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Letters to the Editor

  • Should Supreme Court Members Be Elected?

    To the Editor: While the original spirit of the “for-life” appointment of Supreme Court justices is understandable given the early political desire for independence in court rulings, however, and unfortunately, the Supreme Court, today, has jus...

  • Diversity For All

    To the Editor: My family and I recently moved from Westchester County in New York State to Norwalk, CT. In Norwalk, my 16 year-old son has been treated with respect from all, like he's been in the past. He has played baseball since he was four years old. W...

  • A Point Of Concern

    To the Editor: With regard to my comments about the road bonding resolution at the Town Meeting on Monday, the article appearing this week missed the main point of my concern. I said that I would vote for the resolution because of the deplorable condition ...

  • A Showcase For Newtown

    To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank Tim Haas at the Haas Insurance Agency on Church Hill Road in Sandy Hook for the very generous prize of an amazing Apple watch that I won at the Destination Newtown event held a few weeks ago. I was shocked when...

  • Destination Newtown

    To the Editor: I want to publicly thank Bryan Roth with the Edward Jones agency for the $50 gift certificate to the Barnwood Grill restaurant that I won at the recent Destination Newtown event.  My wife Anita and I enjoyed a delicious fixed price lunc...

  • Support Amid Uncertainty

    To the Editor: July 28, 2015 will mark the 2nd anniversary of the disappearance of my husband, Hoagy. Once again, I would like to express my most heartfelt gratitude to those of you who continued to ferry my boys and I through another year of milestones am...

  • Memories Of Newtown

    To the Editor: Newtown has become something I wouldn’t have imagined growing up here in the 50s and 60s, back when the discussions were about whether or not to have a traffic light at Church Hill Road and Queen Street. Until then, there was only the ...

  • How We Met

    To the Editor: I was not able to get to the party for Mae Schmidle and Julia Wasserman, but I have a story to tell about how I met them.  We moved here in 1968.  The day after we moved in, I needed to get some groceries.  I went to the old A...

  • Celebrating Two Remarkable Women

    To the Editor: I would like to thank our town for coming out to celebrate and honor Mae Schmidle and Julia Wasserman this past Sunday. Hearing all the wonderful stories everyone shared showed me how very much appreciated and loved these two women are! ...

  • Facing The Facts Of ‘Saving Our Schools’

    To the Editor: I have to chuckle when I’m driving through town and see the “save our schools” signs.  As sweet and innocuous as the rallying cry sounds at first blush, it’s just the old liberal trick: tug the heart strings, ign...