Category Archives: Columns

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Letter: Common Core is not a conspiracy

To the editor, While I appreciate the concern of citizens like Janet Roberts, whose letter opposing the Common Core State Standards was published here last week, a few incorrect assumptions…

Letter: Resident thanks Elks

To the editor, Many thanks to the Naugatuck Senior Help Program under the direction of Jim Desmarais. They came and cleared my gutters. Thank you for your help. Lucille Anderson…

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Letter: Enjoying summer, looking ahead to fall

To the editor, Spring wrap-up: I hope all of you are having a fun-filled relaxing summer — some trips, some swims, maybe even a little pick-up game of soccer with…

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Letter: Finance board member says vote no

To the editor, On July 29, please vote “No Too High” in the Naugatuck budget referendum. The Board of Education budget is 53 percent of the total town budget. The…

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Letter: Stand firm by voting no

To the editor, Thirty-five years ago, my husband and I bought our first and current home in Naugatuck. Naugatuck was a bit further north than we had planned to buy…

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Letter: Use the right to vote

To the editor, The citizens of Naugatuck have a referendum coming up on Tuesday, July 29. The budget-backers are taking their “right not to vote.” Those who have to live…

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Letter: Vote to reduce the budget

To the editor, The library in Naugatuck had its budget request cut this year. Because of this they were going to close the library two days a week. Then all…

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Letter: One percent makes a difference

To the editor, One percent, it is just 1 cent on each dollar spent. That is not all that much. Many households in town had to make cuts greater than…

Letter: First selectman talks Beacon Falls

To the editor, Summer is now officially in full swing, and everyone’s thoughts are turning to vacations, local activities, and staying cool. For our recent graduates from Woodland Regional High…

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Letter: Vote in the referendum

To the editor, As I always do everyday at breakfast I read my morning paper but this Sunday morning, July 20, 2014, the article on Naugatuck, “Budget backers to stay…