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  • Holiday Sale Benefits Library

    To the Editor: This past weekend the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library sponsored our 11th annual Holiday Sale to benefit the town library. The sale was a huge success thanks to the many people who came from near and far to find gifts for their friends and family! Another crucial con...

  • NSSF Knows Something About Bullying

    To the Editor: Should I have been surprised by the statement in Stephen Sanetti's letter “NSSF On The Leno Cancell...

  • Ring A Bell

    To the Editor: I am finalizing my volunteers for the Salvation Army bell ringers.  Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity.  Do you have an hour to spare to help spread some cheer?   I still have openings for the weekend of 12/19 a...

  • From Eyesores To Eye Candy

    To the Editor: I am frankly puzzled by some of the [letters to the editor] in opposition to a mixed use project for Fair-field Hills. In the name of keeping Fairfield Hills as open space I believe some are missing the details of what could potentially be a boon for Newtown. We are o...

  • Think About Safety

    To the Editor: Living in New England this time of year we are used to a lot of rainy/snowy days. Did you know that it is a state law that your headlights must be on when it is overcast or within 30 minutes of sunrise or sunset? The reason for this is not j...

  • Farewell And Thank You

    To the Editor: It has been my distinct honor and privilege to serve [the 112th District] as your state representative for the past 12 years. Through good times and devastating loss I have always striven to represent your views and concerns at the Capitol, and to answer your questions about state government, with understanding, compassion and respect.

  • Forum Comments Clarified

    To The Editor: I would like to clarify my comments as represented in the [12/12/14 Bee] article entitled

  • Don’t Forget The Sandy Hook Elementary Teachers

    To the Editor: My wife Laura Feinstein is a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School. She was there on 12/14. We also live in Sandy Hook. My wife and some of her colleagues appeared last week in a piece that aired on CBS This Morning...

  • 54th Pancake Day Stacked Up As A Success

    To the Editor: The Newtown Rotary Club would like to thank all the people who came out to support our 54th Annual Pancake Day. It was a wonderful event to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends enjoying the best pancakes and sausages in town!...

  • Even A Forum Can’t Make Sense Of FFH Housing Plan

    To the Editor: The “forum,” held last Saturday in the Reed Intermediate School library, about the now all-but-inevitable housing at Fairfield Hills, was not a forum at all. Hastily scheduled, poorly conceived, improperly...