Category: Letters & Commentary

Reader Reacts to Michael Gooch’s Letter

To the Editor: I have been so pleased with the change in tone that has accompanied the change in ownership of the TRT. The former owner, Michael Gooch, seemed to...

March 20, 2015 | comments

From the Desk of the Editor: After Winter, So Much to Look Forward To

To Our Readers, It really is all about community, and a bit about the weather. So many positive things are happening and the entrée of Spring today is just one...

March 20, 2015 | comments

Appreciation for TRT Reporter John Burton

Dear Editor Calendar: I am writing now to compliment your major reporter, John Burton, who almost single-handedly covers the area in front page articles. John has provided many of the...

March 12, 2015 | comments

From the Desk of the Editor: Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety Initiative

A weekly paper’s role is clear. It must be a part of its community. Not just a reflection of it, but right into its roots. You may not be able...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Former TRT Owner Weighs in About Obama

Obama says Netanyahu speech had “nothing new” and Obama says he didn’t have a chance to watch Netanyahu speech. And Yet Obama somehow finds time to golf more than any...

March 11, 2015 | comments

Readers Applaud The New TRT

Reader Enjoys TRT’s New ‘Sparkle’ What a joy to finally have such a lively local newspaper; every page has a sparkle. While we still enjoy the excellent movie and travel...

March 6, 2015 | comments

From the Desk of the Editor: Outdoor Sports Opportunities Abound

To Our Readers, The majesty of the grandes dames of ice boating graced the Navesink River this week and the stunning Jack Frost, invited to compete by the North Shrewsbury...

March 6, 2015 | comments

From the Editor: Why We Sponsor St. Patrick's Day Parade

To Our Readers Did I ever mention my maiden name is Shaughnessy? It’s why St. Patrick’s Day is a Holy Day of Obligation of sorts and one of the many...

February 26, 2015 | comments

From the Editor: In Frigid Monmouth, Pockets of Warmth

To Our Readers The historic recent cold snap gripping the area has been causing inconvenience, broken pipes, dead car batteries and real trouble navigating the simplest of tasks. But there...

February 20, 2015 | comments

From the Editor: Observations on Brian Bashing

To Our Readers Brian Williams was the television anchor everybody just, well, liked. He was that approachable guy who attended Mater Dei, volunteered at Middletown’s Old Village Fire Department and...

February 12, 2015 | comments

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