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  • Newtown’s Fabulous and Caring Teachers

    To the Editor: On Tuesday, June 17, 2014, my oldest daughter graduated from Newtown High School. She has attended the Newtown public schools since our move to Sandy Hook in 2004. She started in 3rd grade at Sandy Hook School and moved through Reed Intermed...

  • Thanking Youth Summit Donors

    To the Editor: The Junior Newtown Action Alliance and The Newtown Foundation would like thank the following local businesses for their generous donations to the Connecticut Youth Leadership Summit for Gun Violence Prevention.  It was a successful even...

  • Trout In The Classroom

    To the Editor: As the school season wraps up for students across town, thoughts rapidly turn to everything unrelated to academics. But before we get too deep in the bliss of summer, I'd like to take a moment to thank all the teachers in Newtown who helped ...

  • We Do Not Live In A City!

    To the Editor: I attended the public meeting on June 4th at the NHS lecture hall where Svigals + Partners unveiled their ostentatious plans for the new SHS. I was truly disheartened by the presentation, sitting for almost an hour while the project lead tried to explain how Sandy Hook got its’ name, how we are all part of the Earth and that we are all part of the water in her best attempt to sell us their next colossal boondoggle.

  • 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...