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  • Newtown’s Vote Will Be A Gun Vote

    To the Editor: The “vote” in Connecticut this Election Day, represents more than a choice between parties, policies, and/or personalities.  The focus most is guns, rifles and ammo. Those who stand tall living in a state with bipartisan gun control laws, are on one side of the issue. Those who stand tall in support of repeal of Connecticut's gun control laws, are on one side of the issue. In a true sense, there is no other issue for Connecticut, and certainly not for Newtown, on November 4th.

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I am writing this letter as a private citizen and not as a representative of any entity.  It’s hard to believe the 2nd anniversary of our heartbreaking tragedy is around the corner.  Before 12/14, I as...

  • Deep Brook Takes Another Hit

    To the Editor: On October 20, dog walkers saw and reported yet another release from the Fairfield Hills storm water system into Deep Brook in the Deep Brook Preserve Open Space.  Deep Brook is Newtown’s Class 1 Wild Trout Management stream. ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I first met Mitch Bolinsky when we served together on the Legislative Council.  I was immediately impressed with his integrity and commitment to serving his constituents. During Mitch’s early days as ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I’d like to take this time to endorse our current state representative for the 106th District, Mitch Bolinsky, for another term on Election Day. Mitch has a strong record of serving Newtown as a past member of t...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Connecticut has a problem and somebody has to stand up to it. Our state’s criminal justice system consumes well over a billion dollars a year of our tax money and, sadly, the results are not satisfactory largely...

  • Letter of Endrosement

    To the Editor: My experience in having worked with Mitch Bolinsky on the Legislative Council, makes it easy to once again support him in his bid for reelection as Newtown’s 106th District State Representative. My knowledge of ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I have been involved in local politics for decades, and know what it takes to be a successful elected official. It takes a person who is thoughtful, understanding and knowledgeable about the needs of residents. Jen Aguilar has worked for our...

  • 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.