Category Archives: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Time for a change

To the editor, It’s time for a change. With Beacon Falls holding a municipal election later this year, each party (Republican and Democrat) needs to nominate candidates for the November…

Letter: Today’s consumers must start cleaning up their mess

To the editor, Remember the deadly tornado in Alabama? The polar vortex in January? Australia’s record heat and 4 feet of rain in one week? Are these events related to…

Letter: Towns will be impacted by changes in the recycling industry

To the editor, I count myself among those who try to recycle everything possible. How can that possibly be bad? Here’s how. First, the recycling industry is changing fast, due…

Letter: Mindful approaches needed to deal with increasing bear population

To the editor, Human interactions with wildlife need to be handled with care and mindfulness. People need a wakeup. People are just one part of the rhythm of nature connected…

Letter: Toll bill creates a veil of secrecy

To the editor, Thanks to Gov. Ned Lamont, it is quite likely that Connecticut will have tolls on all highways in the state as soon as they can be built….

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…