Category Archives: Columns

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Letter: State needs to take care of fiscal house first

To the editor, [Last] week, the General Assembly convened to pass a budget “fix,” where, once again, we were tasked with attempting to remedy the fiscal crisis our state is…

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Letter: Why the delay when it comes to Clinton 

To the editor, Why are there such long delays in indicting Hillary Clinton for her offences while secretary of state? We are being told that questioning of her by the…

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Letter: Road maintenance needs to be a priority

To the editor, As a Naugatuck resident for over 20 years and a home owner I have become very concerned about the conditions of the roads. There doesn’t seem to…

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Letter: Thanks for helping light the night

To the editor, We want to thank the local businesses, family and friends who helped with our fundraising efforts to put an end to blood cancers with the Leukemia Lymphoma…

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Letter: Store closing a sign of the times

To the editor, Just as the news of the closing of the Walmart store in Derby was being made public this week, lawmakers in Hartford were debating a proposal to…

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Letter: Voters should get involved

To the editor, Get involved if you don’t like what your elected officials are doing (or not doing). Voter apathy is a somewhat understandable sentiment; after all, who doesn’t occasionally…

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Letter: Be mindful of heritage

To the editor, “Back in the day” we were told that change is inevitable and a good thing for the betterment of all. I have to say that, in my…

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Letter: Law on grandparents rights needs updating

To the editor, Since the decision of the USA Supreme Court in Troxel vs Grainville (2000), the state of the people named grandparents have had their rights to visit their…

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Letter: ‘Love thy neighbor as thyself’ means everyone

To the editor, Mike Santangelo expressed his opinion that Connecticut (USA?) shouldn’t accept Syrian refugees in your columns of March 6. He also says the basic premise for immigration is…

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Letter: Not renaming field the right move

To the editor, I am pleased the board chose not to rename the multipurpose field at [Naugatuck] High School. In honoring that specific request it would have diminished the legacies…