• How To Contribute To Our Town

    To the Editor:

    We were simultaneously bewildered  and outraged by Mr Pielli' s instruction on how to “work a luminaria.” [Letter Hive, Bee, 12-19-14]

    This treatise was  apparently  motivated  by an overwhelming disappointment with his visual enjoyment traversing Main Street in the warmth of his vehicle on the night of the Ram Pasture tree lighting .

  • How To Work A Luminaria

    To the Editor,

  • Luminarias Fail To Set Holiday Spirits Aglow

    On behalf of the Ram Pasture Christmas Tree Lighting Committee, member Diana Johnson, on Monday, December 8, issued “sincere apologies to the whole town” for the abject failure of a new lighting option in the luminarias provided by the Chamber of Commerce and placed down Main Street, adjacent streets, and around Hawley Pond, a traditional prelude to the annual tree lighting.

  • The Top of the Mountain

    Letters from Sandy Hook — Newtown to the World, compiled and edited by Sandy Hook resident Suzanne Davenport, has been released. The book is available at The Newtown Bee office, C.H. Booth Library, and Everything Newtown. The cost of the book is $30 and when purchased at any of the abovementioned locations, all of the proceeds will be donated directly to the Newtown Memorial Fund. The book is available on Amazon, but the foundation gets only three percent of the proceeds in that case.