Thursday, September 24, 2020

Branford Letters

Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Right the Ship of State

I will be voting on Nov. 3 for Marc Riccio to become Branford’s state representative for the 102nd District.Marc is on the Branford RTM with me. I know Marc well. We share similar...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Respects Police and First Responders

Marc Riccio respects our police and first responders. He supports the good they do in our community and appreciates the risks they take on our behalf. By voting Marc into office for...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Protect our Town Services

Branford has been lucky to have leadership that understands the importance of careful budget planning. Instead of spending every tax dollar we pay on any project that catches the eye, our RTM has...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Will Continue to Fight

Those of us who live in the 98th House District are fortunate to be represented by Sean Scanlon. From a leadership position in the House, one issue Sean has emphasized is healthcare. Sean has...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Welfare, Safety, and Security

I wholeheartedly and without reservation support Christine Cohen’s re-election as state senator for the 12th District and encourage your readers to you do the same.Over the past two...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Take On This Emergency

I encourage your readers to vote like their lives depends on it, because they do! We continue to face a national crisis related to the effects of climate change. It’s a crisis that we are...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

A Leader in Hartford

I am writing to support Sean Scanlon in his re-election to the 98th District Connecticut General Assembly. Sean has been recognized as a leader in Hartford since his arrival there in 2015. He is...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Tireless, Committed, and Effective

I am writing to state my support for Robin Comey for re-election to the Connecticut House of Representatives, 102nd District.Robin has woven herself into the fabric of the House in only her ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

A Standout Leader

I write to enthusiastically support the re-election of our 12th District State Senator Christine Cohen. Senator Cohen has quickly become a standout leader in areas of critical importance to the...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

A Cooperative Society

The Branford Community Dining Room has been doing a good job of feeding those in need for a long time. The home delivery program especially serves those that are ill, elderly, disabled, or without ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Unwavering and Admirable

When Robin Comey campaigned two years ago, she worked diligently with her Democratic team. Once elected, Robin has worked for and served all Branford residents regardless of party affiliation,...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Vision and Enthusiasm

I’m writing in support of State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12). I am constantly reminded of the important role our elected lawmakers play in making government work to make our lives better. ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Grace and Dignity

I write to endorse Christine Cohen for re-election to the State Senate. Sen. Cohen (D-12) has been a voice for the voiceless and a champion for working families, representing our communities with...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Clear Red Tape

Affordable housing as a concept is important to ensuring fair and safe homes for a variety of people, but Connecticut’s current housing laws do just the opposite. Branford is a perfect...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Carefully Considered Reform

Actions have consequences. That falls pretty squarely under the “super obvious” category of life lessons we can all agree on, right? If you do something wrong or make a mistake, you...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

A Basic Life Lesson

When I was a kid, I didn’t get to raid my brother’s piggy bank for the ice cream truck just because I’d already spent my own money on toys. It’s a basic life lesson,...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

Thoughtful, Considerate, and Strong

When I think of the definition of a true public servant, I think of State Representative Robin Comey (D-102). Robin, as she encourages us all to call her, is a thoughtful, considerate, and strong...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

Dedicated and Involved

As a Branford resident and voter, I am casting my vote on Nov. 3 for our incumbent state senator, Christine Cohen (D-12). Christine’s credentials as a dedicated and involved member of the...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

Calm in a Pandemic Storm

I am writing to publicly thank State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) for the outstanding communicator she was and continues to be in the midst of our pandemic crisis. On a near daily basis, Senator ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

Available and Helpful

Due to recent storms, I, like many in Branford and across the state, recently lost my Internet/cable connection for days without resolution, even after power had been restored. Calls to my cable...

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Letters • Published Sep. 02, 2020 08 a.m.

Thoughts and Concerns

The more I learn, hear, and think about the big apartment developments planned along the Branford River, the more I become concerned about what this will mean for those of us who own homes in the...

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Letters • Published Sep. 02, 2020 08 a.m.

A Constant Nuisance

I must address a constant nuisance affecting downtown Branford. Different groups of teenagers on bikes have taken to popping wheelies whenever there’s a chance to show off, be it on the...

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Letters • Published Sep. 02, 2020 08 a.m.

Speak Up and Show Support

A recent letter discussing the SAFER Branford march in town [Aug. 6 letter “Message Was Hateful” by Sandy Peccerillo] caused me to look up the video link mentioned by the editor,...

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Letters • Published Aug. 26, 2020 08 a.m.

Not a Minor Concern

Recent articles and letters in The Sound have alerted readers to the plans for large apartment and commercial developments on the banks of the Branford River. These projects would pack...

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Letters • Published Aug. 26, 2020 08 a.m.

People Stepped In

When the power went out, people stepped in.The senior residents of John B. Sliney Housing and Robert Giaimo Housing were without power for four days. Immediately our neighbors on Rice...

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