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Many Thanks And Congratulations

Published: November 20, 2017 at 12:00 am

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To the Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the voters of District 1 for electing me to the Legislative Council. As a new member I will do my absolute best to make your voices heard. I appreciate your confidence in me, and I will give 100 percent while serving with the other council members.

In addition, I would like to thank US Representative Elizabeth Esty, State Senator Tony Hwang, Bill Brimmer, the Reverend Matt Crebbin, and the Newtown Police Department for installation of elected officials, master of ceremonies, words of encouragement, and to the color guard [at the November 19 swearing in ceremony].

Finally, congratulations to First Selectman Dan Rosenthal, Selectmen Maureen Crick Owen and Jeff Capeci, and all of our town's elected officials.

Thank you,
Jay Mattegat
1 Sealand Drive, Newtown         November 20, 2017

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This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
33% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
33% (1 vote)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
33% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3