Editorials

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

Tried And True Reporting The Antidote To Misinformed ‘News’

Published: January 10, 2019 at 04:30 pm
We are preaching to the choir if you are reading this. You already know that your trusted community news source is the best place to find reliable news reporting. Nonetheless, we hope that this message is passed on to those

A Gift For The Future

Published: January 03, 2019 at 04:30 pm
Thanks to Trout Unlimited and the Pootatuck Watershed Association, and BSA Troop 270, this New Year offers the opportunity to give long-lasting meaning to a usually short-lived holiday tradition and one that is a quandary for some. The ritual of

Tiny Miracles, Huge Rewards

Published: December 27, 2018 at 04:30 pm
We are occasionally rewarded with and witness tiny miracles: the release of the last of summer’s leaves, pattering down to the ground in a breeze on a crisp, cold morning; running water in a brooklet crafted into ice sculptures by

The Christmas Story, According To St Luke

Published: December 20, 2018 at 04:30 pm
The late Newtown Bee editor Paul Smith started the tradition of printing the Christmas story, according to St Luke, in the issue closest to December 25. The story of travelers taking to the road is one familiar throughout the ages.

A Promise Made, A Promise Kept?

Published: December 13, 2018 at 04:30 pm
It is a terrible tally that we keep, that of counting those killed and maimed by gun violence each year. In recent weeks, we have mourned with Tree of Life Synagogue members in Pittsburgh as they laid to rest 11

Road Blocks To Road Tolls

Published: December 06, 2018 at 04:30 pm
Governor-elect Ned Lamont has promised to address transportation and infrastructure funding, and voters in the state have supported the transportation “lock box,” allowing those funds to be used only for transportation-related spending. Adding to the coffers of transportation funds could

A Season Of Excitement

Published: November 29, 2018 at 04:30 pm
December rings in the holiday season in Newtown, eliciting excitement. We celebrate the season with immediate gratification this coming weekend, all of our senses awakened by the sights and sounds of festivities. The Ram Pasture Tree lighting brightens the meadow

The Gift Of Giving

Published: November 21, 2018 at 04:30 pm
Before the turkey and fixings has had time to settle in bellies, thoughts will have turned to shopping: Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday… Small Business Saturday, in particular, can drive the local economy, with shops and shoppers benefiting

A Town With True ‘GGRIT’

Published: November 15, 2018 at 04:30 pm
On October 29, I was honored to represent The Newtown Bee on a panel at the Virginia Military Institute, along with former First Selectman Pat Llodra and Monsignor Robert Weiss of St Rose of Lima Catholic Church. The invitation was
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This Week's Poll

When do you purchase calendars?

As early as possible.
0% (0 votes)
November
0% (0 votes)
Early December
29% (2 votes)
Late December
29% (2 votes)
The first time I go to write something in one in January and realize I've forgotten to buy one for the new year
29% (2 votes)
In March when they get discounted heavily
0% (0 votes)
I don't. I do everything electronically.
14% (1 vote)
Total votes: 7