Category Archives: Columns

Letter: Rehabilitation program should be required

To the editor, Overcrowding in prisons has become a serious issue not only in the state of Connecticut, but nationwide. In Connecticut specifically, about 79 percent of those incarcerated have…

Letter: Reader responds to letter on demonstrators

To the editor, Another spiteful and ignorant tirade from Ray Kunz in the letter, “May Day demonstrators strike a nerve,” in the May 12 edition of the Citizen’s News. The…

Letter: Crossing guard deserves recognition

To the editor, Most of us find it easier to complain about daily situations, but I want to compliment the great job the crossing guard at Salem School in Naugatuck…

Letter: Decision to close church is heartbreaking

To the editor, I have been heartbroken since I heard that our St. Hedwig Church in Union City will be closing. I have been a parishioner for almost 60 years….

Letter: Donors help organization continue mission

To the editor, I want to express my thanks and gratitude to each of the donors and sponsors in the April 25-26 Greater Waterbury and Litchfield Connecticut Community Foundation’s Give…

Letter: May Day demonstrators strike a nerve

To the editor, The May Day demonstrators shown on TV really turn me off.  They oppose all that President Trump is endorsing, especially the rules on immigration standards. These “ne’er-do-wells”…

Letter: Actions of scouts speak louder than words

To the editor, Deeds speak louder than words. Translation. Pay much more attention to what people do versus what they say. A corollary would be to pay attention to people…

Letter: Resident thankful for Elks’ program

To the editor I am a disabled veteran and was lucky enough to find father and son, Ron Ardry Sr. and Ron Ardry Jr., who are with the Elks Club…

Letter: FOI bill an ill-advised proposal

To the editor, This is in regard to your March 10 editorial, on a proposal by Rep. Adam Dunsby to charge a $125 fee for a FOI (Freedom of Information)…

Letter: Parcel C could turn into a disaster

To the editor, Another potential disaster awaits at Parcel C once again. As a 40-year resident of this lovely community, and a former real estate broker who helped to grow…