Category Archives: Columns

Letter: Media should stick to reporting the news 

To the editor, Recently there has been a constant uproar about how the news media is losing credibility. I think this is much overdone. The cause seems to be that…

Letter: Family grateful for firefighters’ actions

To the editor, On behalf of my parents, Tom and Mary Alice Sullivan, and our entire family, I would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the members of the…

Letter: Resident thanks EMTs

To the editor, On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, I suffered a medical emergency.  My husband called 911 and within five minutes EMTs were at our door. They were very efficient,…

Letter: Solar energy generally a wiser investment

To the editor, In a letter published on Jan. 27, 2017, “Solar project puts town at financial risk,” Jim Huk addresses a solar energy panel array proposed for Beacon Falls….

Letter: Town crew did good job cleaning snow

To the editor, The visit by Blizzard Chris certainly reminded Connecticut residents of the unpredictable New England weather and of the importance of our need to be prepared. On (last)…

Letter: The system must be cleaned up

To the editor, I am amazed at the way folks who disagree with presidential actions will rally, demonstrate and riot. Don’t they realize that he is the duly elected official…

Letter: Senators questioning candidates not ‘whining’

To the editor, A response to the following letter written by Ray Kunz of Beacon Falls on Jan. 20, 2017: “Why are the Senate ‘whiners’ allowed to question candidates for…

Letter: Uncle Sam gets tax profit

To the editor, When manufacturers make products outside the country it is proposed that the products be taxed when they are brought into the USA for sale. This sounds fair,…

Letter: Solar project puts town at financial risk

To the editor, I am writing as a citizen, not on behalf of the Board of Finance. The Board of Selectmen and the Planning and Zoning Commission have put the…

Letter: Character is shown when no one is watching

To the editor, Dec. 15, 2016 was a very sad day for me. It was the one year anniversary of my sister’s death. I knew I didn’t feel quite right,…