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  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Joe Egan is the Probate Judge for the Northern Fairfield Probate District, which serves the towns of Newtown, Bethel, Ridgefield, and Redding.  As an attorney who has regularly practiced in his court for more than 20 years, I urge his r...

  • Letter of Endorsement

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  • Letter to the Editor

    To the Editor: I enthusiastically endorse Matt Cole for state representative for the 106th District.  Here’s why:  Matt grew up here in Newtown, and I know him and his family from Boy Scout Troop 70.  In 2005, w...

  • Another Great Great Pumpkin Race

    To the Editor: The Great Pumpkin Race Committee of the Newtown Lions Club would like to thank the many people who helped to make our fifth Pumpkin Race a success (And there was no snow this year!)  Our entertainers were very special and we oohed and a...

  • Qualifications Should Matter

    To the Editor: My name is Joe Egan, and I am asking for your vote on November 4th to be reelected as Judge of Probate for Northern Fairfield County. The position of Probate Judge is more important than most of our citizens might think in that Probate Judge...

  • Farewell To Connecticut

    (The Bee has received the following poem/letter for publication.)  You’re beautiful, Connecticut, your pastures verdant green. Your hillsides splashed with color, your shoreline so serene. But you’re a little slip of land with a mighty appetite. Your debt is legendary and your taxes out of sight!

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I am writing to support Tony Hwang for State Senate. A couple years ago, my sister and I, along with our children, enjoyed a tour of our state’s capital building in Hartford. This trip had personal meaning as my...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: There's something special about growing up in Newtown.  This town becomes a part of who you are.  Like me, Matt Cole was raised here.  He attended public schools here, ran cross country here, volunteered here, and goes to chur...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I write in support of Governor Malloy for Governor, Elizabeth Esty for the US House of Representatives, Kim Fawcett for State Senate, and Matt Cole for state representative. The support and compassion Governor Malloy and Representative Esty ...

  • Newtown’s Vote Will Be A Gun Vote

    To the Editor: The “vote” in Connecticut this Election Day, represents more than a choice between parties, policies, and/or personalities.  The focus most is guns, rifles and ammo. Those who stand tall living in a state with bipartisan gun control laws, are on one side of the issue. Those who stand tall in support of repeal of Connecticut's gun control laws, are on one side of the issue. In a true sense, there is no other issue for Connecticut, and certainly not for Newtown, on November 4th.