Category Archives: Columns

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…

Letter: Economic development can’t come at the expense of residents

To the editor, This letter is in response to the article “A matter of when, not if for Naugatuck Port” (Citizen’s News, Dec. 6, 2018.) Putting the proposed port in…

Letter: Khashoggi killing has nothing to do with U.S.

To the editor, In reply to the letter “Khashoggi killing is a gross violation of human rights” (Citizen’s News, Nov. 8, 2018), it is so ironic that U.S. Sen. Chris…

Letter: Former volunteer grateful to the people

To the editor, I have volunteered for the town in many ways over my lifetime in Beacon Falls. It is a community that I love and take pride in. I…

Letter: Land deal will be a major cost

To the editor, At the Board of Selectmen meeting on Oct. 15, Beacon Falls First Selectman Christopher Bielik, presented a proposal for the town to purchase a piece of land…

Letter: Garden club thankful for generosity

To the editor, I am a member of the Laurel Garden Club in Beacon Falls, and at one of our meetings, the idea was raised that we should plant an…

Letter: Khashoggi killing a gross violation of human rights

To the editor, In a not-so ironic twist, it appears our self-proclaimed “law and order” president has become a supporter and spokesman for state-sponsored terrorism overseas. The plain facts widely…