Category Archives: Columns

Letter: Other countries have tariffs on U.S. products

To the editor, We hear about the possibility of a trade war if we impose a duty on imports from friendly countries like Canada but never hear about the reverse….

Letter: Waiting period for driver’s license is unnecessary

To the editor, I am currently a learner’s permit holder here in Connecticut. I will have completed all of the requirements to take the test to get my driver’s license….

Letter: Beacon Falls has the best emergency response teams

To the editor, Thank you to Beacon Hose Co. No.1/EMT and to my neighbors on Skokorat Road and Kaleas Way. On May 23, I was in my backyard cutting trees…

Letter: Finance board deserves thanks

To the editor, Now that the dust has settled and Naugatuck’s budget has passed and been accepted, I would like to take a moment to thank the men and women…

Letter: Business’ support makes flag project possible

To the editor, I ask everyone in town to join me in thanking Ed the Tree Man for his continued contributions to the community. As people drive through town they…

Letter: Prospect taxpayers are over-taxed

To the editor, Last year I paid more in federal taxes than I should have, and Washington sent me a refund. I paid more in state taxes than I should…

Letter: First selectman needs to handle situations better

To the editor, Beacon Falls First Selectman Chris Bielik needs an attitude adjustment. During the May Board of Selectmen meeting, Bielik was presented with a few issues from the public…

Letter: Beacon Falls Pharmacy went above and beyond

To the editor, On May 15, my family had planned to meet for dinner to celebrate our grandson’s 13th birthday, but Mother Nature had a different plan. My husband and…

Letter: Fireworks can be traumatic to some

To the editor, I write to implore all area residents to think of their neighbors before purchasing or detonating fireworks, this year and every year. To some, loud fireworks may…

Letter: Resident raises concerns with Tracy Lewis House

To the editor, In August 2008, the town of Beacon Falls took out a $425,000 bond to purchase the lived-in Tracy Lewis House on Wolfe Avenue. The purpose was to…