Category Archives: Columns

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Letter: Fed up with President

To the editor, I am fed up with President Obama claiming that he must use his presidential authority and go around Congress to get things done because they do not…

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Letter: Waterbury line is worth the trouble

To the editor, The Waterbury line of the Metro-North Railroad needs some serious attention if we’re serious about reducing traffic congestion here in southern Connecticut. Riders from the Naugatuck River…

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Letter: VNA has given great care

To the editor, A small pebble thrown into a huge lake creates monumental rippling effect. It is the small gestures and kind acts that your [Naugatuck Visiting Nurses Association] staff…

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Letter: Give the gift of life

To the editor, Gift of Life organ and tissue donation could save a life or many lives. To register, visit donatelifenewengland.org. Everyday 18 people die waiting for organ transplants. People…

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Letter: Resident questions actions of officials

To the editor, Naugatuck town government has been wiping out every morsel of good deed or service that seniors or disabled people might need. They’ve put the Naugatuck Historical Society’s…

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Letter: Program helps many seniors

To the editor, Special thanks to the Naugatuck Elks Lodge for a wonderful job they did on my hedges. Their senior program is a great help to many seniors. Thanks…

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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…