Category Archives: Columns


Letter: Common Core is wrong for children

(Editor’s note: The following was read to the Region 16 Board of Education June 25.) To the editor, Good evening, I am here tonight because many parents and I in…


Letter: A shining example of a positive person

To the editor, I am writing this letter in recognition of one of Beacon Falls’ most outstanding citizens, Marion Bradley, pharmacist and proprietor of Beacon Falls Pharmacy. We so often…


All streaks must end

You might have noticed my absence in these sports pages last week. I decided it was time to take a road trip to Nashville. You really oughta go sometime, but…


Letter: Veterans grateful for support

To the editor, We extend our gratitude to all the individuals, businesses and organizations that sponsored and supported the POW/MIA vigil held on the Green in Naugatuck on June 14….


Letter: Lack of respect shown

To the editor, On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 I drove by the United States Post Office on Water Street. I saw the most offensive site. Two men were standing in…


Letter: Referendum should be a given

To the editor, There was a statement in last week’s Citizen’s News from Mayor Mezzo that read, “Unfortunately, the budget petition referendum drive this year has a strong dose of…


Letter: First Selectman clarifies settlement

To the editor, I would like to take the opportunity to clarify some issues regarding last week’s article, “Town, developer settle debt,” regarding the settlement payment for the Chatfield Farms…


Letter: So long spring, hello summer

To the editor, Spring season has ended and summer camps are beginning. It has been a great season for all of our recreational and Dinomites teams. I saw some great…


Letter: Thank you Elks

To the editor, I would like to take the time to thank Jim Desmarais and the Naugatuck Elks for the wonderful job they did in having my gutters cleaned. Their…


Letter: Resident thanks VNA staff

To the editor, As we all know, the Naugatuck Visiting Nurses Association [NVNA] will be closing its doors in a few short months after over 90 years of service to…