Category Archives: Columns

Letter: No need to stay on daylight saving time

To the editor, Recently there was a news item regarding some legislators proposing having us go on daylight saving time permanently. I would suggest that we join the rest of…

Letter: Failed revision process was costly

To the editor, As a citizen of Prospect, I thought my neighbors might want to know what has happened since the Charter Revision Commission was appointed back in September 2015,…

Letter: Overcrowding leads to poor educational outcomes 

To the editor, Researchers placed a small goldfish into a reasonable-sized tank, fed him as needed and bubbled oxygen in the water. As expected, over time he grew to quite…

Letter: Democrats need some real ideas, plans

To the editor, I’d like to know why the Democrats persist on voicing reasons why all of President Trump’s proposals are bad, yet they never suggest what the alternatives should…

Letter: Mature thing is to accept outcome of election

To the editor, When citizens participate in an election, whether it be local, state or national, they should remember a few things. Number one, you should know the issues at…

Letter: Media should stick to reporting the news 

To the editor, Recently there has been a constant uproar about how the news media is losing credibility. I think this is much overdone. The cause seems to be that…

Letter: Family grateful for firefighters’ actions

To the editor, On behalf of my parents, Tom and Mary Alice Sullivan, and our entire family, I would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the members of the…

Letter: Resident thanks EMTs

To the editor, On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, I suffered a medical emergency.  My husband called 911 and within five minutes EMTs were at our door. They were very efficient,…

Letter: Solar energy generally a wiser investment

To the editor, In a letter published on Jan. 27, 2017, “Solar project puts town at financial risk,” Jim Huk addresses a solar energy panel array proposed for Beacon Falls….

Letter: Town crew did good job cleaning snow

To the editor, The visit by Blizzard Chris certainly reminded Connecticut residents of the unpredictable New England weather and of the importance of our need to be prepared. On (last)…