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  • NAA Responds To Carter’s Social Media Comments

    To the Editor: Last week, Dan Carter, State Representative of Bethel, Danbury, Newtown and Redding, tweeted that the Newtown Action Alliance (NAA) and Connecticut Against Gun Violence (CAGV) along with the National Rifle Association (NRA) are responsible f...

  • Another Great Great Pumpkin Race

    To the Editor: The Great Pumpkin Race Committee of the Newtown Lions Club would like to thank the many people who helped to make our fifth Pumpkin Race a success (And there was no snow this year!)  Our entertainers were very special and we oohed and a...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: In a letter I wrote last week, I related that I was still undecided about who to vote for on Election Day.  After considerable thought, research and observation, I’ve come to a decision in at least one of our races, arguably one o...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Joe Egan is the Probate Judge for the Northern Fairfield Probate District, which serves the towns of Newtown, Bethel, Ridgefield, and Redding.  As an attorney who has regularly practiced in his court for more than 20 years, I urge his r...

  • Letter of Endorsement

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  • Letter to the Editor

    To the Editor: I enthusiastically endorse Matt Cole for state representative for the 106th District.  Here’s why:  Matt grew up here in Newtown, and I know him and his family from Boy Scout Troop 70.  In 2005, w...

  • Qualifications Should Matter

    To the Editor: My name is Joe Egan, and I am asking for your vote on November 4th to be reelected as Judge of Probate for Northern Fairfield County. The position of Probate Judge is more important than most of our citizens might think in that Probate Judge...

  • Farewell To Connecticut

    (The Bee has received the following poem/letter for publication.)  You’re beautiful, Connecticut, your pastures verdant green. Your hillsides splashed with color, your shoreline so serene. But you’re a little slip of land with a mighty appetite. Your debt is legendary and your taxes out of sight!

  • The Library Friends Say ‘Yes’

    To the Editor:  Yes! Our generous neighbors  swung by the library on Sunday to donate books, CDs, DVDs and other items for the various book sales sponsored by the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library.  Thank you.  You—and the weather...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I am writing to support Tony Hwang for State Senate. A couple years ago, my sister and I, along with our children, enjoyed a tour of our state’s capital building in Hartford. This trip had personal meaning as my...