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  • Newtown Ill-Suited As A Home For The ‘New Urbanism’

    To the Editor: Mixed-use development at Fairfield Hills does not serve the interest of Newtown’s residents. Called the “new urbanism,” these projects attempt to reduce suburban sprawl and traffic gridlock by pairing commercial space with ...

  • Holiday Sale Benefits Library

    To the Editor: This past weekend the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library sponsored our 11th annual Holiday Sale to benefit the town library. The sale was a huge success thanks to the many people who came from near and far to find gifts for their friends and family! Another crucial con...

  • NSSF Knows Something About Bullying

    To the Editor: Should I have been surprised by the statement in Stephen Sanetti's letter “NSSF On The Leno Cancell...

  • Ring A Bell

    To the Editor: I am finalizing my volunteers for the Salvation Army bell ringers.  Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity.  Do you have an hour to spare to help spread some cheer?   I still have openings for the weekend of 12/19 a...

  • From Eyesores To Eye Candy

    To the Editor: I am frankly puzzled by some of the [letters to the editor] in opposition to a mixed use project for Fair-field Hills. In the name of keeping Fairfield Hills as open space I believe some are missing the details of what could potentially be a boon for Newtown. We are o...

  • Think About Safety

    To the Editor: Living in New England this time of year we are used to a lot of rainy/snowy days. Did you know that it is a state law that your headlights must be on when it is overcast or within 30 minutes of sunrise or sunset? The reason for this is not j...

  • Farewell And Thank You

    To the Editor: It has been my distinct honor and privilege to serve [the 112th District] as your state representative for the past 12 years. Through good times and devastating loss I have always striven to represent your views and concerns at the Capitol, and to answer your questions about state government, with understanding, compassion and respect.

  • Even A Forum Can’t Make Sense Of FFH Housing Plan

    To the Editor: The “forum,” held last Saturday in the Reed Intermediate School library, about the now all-but-inevitable housing at Fairfield Hills, was not a forum at all. Hastily scheduled, poorly conceived, improperly...

  • Forum Comments Clarified

    To The Editor: I would like to clarify my comments as represented in the [12/12/14 Bee] article entitled

  • Don’t Forget The Sandy Hook Elementary Teachers

    To the Editor: My wife Laura Feinstein is a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School. She was there on 12/14. We also live in Sandy Hook. My wife and some of her colleagues appeared last week in a piece that aired on CBS This Morning...