Category Archives: Letters to the Editor

Letter: People get the government they elect

To the editor, Thomas Jefferson is attributed with saying, “The government you elect is the government you deserve,” and I couldn’t agree more. Conservatives believe that those that work in…

Letter: No public official is above the law

To the editor, In reply to the article, “Selectman working to honor promise to pay off taxes,” (Citizen’s News, Aug. 30, 2018) this is the tip of the iceberg. In…

Letter: Sewer usage fees would reallocate costs

To the editor, While I respect Mr. Hummel’s opinion (“A sewer usage fee should be implemented in Beacon Falls,” Citizen’s News, Sept. 20) on how the cost for the Beacon…

Letter: Sampson is the better choice

To the editor, Rob Sampson, Republican candidate for the 16th District Senate seat, has my vote on Nov. 6. Rob is clearly the better choice over Democratic challenger Vickie Nardello….

Letter: Benefits for Blue Water Navy veterans should be restored

To the editor, Recently, I contacted the offices of U.S. senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy with a question, whether they supported HR299. They both declared that veterans and military…

Letter: Beacon Falls should have a sewer usage fee

To the editor, When will our town leadership wake up? Beacon Falls is one of the only towns in the Valley without a sewer usage fee. Less than 50 percent…

Letter: State needs leaders who know what works

To the editor, I would like to express my appreciation for the editorial “Run on who you are, not who you aren’t” in the Citizen’s News, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. …

Letter: Put proposed public works facility deep in the woods

To the editor, Are town officials concerned about neighborhoods bordering a proposed new public works facility (Aug. 30, “New public works facility, recycling center in the works”), and its negative…

Letter: Residents deserve to know outcome of investigation

To the editor, What happened to the investigation of a personnel record being leaked to the newspaper about a former town police officer — former Republican first selectman candidate Ken…

Letter: Offer given to active military member appreciated

To the editor, My daughter, Emily Pieretti, is a senior airman in the U.S. Air Force and is stationed overseas.  She has a daughter who will be turning 1 year…