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  • A Wonderful Way To Live

    To the Editor: For you, Newtown, I am first an art therapist and an educator. Next I am your neighbor living and working in New York City, as an artist and psychotherapist. I am compelled to share my gratitude with you as a community for being strong as a ...

  • Turkey Call to Action

    To the Editor: For the past 32 years the FAITH Food Pantry has provide food for Newtown residents in time of need.  During the Thanksgiving holiday, turkeys are also given out.  Despite the fact that the fall season food drives have been good we ...

  • Great Party, Great Cause

    To the Editor: Former Marine Dave Silber and his family want to thank VFW Post 308 in Newtown for sponsoring his retirement party and the kickoff of the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots toy drive. A big thank you to all th...

  • A Wonderful Tribute To Veterans

    To the Editor: Heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s Veterans Day celebration at Head O’ Meadow such a wonderful tribute to our veterans! We were honored to have over 30 veterans attend our event (family members and family fr...

  • 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 defici...

  • 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...

  • 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...