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  • GOP BBQ and Picnic A Success

    To The Editor: What a tremendous success the Newtown Republican Town Committee's Family BBQ and Picnic was last Sunday at Treadwell Park. The weather was hot, but the drinks were cold, and good food was served to all in attendance. ...

  • A Discouraging Experience With Youth Sports

    To the Editor: My name is Dr Michael A Cassetta. I am writing because I am concerned with the direction our community has taken regarding youth sports. We moved to Sandy Hook in 2004 and chose Newtown because we believed this to be ...

  • Clean Up After Your Dog

    To the Editor: I would like to thank the Town of Newtown for the beautiful walking/jogging paths made available at Fairfield Hills campus. It offers something for everyone. My husband and I immensely enjoy these paths and make good use of them daily. Which...

  • Another Flagpole Traffic Study?

    To the Editor: Seriously, another flagpole traffic study? When I read The Bee this weekend I was compelled to write about this ridiculous waste of money and I quote “the study’s price is $17,900, plus related co...

  • Above And Beyond

    To the Editor: We would like to thank Jason Shuttleworth, Jason Rivera, Jason Feli, Joey Corbo and Chief Ray Corbo of Newtown Hook and Ladder Company for generously donating their time to the children enrolled in the Design It, Build It, Launch It Workshop...

  • High Density Housing – The Fight Of Our Life

    To the Editor: The fight of our life is on, and it is against high density housing – not just in our town, but everywhere! As a homeowner in Sandy Hook, it was my decision to locate here due to the bucolic and picturesque nature of the town. Well tha...

  • Some Purchased Plants Are Toxic To Bees and Butterflies

    To the Editor:    Question: When would buying plants specifically to attract bees and butterflies to your yard result in a toxic environment to those very same bees and butterflies? Answer: It is when the seeds from which the plants were grown ha...

  • Is Newtown’s Housing Just For Richer Folks?

    To the Editor: Reader comments in The Bee have made it clear that some Newtown residents not only consider future three-story condominium intrusions in their idyllic, bucolic lives, but also that affordable housing would be even worse than simple intrusion...

  • Changing Sandy Hook Forever

    To the Editor: Please do not allow the proposed 74-condo unit on Washington Street in Sandy Hook to go forward. The size is far too large — it needs to be reduced. If approved, the lives of those 10,000 residents living in San...

  • Too Large For Sandy Hook

    To the Editor: The proposed 74-unit condominium project on Washington Street in Sandy Hook is much too large for our village. The traffic congestion that already exists at the intersection of Washington Street, Riverside Road, Churc...