Category Archives: Columns

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Letter: Live in the moment

To the editor, Once upon a time, I was addicted to social media. It pushed me away from the people I had once cared most about and I spent an…

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Letter: Savings don’t justify power plant

To the editor, According to an exhibit recently submitted to the Siting Council by Competitive Power Ventures, $34.12 a year off of our electric bills will be what Connecticut residents…

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Letter: First selectman talks issues

To the editor, After a reasonably mild early winter, Mother Nature has certainly struck back at us with a vengeance. Since the last week of January, we’ve had some level…

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Letter: Sabotaging the SBAC will not help children

To the editor, This is in response to a letter by Natasha DiPiro that was published on Feb. 13, 2015. There was an appeal to parents in this letter to…

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Letter: Vocal opposition is the best way to stop plant

To the editor, The Siting Council recently interrogated CPV lawyers and executives. During the testimony, some of the following was elicited from CPV. If they don’t get approval for the…

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Letter: President only enforces laws he chooses

To the editor, We’ve been told that our Congress sets our national budget and passes our national laws. We are also told that the President’s role is to implement and…

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Letter: Parents should refuse SBAC for their children

To the editor, Congratulations to Region 16 for the 2015-16 full-day kindergarten plans. This is more than overdue. With 84 percent of districts in Connecticut offering full-day, it’s great to…

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Letter: Public opinion can sway decision

To the editor, The Connecticut Siting Council (CSC) public meeting on Jan. 15 in Oxford concerning the proposed CPV Towantic Energy gas/oil power plant provided Oxford, Middlebury, Southbury and Naugatuck…

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Letter: U.S. must stop being timid with terrorists

To the editor, It seems that President Obama insists on avoiding terms that define religious terrorism activities. In effect he likes to equate these events to that of a schoolboy…

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Letter: Power plant would impact quality of life

To the editor, I want to provide community members with my views on the proposed power plant in Oxford. At this time I realize that major infrastructure improvements are needed…