Monday, November 30, 2020

Westbrook Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

Listens and Acts

When I first met Jason Adler, I thought he was a nice guy with his kind and loving wife Meredith and their two boys. They are the quintessential nice family—working hard to be there for...

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Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

The Know-How and Drive

The state’s ongoing fiscal challenges, including staggering unfunded pension liabilities, threaten to overwhelm Connecticut residents and businesses each year with steep tax increases. We...

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Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

Strong Advocate for Middle-Class Taxpayers

I am supporting Jesse MacLachlan for re-election as our state representative. Jesse MacLachlan has proven to be a strong advocate for middle-class taxpayers who are fed up with years of state...

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Letters • Published Sep. 26, 2018 08 a.m.

Guidance Throughout the Process

As chairman of the Westbrook Water Pollution Control Commission, I had the opportunity to work with Devin Carney on an Alternative Technology System bill that was presented to both the House and...

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

Intellect, Understanding, and Interpersonal Skills

I will be voting to re-elect Devin Carney for state representative in the 23rd District this November. Devin has served us admirably for the past four years and has shown that he truly cares about ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 19, 2018 08 a.m.

Knowledge, Organization, and Understanding

Voters will go to the polls on Nov. 6 and elect the new General Assembly. Our 35th District House of Representatives seat for Clinton, Killingworth and Westbrook features a new, dynamic, and...

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Letters • Published Sep. 05, 2018 08 a.m.

Putting People First

Connecticut continues to rank high in terms of cost-of-living, unfunded mandates, and burdensome taxes, so it is important to me that we have a state representative who is focused on improving our ...

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Letters • Published Aug. 22, 2018 08 a.m.

Ensuring a Sustainable Westbrook

I am concerned about the Westbrook selectmen’s decision to cut Westbrook’s town planner position from full time to 24 hours per week over the objections of members of the Planning...

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Letters • Published June 20, 2018 08 a.m.

Giving Both Time and Talents

I want to share with your readers a remarkable and extraordinarily community minded family in our midst. For well over 20 years, the Old Saybrook/Westbrook Exchange Club has presented a wine...

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Letters • Published June 06, 2018 07 a.m.

Helps Make Our Town Beautiful

The Westbrook Garden Club would like to thank Boy Scout Troop #38, the good folks at Town Hall, and all our wonderful customers who helped make our recent May Garden Market a great success....

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Letters • Published May 09, 2018 08 a.m.

A Few Tips for Parents

Spring is here and we are at the beginning of graduation season. These are memorable times for students, and we are committed to making this chapter of their lives as safe as possible. Here are a...

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Letters • Published April 18, 2018 08 a.m.

The Good Times We Shared

I would like to say “thank you” to all the people who attended my wife Eileen Cerase’s celebration of life or who sent beautiful cards with heartfelt support and prayers, and...

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Letters • Published Dec. 28, 2017 12:01 a.m.

Thanks Are Due

Thanks are due to the many individuals, organizations, and businesses that made this year’s treelighting a success. Thanks go to Westbrook Drum Corps and Westbrook Historical Society for...

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Letters • Published Dec. 06, 2017 08 a.m.

An Improvement in Lighting

Why LED street lights for Westbrook? The Town of Westbrook can save more than a million dollars on its future street lighting bills if residents vote in favor of the retrofit project proposed by...

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Letters • Published Dec. 06, 2017 08 a.m.

A Good Project to Investigate

Regarding the Nov. 23 article “Town Bids for Energy-Saving Project in ZREC Auction,” I think putting solar panels on the former Turnpike Auto Wreckers property on Pond Meadow Road in ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 22, 2017 08 a.m.

A Sincere Thanks

When I decided to run for another term on the Westbrook Board of Finance I believed that during the campaign I would be talking to residents and listening to their ideas on managing the...

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Letters • Published Nov. 15, 2017 08 a.m.

Best Days Are Ahead

I wish to convey to all of the residents of Westbrook my profound appreciation for their support on Nov. 7th to continue as their first selectman.It’s always been an honor and...

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Letters • Published Nov. 15, 2017 08 a.m.

Harbor Commission Looking to Spring

The Westbrook Harbor Management Commission has been attempting to get resident mooring owners to register their moorings on a voluntary basis over the past three boating seasons. Of the possible...

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Letters • Published Oct. 11, 2017 08 a.m.

Attention to Fiscal Responsibility

Connecticut’s facing record deficits; threats from Hartford to cut municipal funding make it necessary to make every tax dollar count. Despite these challenges, the team of First Selectman...

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Letters • Published Oct. 11, 2017 08 a.m.

Transparency and Ethical Leadership

This year was a first for Clinton with two primaries. Sadly however, it was not a first for the mudslinging and dirty politics as demonstrated by Kirk Carr and Phil Sengle. After years of losing...

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Letters • Published Oct. 11, 2017 08 a.m.

A Model for Collaboration

Carol Conklin, Democratic incumbent candidate for the Town of Old Saybrook Board of Selectmen, has earned our vote.Carol reaches out to residents and businesses to learn and stay informed...

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Letters • Published Oct. 11, 2017 08 a.m.

Qualified, Compassionate, and Dedicated

Very often, when you or a family member has to engage with the probate courts, it’s in a moment of crisis. In those difficult times, you need help from a qualified, compassionate, and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 11, 2017 08 a.m.

Open-Door Policy

On Nov. 7, I will be voting for First Selectman Carl Fortuna, Selectman Scott Giegerich, and Treasurer Bob Fish. I am relatively new to Old Saybrook, but very familiar with town governments in...

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Letters • Published Oct. 11, 2017 08 a.m.

A Vision for the Future

Local elections in Connecticut are taking on greater significance than ever before as the state’s finances deteriorate, and communities must shoulder ever more responsibilities for their...

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Letters • Published Oct. 11, 2017 08 a.m.

Experience is Important

I have always felt Old Saybrook is a magical town that offers so much to so many people. An important reason why Old Saybrook stays ahead of other towns in Connecticut is its management by First...

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