Category Archives: Letters to the Editor

Letter: First selectman needs to handle situations better

To the editor, Beacon Falls First Selectman Chris Bielik needs an attitude adjustment. During the May Board of Selectmen meeting, Bielik was presented with a few issues from the public…

Letter: Beacon Falls Pharmacy went above and beyond

To the editor, On May 15, my family had planned to meet for dinner to celebrate our grandson’s 13th birthday, but Mother Nature had a different plan. My husband and…

Letter: Fireworks can be traumatic to some

To the editor, I write to implore all area residents to think of their neighbors before purchasing or detonating fireworks, this year and every year. To some, loud fireworks may…

Letter: Resident raises concerns with Tracy Lewis House

To the editor, In August 2008, the town of Beacon Falls took out a $425,000 bond to purchase the lived-in Tracy Lewis House on Wolfe Avenue. The purpose was to…

Letter: School budget’s defeat was refreshing

To the editor, After numerous consecutive years of seeing a $1 million-plus surplus, it was refreshing to see Region 16’s Board of Education’s proposed budget defeated May 7 at a…

Letter: Being informed is voters’ responsibility

To the editor, Residents may have met their local elected officials at various town events or the voting polls, but have they ever seen them in action? If the answer…

Letter: Outdated practices explain growth in town’s budget

To the editor, At the Prospect Town Council meeting on April 3, Region 16 Superintendent Michael Yamin discussed his anticipated budget for 2018-19 which called for no increase, and probably…

Letter: Proposal to change zone of property wrong for town

To the editor, Early in March, I happened upon a stick in my yard with a paper wrapped around it. I picked it up to read a note that said,…

Letter: Governor resorts to labeling opposition 

To the editor, I got quite a chuckle the other evening while watching Gov. Dannel Malloy comment on the rejection of his nominee, Judge Andrew McDonald, for chief justice of…

Letter: People should pick up after themselves in parks

To the editor, I am amazed at the amount of people who just don’t abide by signs posted at local parks. For example, all the signs at Toby’s Pond in…