Editorials

What’s Brewing In Newtown

Published: March 14, 2019 at 04:30 pm
New development is brewing in Newtown, and this time it does not involve large tracts of wetlands being compromised, out of place tall structures, or the shifting around of already settled businesses. Reverie Brewing Company opened its doors to beer

A History Lesson For Today

Published: March 07, 2019 at 04:30 pm
March is National Irish-American Month; that pride reaches its apex on March 17, when the Irish and Irish Wannabes celebrate St Patrick’s Day with leapin’ leprechauns, pots o’ gold, and plenty of snifters of Jameson whiskey and mugs of Guinness

The Cost Of Teaching And Learning

Published: February 28, 2019 at 04:30 pm
If you could give each schoolchild in Newtown 20 cents a day to spend on improving his or her education for a year, would it be worth it? Within the proposed $78,104,410 school budget for 2019-20 — one that, at

A Foot Down for A Step Up

Published: February 21, 2019 at 04:30 pm
He put his foot down, and it was not out of step. First Selectman Dan Rosenthal requested in early February that The Board of Education consider the legal firm retained by the board be released from its contract. It was

A Measly Request For Spreading Health

Published: February 14, 2019 at 04:30 pm
Americans love freedom. We love having freedoms that are stifled in many other countries. One of those freedoms, we have come to believe, is the right to say “No” to vaccinations. There are reasons to say “No” — medical situations

Heeding Communications At All Levels

Published: February 07, 2019 at 04:30 pm
The gateways to Newtown are being improved at Exits 9 and 10. One, at 75 Church Hill Road , is nearing completion; at Exit 9 , developers still wade in the waters of approvals. Well-groomed properties as visitors exit the

Holding Up The Sky, Holding Back The Sea

Published: January 31, 2019 at 04:30 pm
Members of Newtown Environmental Action Team (NEAT) have recently voiced alarm regarding climate crisis. Those who scoff at the idea of climate change might find reason to pounce on this, believing that “the sky is falling” has been the cry

Moving With The Winds Of Change

Published: January 24, 2019 at 04:30 pm
The winds of winter are sweeping across the state, bringing days that fluctuate between balmy and bitter. Likewise, winds of change are sweeping through town offices, ruffling the usual order and sweeping the pathways open for new appointments. Longtime Senior

We Are Here, Thanks To You

Published: January 17, 2019 at 04:30 pm
It is never too soon or too late to say “thank you,” and that is just what the publisher and staff of The Bee Publishing Co are choosing to do this week. Within the pages of this issue of The
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