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  • 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!

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I am writing this letter as a private citizen and not as a representative of any entity.  It’s hard to believe the 2nd anniversary of our heartbreaking tragedy is around the corner.  Before 12/14, I as...

  • Deep Brook Takes Another Hit

    To the Editor: On October 20, dog walkers saw and reported yet another release from the Fairfield Hills storm water system into Deep Brook in the Deep Brook Preserve Open Space.  Deep Brook is Newtown’s Class 1 Wild Trout Management stream. ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: We are supporting Tony Hwang for State Senate from the 28th District for his experience and strong efforts to help improve Connecticut’s Business climate. As a small business owner, himself, he experiences...

  • A State In Economic Decline

    To the Editor: There are currently 389 homes for sale in Newtown.  When we bought our home 12 years ago there were hardly any available. The capture of the Governorship in 2010 by Dan Malloy, coupled with the continuous control of the state house and ...