Category Archives: Letters to the Editor

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Letter: A new paradigm for government

To the editor, Politicians are elected to solve problems, but they in stay empowered by creating problems. Elected officials were elected to build and maintain roads, supervise disease control and…

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Letter: Speaking in support of Region 16’s budget increase

To the editor, I attended the majority of this year’s Region 16 budget workshops. I was very impressed that the initial proposal represented but a 2.7 percent increase, a far…

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Letter: Returning vets deserve more help

To the editor, What nerve our federal government has. They constantly shortchange our returning veterans in medical and other benefits with no improvement in sight while they persist in providing…

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Letter: Grateful for help from Lions Club

To the editor, This is a note of thanks to some who have recently helped me. It is easier for me to offer help to someone than to ask for…

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Letter: Residents don’t want power plant

To the editor, April 27 is an important date for many residents of Oxford and surrounding communities. Until that date the CT Siting Council can still receive letters from people…

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Letter: Thankful for the memories

To the editor, Many of you will probably not remember Sally Lockwood. She wrote for the Citizen’s News, her column was called, “And by the Way.” She was humorous, reminiscent,…

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Letter: Governor’s proposals will hurt libraries

To the editor, Connecticut residents have been very fortunate to have a library system which shares resources. Beacon Falls residents used their library cards in 69 other libraries to borrow…

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Letter: More pollution is not what the public is seeking

To the editor, The Naugatuck State Forest is within the 10 mile radius of pollution from the proposed CPV power plant. It is an important bird area for eastern whip-poor-wills…

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Letter: Route 8 has become a race track

To the editor, I am at a loss to explain what is going on with the local area state police. I drive on Route 8 on a fairly regular basis….

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Letter: Power plant is a bad idea for communities

To the editor, Today while driving on the Oxford airport road, I saw a mature bald eagle in a field just off the road eating its meal. How fortunate I…