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Love Runs Through… Snow!

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: On behalf of the entire Sandy Hook 5k Organizing Committee, we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who came together for the Sandy Hook 5k and Kids Run on March 28, 2015! We

Good Samaritans

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: QUESTION: What would the Newtown motorist do if he/she saw a man in a suit sitting in the lane of traffic at 6:30 pm on Main Street in front of the Honan Funeral home on a Friday

Follow The Example Of Christ

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: A person who commits suicide deprives himself of the ability to follow the example of Christ by uniting his sufferings to Christ’s. The people around the person are also deprived of the chance to follow Christ by

Llodra: Pause Will Help Town To Find A Way Forward With Community Center

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Only two men attempted to attend a community center information session Tuesday evening, March 31. They didn't get word that it had been canceled several hours earlier. The cancelation followed the day's news that First Selectman Pat Llodra, in a brief statement, had recommended to the Board of Se

Police Department Receives Reaccreditation By State Council

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Police Department has received reaccreditation from the state's Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POSTC), signifying the department's continuing compliance with a broad range of law enforcement standards. The recognition provides the department with certain credentials i

Access Health CT Announces <br>April Health Care Special Enrollment

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman and Access Health CT CEO Jim Wadleigh have announced a special enrollment for residents who did not have health care coverage in 2014 and are subject to a tax penalty on their 2014 federal taxes. Special enrollment began April 1 and continues through midnight April 30

Town Turf Fields Still Closed

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Newtown Parks & Recreation has announced that the turf fields at Treadwell Park and Tilson Field will once again remain closed for at least another 24 hours, if not longer. The fields have not yet been opened for the season.

Original Intent

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: I am writing to ask for the community’s support related to an important issue under review right now by the hard working Charter Revision Committee. As some of you may recall, during the 2013 elections for Board

Don't Glorify Physician-Assisted Suicide

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: I totally disagree with the editorial last week [Editorial Ink Drops, “Death and Dignity,” 3/27/15] glorifying physician assisted suicide. The American Medical Association (AMA) code of ethics rejects physician-assisted suicide. The AMA states: “Physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally

Choose Life Over Death

Published: April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: A couple of questions we should consider about assisted suicide: Suicide: Let’s call the law what it is – assisted suicide. A good rule of thumb - if the name of a law has to conceal its

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