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Letters • Published May 08, 2019 08 a.m.

A Significant Difference

It’s surprising that in our beautiful and prosperous shoreline community so many neighbors go to bed hungry. But the data bear it out: In Branford, 34 percent of our children qualify for...

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Letters • Published April 17, 2019 08 a.m.

A Blight on Branford’s Landscape

I want to applaud the owners of Caron’s Corner for deciding on their own to stop using single-use plastic bags at the checkout counters.When stores in Branford use plastic bags for...

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Letters • Published April 10, 2019 08 a.m.

Branford Deserves Better

A major goal of the Branford Parks & Open Space Commission is to maintain our 1,500 acres so that the residents of the community can enjoy the beauty of all that surrounds us. As part of that...

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Letters • Published March 27, 2019 08 a.m.

Change Will Be a Hardship

I am writing about changes that will affect dog owners who enjoy using the dog park at Young’s Pond. Usage of the park will be changed to accommodate three new lacrosse fields. Temporary...

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Letters • Published Feb. 27, 2019 08 a.m.

An Opportunity for All

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Committee wishes to thank all those who supported this great community event, which took place on Jan. 21. The breakfast is the shoreline’s ...

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Letters • Published Jan. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Successful Secret Santa

Branford Counseling Center’s Secret Santa program enjoyed another successful season due to the generous donations of individuals, families, and businesses in our community. Thanks to their...

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Letters • Published Jan. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Where’s Costco?

There seems to be some confusion as to where Costco is. Costco is located at 1718 Boston Post Road, Milford. According to the Aug. 9, 2018, edition of The Sound, there will soon be one in ...

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Letters • Published Jan. 23, 2019 08 a.m.

A Little Something Nice

The Community Dining Room (CDR) wishes to extend a warm thank-you to Guilford’s Home Instead Senior Care and the shoreline community for helping us provide another successful Santa to a...

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

Starting the 375th Year Celebration

On Jan. 4, the committee to have all of Branford kick off Branford’s 375th birthday year held a First Night Celebration on the historic Branford Town Green. This First Night was just the...

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

Do You Remember?

Do you remember when people smoked everywhere? Not too long ago, although it was a recognized pollutant, smoking was allowed in restaurants, airports, and even hospitals. Combined strategies...

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Letters • Published Dec. 12, 2018 08 a.m.

An Issue to Agree On

In this day and age of political divisiveness, it is encouraging to see an issue that people of both sides can agree on. Such an issue was Ballot Question #2, a vote for a constitutional amendment ...

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Letters • Published Dec. 12, 2018 08 a.m.

The Honor and Privilege

For the last four years, I have had the honor and privilege of serving as your readers’ state senator in the Connecticut General Assembly. I am extraordinarily grateful to the citizens of...

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Letters • Published Dec. 12, 2018 08 a.m.

Going Above and Beyond

As our Branford Youth Cheerleading (BYC) season comes to an end, the BYC Board expresses its great thanks to Joe Carbone, Andrea Kenney, Laura Fries, and Doug Shaw for going above and beyond in...

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

Helping Fulfill Civic Responsibility

As the newly elected state representative to the 102nd District, I am writing to thank the more than 110 volunteers and elected officials who worked so hard to make this election possible....

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Letters • Published Nov. 28, 2018 08 a.m.

Can Be Startling to See

It is wonderful to have the addition of the newly completed section of the Shoreline Greenway Trail connecting Tabor Drive to Pine Orchard Road. It is a lovely scenic walk next to Chet’s...

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Letters • Published Nov. 21, 2018 08 a.m.

Her Gift, Our Loss

A gifted administrator in Branford, Margaret-Mary Gethings, principal of John B. Sliney School, resigned recently. She spent three years and a few months this year promoting excellence at Sliney:...

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Letters • Published Nov. 07, 2018 08 a.m.

Stop this Vandalism

On Sept. 22, an enthusiastic crowd attended the ribbon cutting of Branford’s new Tabor trail section of the Shoreline Greenway Trail. A few weeks later, the bench honoring Greenway Trail...

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Letters • Published Nov. 07, 2018 08 a.m.

Part of the Fabric of Branford

I am writing to express my thanks and gratitude to Bobby and Maria Esposito, owners of the Branford Book and Card Shoppe on Main Street. Together they operated Branford Book and Card for more than ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 31, 2018 08 a.m.

Priority Will Be Economic Development

As first selectman of the Town of Branford, I am writing to strongly endorse Robert Imperato for state representative for Branford’s 102nd District. My endorsement is not rooted in...

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Letters • Published Oct. 31, 2018 08 a.m.

Courage to Compromise

I will be proudly voting for Christine Cohen for State Senate on Nov. 6.Regardless of one’s political affiliation, all Connecticut residents seem to agree that we must elect people...

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Letters • Published Oct. 31, 2018 08 a.m.

Real-World Experience and Vision

I am writing to support Christine Cohen for state senator and to encourage all Branford residents to cast their vote for Christine.Christine is owner of a local small business that caters...

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Letters • Published Oct. 31, 2018 08 a.m.

A Right, Not an Option

On Nov. 6, I will be emphatically voting for Christine Cohen for state senator as she believes that all people should have access to affordable medical insurance and healthcare.Everyone...

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Letters • Published Oct. 31, 2018 08 a.m.

Integrity Speaks Volumes

I am writing to show my support for Robert Imperato as Branford’s state representative for the 102nd Assembly District.I met Bob six years ago when I joined the RTM. My first...

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Letters • Published Oct. 31, 2018 08 a.m.

Keep Branford Beautiful

In 1991, Branford citizens finally realized a long-held dream, that of preserving a large area of great natural beauty known as Beacon Hill. For those unacquainted with this area, it is located on ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 31, 2018 08 a.m.

Nothing Is Being Done

Anyone who likes trees should be upset about a recent event at 250 North Main Street, a development site on Route One between Clancy’s Funeral Home and United Tire. Countless trees have...

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