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Letters to the Editor

  • A Point Of Concern

    To the Editor: With regard to my comments about the road bonding resolution at the Town Meeting on Monday, the article appearing this week missed the main point of my concern. I said that I would vote for the resolution because of the deplorable condition ...

  • Destination Newtown

    To the Editor: I want to publicly thank Bryan Roth with the Edward Jones agency for the $50 gift certificate to the Barnwood Grill restaurant that I won at the recent Destination Newtown event.  My wife Anita and I enjoyed a delicious fixed price lunc...

  • A Showcase For Newtown

    To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank Tim Haas at the Haas Insurance Agency on Church Hill Road in Sandy Hook for the very generous prize of an amazing Apple watch that I won at the Destination Newtown event held a few weeks ago. I was shocked when...

  • Support Amid Uncertainty

    To the Editor: July 28, 2015 will mark the 2nd anniversary of the disappearance of my husband, Hoagy. Once again, I would like to express my most heartfelt gratitude to those of you who continued to ferry my boys and I through another year of milestones am...

  • Memories Of Newtown

    To the Editor: Newtown has become something I wouldn’t have imagined growing up here in the 50s and 60s, back when the discussions were about whether or not to have a traffic light at Church Hill Road and Queen Street. Until then, there was only the ...

  • How We Met

    To the Editor: I was not able to get to the party for Mae Schmidle and Julia Wasserman, but I have a story to tell about how I met them.  We moved here in 1968.  The day after we moved in, I needed to get some groceries.  I went to the old A...

  • Celebrating Two Remarkable Women

    To the Editor: I would like to thank our town for coming out to celebrate and honor Mae Schmidle and Julia Wasserman this past Sunday. Hearing all the wonderful stories everyone shared showed me how very much appreciated and loved these two women are! ...

  • Facing The Facts Of ‘Saving Our Schools’

    To the Editor: I have to chuckle when I’m driving through town and see the “save our schools” signs.  As sweet and innocuous as the rallying cry sounds at first blush, it’s just the old liberal trick: tug the heart strings, ign...

  • Dragon Lands At The Library

    To the Editor:  There is someone new at the Booth Library. He is in a lighted glass case in the children's section.  He is a dragon. Last fall, when the kids at the Middle School built their Halloween arrangements for the ...

  • Timeless Work For Newtown

    To the Editor: Chuck and I were so sorry not to be able to attend the event for Julia Wasserman and Mae Schmidle, but we did want to add our two cents about these outstanding and notable ladies for their timeless work for Newtown.  We are pleased Juli...