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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

What Went Wrong?

I was thrilled to read that 103 year-old Isabella Meder, who contracted COVID-19 at Madison House, survived and is doing well [June 4 story “103 Year-Old Madison House Resident Beats...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Last I Heard

During the fireworks display two years ago, my neighbors observed more than eight policemen hanging around, waiting for the display to begin and where they stayed until the event ended. In the...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Contradiction Between Words and Vote

I attended the “Black Lives Matter” rally at the town green on June 5. Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) dodged answering a direct question, when asked to explain why he now stood...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

The Damage Continues

One of the privileges of living in Guilford during quarantine has been the ready access to outdoor spaces and hiking trails. For both families and individuals, a quiet hike or mountain bike ride...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Essential to our Community

Since my family moved to the town of North Branford 15 years ago, we have found this community to be truly welcoming and supportive. My interactions with the North Branford Police department have...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

A Gap Remains

The Dudley Foundation and its Board of Directors would like to thank the people of Guilford and surrounding towns for the support they have shown The Dudley Farm Museum and the Dudley Farm...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Proud of Our Initiatives

The Leete’s Island Garden Club recently joined National Garden Club (NGC) members across the country in celebration of National Garden Week.As a member of NGC, Leete’s Island...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

In Times of Crisis

The announcement that Christine Palm was unanimously endorsed by Democrats for a second term as state representative for the 36th Assembly District is good news for our district. Representative...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

A Gift and a Gem

We are all adjusting and struggling with the new realities the pandemic has brought to our lives. Seniors, being more vulnerable to the effects of the virus, have been the most isolated....

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Not Always Easy

For 50 years, the people of Madison, and especially the Madison ABC host families and the Daniel Hand community, have been very welcoming to our Madison ABC students. As a board of directors, we...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Most Touching Surprise

Many thanks go to the administration, faculty, and staff of North Haven High School (NHHS) for making the cap and gown delivery a memorable one. While we knew the date and time to expect the...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Not a Partisan Issue

Since when did our civic commemorations in Branford become politicized? Well, apparently since this past Memorial Day. Let me explain.I look forward to Memorial Day, but not for picnics and ...

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Letters • Published June 10, 2020 08 a.m.

A Long, Hard Look

Congratulations to our Morgan seniors as they inch closer to their graduation. As I finish my ninth year in education as both a high school science teacher and a university supervisor, I realize...

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Letters • Published June 10, 2020 08 a.m.

One Thing Hasn’t Changed

On May 26, volunteer members of the Old Saybrook Garden Club planted 23 median planters along the half mile of central Old Saybrook. More than 30 members arrived at 8 a.m. to dig out and install...

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Letters • Published June 10, 2020 08 a.m.

As Essential as a Library

In Clinton we yearn for leadership, very different from management. Our town manager Karl Killduff, is doing the managing. Where is the leadership?As the only community on the shoreline...

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Letters • Published June 10, 2020 08 a.m.

Support Safe Voting

Unlike in Wisconsin, you might think that we in Connecticut wouldn’t have to risk our lives to vote. Unfortunately, you would be wrong with that belief. Now is the time to support safe...

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Letters • Published June 10, 2020 08 a.m.

Meals and a Smile

During this pandemic, when many of us are staying at home, activities of kindness in Guilford stand out against a backdrop of silence and stillness. The hum of generosity has interrupted the quiet....

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Letters • Published June 10, 2020 08 a.m.

A Disservice to Our Community

I was disappointed to learn that at the recent RTM budget meeting, Republicans cut $45,000 from the library budget approved by the Board of Finance. Republican RTM Education Committee Chairman...

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Letters • Published June 10, 2020 08 a.m.

Not a Dumping Ground

I share the frustration of the author of a recent letter to the editor [May 14 letter “In Violation” by Michael Wayne] concerning Valley Railroad Company use of Deep River Depot as...

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Letters • Published June 10, 2020 08 a.m.

Hard to Understand

Libraries are the great equalizers: They provide books, technology, computers, and educational materials to everyone regardless of income, education, skin color, religion, gender identity, or...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

Where We Will Be

I am concerned about expected sea level rise and the development plan for the General’s Residence to place nine septic systems near a protected tidal wetland.Experts agree that sea...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

A Bit of Excitement

You may have noticed the Madison Art Cinema’s marquee shining once again! Many thanks go to Arnold Gorlick and our wonderful local movie theater for displaying the names of the Daniel Hand...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

Stand Aside

The May 21 story “We Need the Help of People in the Community” discussed the reopening of restaurants in the shoreline area. Since the seating will be limited to outdoors and social...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

Heartbeat of the Operation

Mary Johnston and Barbara Barrett as well as the volunteer staff are the heartbeat of the operation at the Community Dining Room. Without their due diligence, the operation of the kitchen would be ...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

Not a Partisan Issue

As we begin to indulge in the pleasures of summer, the COVID-19 pandemic continues its negative impact on our lives. Although the November election is months away, we are faced with the reality...

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