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  • Sharing Passion, Enthusiasm, and Knowledge

    To the Editor: We would like to thank the wonderful community members and local businesses who were responsible for making our first ever chbMakers such a huge success. The passion, enthusiasm and knowledge you shared with our community was over the top an...

  • An Opportunity To Help Neighbors

    To the Editor: Please join us in the community tag/vendor sale to benefit the Ayles family, on Saturday, October 11, from 10 am-2 pm, at 31 Pecks Lane, Newtown. Kenny Ayles was a big part of our community. He volunteered his time and did so much for our town. Kenny passed away on August 21st, fighting a valiant fight for 6 years with brain cancer. Now we’d like our community to rally round the Ayleses and join us in this event to help them.

  • Letter Of Endorsement

    To the Editor: For the past year, Kim Fawcett has spent time in our community getting to know us. She has joined us at many community events and spent the summer going door-to-door listening to our needs and concerns. As a voter who doesn’t support a candidate without researching them first, Kim’s record speaks for itself.

  • Letter Of Endorsement

    To the Editor, For nearly 15 years, Mitch Bolinsky has been a force for good in Newtown. I say this not just as a constituent, but with pride because he’s also my father. Over the years, one of the strongest, most positive inspirations in my life has been my father. His integrity and sense of right and wrong are a beacon of light. He has always been there to guide me through any struggle or new chapter with his warm smile, understanding, intelligence, insight and unique sense of humor. No one can make me smile and laugh quite like dad!

  • Letter Of Endorsement

    To the Editor: To mention all of Tony Hwang’s accomplishments would require too many words. In Fairfield, Tony has always been a very active and dedicated state Representative who puts his constituents first. His commitment to to community is unsurpassed! His door is always open, and he makes time regardless — for events or issues, never too big or too small.

  • Still Seeking Senior Survey Submissions

    To the Editor, I am a member of the outreach team for the commission on Aging. We sent out surveys to all registered voters between the ages of 60 and 95.  We had originally set a cut off date of August 30th. We have extended the cut off date so please mail them back in.

  • Citizens Against Common Core

    To the Editor: I want to inform you and your readers that there is an important meeting  to help better understand the implications of education reform in Connecticut. The highly controversial Common Core reform agenda will be the topic of information and discussion on Sunday, October 5, at the Black Rock State Park in Watertown.

  • A Fall Festival In The Village

    To the Editor: I’d like to invite the Newtown community to participate in the 4th Annual Passport to Sandy Hook event on Saturday, October 11th anytime from 11 am – 4 pm (rain or shine). This event creates a great opportunity for you to visit over 30 local businesses, enjoy the new streetscape, the beautiful Glen and river of Sandy Hook Village and even a chance to win $2,000 in prizes while getting a passport stamped. This is a community event for families of all sizes not to miss. There will be activities for both children and adults to enjoy such as a bouncy house, arts & craft activities, live music, dance performances, free food and refreshments, discounts and samples. It’s a fall festival in the village. Don’t forget to bring a donation for the FAITH Food Pantry as they prepare inventory for the holiday season when families need help the most.

  • Letter Of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Mitch Bolinsky has my vote for State Representative on November 4th. The 2014 CT General Assembly regular session ran from February to May this year. But legislating is only part of the job for Mitch. On a daily basis, Mitch continues to work with and for his constituents, solving problems and getting results.

  • Re-Elect No One — No Exceptions

    To the Editor: This is a non-partisan message. Keep this in mind, as we approach mid-term elections for Congress. The incumbents have done nothing, except take care of themselves. Let’s give them a pink slip!