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Letters to the Editor

  • Searching For The Right Balance On The Ballot

    To the Editor: At this writing, we are just 21 days from November 4, election day.  Typically by this time I would have been able to move past the spin, navigate through the issues and platforms, critically examine the promises and the records, and th...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I have had the privilege and honor of working with Tony Hwang over the six years he has served as our State Representative for the 134th District. What initially impressed me and still does today is the commitment he brings to anything he un...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: We would like to express our support in electing Tony Hwang as our state senator. When electing people to office we look at three important traits in any candidate:  1) an unwavering commitment to serve as a representative of the people...

  • Letter of Endrosement

    To the Editor: My wife and I moved to Newtown in 1993. We started a family here and through our kids have become immersed in all that is great about our town. In the 20-plus years I've lived here, I have never been moved to write a letter to the edit...

  • Letter to the Editor

    To the Editor: As an elected member of the Board of Finance, I understand the financial needs of our town and how difficult it is every year to meet the needs of the citizens while trying to keep taxes low.  I also see first-hand how decisions made by...

  • Tough Questions About The Hook & Ladder Project

    To the Editor: As a longtime resident of the Town of Newtown, I feel it is important that residents ask tough questions concerning local finance and the sustainability of projects that are funded by taxpayers’ dollars. Recently I read an interesting ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: JP Sredzinski epitomizes the vigorous and experienced representation that Monroe and Newtown need as a state representative in the Connecticut Legislature. As chairman of the Monroe Town Council, where he was elected ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: As we approach Election Day on Nov 4th, I wanted to take a moment to let my neighbors know about the candidate that I am supporting. For those that may not be aware, Kim Fawcett is running for the State Senate seat that is being vacated by J...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: We feel comfortable using the words “genuine,” “sincere” and “politician” together in one sentence when we are talking about Tony Hwang.  It is a pleasure to know Tony, his wif...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: It is a great pleasure to endorse our State Representative, Mitch Bolinsky, for the 106th District. When I first met Mitch, he was serving as Pack Committee Chairman for the Newtown Cub Scouts. Previously, he had served as Cub Master and Den...