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Letters to the Editor

  • An Incredible Annual Gift

    To the Editor: It was a privilege and impossible task to judge the Labor Day Parade. This year’s parade was so full of energy, fun, patriotism and diversity. There was something for everyone. Thanks to Beth Caldwell and the entire parade committee fo...

  • Is This How We Reward Excellence?

    To the Editor: I am writing this letter in response to the article concerning the moving from local dispatch to regional dispatch for the following: Fire and Police Departments, Ambulance and Dive Team. A committee consisting of Jeff Capeci, Neil Chaudhary...

  • Guess Who Turned 90!

    To the Editor: A 90th year celebration is always going to be a special event. This was especially true sharing our first ever Wine Tasting with friends, family and supporters of the Newtown Forest Association, Connecticut’s oldest land trust... Our e...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: In the past 21 months, I have met and spoken with many elected officials – both here in Connecticut and in Washington DC – as I advocated for sensible gun legislation. Having spent time with Kim Fawcett on several occasions and a...

  • Pulling Together

    To the Editor: I would like to personally thank Newtown Hook & Ladder, Dodgingtown, Hawleyville, Botsford, and Newtown Ambulance, for a job well done assisting Sandy Hook on a structure fire we had on Alpine Circle on September 3.

  • Chipping Away At Our Culture

    To the Editor: What is with the “F” word (and worse) being splattered throughout today’s movies? It adds nothing to the quality of the movie, but this gratuitous use of profanity and sex does harm our children and ...

  • What A Parade!

    To the Editor: Wow…what a day, what a parade, what a town! To Newtown’s own Sydney Eddison, we say a special thank you. You have brought a beautiful spotlight to Newtown through your gifts of writing and gardening. You truly are a town treasur...

  • Are You Sitting Down?

    To the Editor: The Labor Day parade was fantastic. We enjoyed every bit of it from the beginning to the very, very end. My congratulations to the Labor Day committee for doing such a bang up job. However, when we returned to pick up...

  • Some Points Of Clarification On Regional Dispatch

    To the Editor: In response to: “Despite Opposition Selectmen Advised to Pursue Regional Dispatch Study,” [Bee, 8/22/14]. Some points that need clarification from the Board of Selectmen meeting on August 18th:

  • Help When We Need It

    To the Editor: On the afternoon of Labor Day I took a walk through the upper meadow at Fairfield Hills and thoroughly enjoyed the clear, expansive view. I had just about returned to my car which was parked near the municipal building when an insect flew in...