Sunday, May 09, 2021

Madison Letters

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

Refreshing to See

I am so proud to see that both State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative John-Michael Parker (D-98) have been actively seeking input from local officials on legislative...

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

Commitment, Care, Creativity, and Talent

We’ve heard it said that “the best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.” We’d like to take this moment to show our appreciation for all the teachers and...

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

A Priceless Gift

Regarding Gerald Birnbaum’s April 15 letter “Four Heroes,” when Mr. Birnbaum gives his land to Rettich or Bauer trust, he too shall be remembered as one of Madison’s...

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

A Redundant Exercise

The Coastal Resiliency Commission (CRC) recommendations will of course do nothing to abate the principle threat, which is rising waters brought about by climate change. Elevating ones house will...

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

Stand in Support

The Person of the Week profile on Devan Cowles-Garcia [“Cowles-Garcia Retreads Activist Path at The Country School,” April 1], starting with the mention of a racist Zoom-bombing of a ...

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Letters • Published April 28, 2021 08 a.m.

A Financial Disaster

More than “some” homeowners are unhappy with the proposed floodplain changes which was suggested in the title of your April 22 article addressing this issue [“Residents...

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Letters • Published April 28, 2021 08 a.m.

Continue Reporting

It is essential that our country’s devastating systemic racism be brought forward at every opportunity, and I give many thanks to The Source for its recent articles on the subject. I also...

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

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Human Being

Jack Davis had a full life of love and achievement, and his passing is still deeply sad. Thirty years ago or more he called me, whom he did not know, and after a few months we and others created...

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

Protecting the Citizens

On April 6, I watched the Board of Selectmen (BOS) meeting and became very concerned. While discussing a resolution introduced by Selectman Bruce Wilson concerning protecting Madison from state...

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

Parade, No; Ceremony, Yes

I would like to inform the people of Madison that due to COVID, the Memorial Day Parade will again not be held this year. However, there will be a ceremony on the Madison Green and a flyover by...

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

Nite in Hand Needs Help

As this year’s chair of Nite in Hand (NIH), I’d like to thank all of the businesses, Daniel Hand High School (DHHS) parents, school administrators, and Madison town officials for...

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

Dereliction of Duty

In a Board of Selectmen (BOS) meeting on the morning of April 6, Selectman Bruce Wilson proposed that the board pass a resolution that opposes state takeover of our local zoning, as well as other...

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

We Are Going Backwards

The Source has wandered into the minefield of the systemic racism narrative with a series of articles and a more recent Person of the Week profile (April 1 “Cowles-Garcia Retreads...

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

Four Heroes

I’m writing about my town’s four greatest heroes.Fritz and Rosie Rettich were small time farmers. Fritz was the school janitor at Academy and would bring various farm animals...

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Letters • Published April 07, 2021 08 a.m.

Continuity of Leadership

I thank all the Charter Review Committee members for their willingness to participate in this important endeavor. We have many constituencies in our community and one of the most important is all...

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Letters • Published March 31, 2021 08 a.m.

Kindness and Care

I would like to express my deepest gratitude and appreciation to town officials and employees for ramping up the mobile vaccine units and delivering a vaccine to my elderly mother, who is ill and...

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Letters • Published March 24, 2021 08 a.m.

Not in Harmony

I am writing to voice opposition to the proposed cluster housing development plan known as The Ledges slated for 856 Boston Post Road in the middle of Madison. It is the wrong plan for the site....

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Letters • Published March 24, 2021 08 a.m.

Don’t Change the Beauty

I am Tina Zimmermann, and I have lived at 838 Boston Post Road for more than 20 years. My house is on Birnbaum Lane, two doors from 856 Boston Post Road, where a cluster housing development is...

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Letters • Published March 17, 2021 08 a.m.

Because of What We’ve Lost

My name is Rocky Mayer and I’m a senior at Daniel Hand High School in Madison. I’m writing this letter to talk a little bit about what it’s like being a senior during the...

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Letters • Published March 17, 2021 08 a.m.

Madison Needs to Look Ahead

In 2018 and 2019, the Planning & Zoning Commission changed the zoning regulations in Madison to encourage “inbuilding” and increased housing near transportation centers. This...

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Letters • Published March 17, 2021 08 a.m.

Give Thoughtful Consideration

The Planning & Zoning Commission hopefully will give thoughtful consideration to the new proposed project at 856 Boston Post Road known as The Ledges. This big white house sits atop a rock...

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Letters • Published March 10, 2021 08 a.m.

Need to Think Carefully

It’s been over a year since zoning changes were made to allow for cluster housing at the General’s Residence. Our biggest fear at the time was that one by one, neighboring properties ...

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

Balance the Wants and Needs

As my second year as a member of the Board of Finance begins, and our current budget process is well underway, I wanted to share with our community the many challenges our town leadership faces in ...

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

Smiles Everywhere

I’d like to thank the hundreds of people who turned out in cars, trucks, SUVs, convertibles, classic autos, minivans, and of course fire trucks, police cars, and ambulances to celebrate...

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Letters • Published Feb. 17, 2021 08 a.m.

With Sincere Gratitude

The Madison Rotary Club wishes Tom and Eileen Banisch all the very best as they leave the Madison community and enter into an exciting new chapter of their lives. It is with sincere gratitude that ...

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