essential meaning of all comments, as long as they abide by the standards of civility described above.

Comments shall not be commercial, therefore, no solicitation or advertising will be allowed. If advertising is the objective, please see the classified advertising department on this website,  http://www.tricornernews.com/classifieds.

2. Valid Email Address
Anonymous comments are not allowed. You must have a valid email address associated with your TriCornerNews account, and include your full name and town of residence. The comments of readers who list an invalid email address or an address that cannot be accessed by straightforward means, and who do not reveal their names and towns of residence, are subject to deletion.

3. Intellectual Property
Comments remain your property once they are posted. However, by posting your comments on  TriCornerNews.com you are hereby granting The Lakeville Journal Company, LLC the right, for normal copyright periods, to use, alter, and/or display them in any way we see fit, including printing them in the newspapers the company publishes (The Lakeville Journal, The Millerton News, The Winsted Journal and any other publications).

The Lakeville Journal Company, LLC, is not responsible for the content of your comments; you are. However, the Company reserves the right to delete or edit any submissions, as described under section 1, “Comment Moderation.”
This policy is subject to change, so check back periodically for updates.