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  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I am writing in support of Matt Cole for state representative. I have worked directly with Matt over the past year and can attest to his commitment to the residents of Newtown and the Newtown community. He has strong leadership skills, under...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Writing as the founder of the Commuter Action Group in a recent letter, Jim Cameron states that “No candidate has done more to help commuters than Tony Hwang.”  He adds that “[Rep. Hwang] has supported increased spendi...

  • Sharing Passion, Enthusiasm, and Knowledge

    To the Editor: We would like to thank the wonderful community members and local businesses who were responsible for making our first ever chbMakers such a huge success. The passion, enthusiasm and knowledge you shared with our community was over the top an...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: In 2011 I had the distinct pleasure of interning for Fairfield State Representative Kim Fawcett at the State Capitol in Hartford.  At the time, I was a senior undergraduate political science student at Sacred Heart University and was co...

  • An Opportunity To Help Neighbors

    To the Editor: Please join us in the community tag/vendor sale to benefit the Ayles family, on Saturday, October 11, from 10 am-2 pm, at 31 Pecks Lane, Newtown. Kenny Ayles was a big part of our community. He volunteered his time and did so much for our town. Kenny passed away on August 21st, fighting a valiant fight for 6 years with brain cancer. Now we’d like our community to rally round the Ayleses and join us in this event to help them.

  • Letter Of Endorsement

    To the Editor: For the past year, Kim Fawcett has spent time in our community getting to know us. She has joined us at many community events and spent the summer going door-to-door listening to our needs and concerns. As a voter who doesn’t support a candidate without researching them first, Kim’s record speaks for itself.

  • Letter Of Endorsement

    To the Editor, For nearly 15 years, Mitch Bolinsky has been a force for good in Newtown. I say this not just as a constituent, but with pride because he’s also my father. Over the years, one of the strongest, most positive inspirations in my life has been my father. His integrity and sense of right and wrong are a beacon of light. He has always been there to guide me through any struggle or new chapter with his warm smile, understanding, intelligence, insight and unique sense of humor. No one can make me smile and laugh quite like dad!

  • Letter Of Endorsement

    To the Editor: To mention all of Tony Hwang’s accomplishments would require too many words. In Fairfield, Tony has always been a very active and dedicated state Representative who puts his constituents first. His commitment to to community is unsurpassed! His door is always open, and he makes time regardless — for events or issues, never too big or too small.

  • Still Seeking Senior Survey Submissions

    To the Editor, I am a member of the outreach team for the commission on Aging. We sent out surveys to all registered voters between the ages of 60 and 95.  We had originally set a cut off date of August 30th. We have extended the cut off date so please mail them back in.

  • Citizens Against Common Core

    To the Editor: I want to inform you and your readers that there is an important meeting  to help better understand the implications of education reform in Connecticut. The highly controversial Common Core reform agenda will be the topic of information and discussion on Sunday, October 5, at the Black Rock State Park in Watertown.