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Letters to the Editor

  • Thanks For So Much

    (The following letter to First Selectman Pat Llodra has been received for publication.) Dear Mrs. Llodra: Thank you for: the thousands of extra hours spent in the service of our town

  • Sharing Stories and Lessons

    Since the tragic events of December 14, numerous communities and people from around the country who have experienced similar tragedies have reached out to the United Way of Western Connecticut. They have shared with us their stories and lessons learned with us and have been a source of strength and inspiration.

  • The Bill Of Rights Are Laws Of Nature

    In response to the “Editorial Ink Drops” printed in The Bee 02/15/13, I am truly saddened by the editor of The Bee's view of certain government affairs and agencies. I wonder if there is a personal agenda attached to his remarks last week, or if it is simply not knowing history or understanding the Constitution of The United States of America?

  • How To Send A Letter To The Editor

    Letters to the editor of The Bee must be no longer than 500 words and submitted for Friday publication no later than 3 pm Wednesday. All letters require names and addresses. No anonymous letters will be accepted for publication. Letters may be mailed To the Editor, The Newtown B...

  • Elected Officials Are Fundamentally Dishonest

    This letter was forwarded to Barack Obama, John Boehner, Chris Murphy, Dick Blumenthal, Elizabeth Esty, and Harry Reid I live in Sandy Hook, CT. My family and close friends weren't harmed on December 14. That day impacted 26 families with an indescribable, staggering pain and anguish. For most of Sandy Hook, it merely affected us with an inescapable intensity of sadness and grief.

  • Businesses Helped Meet The Summer Reading Challenge

    To the Editor: The Teen Summer Reading Challenge for grades 6–12 at C.H. Booth Library has just ended, and it was a great success. Over 100 young people participated, which is the most ever! I would like to thank the following...

  • Gratitude

    To the Editor, I write to express my gratitude to all voters who participated in last week’s primary elections. I am particularly grateful to those who supported my candidacy with their vote. I will work hard to demonstrate th...

  • Wake Up America

    To the Editor: The Republicans finally found a Bush-Cheney puppeteer! Let’s not forget Halliburton. As of August 11, 2012, it is now known as the Romney-Ryan puppeteer. If you vote for them, you can ready yourselves for the &l...

  • About Those Bullet Holes

    To The Editor: Town Historian Dan Cruson’s suggestion that the bullet holes in the rooster above The Meeting House happened during the 20th Century jibes with a story I was told some years ago. About 25 years ago I was the co-...

  • What Is DEEP’s Role In Disease Prevention?

    To The Editor: I am writing in response to the article in June 29’s Bee entitled “DEEP To Support Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Not Deer Cull.” This seems very misleading to me. The DEEP is not and has not been involved in disea...