Category Archives: Columns

Letter: Legislature should revisit bill for grandparents

To the editor, Troxel v. Granville, a U.S. Supreme Court case from 2000, denied good, decent honorable grandparents visitation of their grandchildren. This decision was based on the Fifth and…

Letter: Age limit shouldn’t be raised to buy guns

To the editor, Raising the age requirement to purchase a long gun is stupid. When we are involved in a war, 18-year-olds are old enough to fight and die for…

Letter: People are fed up with Democratic Party

To the editor, This is a response to the letters “Legislators speak for the majority” and “Administration has seriously depended divides.” (Citizen’s News, Feb. 23, 2018) First I want to…

Letter: A great education doesn’t need to be expensive

To the editor, It’s time that Region 16 tightens its financial belt and decides what the district could and should live without. Our state is in a severe financial crisis…

Letter: State needs to roll back anti-business policies

To the editor, The 2018 legislative session started with the governor’s address to the General Assembly, which failed to address the single most important issue in Connecticut — the failing…

Letter: Report on stolen guns didn’t mention federal side of issue

To the editor, Recently, NBC CT (Hartford Channel 30) did a story on the use of stolen guns in the commission of various crimes. (“Missing Pieces: Guns Stolen From Connecticut…

Letter: Legislators speak for the majority

To the editor, This in in response to the letter “Senators should stop bashing Trump, do job” (Citizen’s News, Feb. 9, 2018). I write our elected representatives probably twice a…

Letter: Administration has seriously deepened divides

To the editor, I realize not everyone shares my left-wing, liberal views, but let’s, at least, face reality. Former President Obama got virtually no support from Republicans. What he did…

Letter: Able-bodied people should think before using services for disabled

To the editor, The editorial, “Lack of strict guidelines leaves door open for people to take advantage” (Citizen’s News, Feb. 9, 2018), about the lack of strict guidelines concerning the…

Letter: Resident questions site of proposed liquor store

To the editor, Whether it’s in Naugatuck or another part of the state, liquor establishments could be a detriment to the local community. One extreme instance that comes to mind…