Category: Opinion

Letter: Republicans support referendum for fire trucks

To the editor: The Plainville Republican Town Committee endorsed the upcoming referendum for the purchase of two fire trucks at its May 23 meeting. The referendum is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, from 6 a.m.to 8 p.m. at the Plainville…

Candidate Martin responds to criticism

To the editor:   I was recently criticized for standing with Dr. Bill Petit, who was maliciously attacked by a partisan Political Action Committee. The entire 31st State Senate District Republicans have partnered to bring about change and present common…

Letters: Dr. Petit makes final campaign pitch

To the editor: Since I began running for state representative, I’ve made it my mission to talk to as many people in our district as possible, whether that is at their doors, at events like Pumpkin Fest, the Latin Festival or…

Letters: Petit’s wife supports his candidacy

To the editor: I am writing in support of my husband, William Petit, for the State House. I am in awe of him. I am not alone in this. I hope that everyone gets to experience the love, admiration and…

Letters: Readers say Petit will shake things up

To the editor: Many people are concerned about the future of our state and country.  It’s clear that we need new leadership; people with fresh ideas, sound judgment and the courage to take us in a better direction. Dr. Bill…

Letters: Readers say Martin, Petit can get state back on track

To the editor: Plainville is truly fortunate to have two outstanding candidates for State Senate and State Representative this year – Henri Martin and Bill Petit. The economic climate in Connecticut is one which we have not seen before. The…

Letters: Council chair supports Petit in 22nd

To the editor: After this week’s attack on Dr. Bill Petit by a Democrat Union official, change in the 22nd District representation is more critical than ever before. Both New Britain and Plainville deserve an honest professional who has the…

Letters: Nicastro’s wife urges support for candidate

To the Editor: I am writing to encourage voters in the 31st senate district, which includes Bristol, Plainville, Plymouth, Thomaston, and Harwinton, to vote for my husband, Mike Nicastro. Over the years, my husband has worked diligently to achieve many…

Letters: Reader says Petit will represent district well

To the editor: So the hits for Plainville keep on coming.  Our state can’t fulfill their obligations for education and transportation funding to Plainville but can afford statues in New Britain and Hartford. Our students and community deserve more than…