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  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: We encourage you to reelect Mitch Bolinsky. He joined the General Assembly during challenging times, caused by 12/14, and quickly grew into a seasoned legislator. A conservative Republican, Mitch was guided by some of the best – from b...

  • About Those Tough Questions

    To the Editor: Regarding the tough questions that “long time resident” suggests we taxpayers should ask, she's right. We shouldn't be timid about questioning our town's expenditures, but does she assume that the questions she poses have not been asked? Those and many others surely have been considered in the years of deliberations already expended to find a safer and more central home for Newtown Hook & Ladder.

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I am confident Matt Cole is the best candidate for state representative. Over the years I have watched Matt grow into a young man who I am proud to know. I admire his leadership qualities and his strong commitment to ...

  • Celebrating Sandy Hook

    To the Editor I want to thank everyone who in spite of the weather took time out of their busy schedule to visit Sandy Hook this past Saturday for our fourth annual Passport to Sandy Hook. Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHO...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Some of the best people I know are those who’ve devoted their lives to others.  They are also the ones who touch and represent the best interests of people at some of the most sensitive times.  This is why our community would...

  • Selectmen Make Questionable Appointments

    To the Editor: The Board of Selectman appears to continue having problems making appointments to boards and commission.  When the Economic Development Commission was created by the Legislative Council, they specified that there would be term limits of...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: It is with great pride I endorse Mitch Bolinsky for reelection as Newtown’s 106th District State Representative.  Mitch is a one-term incumbent who spent his first term establishing himself a leader in the state house by learning ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I first met Mr JP Sredzinski as a parent on the sidelines of Little League baseball while our sons played together for a few years.  He then became involved in the coaching of the team, eventually becoming the Travel Team manager in 200...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: We would like to express our support in electing Tony Hwang as our state senator. When electing people to office we look at three important traits in any candidate:  1) an unwavering commitment to serve as a representative of the people...

  • Letter of Endrosement

    To the Editor: My wife and I moved to Newtown in 1993. We started a family here and through our kids have become immersed in all that is great about our town. In the 20-plus years I've lived here, I have never been moved to write a letter to the edit...