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Letters To The Editor

  • Seniors Don’t Take The Bait

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 22, 2017, Wednesday
    Community Center, Fairfield Hills, fixed incomes, Magnan, Newtown Seniors, real estate taxes, Senior Center, spending, tax increases

    To the Editor: This letter is directed at the nearly 5,000 Newtown seniors whose financial contribution of millions of tax dollars has never motivated the town leadership to reciprocate with buildi...Read Full Article

  • Learning About Connecticut

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 21, 2017, Tuesday
    Connecticut, fourth grade, help, information, Johnson, reports

    Editor’s note: The following letter was received from a North Carolina fourth grade student, for publication in The Newtown Bee: Dear People of the Great State of Connecticut: Hello! I am a fo...Read Full Article

  • Many Thanks For Successful FUN Benefit Concert

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 16, 2017, Thursday
    autism awareness, Benefit Concert, businesses, Congregational Church, Erardi, fun, Jones, performer, talent, thanks, time

    To the Editor: Families United in Newtown (FUN), a community recreational program for families in our area with special needs children, teens, and adults, sponsored their 5th Annual Benefit Concert...Read Full Article

  • Letter Was Unnecessarily Harsh

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 15, 2017, Wednesday
    divisiveness, double standard, extreme elements, Jihad, misconception, Muslim, religion, terrorists, tolerance, Villamil, Walter

    To The Editor: I am writing in response to the March 10 letter to the editor titled “Hypocrisy in Calling for Tolerance,” by Dale N. Walter. I thought it to be unnecessarily harsh towards the M...Read Full Article

  • Take Advantage Of Town Composting Program

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 15, 2017, Wednesday
    Ban Ki-moon, composting, garbage, Newtown Transfer Station, reduction, unsustainable, Villamil, waste

    To the Editor: As Ban Ki-moon, the former secretary general of the UN, said, “We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. There can be no ‘plan B’ because there is no ‘planet ...Read Full Article

  • The Real ‘Jihad’

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 15, 2017, Wednesday
    Al Hedaya Islamic Center, Balkans, christianity, community, Croatian, intolerance, Jihad, Muslims, obligation, Serb, Walter, Woodall

    To the Editor: Dale Walter raised important concerns in his letter about Islam and the al-Hedaya Islamic Center in Newtown. To those concerns I offer the following. Mr Walter asks, “Why haven...Read Full Article

  • So Far, Yet So Close

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 15, 2017, Wednesday
    Colorado, concern, documentary, Hurley, kindness, love, memories, Newtown

    To the Editor: Recently, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, I had an unexpected occurrence. The documentary Newtown was being screened nearby. A few phone calls and I was there. Since I recently reloca...Read Full Article

  • Community Center Confusion

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 14, 2017, Tuesday
    aquatics component, Board Of Selectmen, Community Center, cost, residents, Senior Center, transparent manner, Walsh

    Editor’s note: The following letter to the Board of Selectman was received by The Newtown Bee for publication. Ms Walsh served on theh Newtown Community Center Commission and on the Community Center...Read Full Article

  • Movie Event Was A Huge Success

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 13, 2017, Monday
    Baumgartner, Before The Flood, bus, Climate Change Subcommittee, Hungaski, march, Miles, Newtown Forward, Quinn, Torres, Wagener

    To the Editor: On Sunday, March 5, our group held the first in a series of events to educate the public about climate change. We showed the movie Before the Flood at Edmond Town Hall, complete with...Read Full Article

  • An Invitation, Not A Complaint

    The Newtown Bee
    Letters To The Editor
    March 13, 2017, Monday
    accusations, answers, Beshtawii, invitation, Islam, mosque, Muslims, questions, Schriebman, tolerance, Walter

    To the Editor: This letter is in response to Dale Walter’s, March 6, 2017, Letter to the Editor, “Hypocrisy in Calling for Tolerance?” I want to thank Mr Walter for stating his questions a...Read Full Article