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  • Healing Through Music

    To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to reflect upon the 3rd Annual Claris Construction Inc Summer Jam Children's Concert Series. This seven-week interactive family-oriented concert series began in the summer of 2013 as a program of Newtown...

  • GOP BBQ and Picnic A Success

    To The Editor: What a tremendous success the Newtown Republican Town Committee's Family BBQ and Picnic was last Sunday at Treadwell Park. The weather was hot, but the drinks were cold, and good food was served to all in attendance. ...

  • A Discouraging Experience With Youth Sports

    To the Editor: My name is Dr Michael A Cassetta. I am writing because I am concerned with the direction our community has taken regarding youth sports. We moved to Sandy Hook in 2004 and chose Newtown because we believed this to be ...

  • The Roof Angel

    To the Editor: A couple of months ago, I was inspired to take on one of the major house projects I had been ignoring since my husband disappeared. The cedar shingle roof desperately needed replacing, and I had resolved to finally bite the bullet and get it...

  • Helping Students Explore Careers

    To the Editor: As summer 2015 draws to a close, the College/Career Center at Newtown High School would like to belatedly express how grateful we are to all the individuals, businesses and community organizations that made it possible for high school studen...

  • Clean Up After Your Dog

    To the Editor: I would like to thank the Town of Newtown for the beautiful walking/jogging paths made available at Fairfield Hills campus. It offers something for everyone. My husband and I immensely enjoy these paths and make good use of them daily. Which...

  • Another Flagpole Traffic Study?

    To the Editor: Seriously, another flagpole traffic study? When I read The Bee this weekend I was compelled to write about this ridiculous waste of money and I quote “the study’s price is $17,900, plus related co...

  • Above And Beyond

    To the Editor: We would like to thank Jason Shuttleworth, Jason Rivera, Jason Feli, Joey Corbo and Chief Ray Corbo of Newtown Hook and Ladder Company for generously donating their time to the children enrolled in the Design It, Build It, Launch It Workshop...

  • High Density Housing – The Fight Of Our Life

    To the Editor: The fight of our life is on, and it is against high density housing – not just in our town, but everywhere! As a homeowner in Sandy Hook, it was my decision to locate here due to the bucolic and picturesque nature of the town. Well tha...

  • Some Purchased Plants Are Toxic To Bees and Butterflies

    To the Editor:    Question: When would buying plants specifically to attract bees and butterflies to your yard result in a toxic environment to those very same bees and butterflies? Answer: It is when the seeds from which the plants were grown ha...