Letters

A Huge Waste Of Taxpayer Money

Published: July 24, 2013 at 12:00 am
The town should take the same approach to Queen St that they have taken for the road that we live on, which hasn't cost the town a penny. The speed limit on our road is 15mph and no one breaks it. Here's the trick - our road hasn't been resurfaced in 30 years. Its full of cracks and pothole

An Outpouring Of Support

Published: July 24, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: The wonderful outpouring of support for the 38th annual book sale to benefit the C.H. Booth Library has insured once again that the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library can fulfill its mission of generously funding the acquisitions, programs, and enhancements in library service we reside

Queen's Street's Big Picture Needs A Regional View

Published: July 23, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Editorial Ink Drops July 19, 2013, indicated that over a year ago you encouraged a "comprehensive strategy to address traffic problems in the center of town." You mention that among past recommendations, including those in the 2006 "Queen Street Area Traffic Improvement Plan,"

E-Z Pass For Queen Street?

Published: July 23, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Perhaps eliminating the humps and converting lower Queen Street into a toll road would reduce traffic sufficiently to satisfy residents, who naturally would have scanable resident ID cards, as has been suggested by a previous writer. For the rest of us E-Z Pass toll collection readers

Queen's Street's Big Picture Needs A Regional View

Published: July 23, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Editorial Ink Drops July 19, 2013, indicated that over a year ago you encouraged a "comprehensive strategy to address traffic problems in the center of town." You mention that among past recommendations, including those in the 2006 "Queen Street Area Traffic Improvement Plan,"

E-Z Pass For Queen Street?

Published: July 23, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Perhaps eliminating the humps and converting lower Queen Street into a toll road would reduce traffic sufficiently to satisfy residents, who naturally would have scanable resident ID cards, as has been suggested by a previous writer. For the rest of us E-Z Pass toll collection readers

Annoying and Dangerous

Published: July 19, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: I am wondering what the thought process was which had two temporary traffic lights installed in the Underhill Road area on Wednesday. Center Street is now closed to through traffic due to bridge construction on I-84, and local residents must travel the "long" way through Underhil

Annoying and Dangerous

Published: July 19, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: I am wondering what the thought process was which had two temporary traffic lights installed in the Underhill Road area on Wednesday. Center Street is now closed to through traffic due to bridge construction on I-84, and local residents must travel the "long" way through Underhil

Failure Of Fairfield Hills

Published: July 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: In June of 2001, a town meeting approved the purchase of Fairfield Hills and subsequently the bonding of $21.7, million dollars. In 2005 a master plan was put in place for the Fairfield Hills Authority to implement. The plan had specific objectives, including a town hall, seven playi

Four Dollar Gas Is Here

Published: July 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
To the Editor: Citizens rejoice; four dollar gas is here. We've waited so long for this happy moment, and finally it has come as promised. Happy days are here again. It's time to send the thank you notes to our Hartford and Washington legislators who are always thinking of us - once again th
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