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  • Concert Celebrates ‘The Music Of The Night’

    To The Editor: The Newtown Choral Society played to an enthusiastic crowd as we presented our spring concert, “The Music of the Night,” last Sunday at The Meeting House.  Presenting 14 examples of composers reflecti...

  • The Next Steps Following The Budget Approval

    To The Editor: I’d like to thank everyone involved in working together this year on preparing, advocating for and voting for the budget. We saw an unprecedented amount of cooperation resulting in a budget that was appealing to a wide margin of the vo...

  • Ladies Auxiliary Says Thanks

    To the Editor: A great big thank you from the Ladies Auxiliary of Sandy Hook Fire and Rescue Co.! I on behalf of the Auxiliary I would like to thank all of you who came out and supported our annual Easter flower sale. We had a succe...

  • A Remarkable Educator At The Helm

    To The Editor: Newtown, we have a remarkable new school superintendent!  For the eight years he was Southington's superintendent of schools, I was honored to work closely with Joseph Erardi, Jr.  In my 43 years as a high school English/Language A...

  • Kindness To Animals

    To the Editor: I would like to thank the kind hearted woman in the SUV who saved a rather large bird in the middle of the road on the morning of April 11 around 8:15. It was right by the Exit 11 entrance ramp and traffic was very congested.

  • Regional Dispatching Doesn’t Make Sense

    To the Editor: RE: "Regional Dispatching Plan Raises Concerns," April 3, 2014. It certainly does raise my concerns and it should raise the concerns of every citizen of Newtown as well as those who work in Newtown as I do.

  • Help Maintain And Grow Our Educational System

    To the Editor: Newtown, please vote Yes for the education budget on Tuesday April 22nd!  Why? Because the proposed budget takes into account declining enrollment, current and future planning, and doesn’t play a “cat and mouse” game w...

  • Sowing Confusion Over Invasive Bittersweet

    To the Editor: I was dismayed recently to find bittersweet plants among the offerings in the garden shop of The Christmas Tree Store in Danbury. What they are selling is labeled as “native” and “non-invasive” – celastrus scand...

  • Responsible and Objective Budgets

    To the Editor: This year’s budgets carefully address numerous concerns expressed by many. In general, schools, roads, and taxes are the most frequently heard topics. The Board of Education, Board of Selectmen, Board of Finance...

  • Let’s Make It ‘One And Done’

    To the Editor: I am writing in support of the municipal and education budgets and want to encourage all Newtown voters to vote in the budget referendum on Tuesday, April 22. As a parent, I want to share my support of the education b...