Category Archives: Columns

Letter: Able-bodied people should think before using services for disabled

To the editor, The editorial, “Lack of strict guidelines leaves door open for people to take advantage” (Citizen’s News, Feb. 9, 2018), about the lack of strict guidelines concerning the…

Letter: Resident questions site of proposed liquor store

To the editor, Whether it’s in Naugatuck or another part of the state, liquor establishments could be a detriment to the local community. One extreme instance that comes to mind…

Letter: Senators should stop bashing Trump, do their job

To the editor, U.S. Senators Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., do not represent me. They are doing everything in their power to destroy the presidency of Donald Trump….

Letter: Resident impressed by officer’s behavior

To the editor, The evening of Friday, Feb. 2, I was pulled over by Officer James Tortora. Once I got over my initial angst at having been stopped, the entire…

Letter: Many questions surround recent oil spill

To the editor, The oil spill by the Somers Thin Strip plant of Waterbury is the most recent event polluting the Naugatuck River. Two sewage spills into the river happened…

Letter: Doctor has high integrity 

To the editor, This is in response to the Dec. 22 article, “Protest a response to claims in lawsuit,” about the sick, nasty accusations made against Dr. Robert Matusz. Maybe…

Letter: Busy intersection needs a traffic light

To the editor, I am writing about a serious concern regarding the traffic issues and explicit danger of the intersection where Summit Road meets Route 70 (Waterbury Road) in Cheshire….

Letter: Democrats should face reality

To the editor, Why is it taking so long for the Democrats to face up to reality? They are not what they used to be. They have historically been for…

Letter: Conservation commissioners have expertise to guide passive parks

To the editor, A recent article, “Mayor envisions solar panels on former landfill” (12/29/2017), in the Citizen’s News displays why full authority for municipal passive open space and passive parks,…

Letter: Protest over lawsuit raises questions

To the editor, This is in response to the Dec. 22 article, “Protest a response to claims in lawsuit.” Normally, I am totally in sympathy with the claimants in cases…