The Spectrum welcomes Letters to the Editor.

Letters should not exceed 300 words although, occasionally, The Spectrum publishes issue-oriented pieces not to exceed 600 words.

The Spectrum reserves the right to edit submissions for brevity, clarity, appropriateness and libel and to determine the frequency with which a writer's submissions are published.

All submissions must be signed and include the writer's town of residence (for publication) as well as home address and phone number (not for publication).

Inquiries regarding Letters to the Editor should be made to Spectrum editor Norm Cummings at 860-355-7323 or ncummings@newstimes.com.

Send submissions to ncummings@newstimes.com or The Greater New Milford Spectrum, attention Norm Cummings, 45B Main St., New Milford, CT 06776.

The deadline for publication in the next Friday print edition is Tuesday at noon.

Those letters not published in the Spectrum's print editon will be posted at www.newmilfordspectrum.com.