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  • Support For The Library

    To the Editor:  The volunteers from the Friends of C.H. Booth Library held their usual Spring Donation Day event on Sunday, April 19. Once again, it was a pleasure seeing so many generous towns people bringing boxes, bags, and trunk loads of books, CD...

  • Charter Panel Needs To Reconsider School Bd Majority Issue

    To the Editor: I am very disappointed and concerned, as all Newtown residents should be, with the recent decision of the Charter Revision Commission to propose language that will maintain a majority of 5 of 7 members from one political party on the Board o...

  • A Night Of Jazz

    To the Editor: Once a year, all of the jazz bands in the Newtown Schools come together to hold the Newtown Night of Jazz. This year, it will be held on Thursday, May 7, at 7:00pm in the Newtown High School auditorium.  This is ...

  • The Soul Of New Orleans

    To the Editor: The Newtown Choral Society played to an enthusiastic crowd as we presented our spring concert, The Soul of New Orleans laissez, les bons temps rouler, Sunday, April 26 at The Meeting House. Tracing the evolut...

  • A Smart Choice

    To the Editor: Yesterday, I made a very smart choice. I went to The Meeting House at 3:30 pm and became one of the audience members, listening to the Newtown Choral Society's concert, “The Soul of New Orleans.” What a fantastic, happy, joyous e...

  • I’m Looking Forward To The Day

    To the Editor: I had the opportunity to read your latest Editorial Ink Drops titled “The Budget an...

  • Don’t Dilute Minority Representation

    To the Editor: I am writing about a specific change that the Charter Revision Commission (“CRC”) is considering with regards to the Board of Education. They are proposing to drop from Section 2-30(c) of the Town Charter the following language:&...

  • Support Our Children, Vote Yes

    To the Editor: Please vote Yes on Tuesday, April 28th!  As co-chairs of the Newtown Education Advocacy Group (NEAG), we would like to encourage you to come out and vote – in support of Newtown’s education budget. Th...

  • Beware of Wolves in Sheep’s’ Clothing

    To the Editor: This is the time during budget season when the “Yes at any cost” party pulls out all the stops to pass a budget on the first try.  Not a difficult task considering their videos, articles, letters and “guidance” a...

  • A Success By Every Measure

    To the Editor: This past Saturday, April 18th, the “Modeling for Makers” Fashion Show event to support maker space programming at the Cyrenius H. Booth Library was held at the Rock Ridge Country Club. The evening was a success by every measure....