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Letters to the Editor

  • Many Helping Hands

    To the Editor: For two years, the wonderful people at Tier One have contributed warehouse space to the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission. This past weekend, when the Everwonder Children’s Museum expanded into our space, the fine people at Tier One aga...

  • Think Outside The Speed Bumps

    To the Editor: I read with interest the article in The Bee (2/6), “Police Commission Presses Flagpole Intersection Discussion.” Since 1987, I have lived in The Borough off Currituck Road, one half mile from the flagpole.

  • The Dedication And Sacrifice Of The NVAC

    To the Editor: I have been volunteering at our very own Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corp since September, 2014.  It is a service that I have taken for granted since we moved here in 2002. However, now that I am one of them, I have been awed by the ded...

  • Welcomed At The Rabies Vaccine Clinic

    To the Editor: I would like to offer a simple, yet heartfelt, “thank you” to the doctors and staff of Mt. Pleasant Hospital for Animals.  This past weekend, a rabies clinic was offered for dogs and cats at a cost of $20.  The timing w...

  • Two Faithful Servants

    To the Editor: May I commend to your prayer list, the names of two faithful servants of God and compassionate friends to so many. Both died within the past two weeks. Father Richard McBrien, of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hart...

  • Pack 170 Memories

    To the Editor: My son and I have been lucky enough for the last five years to be a part of Pack 170, here in Sandy Hook.  I volunteered to be a den leader when I signed my son up back in first grade thinking this will be easy enough.  As with mos...

  • Rename Yogananda Street?

    To the Editor: I have been following the news stories about the Lanza home, which has been given to the town and is scheduled for demolition. As a former 35 year resident of Sandy Hook and Newtown, I’m thinking it would be a wonderful and healing ide...

  • Is It ‘Just An Accident’ When It’s Avoidable?

    To the Editor: In February 1996, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (www.cpsc.com) issued guidelines to help prevent children from injury and death due to drawstrings becoming entangled. In May 2006, CPSC sent letters to manufac...

  • Picking Up The Tab

    To the Editor: Last night about 10 of us wrestlers went to Cover Two in Sandy Hook after a great win. We all ordered food and had a great time chatting together.  At the end of dinner, we asked our waitress for our bills. Turns out a nice couple sitti...

  • Gifts Of The Holidays

    To the Editor: The annual Newtown Junior Women’s Club, Inc.’s annual Tag-A-Gift program was another great success.  Tags for 200 wished-for holiday gifts for a list of Newtown’s less fortunate kids were hung on trees/wreaths at seven...