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  • Becoming A Single-Issue Voter

    To the Editor: Life is busy.  We all have families, jobs, hobbies, friends, homes, sports….and on and on.  At times, we are weary from being residents of Newtown, where the burden of loss we have suffered is too much.  But last night ...

  • Newtown Sports Programs Are Out Of Control

    To the Editor: I would like to commend Lori Clure for speaking out with her article about Newtown Babe Ruth Softball. This issue has infected the schools as well. As a 10-year coach in both softball and basketball, I’ve had a front row seat to some p...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: After the shooting that redefined tragedy here in Newtown and all over the world, I wrote to all Connecticut legislatores asking for support of common sense gun legislation. Many ignored me as I was not in their district, several sent ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I read with dismay Carolyn Signorelli's glowing endorsement of Tony Hwang for State Senate. Ms. Signorelli, you're most likely not an adult adoptee. If you were, then you might know that Hwang's support for children, if they were adopted, en...

  • Keep The Dispatch Center In Town

    To the Editor: Our Newtown dispatchers do an amazing job! They are your lifeline to all 911 calls. Why would we even consider moving our dispatch center out of town? These men and women that work to answer our questions and keep us safe will lose ...

  • Tireless Supporters Of Sidewalks

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Borough I would like to thank the Draper Family for their most generous gift. Shortly after 12/14, Dr Draper approached me and indicated that his family was interested in making a significant contribution to connect the Main...

  • Cullens Youth Association Says Thanks

    To the Editor: Cullens Youth Association Inc. recently undertook a tag sale at the Newtown Middle School concurrent with the Newtown Labor Day Parade.  I would like to express our genuine gratitude to the many volunteers that assisted in this communit...

  • Newtown Teams Should Be For Newtown Residents

    To the Editor: Who would think that at 11 years old my daughter would be washed up as a softball player, or washed up at anything for that matter? The Newtown Babe Ruth Softball league held their annual tryouts for the spring travel...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Newtown needs Tony Hwang as our representative in the State Senate.  I spent five years as the executive director of a small agency with a very focused mission: improving the legal representation of parents and children involved  i...

  • A Successful Arts Festival

    To the Editor: Terry Sagedy, chairman of the Newtown Arts Festival, invited the world to the 2014 Festival and a lot of them showed up. Under the leadership of Mr Sagedy, the Arts Festival, sponsored by the Newtown Cultural Arts Com...