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  • Paying It Forward

    A really nice thing happened when I came out of choir practice at St Rose Church last Thursday night. Someone left a bag of homemade cookies with a red heart on it on my car. It had this inscription on it: 26 Acts of Kindness and Love in honor of Charlotte Bacon Happy Valentine's Day, A Sandy Hook Resident.

  • The 500-Foot Absurdity

    Newtown is experiencing a surge in the frequency and rate of outdoor target shooting and a proliferation in the number of unregulated shooting ranges on private properties. The number of shooting complaints by worried homeowners logged by the Newtown Police has doubled in the past year alone.

  • A Moving Experience

    To the Editor: The March for Change in Hartford on Valentine's Day was a moving experience with an impressive group of Newtowners in attendance. The rally attracted more than 5,500 concerned Connecticut citizens. Regardless of one's...

  • Man Hit By Stray Bullet In Newtown. So What?

    To the Editor: I am writing on behalf of our neighborhood and as the father of three children in Newtown schools who have lived in Newtown for 11 years. On any given weekend in the warmer months, our neighborhood will sometimes soun...

  • How To Send A Letter To The Editor

    Letters to the editor of The Bee must be no longer than 500 words and submitted for Friday publication no later than 3 pm Wednesday. All letters require names and addresses. No anonymous letters will be accepted for publication. Letters may be mailed To the Editor, The Newtown B...

  • Elected Officials Are Fundamentally Dishonest

    This letter was forwarded to Barack Obama, John Boehner, Chris Murphy, Dick Blumenthal, Elizabeth Esty, and Harry Reid I live in Sandy Hook, CT. My family and close friends weren't harmed on December 14. That day impacted 26 families with an indescribable, staggering pain and anguish. For most of Sandy Hook, it merely affected us with an inescapable intensity of sadness and grief.

  • A Suggestion For Ballot Questions

    To the Editor: I am perplexed by the difficulty the charter commission is having with the manner to approach the budget approval process. In the first place, one must assume that the budget preparers have asked for everything they need. However, it should ...

  • Businesses Helped Meet The Summer Reading Challenge

    To the Editor: The Teen Summer Reading Challenge for grades 6–12 at C.H. Booth Library has just ended, and it was a great success. Over 100 young people participated, which is the most ever! I would like to thank the following...

  • Gratitude

    To the Editor, I write to express my gratitude to all voters who participated in last week’s primary elections. I am particularly grateful to those who supported my candidacy with their vote. I will work hard to demonstrate th...

  • Wake Up America

    To the Editor: The Republicans finally found a Bush-Cheney puppeteer! Let’s not forget Halliburton. As of August 11, 2012, it is now known as the Romney-Ryan puppeteer. If you vote for them, you can ready yourselves for the &l...