Saturday, September 25, 2021

Clinton Letters

Letters • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

A Profound Impact

I am voting for Ed Tessman for Board of Police Commissioners because Ed knows his role and is not a liability to the Town Of Clinton. You won’t see Ed investigating a citizen complaint...

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Letters • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

Service, Transparency, and Accountability

My name is Ed Tessman and I am running for re-election to the Board of Police Commissioners. I have served as a police commissioner for the last eight years and am running for a third term....

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Letters • Published Sep. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

A Commitment to Communication

As a longtime resident, member of the Local Veterans Advisory Committee, and one who believes in service to my town of Clinton, I am excited by the three Democratic candidates running for the Town ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

Increase Public Awareness

A recent Harbor News article [“Pierson Action Anticipated in Clinton,” Sept. 2] described the frustrating delay in turning the Pierson School partially into a senior center. ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

Money Over Health

In response to David Burns’s Aug. 19 letter “The Real Question” about a marijuana dispensary: There are strict regulations about how the tax income from marijuana sales can be ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

Intelligence, Insights, and Dedication

I wholeheartedly support the re-election of Edward J. Tessman to Clinton’s Board of Police Commissioners. Having served with him during the last four years, I’m impressed by his...

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Letters • Published Aug. 18, 2021 08 a.m.

A Thankless Job

We moved to Clinton five years ago and reside at 13 Leffingwell Road. For years, 15 I’m told, the road and sidewalks have been falling apart. It was an eyesore. Recently, a significant...

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Letters • Published Aug. 18, 2021 08 a.m.

A Very Dangerous Spot

I am concerned about a road in Clinton. Due to the bridge closing on Kelseytown Road, more traffic is passing through Ninety Rod Road. There are more heavy trucks going over this road.I...

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Letters • Published Aug. 18, 2021 08 a.m.

The Real Question

There have been many cogent letters to the editor, recently, outlining the negative aspects of marijuana use.The point is moot, however. Marijuana is now legal in the state of Connecticut...

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Letters • Published Aug. 11, 2021 08 a.m.

Valued, Trusted, and Committed

I am writing in support of a colleague, Lynn Hidek, who is seeking re-election to the Board of Police Commissioners. Many of your readers know Lynn from her years at the Henry Carter Hull Library...

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Letters • Published Aug. 04, 2021 08 a.m.

Not a Good Time

As the Town of Clinton’s prevention coordinator, I am writing this letter to urge all parents to take some time to understand the impact of marijuana use on teens. As marijuana use for...

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Letters • Published July 21, 2021 08 a.m.

Support in a Crisis

Last year in August, I fell off a roof and broke my back. This required surgery and the placement of several rods and screws in my back in order to stabilize it. Needless to say it was a very long ...

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Letters • Published July 14, 2021 08 a.m.

An Important Step

In December of 2020 a group of concerned citizens formed the Clinton Human Rights Initiative (CHRI). Our goal was to propose a human rights commission be established in Clinton. We sought to...

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Letters • Published July 14, 2021 08 a.m.

A Great Opportunity

The June 17 article “Free Clinton Trolley Now Links Westbrook to Hammonasset” references the Clinton Arts District—really! An arts district or cultural district is a...

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Letters • Published June 30, 2021 08 a.m.

The Opposite of Indoctrination

I was so encouraged to read at Zip06.com about the possible formation of a human rights commission in Clinton [“Clinton Council to Consider Human Rights Commission,” June 15]and...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2021 12:01 a.m.

The Council Just Sits

Everyone in Clinton seems to be working harder than the Town Council. Homes are being bought and sold. Businesses and properties that have stood empty are being scooped up. New restaurants and...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Expressing Thanks

I should like to express my thanks, my gratitude, to Resync Property Solutions for withdrawing its application to demolish the historic 151-153 East Main Street house on our Route 1 here in...

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Letters • Published May 12, 2021 08 a.m.

Interest and Humility

I read the responses to my April 8 letter “A Small First Step” about opening shoreline beaches to the general public with great interest and ultimately with a great deal of humility. ...

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Letters • Published May 12, 2021 08 a.m.

A Clinton Sports Legacy

On a bright and beautiful Saturday, April 24 at Ethel Peters Complex, a Clinton sports legacy was honored and 70 years of Clinton Little League was celebrated. We, Harry Swaun’s family...

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Letters • Published May 05, 2021 08 a.m.

Bang for the Buck

As a former primary/middle school art teacher, I know from firsthand experience what it means to teach with limited budgets. The most resourceful of us become entrepreneurial in order to purchase...

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Letters • Published May 05, 2021 08 a.m.

Keep the Momentum Going

I have been living in Clinton a long time and have long said a thriving community starts with its education system. That provides demand for homes, which brings families who support economic...

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Letters • Published May 05, 2021 08 a.m.

Keep Clinton Competitive

As a parent of two teenagers, I have been involved in Clinton education and the budget process for many years. I pride myself in being an informed education advocate and PTA board member. I also...

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Letters • Published May 05, 2021 08 a.m.

A Risk We Cannot Afford

I am writing to encourage the residents of Clinton to support our schools and vote “Yes” on May 12. A school system, like any business, will always have cost of living and salary...

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Letters • Published April 21, 2021 08 a.m.

A Cultural Phenomenon

Regarding Hugh Birdsall’s April 8 letter “A Small First Step,” who else is sick of hearing this constant beratement about how biased we all are about skin color, that...

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Letters • Published April 21, 2021 08 a.m.

Nothing Short of Heroic

As a parent in Clinton I would like to take the opportunity to express my appreciation for all the hard work being done by everyone in the Clinton Public schools system. The pandemic has...

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