Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Branford Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Integrity, Competence, and Professionalism

I encourage Third District voters to join me in voting on Nov. 2 at Orchard House for these outstanding candidates who exemplify integrity, extreme competence, and professionalism.Linda...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Few of the Accomplishments

Real-time information and transparency during the pandemic; early alerts of emergencies; the solar farm located on the Tabor site to produce cleaner energy and offset the town’s energy...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Great Town

I’m writing to address certain mailers sent out by the opposition to the Cosgrove for Branford team, along with letters that have appeared here that claim that several important projects in ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Commitment, Compassion, and Integrity

I am writing to endorse Jamie Cosgrove for first selectman. As an RTM member for three years representing the 7th District, I have had an inside view of the progress within the Town of Branford. I ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Duty to Every Citizen

We, Dorothy and Robert Gill, are very proud and happy to write this letter as an endorsement for our daughter, Roberta Gill-Brooks, to be elected again to the officer of tax collector on Nov. 2....

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Dedication to Public Service

I am writing to express my support for Lisa Arpin as Branford tax collector. Lisa has both the knowledge and professionalism that it takes to run the Tax Collectors Office, as she has done for the ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Vigorous Advocate

I have had the distinct pleasure of serving as a Democratic RTM member with Tom Brockett for the Town of Branford. Tom is not only a vigorous advocate for the best interests of the district he...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Committed to the Hard Work

As a resident of Branford and the chief science officer of a Branford bioscience company, I feel strongly that we need to attract new business to the town and retain and grow the existing...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Many Significant Improvements

I am honored to represent the First District residents in the Branford RTM. I attend many Town of Branford government meetings every month. I engage myself in every town issue and I always vote in ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Make the Best Decisions

I am impressed with Tom Brockett as a candidate for first selectman for many reasons—but especially for his willingness to seek out and listen to new information.I first met Tom at...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Such Incredible Support

I am writing a letter of support for Jamie Cosgrove and his re-election as first selectman. I ran a nonprofit organization in Branford to raise awareness of drug addiction. I had such incredible...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Precise, Accurate, and Consistent

Tom Brockett, who grew up and raised his family in Branford, knows more about our town than anyone I know. I have been privileged to work with Tom for several years.Tom and I represent...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Work Ethic is Limitless

We all understand what an important role the town clerk has in Branford. That’s why I am supporting Lisa Arpin for town clerk. Lisa has been described as one of the hardest working people...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Significant Accomplishment

We are fortunate to have a town government that is focused on improving the environment, making needed investments in infrastructure while ensuring the public’s safety. To do all this while ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Experience, Knowledge, and Commitment

I am writing to endorse the continued candidacy of Cristy Cantu as a member of the Branford Board of Education. I am a retired Branford teacher with more than 20 years of experience. I have known...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Already Made a Difference

It is my great honor to recommend Cristy Cantu for the Branford Board of Education (BOE). When thinking of Cristy, the first word that comes to mind is commitment. She is one of the most dedicated ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Friends’ Dedicated Leadership

On behalf of the James Blackstone Memorial Library, I want to thank the Friends of the Library (FOL) and all of the generous volunteers, donors, and businesses who helped to make this...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Sense of Community

A vibrant town center is the lifeblood of a community. Branford is fortunate to have its town center at the site of the historic Town Green, where militia soldiers conducted their drills during...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Responsiveness and Caring

I am writing in support of Jamie Cosgrove in the election for Branford’s first selectman. As a member of the Branford Commission on Conservation and the Environment, I have been impressed...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Smart, Dependable, and Outspoken

I want to make sure the taxpayers of Branford know just how hard the tax collector, Roberta Gill-Brooks, works. She goes into work somewhere between 6:30 and 7 a.m. every morning, even though Town ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Strong, Bipartisan Sentiments

I write this letter with unceasing support for Democratic candidate Mr. Tom Brockett for first selectman of Branford. From the halls of naval boats to the hall that is our town government, Mr....

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Commitment to the Environment

I am writing to express my support for James Cosgrove as Branford’s first selectman. Politically, I am an independent with a strong commitment to environmental protection and improvement. I ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

People Ahead of Party

As an independent voter who does not follow any political party agenda, I would like to share my experience with Jamie Cosgrove. As a health care professional, I came to see Jamie about a...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

It Was a Great Day

The inaugural Greater Branford Open Mini Golf on the Green was held on Sept. 18 to raise funds for Wreaths Across America—Branford Cemeteries. Funds raised at this event will be used to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

The Right Team

Our town has two outstanding candidates for first selectman and selectman: Tom Brockett and Ray Dunbar. As a former first selectman myself (of a nearby New Haven County town, Woodbridge), I...

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