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  • How To Contribute To Our Town

    To the Editor: We were simultaneously bewildered  and outraged by Mr Pielli' s instruction on how to “work a lumi...

  • Nothing Like Locally Grown Produce

    To the Editor: I'm writing on behalf of the management and residents of Nunnawauk Meadows to express our special thanks to Harvey Pessin, Victory Garden Director, and all of the hard-working volunteers who helped plant, harvest and deliver the bounty of ve...

  • Collaboration Will Be Essential for Newtown's Continued Recovery

    To the Editor: “The grant from the Department of Justice for the Newtown Recovery and Resiliency Team (RRT) is expiring at the end of 2015...Extended funding from this agency is not expected.” (paraphrased) [

  • How To Work A Luminaria

    To the Editor, Every year it amazes me that people who put out the candle bags along Main Street and Ram Pasture can't seem to do it correctly. Drive down the street and bags are either parallel to the street or perpendicular. I'm going to assume that the ...

  • The Journeys Of Patty Philipp

    To the Editor: During this season where the Festival of Lights, “Chanukkah,” and the Coming of the Messiah, Jesus, the Light of the World, “Christmas,” I invite you to ponder some of the many journeys taken by one of Newtown’s...

  • Many Helped To Light The Trees

    To the Editor: We extend our thanks once again to the Chamber of Commerce, who for 30 years now has sponsored The Christmas Tree & Luminaria Lighting in The Ram  Pasture. Thank you Parc & Rec  and  Highway Dep...

  • Newtown Ill-Suited As A Home For The ‘New Urbanism’

    To the Editor: Mixed-use development at Fairfield Hills does not serve the interest of Newtown’s residents. Called the “new urbanism,” these projects attempt to reduce suburban sprawl and traffic gridlock by pairing commercial space with ...

  • Holiday Sale Benefits Library

    To the Editor: This past weekend the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library sponsored our 11th annual Holiday Sale to benefit the town library. The sale was a huge success thanks to the many people who came from near and far to find gifts for their friends and family! Another crucial con...

  • NSSF Knows Something About Bullying

    To the Editor: Should I have been surprised by the statement in Stephen Sanetti's letter “NSSF On The Leno Cancell...

  • Ring A Bell

    To the Editor: I am finalizing my volunteers for the Salvation Army bell ringers.  Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity.  Do you have an hour to spare to help spread some cheer?   I still have openings for the weekend of 12/19 a...