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  • Honored to Serve and Listen

    To the Editor: One year ago this week I was sworn in as an elected official of the Town of Newtown.  I am honored to be in this position to help guide the town to best meet the needs of our community. I am proud to be able to serve and listen.  I...

  • Helping Others With Their Feet

    To the Editor: The members of Futbol Friends International would like to thank all of the players and business sponsors who participated in Six2Six, a November 23 indoor charity soccerthon at Newtown Youth Academy. The event drew 120 players and 20 sponsor...

  • A Runner In A Running Town

    To the Editor: I run. And thanks to a really supportive family, I run a lot. If the best way to get to know a town is to spend time on its streets, then I’ve gotten a pretty thorough introduction in our first year as Newtown residents. I just wanted ...

  • Hold Off On Housing At Fairfield Hills

    To the Editor: Firstly, please note that I am writing as an individual and not on behalf of the Legislative Council. I would like to echo the comments of Rita Willie, someone I have known and respected my entire life, that we should...

  • The Greatest Town On Earth

    To the Editor: Just before the November 22nd food drive in front of Big Y supermarket, I must admit I was nervous.  We only had two turkeys in our freezer!  The Bee printed my concern in a letter to the editor a couple of days before the drive.

  • A Delightfully Creative Event

    To the Editor: Three cheers and a big thank you to the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission for a delightfully creative, and hugely successful event – the 75th anniversary showing of Gone with the Wind and the Red Carpet Event on Sunday November 30th at ...

  • Stop Bullying The NSSF

    To the Editor: In his 11/25/14 letter, “NSSF on the Leno Cancellation,” Steve Sanetti—presi...

  • NSSF On The Leno Cancellation

    To the Editor: When entertainer Jay Leno chose to back out of his commitment to appear at our industry trade show, the National Shooting Sports Foundation posted the following statement at NSSF.org so news outlets could include our view of the matter in it...

  • What A Great Year!

    To the Editor: What a great year we had! I am once again so grateful of the way that Newtown has embraced the Great Pumpkin Challenge for its fourth year. You carved 93 pumpkins and we raised $3,014 to benefi...

  • The Generosity Of Newtown

    To the Editor: A huge thank you to the very generous residents of Newtown!  You have come through again this year to stock the shelves of the FAITH Food Pantry!  The volunteer firefighters of Newtown were able to give them 72 turkeys, 1 ham, 157 ...