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  • 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 write in support of Governor Malloy for Governor, Elizabeth Esty for the US House of Representatives, Kim Fawcett for State Senate, and Matt Cole for state representative. The support and compassion Governor Malloy and Representative Esty ...

  • Newtown’s Vote Will Be A Gun Vote

    To the Editor: The “vote” in Connecticut this Election Day, represents more than a choice between parties, policies, and/or personalities.  The focus most is guns, rifles and ammo. Those who stand tall living in a state with bipartisan gun control laws, are on one side of the issue. Those who stand tall in support of repeal of Connecticut's gun control laws, are on one side of the issue. In a true sense, there is no other issue for Connecticut, and certainly not for Newtown, on November 4th.

  • Letter of Endorsement

    To the Editor: I am writing this letter as a private citizen and not as a representative of any entity.  It’s hard to believe the 2nd anniversary of our heartbreaking tragedy is around the corner.  Before 12/14, I as...

  • Deep Brook Takes Another Hit

    To the Editor: On October 20, dog walkers saw and reported yet another release from the Fairfield Hills storm water system into Deep Brook in the Deep Brook Preserve Open Space.  Deep Brook is Newtown’s Class 1 Wild Trout Management stream. ...

  • 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’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...

  • Rising To The Call

    To the Editor: I’d like to thank The Bee for its numerous articles on town meetings where the subject of regionalizing was discussed.  The minutes to various town meetings left out some very important information from these meetings.&nb...