Category Archives: Columns

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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…

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Letter: Digital coupons are no help to seniors

To the editor, I am a 74-year-old senior and I fully agree with an editorial that I read last week. I, like many other seniors, do not know how to…

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Letter: Dionne has accomplished much for senior center

To the editor, Bernadette [Dione] is experienced, aggressive and with her persistence has produced many benefits for the Beacon Falls seniors and the [senior] center. Many of you are aware…

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Letter: Connecticut shouldn’t accept Syrian refugees

To the editor, The basic premise for immigration is to enhance our American civil society. The well-being of American citizens comes before any idea that we should or must take…

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Letter: Money for dog park could be better spent

To the editor, Naugatuck Mayor N. Warren “Pete” Hess has purposed an idea on a new project. The goal is to open up a new pet-friendly attraction. It has been…