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Letters to the Editor

  • Keeping It Clean

    To the Editor: I’d like to extend a warm thank you to The Eco Cleaners: Claire Dubois, Elizabeth Salley, Alexia Tavar, Alisa Redzepi, and Brianna Lovely. From Eliza Hallabeck’s recent piece: “A group of eighth grad...

  • Leadership And The Law

    To the Editor If a President or any other elected government official, subject to our laws, breaks the law or openly violates the Constitution of the United States of America, does it really matter if nothing is done? What good is it to be considered a cou...

  • Help The Season Ring

    To the Editor: Who couldn’t do one thing for one hour?  I think all of us could answer that we all could do almost anything for an hour!  Thanksgiving is next week – and right after that we begin going into holiday mode, whic...

  • Turkey Call to Action

    To the Editor: For the past 32 years the FAITH Food Pantry has provide food for Newtown residents in time of need.  During the Thanksgiving holiday, turkeys are also given out.  Despite the fact that the fall season food drives have been good we ...

  • Great Party, Great Cause

    To the Editor: Former Marine Dave Silber and his family want to thank VFW Post 308 in Newtown for sponsoring his retirement party and the kickoff of the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots toy drive. A big thank you to all th...

  • A Wonderful Way To Live

    To the Editor: For you, Newtown, I am first an art therapist and an educator. Next I am your neighbor living and working in New York City, as an artist and psychotherapist. I am compelled to share my gratitude with you as a community for being strong as a ...

  • A Wonderful Tribute To Veterans

    To the Editor: Heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s Veterans Day celebration at Head O’ Meadow such a wonderful tribute to our veterans! We were honored to have over 30 veterans attend our event (family members and family fr...

  • Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Thoughts

    To the Editor: Today I completed a survey about a permanent memorial for the victims of Sandy Hook School.  As a landscape designer, I want to share my thoughts to aid in discussion. I vision an outdoor memorial at a park in to...

  • Read The Documents

    To the Editor: This week the book fair has returned to school. I love the annual book sale in summer at Reed. These are wonderful opportunities to promote reading for our children. I have some interesting reading to recommend to Newtown taxpayers. Did you ...

  • Bee Tries To Have It Both Ways

    To the Editor: In last week’s editorial endorsement, we were told that Governor Malloy had stabilized the previous budget.  This week, after the election is over, The Bee editorial tells us that the state is faced with a $1.37B and $1.58B defici...