Category Archives: Columns

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Letter: Method used to teach math is flawed

To the editor, I have taught advanced college-level general chemistry using the same texts and standards of Harvard and Yale, but as a professor in a community college in the…

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Letter: Candidates should take a physical exam

To the editor, When a youngster first joins a school athletic team he is required to take a physical exam to assure that he is in good health. The same…

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Letter: Benefit ride organizer offers thanks

To the editor, On behalf of my brother and sister-in-law, Glen Mitchell and Kristina Caponera Mitchell, Moe’s Auto Service and the Kacey Rose Foundation, a special heartfelt thank you to…

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Letter: Trump is all ego

To the editor, Just once, I’d like to hear Donald Trump admit that he made a mistake or negotiated a deal where he had to compromise or suffer a loss….

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Letter: Borough budget always goes up

To the editor, The budget is always increasing. Why don’t all staff and the mayor take a pay cut to help ease the burden of others. You never hear about…

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Letter: Connecticut has become the expert in taxing

To the editor, Given recent rumblings in Hartford regarding implementation of a mileage tax on vehicles I was reminded of the below. It is an excerpt from a poem on…

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Letter: Resident thankful for help from Elks

To the editor, My sincere thanks to the Naugatuck senior help program under the direction of Jim Desmarais. They trimmed a large hedge and did a wonderful job. Thank you…

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Letter: Resident grateful for yard cleanup

To the editor, Many thanks to Jim Desmarais, Naugatuck Elks Lodge 967, Vinny from ICES and his many hardworking ICES crew members for the splendid yard cleanup that was done…

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Letter: American Legion thankful for all police do 

To the editor, The American Legion-Department of Connecticut Post 17, Naugatuck, would like to go on record as one organization, hopefully amongst many, who irrevocably support men and women of…

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Letter: Individuals, organizations made season successful

To the editor, Another great soccer season has come to an end. After more than ten weeks of soccer, 35 soccer teams (450 plus players) finished their final week of…