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Letters to the Editor

  • Congratulations To The NHS Wrestlers

    To the Editor: Congratulations to the wrestlers and the coaches of the Newtown Nighthawks Wrestling Team for their first-ever Open State Championship. Many of these young men had to endure much arduous training on their way to individual titles and top-pla...

  • The Shifting Purpose Of Sewers

    To the Editor: The original rationale for sewers in Sandy Hook was intended to protect public health and public safety from environmental pollution associated with soil sampling concerns and septic failures that had been studied as far back as 1963. Pollut...

  • WSA Needs To Stick To Its Original Purpose

    To the Editor: It is important that the WSA protect the public health and safety of the citizens of Newtown.  The avowed purpose behind limiting sewer hook-ups was not to encourage the development of future large-scale multifamily complexes. The agree...

  • Police Need A New Facility

    To the Editor: Twenty-four hours a day 365 days a year the old tractor store, where the Police Department of Newtown are housed, is the most used building in town. You may have noted the new construction throughout town for the other first responders EMS a...

  • Gratitude From The Depths Of Winter

    To the Editor: Here we are , still weeks away from any hope of spring, having exhausted our leisure time activities of  shoveling snow followed by baking cookies, playing board games,  reading   or watching way too much TV/Netflix. . .

  • Many Helping Hands

    To the Editor: For two years, the wonderful people at Tier One have contributed warehouse space to the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission. This past weekend, when the Everwonder Children’s Museum expanded into our space, the fine people at Tier One aga...

  • Think Outside The Speed Bumps

    To the Editor: I read with interest the article in The Bee (2/6), “Police Commission Presses Flagpole Intersection Discussion.” Since 1987, I have lived in The Borough off Currituck Road, one half mile from the flagpole.

  • The Dedication And Sacrifice Of The NVAC

    To the Editor: I have been volunteering at our very own Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corp since September, 2014.  It is a service that I have taken for granted since we moved here in 2002. However, now that I am one of them, I have been awed by the ded...

  • Welcomed At The Rabies Vaccine Clinic

    To the Editor: I would like to offer a simple, yet heartfelt, “thank you” to the doctors and staff of Mt. Pleasant Hospital for Animals.  This past weekend, a rabies clinic was offered for dogs and cats at a cost of $20.  The timing w...

  • Two Faithful Servants

    To the Editor: May I commend to your prayer list, the names of two faithful servants of God and compassionate friends to so many. Both died within the past two weeks. Father Richard McBrien, of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hart...