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  • 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 have had the privilege and honor of working with Tony Hwang over the six years he has served as our State Representative for the 134th District. What initially impressed me and still does today is the commitment he brings to anything he un...

  • 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...

  • Searching For The Right Balance On The Ballot

    To the Editor: At this writing, we are just 21 days from November 4, election day.  Typically by this time I would have been able to move past the spin, navigate through the issues and platforms, critically examine the promises and the records, and th...

  • Letter to the Editor

    To the Editor: As an elected member of the Board of Finance, I understand the financial needs of our town and how difficult it is every year to meet the needs of the citizens while trying to keep taxes low.  I also see first-hand how decisions made by...

  • Tough Questions About The Hook & Ladder Project

    To the Editor: As a longtime resident of the Town of Newtown, I feel it is important that residents ask tough questions concerning local finance and the sustainability of projects that are funded by taxpayers’ dollars. Recently I read an interesting ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: JP Sredzinski epitomizes the vigorous and experienced representation that Monroe and Newtown need as a state representative in the Connecticut Legislature. As chairman of the Monroe Town Council, where he was elected ...