Tag Archives: letter to the editor

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…

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…