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  • A State In Economic Decline

    To the Editor: There are currently 389 homes for sale in Newtown.  When we bought our home 12 years ago there were hardly any available. The capture of the Governorship in 2010 by Dan Malloy, coupled with the continuous control of the state house and ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: As someone who has known and worked alongside with Jen Aguilar for a number of years, I feel compelled to address something I’ve seen floating about as the campaigns move towards November.  It has to do wit...

  • The Library Friends Say ‘Yes’

    To the Editor:  Yes! Our generous neighbors  swung by the library on Sunday to donate books, CDs, DVDs and other items for the various book sales sponsored by the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library.  Thank you.  You—and the weather...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I am writing to support Tony Hwang for State Senate. A couple years ago, my sister and I, along with our children, enjoyed a tour of our state’s capital building in Hartford. This trip had personal meaning as my...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: There's something special about growing up in Newtown.  This town becomes a part of who you are.  Like me, Matt Cole was raised here.  He attended public schools here, ran cross country here, volunteered here, and goes to chur...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I’d like to take this time to endorse our current state representative for the 106th District, Mitch Bolinsky, for another term on Election Day. Mitch has a strong record of serving Newtown as a past member of t...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Connecticut has a problem and somebody has to stand up to it. Our state’s criminal justice system consumes well over a billion dollars a year of our tax money and, sadly, the results are not satisfactory largely...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I first met Mitch Bolinsky when we served together on the Legislative Council.  I was immediately impressed with his integrity and commitment to serving his constituents. During Mitch’s early days as ...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I choose Jen Aguilar as candidate for state representative for the 112th District, representing Monroe and Newtown.  I most admire Jen for her selfless volunteer work.  As long as I have known her, she has volunteered countless hou...

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: Serving as your state Senator for the past 16 years has been one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had. Yet there comes a time when a fresh perspective is needed, so as I move on to new opportunities, ...