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  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Serving as your state Senator for the past 16 years has been one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had. Yet there comes a time when a fresh perspective is needed, so as I move on to new opportunities, ...

  • Rising To The Call

    To the Editor: I’d like to thank The Bee for its numerous articles on town meetings where the subject of regionalizing was discussed.  The minutes to various town meetings left out some very important information from these meetings.&nb...

  • Letter of Endrosement

    To the Editor: My experience in having worked with Mitch Bolinsky on the Legislative Council, makes it easy to once again support him in his bid for reelection as Newtown’s 106th District State Representative. My knowledge of ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I have been involved in local politics for decades, and know what it takes to be a successful elected official. It takes a person who is thoughtful, understanding and knowledgeable about the needs of residents. Jen Aguilar has worked for our...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: We encourage you to reelect Mitch Bolinsky. He joined the General Assembly during challenging times, caused by 12/14, and quickly grew into a seasoned legislator. A conservative Republican, Mitch was guided by some of the best – from b...

  • About Those Tough Questions

    To the Editor: Regarding the tough questions that “long time resident” suggests we taxpayers should ask, she's right. We shouldn't be timid about questioning our town's expenditures, but does she assume that the questions she poses have not been asked? Those and many others surely have been considered in the years of deliberations already expended to find a safer and more central home for Newtown Hook & Ladder.

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I watched the debate between Candace Faye and Dan Carter and was left feeling confused about Mr. Carter’s statements. He told the audience that he did not vote for the gun safety legislation because the bill was restricted to one assau...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: The whisper campaign around town against Jennifer Aguilar for state representative focuses on her lack of political experience. Myself and her many supporters firmly believe that her real life, “hands on within the community” exp...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I choose Jen Aguilar as candidate for state representative for the 112th District, representing Monroe and Newtown.  I most admire Jen for her selfless volunteer work.  As long as I have known her, she has volunteered countless hou...

  • 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...