Letters: Letters to the editor should be signed and dated and should include the writer’s phone number for confirmation, and a street address for publication. There is a 500 word limit on the length of most letters (Thank You letters and letters of endorsement should be no longer than 300 words); longer letters will be edited. Letters should be mailed To The Editor, The Newtown Bee, 5 Church Hill Road, Newtown CT 06470, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Letters to the Editor in the subject line. The Editor reserves the right to reject any letter. Deadline for letters is 3 pm each Wednesday.