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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Strong, Effective, and Progressive

I am proud to support Peggy Lyons for first selectman. I first met Peggy as a volunteer with the Madison Democratic Town Committee five years ago. I have been consistently impressed with her...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Far from Myth

In response to the Oct. 3 letter “Already on the Hook” from Paul Padelli, the Ad Hoc Academy Community Center Design Committee would like to address the shortcomings and inaccuracies ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

A Superior Level

As a long-time Madison resident, I have had ample opportunities to evaluate the job performance of many of our first selectmen. Most have done a good job, few have performed at a low level, and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

A Strong Vibrant Community

This election is very important to Madison’s future. It’s up to each of us to get the real facts of what is at stake. This campaign season has been very disheartening. I have run for ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

A Period of Stagnation

As a young person growing up in Madison, I was quick to brag about my hometown—great schools, beautiful beaches, and a community that worked hard together to keep it that way. It was hard...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Plays a Vital Role

Tom Banisch does a fine job as Madison’s chief executive and, in the face of ever-escalating costs and near-zero support from the state in the form of municipal aid, he and the Board of...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

An Ethics Commission

Madison is experiencing a time of uniquely consequential and complex local issues. This occurs against a national backdrop of murky ethical, moral, and legal maneuvering. The resulting mistrust...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Uninformed by Choice

Madison faces several issues that will have significant implications for the pocketbook of its residents. Academy School, school physical plant, and demographics are top issues. The price tags for ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Leadership That Listens

First Selectman Tom Banisch’s latest campaign mailer states that “Tom Banisch is listening to and getting results for Madison families.” Last year’s attempt by Tom to...

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Sports • Published Oct. 13, 2019 11:50 p.m.

Madison Youth Cheer Ready to Compete in Big Meets

With the 2019 Madison Youth Football and Cheer (MYFC) season in full swing, the Madison youth competition cheerleading team continues to work hard in preparation for its upcoming meets, while...

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Sports • Published Oct. 13, 2019 11:08 p.m.

Three Tigers’ Teams Punch Their State Tourney Tickets

Girls’ VolleyballThe Hand girls’ volleyball team qualified for the Class L State Tournament by winning two of its three contests last week. Hand earned a 3-0...

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Sports • Published Oct. 13, 2019 01:52 a.m.

Russo Defends His Crown at the Founders Cup

Dave Russo of Clinton successfully defended his title when the Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) held its annual Founders Cup Championship at the Farms Country Club in Wallingford.Russo won the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 13, 2019 01:52 a.m.

Madison Hall of Fame Inducts 10 All-Time Greats

The Madison Athletic Hall of Fame (MAHOF) inducted 10 new members as part of its Class of 2019 during a ceremony that was held in front of 120 attendees at the Madison Beach Hotel on Sept. 12. The ...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 10, 2019 10:57 a.m.

John James Gould

John James Gould of Madison passed away peacefully at his home, The Hearth in Madison, on Sept. 12 at age 84. John was the son of Anna Siem Gould and James Gould of Waltham, Massachusetts, where...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 10, 2019 10:40 a.m.

Laurie Ruth Humphries (Thomas)

Laurie Ruth Humphries (Thomas), 64, of Madison, passed away on Sept. 30 from pancreatic cancer. Laurie was born in Waterbury on Dec. 28, 1954. She was a member of the first class to graduate from...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 09, 2019 06:10 p.m.

Ronald J. Santry, Sr.

Ronald J. Santry, Sr., longtime resident of Guilford, passed away on Oct. 3 at the Branford Connecticut Hospice after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth F. (Yager) Santry,...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 09, 2019 05:29 p.m.

Richard E. Duer

Richard E. Duer, 90, died on Aug. 15 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford after a short illness. He is survived by his wife Anne (née von Boetticher) as well as his brother Gregory and (Paula)...

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Local News • Published Oct. 09, 2019 12:50 p.m.

Rep. Kokoruda Teams Up with Bare Necessities, Inc., for Diaper & Wipe Drive

From now until Saturday, Oct. 12, State Representative Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) is teaming up with Bare Necessities, Inc., for a Diaper & Wipe Drive. Consider helping a neighbor in need by...

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Local News • Published Oct. 09, 2019 07 a.m.

Sharing the Love: FCC in Madison Holds Blessing of the Animals

People arrived at the First Congregational Church in Madison on Oct. 4 with their dogs and cats for a blessing of the animals given by the Reverends Todd and Sarah Vetter. Here, Lynne, Jennie, and ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 08, 2019 04:15 p.m.

Solar Carport Project Suspended at Madison Schools

The Board of Selectmen (BOS) indefinitely suspended a project to build two solar carports in the parking lots of Polson Middle School and Daniel Hand High School after several delays and numerous...

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Local News • Published Oct. 08, 2019 02:21 p.m.

A Closer Look at Madison’s Selectman Candidates

Ahead of the Nov. 5 municipal elections, The Source reached out to the four candidates for Board of Selectman.The four selectmen candidates will compete with the unsuccessful first ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 08, 2019 02:21 p.m.

Madison Voters Have Many Options for 2019 Municipal Elections

Less than a month before the municipal elections, Madison has a handful of races to watch, with a hotly contested bid for first selectman that pits incumbent Tom Banisch (R) against Peggy Lyons...

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Local News • Published Oct. 09, 2019 09 a.m.

Madison Art Society Selects New Leader, Aims for Togetherness at New Show

With a new president at the helm, the Madison Art Society is kicking off a new era with a show at the Guilford Free Library running through Wednesday, Oct. 30, with a reception at the library on...

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Person of the Week • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Joan O’Neill: Giving Nature and Future Generations a Chance

Joan O’Neill shuns the spotlight.An unassuming, soft-spoken woman, she prefers to stay in the background and let others take the attention and the credit. But what people close to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Stall, Confuse, and Obstruct

In response to strong public opposition to the sale of Academy and high-density development in our historic district, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) established a plan to determine residents’ ...

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