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  • Chipping Away At Our Culture

    To the Editor: What is with the “F” word (and worse) being splattered throughout today’s movies? It adds nothing to the quality of the movie, but this gratuitous use of profanity and sex does harm our children and ...

  • Some Points Of Clarification On Regional Dispatch

    To the Editor: In response to: “Despite Opposition Selectmen Advised to Pursue Regional Dispatch Study,” [Bee, 8/22/14]. Some points that need clarification from the Board of Selectmen meeting on August 18th:

  • What A Parade!

    To the Editor: Wow…what a day, what a parade, what a town! To Newtown’s own Sydney Eddison, we say a special thank you. You have brought a beautiful spotlight to Newtown through your gifts of writing and gardening. You truly are a town treasur...

  • Are You Sitting Down?

    To the Editor: The Labor Day parade was fantastic. We enjoyed every bit of it from the beginning to the very, very end. My congratulations to the Labor Day committee for doing such a bang up job. However, when we returned to pick up...

  • Help When We Need It

    To the Editor: On the afternoon of Labor Day I took a walk through the upper meadow at Fairfield Hills and thoroughly enjoyed the clear, expansive view. I had just about returned to my car which was parked near the municipal building when an insect flew in...

  • Help Slow The Mile-A-Minute Vine

    To the Editor: A few weeks ago, four of us pulled 10 large bags of mile-a-minute, a highly invasive plant, from the grounds at Dickinson Park. True to its name, this plant grows rapidly. A single vine can grow up to six inches per day. The plants produce a...

  • Another Great Road Race

    To the Editor: On behalf of the race organizers, we would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone that participated in the ninth annual Newtown Road Race 5K. An extraordinary morning with partial sunshine and temps in the upper-50s brought out 600-...

  • Join The Artwalk Experience

    To the Editor: Several weeks ago, as owners of the Art in Residence fine art gallery, we were invited to attend a S.H.O.P. meeting to hear more about the upcoming Sandy Hook Artwalk. While there, we met Melissa Lopata, the event marketing director.

  • A Festive And Delightful Day

    To the Editor: The Second Annual Newtown Yoga Festival, held last Saturday at NYA, was a festive and delightful day of music, movement and mingling thanks to the coming together of a dedicated group of people. My co-chair Jennifer S...

  • Police Commission Needs To Address Traffic Problems Beyond Queen St.

    To the Editor: Comments by a resident of Main Street complaining about increased traffic and speeding on Main Street at the recent Police Commission meeting seems to have solved a mystery. We now know where the over 1,700 automobiles and truck diverted as ...