Category Archives: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Budget meeting kept below radar

To the editor, According to the Prospect Town Charter, the mayor is required to present a proposed budget on or before March 10. As of close of business on March…

Letter: Regionalizing should go further  

To the editor, I applaud Gov. Ned Lamont for making a major attempt to correct our state’s budget issues.  This is something previous leaders have failed to accomplish. While I…

Letter: Cannabis prohibition creates criminals out of hard-working, tax-paying residents

To the editor, I attended my first open Naugatuck town hall meeting with state Sen. George Logan, state Sen. Joan Hartley and state Rep. Rosa Rebimbas on Feb. 9. My…

Letter: Regular bid process, contracts should be put in place for town jobs

To the editor, Being the small town Beacon Falls is, there is considerable potential for conflicts of interest to arise with those who are hired to consult on behalf of…

Letter: Paid family leave law overdue

To the editor, What do Facebook, Zillow, Nestle, Spotify and Netflix all have in common? They are all companies, who in recent years, have chosen to expand their employee leave…

Letter: Increase salary to make first selectman positon more attractive

To the editor, The Town of Beacon Falls has been growing in population and needs to change with the times. Finding a well-qualified first selectman candidate comes with a cost….

Letter: The state needs to put people first to solve budget woes

To the editor, Budgets are values statements. They tell us who we are and what we aspire to be. In Connecticut, we are facing serious fiscal challenges that can only…

Letter: Investment needed in clean energy sources

To the editor, It is now the time for the state to allow Prospect and some nearby towns to raise the tax on gasoline a modest 4 cents a gallon…

Letter: Quarterback Club thankful for help with Thanksgiving meals

To the editor, We would like to express our gratitude to Frank Johnson and Joseph Connolly of the Naugatuck High School Football Alumni Association and the Naugatuck High School football…

Letter: China poses closer strategic threat than Russia

To the editor, While much of the focus of today’s political ire and mistrust is pointed at Russia, perhaps China is more deserving. I will not go into detail about…