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  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I have been involved in local politics for decades, and know what it takes to be a successful elected official. It takes a person who is thoughtful, understanding and knowledgeable about the needs of residents. Jen Aguilar has worked for our...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: We encourage you to reelect Mitch Bolinsky. He joined the General Assembly during challenging times, caused by 12/14, and quickly grew into a seasoned legislator. A conservative Republican, Mitch was guided by some of the best – from b...

  • About Those Tough Questions

    To the Editor: Regarding the tough questions that “long time resident” suggests we taxpayers should ask, she's right. We shouldn't be timid about questioning our town's expenditures, but does she assume that the questions she poses have not been asked? Those and many others surely have been considered in the years of deliberations already expended to find a safer and more central home for Newtown Hook & Ladder.

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I watched the debate between Candace Faye and Dan Carter and was left feeling confused about Mr. Carter’s statements. He told the audience that he did not vote for the gun safety legislation because the bill was restricted to one assau...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: The whisper campaign around town against Jennifer Aguilar for state representative focuses on her lack of political experience. Myself and her many supporters firmly believe that her real life, “hands on within the community” exp...

  • Selectmen Make Questionable Appointments

    To the Editor: The Board of Selectman appears to continue having problems making appointments to boards and commission.  When the Economic Development Commission was created by the Legislative Council, they specified that there would be term limits of...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: It is with great pride I endorse Mitch Bolinsky for reelection as Newtown’s 106th District State Representative.  Mitch is a one-term incumbent who spent his first term establishing himself a leader in the state house by learning ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I first met Mr JP Sredzinski as a parent on the sidelines of Little League baseball while our sons played together for a few years.  He then became involved in the coaching of the team, eventually becoming the Travel Team manager in 200...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I am confident Matt Cole is the best candidate for state representative. Over the years I have watched Matt grow into a young man who I am proud to know. I admire his leadership qualities and his strong commitment to ...

  • Celebrating Sandy Hook

    To the Editor I want to thank everyone who in spite of the weather took time out of their busy schedule to visit Sandy Hook this past Saturday for our fourth annual Passport to Sandy Hook. Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHO...