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Letters to the Editor

  • Carrying The Torch

    To the Editor:  I would like to thank the members of the Newtown Police Department and the Garner Correctional Institution who took the time to fund raise for the Special Olympics of Connecticut and to run in the torch relay. A...

  • A Successful Lighthouse Festival

    To the Editor: What a beautiful, wonderful day we had for the 2nd Annual Lighthouse Festival this past Saturday!  The weather was perfect and there was fun and excitement throughout the day. Ben’s Lighthouse wants to than...

  • A Toast To Wine Tasting Supporters

    To the Editor: I would like to thank everyone that attended our 3rd annual wine tasting on June 14th at the Sandy Hook Firehouse. We had a great turnout and it was a very successful event. We want to thank the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire and Rescue Co. for a...

  • Anti-Rabies Clinic Made Possible By Volunteers

    To the Editor: Last Saturday we held our 29th annual Low Cost Anti-Rabies Clinic in Newtown.  This clinic was made possible by local veterinarian, Dr Rakesh Vali DVM of Mt. Pleasant Hospital for Animals and his assistant, Mary Simpson, both of whom do...

  • Enforce The Gun Laws Already On The Books

    To the Editor: I have sat back and watched, read, listened to the ever present discussions in the paper, television and radio in relation to the gun situation here in United States. My question is this: citizens have you gone to a g...

  • A Great Day For Running

    To the Editor: Thanks to the Newtown community for coming out on Saturday June 14th in support of the Newtown Parks and Recreation’s 40th annual Rooster Run 5K. It was a great day for running and all of the participants made this a special event. Wha...

  • Another Successful Lobsterfest

    To the Editor: The officers and members of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co. would like to thank our family, friends, fellow firefighters, residents of Newtown and out-of-town guests for helping to make our 27th annual LobsterFest on Friday and Sa...

  • Girls’ Soccer, Marching Together

    To the Editor: 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of varsity girls’ soccer at Newtown High School!  The Newtown Soccer Club invites all NHS girls’ soccer alumni (players, coaches, parents, friends, and family) to march in the 2014 Labor Day P...

  • NHS Odyssey Team Says Thanks

    To the Editor: We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everybody in Newtown who helped us reach our goal of competing at the Odyssey of the Mind World Final Competition at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa last week.  We ...

  • Seeking Protection From Gun Violence

    To the Editor: Thank you to The Bee for your thorough coverage of the movement to expand and strengthen background checks on the federal level. On page A-7 of the June 6 issue, the article that reported on the #NotOneMore demonstration in front of the NSSF...