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  • A Great Day For Running

    To the Editor: Thanks to the Newtown community for coming out on Saturday June 14th in support of the Newtown Parks and Recreation’s 40th annual Rooster Run 5K. It was a great day for running and all of the participants made this a special event. Wha...

  • Enforce The Gun Laws Already On The Books

    To the Editor: I have sat back and watched, read, listened to the ever present discussions in the paper, television and radio in relation to the gun situation here in United States. My question is this: citizens have you gone to a g...

  • Another Successful Lobsterfest

    To the Editor: The officers and members of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co. would like to thank our family, friends, fellow firefighters, residents of Newtown and out-of-town guests for helping to make our 27th annual LobsterFest on Friday and Sa...

  • Girls’ Soccer, Marching Together

    To the Editor: 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of varsity girls’ soccer at Newtown High School!  The Newtown Soccer Club invites all NHS girls’ soccer alumni (players, coaches, parents, friends, and family) to march in the 2014 Labor Day P...

  • NHS Odyssey Team Says Thanks

    To the Editor: We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everybody in Newtown who helped us reach our goal of competing at the Odyssey of the Mind World Final Competition at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa last week.  We ...

  • Seeking Protection From Gun Violence

    To the Editor: Thank you to The Bee for your thorough coverage of the movement to expand and strengthen background checks on the federal level. On page A-7 of the June 6 issue, the article that reported on the #NotOneMore demonstration in front of the NSSF...

  • ‘Prostituting’ Fairfield Hills

    To the Editor: The verb prostitute, according to Collins Thesaurus, means to  “cheapen, sell out, pervert, devalue, squander, demean, debase, profane, or misapply.” This is exactly what seems to be evolving at Fairf...

  • We Are In Great Hands

    To the Editor: On Saturday, May 31, 2014, I participated in my fifth Relay for Life as a part of the Mighty Moms team. It was a wonderful, chilly night, and a substantial amount of money was raised for the American Cancer Society. Raising money to fund the fight against cancer was the main reason we were all there, but this letter has a different focus. I wanted to take a moment to commend the young adults who attended and participated in this event.

  • A Fabulous Four-Legged Fest

    To the Editor: It is said that every dog has its day and Saturday, May 31st was certainly one of those days as Newtown Park and Bark held its 5th Annual Strutt Your Mutt. For the first time, the location was the newly opened dog park.  Dogs of all siz...

  • Decorating Sandy Hook

    To the Editor: On behalf of S.H.O.P. (Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity) I would like to thank Bill Halstead and his team at Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue for assisting in putting up and maintaining the flags in Sandy Hook Village.