Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Letters

Letters • Published Nov. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Every Little Bit

This past Oct. 16, the Community Dining Room (CDR) held its first annual raffle drawing: The Shoreline Experience. The drawing was held at Bishop’s Orchards Little Red Barn. Thanks to the...

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Letters • Published Nov. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

A Wealth of Confidence

When I was in high school in the 1960s, we had great discussions in our history class about the civil rights movement and associated legislation being debated in Congress. We read articles and...

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Letters • Published Nov. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Great Skill and Good Cheer

Nice shot! Essex Fire Marshal John Planas administered the Pfizer booster vaccine on Oct. 22 with great skill and good cheer. Town Hall staff members Maria Lucarelli and Mary Ellen Barnes, having...

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Letters • Published Nov. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Welcoming and Appealing

I would like to congratulate Mayor Joe Carfora for his efforts to present East Haven public buildings in such an attractive light. In the pas,t I have driven by town halls in Branford, Guilford,...

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Letters • Published Nov. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

100 Percent Volunteers

A great number of letters have appeared in the Harbor News this election season and each week I read them all. Some of the opinions expressed, I agree with and some I do not, but I feel...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Outstanding Leadership Team

Next Tuesday, Nov. 2, we all have the opportunity to impact how Madison is managed as we vote in our important town elections. I encourage your readers to join me in voting for a change on the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Disagreement on Record

In the Oct. 21 story “Incumbent Democrat Peggy Lyons Seeks Re-election to First Selectman Seat,” First Selectman Peggy Lyons is quoted as stating, “I would put my record up...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Smart, Reasonable, Passionate

Smart, reasonable, passionate—these are qualities I have observed and admired in Bruce Wilson, during our service together on the Board of Selectmen over the past two years. As a newcomer...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Bring Unique Talents

The foundations of any good government are rooted in an ability to connect with the people. Being able to have frank discussions with people about the issues, irrespective of their political...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Does the Actual Work

Qualifications are very important in judging a candidate for elected office, but just as important is personal character. I am endorsing Katie Stein for election to the Madison Board of Finance...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Energy, Integrity, and Devotion

I am happy to throw my support behind Maureen Lewis for a seat on the Board of Education. Maureen Lewis and her family have lived in Madison for nearly 20 years and raised their three daughters in ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Experience and Track Record

When Peggy Lyons was elected Madison’s first selectman two years ago, no one suspected that we would be facing a global pandemic only a few months later. Lucky for us, Peggy was up to the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

An Agent of Change

It has been my greatest honor to lead this town these past two years. I ran on a vision of progress and change—I believe I’ve delivered on that pledge while also keeping the town...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

A Desire to Give Back

My name is Dylan Stella. I am an 18-year-old college student and running as a write-in candidate for the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) alternate. If elected, I would be one of the youngest persons ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Public Service and Engagement

I’m looking forward to the municipal election on Nov. 2 and to cast my ballot for First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons as well as the rest of the leadership from the Democratic slate, Al Goldberg...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Voters Expect Progress

Voters expect progress every two years when you are elected to office. Cathy Iino was elected as first selectman in 2009. After years of discussion to update Town Hall, a referendum was put to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Dedication, Expertise, and Advocacy

As a 16-year member and current chair of the Killingworth Board of Finance, I encourage your readers to return Annie Stirna to the board with their votes on Nov. 2. For the past four years, she...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Listening to our Needs

I am writing this letter in support of Lou Annino, Jr., for re-election and for Jamie Young for election to Killingworth’s Board of Selectmen.As selectman for the past 10 years, Lou...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Dedication to the Environment

As a longtime resident in Killingworth and active volunteer in town, and with a great interest in the environment, from the enjoyment of a simple hike in the woods to the awareness that a healthy...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Tradition of Public Service

I am writing to endorse Lou Annino, Jr., for selectman. Lou is carrying on his family’s tradition of public service. He has spent the majority of his adult life volunteering time to the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Brings People Together

Let me tell you the top 10 reasons you should vote for Jamie Young for Killingworth Board of Selectmen.Jamie thinks for herself. Ask anyone she’s worked with—as town...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

A Tireless Volunteer

Recent comments about the legality of Killingworth Republican Eileen Blewett holding dual offices are erroneous, I believe.Blewett, a current selectman and Board of Education member, is...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Has a Vision

In this crazy world that we live in, it’s not often you come across a person vying for a political office in which you feel the need to put yourself out there on their behalf. After...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Positive and Compassionate Management

I am a Democrat and I look forward to voting on Nov 2 for Bruce Wilson for first selectman. Our local elections are about hiring the right people for the jobs of running our town. This is no place ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Makes Madison Strong

As a child growing up in Madison, Bruce Wilson recognized that the town’s many volunteers created an environment for growth and safety. When Bruce moved to Madison to raise his own family...

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