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Letters to the Editor

  • Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Thoughts

    To the Editor: Today I completed a survey about a permanent memorial for the victims of Sandy Hook School.  As a landscape designer, I want to share my thoughts to aid in discussion. I vision an outdoor memorial at a park in to...

  • Read The Documents

    To the Editor: This week the book fair has returned to school. I love the annual book sale in summer at Reed. These are wonderful opportunities to promote reading for our children. I have some interesting reading to recommend to Newtown taxpayers. Did you ...

  • Bee Tries To Have It Both Ways

    To the Editor: In last week’s editorial endorsement, we were told that Governor Malloy had stabilized the previous budget.  This week, after the election is over, The Bee editorial tells us that the state is faced with a $1.37B and $1.58B deficit over the next budget cycle according to the Office of Fiscal Analysis. I guess that the editorial writers must be two different people because they completely contradict each other regarding the governor’s stewardship of state finances.

  • A Newtowner Serving Newtown

    To the Editor: A quick word of thanks to you, the voters of Newtown for reelecting me to continue serving our community in the Connecticut House of Representatives. I appreciate the trust you've placed in me to do the right things for the town I love and o...

  • ‘Laying It Down’

    To the Editor: I feel I must comment on the short account on the motorcycle accident in this week's [10/31/14] Bee. You stated that the rider “deliberately laid his bike down in order to come to a gradual controlled stop.&rdqu...

  • A Little Help From Friends

    To the Editor: I would like to thank everyone who helped make our vendor/tag sale event for the Ayles family a success.  I have to start with LeReine Frampton (a great friend) of LeReine’s Cuisine who initiated the idea.  John Voket for bei...

  • Feeding The Cats

    To the Editor: On behalf of The Animal Center of Newtown, we thank Caraluzzi's for hosting the recent cat food drive at their Queen Street location. Generous donations from customers help feed the many cats assisted through our prog...

  • Paying It Forward

    To the Editor: At The Cornerstone recently, I witnessed a true Newtown moment. When her purchases were totaled, a shopper found herself $4 short. Another shopper stepped up and offered to make up the difference. When she mentioned p...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Why I'm going to mark box 1G and write-in Pelto on the ballot in the governor's race: As a school psychologist for over 40 years in CT, I have been increasingly troubled by the educational direction of policies promot...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I have known Jen [Aguilar] for over eight years, primarily through community driven activities. Whether it be through the PTO or through a community event, Jen is always there leading an effort or lending a hand.  As PTO President for F...