Saturday, November 28, 2020

Westbrook Letters

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

Commitment, Energy, and Dedication

I am voting for Noel Bishop for re-election as first selectman. I have observed for many years his commitment, energy, and dedication. I believe that our first selectman needs a strong work ethic. ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 02, 2019 08 a.m.

A Tremendous Asset

I am endorsing Michael Susi to be a member of the Board of Education in Westbrook.Michael has lived in Westbrook for 20 years and I have known Mike for more than 10 years. We share children ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 02, 2019 08 a.m.

A 360-Degree View

On Sept. 5, I celebrated my anniversary with my husband of 33 years. His name is Bill Cummings. I grew up in Old Saybrook and my family has lived in Westbrook for more than 30 years. Bill and I...

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Letters • Published Oct. 02, 2019 08 a.m.

Strong, Experienced Leadership

This letter is to support the re-election of Noel Bishop as first selectman for the town of Westbrook. He has successfully served the town for the past 12 years demonstrating outstanding...

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Letters • Published Sep. 25, 2019 08 a.m.

Willing to Listen

Residents of Westbrook are very fortunate to have volunteers who step forward to keep our community strong.Over the past 50 years, I have seen the benefits of this type of municipal...

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Letters • Published Sep. 25, 2019 08 a.m.

Watching Out for Us

Our democratic system requires our voters to know something about our candidate for public office. In all of my years in our town of Westbrook, I have known them all.Our present office...

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Letters • Published Sep. 25, 2019 08 a.m.

No Decreases in Service

I have been a lifelong registered Democrat and now am a confirmed Never Trump-er. But I am voting for Noel Bishop and John Hall to continue to lead Westbrook in the upcoming election.Under...

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Letters • Published Aug. 14, 2019 08 a.m.

Munchkins Waiting

The Westbrook Public Library would like to thank and acknowledge the Dunkin Donuts located by Seaside Avenue Westbrook for its contributions to the Beach Story Hour. Each Wednesday morning...

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Letters • Published July 03, 2019 08 a.m.

Thank You, Westbrook Ambulance

On March 5 I was transported to Yale New Haven hospital by the Westbrook Ambulance Association with a life-threatening condition. Their response time, and their assessment of my situation and my...

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Letters • Published April 03, 2019 08 a.m.

You Are What You Give

The week of April 7 through 13 is National Volunteers Week. This year marks the 45th anniversary of this special week. According to the Points of Light Foundation, approximately 20 million...

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Letters • Published Jan. 02, 2019 08 a.m.

Prepared, Despite the Weather

The Westbrook Tree Lighting parade and event on the Town Green planned for Sunday, Dec. 2 was canceled this year due to adverse weather conditions and public safety concerns. An informal tree...

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Letters • Published Dec. 26, 2018 08 a.m.

The Coming Year

The holiday season is a time when we enjoy good cheer and look forward to the promise of a bright new year. It is a time when we resolve to do the things that didn’t get done in the old...

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

Excited About the Possibilities

In the Oct. 31 issue [letter “Why Not Westbrook?”], I asked the Town of Westbrook why we don’t have a better playground behind the fire department. Since then, a parent...

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

Job Well Done

Now that GreenScape of Clinton will no longer be maintaining the Westbrook athletic fields/school grounds, I want to thank the hardworking men who took meticulous care of all the areas around town....

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

Why Not Westbrook?

When the Town of Westbrook renovated the playground behind the fire department last year, I was initially pleased. It was nice to see the new equipment and improved aesthetics. My enthusiasm faded ...

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

Supporting a Brighter Future

The choice in the election for the 23rd House District is a no-brainer for me. State Representative Devin Carney has been a great advocate for Westbrook and our shoreline communities. As tax...

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

Get Back on Track

Election 2018 is one of the most important elections in our state’s history. We all know the challenges that our state faces and there is enough blame to go around both Republicans and...

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

Trying to Do the Right Thing

I am a lifelong Democrat, but have never believed in blindly voting the party line. As such, I will be splitting my ticket and voting for Devin Carney to return as state representative for the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 24, 2018 08 a.m.

Willing to Stand Up

I recently graduated and I am deciding on my career and my future. I have lived in Connecticut my entire life and I am contemplating the opportunities that Connecticut has to offer. I believe our...

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Letters • Published Oct. 24, 2018 08 a.m.

Always There for Westbrook

As a Realtor along the shoreline, I hear from people all the time who want to move from Connecticut because of the high cost-of-living. Many states do not have the same tax burden that Connecticut ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 24, 2018 08 a.m.

High-Powered, High-Energy

Election season is upon us and this year is particularly important. The shoreline needs responsible representation in Hartford and that is why I am writing.Melissa Ziobron is running for...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Making Life Better

State government’s reckless taxing and spending can make you crazy, but in the 35th House District, we got lucky. We’ve got Jesse MacLachlan as our state representative. He’s...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Good for the People

State Representative Jesse MacLachlan (R-35) does the job for the people of Clinton, Killingworth, and Westbrook. When I was a state representative, I felt it was my obligation and the job of...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

A Staunch Advocate

We need to keep a quality woman like State Representative Melissa Ziobron (R-34) in office. As you may know, Melissa is running for State Senator in the 33rd District. So far she has proven...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

A Path Forward

I am writing to support Jason Adler, candidate for the Connecticut State House of Representatives for District 35. Jason has demonstrated his strong commitment to public service through his work...

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