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Letters to the Editor

  • A Wonderful Tribute To Veterans

    To the Editor: Heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s Veterans Day celebration at Head O’ Meadow such a wonderful tribute to our veterans! We were honored to have over 30 veterans attend our event (family members and family fr...

  • Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Thoughts

    To the Editor: Today I completed a survey about a permanent memorial for the victims of Sandy Hook School.  As a landscape designer, I want to share my thoughts to aid in discussion. I vision an outdoor memorial at a park in to...

  • Read The Documents

    To the Editor: This week the book fair has returned to school. I love the annual book sale in summer at Reed. These are wonderful opportunities to promote reading for our children. I have some interesting reading to recommend to Newtown taxpayers. Did you ...

  • Bee Tries To Have It Both Ways

    To the Editor: In last week’s editorial endorsement, we were told that Governor Malloy had stabilized the previous budget.  This week, after the election is over, The Bee editorial tells us that the state is faced with a $1.37B and $1.58B deficit over the next budget cycle according to the Office of Fiscal Analysis. I guess that the editorial writers must be two different people because they completely contradict each other regarding the governor’s stewardship of state finances.

  • A Newtowner Serving Newtown

    To the Editor: A quick word of thanks to you, the voters of Newtown for reelecting me to continue serving our community in the Connecticut House of Representatives. I appreciate the trust you've placed in me to do the right things for the town I love and o...

  • A Little Help From Friends

    To the Editor: I would like to thank everyone who helped make our vendor/tag sale event for the Ayles family a success.  I have to start with LeReine Frampton (a great friend) of LeReine’s Cuisine who initiated the idea.  John Voket for bei...

  • Feeding The Cats

    To the Editor: On behalf of The Animal Center of Newtown, we thank Caraluzzi's for hosting the recent cat food drive at their Queen Street location. Generous donations from customers help feed the many cats assisted through our prog...

  • ‘Laying It Down’

    To the Editor: I feel I must comment on the short account on the motorcycle accident in this week's [10/31/14] Bee. You stated that the rider “deliberately laid his bike down in order to come to a gradual controlled stop.&rdqu...

  • The Greatest Honor

    To the Editor: My name is Matt Cole, and I’m running to be Newtown’s next state representative. Over the past few months, I have knocked on thousands of doors (I underestimated my numbers at the forum put on by The Bee), listening to Newtowners...

  • None Of The Above

    To the Editor: Many voters in this year of discontent have been appalled by the choices for governor offered by the major parties. The presentation of the candidates through their campaigns of little more than character assassination has magnified the disg...