Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Clinton Letters

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

A Balance of Progress

As a registered unaffiliated, I’ll vote for candidates from all parties in our next election, and Eric Bergman will be included. I’m not voting on popularity, but rather on my...

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

Maintain the High Standards

My name is Phil Sengle and I’m running for a seat on the Clinton Board of Police Police Commissionners. I almost didn’t write this letter as I’ve developed a distaste for...

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

Seeks to Find the Positive

I volunteer with Carrie Allen at the Food for All Garden and have seen firsthand her commitment to serve others and her love for Clinton. Carrie readily agrees to take on a new project and can...

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

Promoted Continuous Improvement

I am endorsing both Ed Tessman and Lynn Hidek for re-election to the Police Commission. For the past eight years I have been alongside of Ed and Lynn as a fellow commissioner and had a close-up...

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

The Personality and Drive

I am pleased to endorse Carrie Allen, Paul Gebauer, and Chris Passante for Town Council in Clinton.Having been on the Board of Selectman and currently on the Town Council, I believe I am...

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

Continuing Outstanding Service

My husband, Dom Morelli, is running for re-election to the Board of Police Commissioners, of which he has been a member since November 2017. Dom has been a resident of Clinton for more than 13...

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

A Unique Understanding

I am Lynn Hidek, asking for your readers’ votes for re-election to the Clinton Police Commission. Commission members oversee and support Clinton Police Department (CPD) progress toward...

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

The Fresh Perspective

I’m voting for Dr. Jay S. Mandell, the Democratic candidate for the open alternate position on Clinton’s Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC).Jay is a longtime Clinton...

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

Active and Passionate

Clinton’s Town Council needs bright, dedicated individuals of high integrity who are active community members, are leaders who listen, identify priorities, and collaborate to get things...

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

Gem of the Shoreline

There are only a handful of towns on the Connecticut shoreline that have rivers running right through their downtown. We have the most beautiful unobstructed view of all. I believe that the best...

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

We Will See Results

Tom Hollinger is a friend of mine. He is also a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather to boot. Tom grew up in Philadelphia, hence his love of the Phillies and Eagles. He and his wife Sarah...

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

Part of a Continuing Effort

I am excited to be running for a seat on the Board of Education. This is an opportunity for me to bring my past experience to a new endeavor. Having served as a selectman and having chaired the...

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

The Passion and Drive

I’m voting to reelect Ed Tessman to the Board of Police Commissioners in November and I encourage your readers to do the same. I have known Ed for more than 30 years and not only is he...

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

Respectful and Relevant

I am a member of the Clinton Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) and have worked with Will Benoit for several years in his current capacity as an alternate member of the PZC. Will is now...

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

Listens and Carefully Considers

I am writing in strong support of Ellen Dahlgren for re-election to the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) for the Town of Clinton. Ellen has been serving on the commission for approximately...

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

Facts, Not Hearsay

The Harbor News on Sept. 23 published letters endorsing Ed Tessman for police commissioner. Tessman’s letter, “Service, Transparency, and Accountability,” stated that ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Short and Sweet

I will keep this short and sweet. If your readers want to keep Clinton moving forward with progress and accountability, then they should vote for Tom Hollinger.The present, newly formed...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

High Ethics and Qualifications

The purpose of this letter is to continue to support and endorse the candidacy of Laurie Jaffe for a town position on the Clinton Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) in the Nov. 2 election. Laurie has...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Fresh Ideas for Growth

I’m so pleased that Carrie Allen is running for Town Council. She has great vision for positive change and the fortitude to implement that change. Since moving to Clinton, she has...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Make Good Things Happen

The three Democratic candidates for Clinton’s Town Council have very different backgrounds, but there is one critical trait they share: a commitment to getting things done.Carrie...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

The Driving Force

I do not know of many people who are as devoted to their communities as Carrie Allen is to Clinton. What’s significant is the extent to which she has actively participated in efforts to...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Want the Bar Raised

To move us forward and for everyone to benefit in the betterment, the world, our community, needs people to feel safe in speaking up when they are concerned. Many concerned citizens of Clinton...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Difficult and Nuanced Judgments

Last January I was appointed by the Town Council as an alternate member of the Clinton Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) to fill a vacancy and now seek election to this position.I initially...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Help Move Clinton Forward

In November 2019, I was appointed to be an alternate member of the Clinton Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and then was appointed to be a full member in July 2020. I am running in the November 2021...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

It’s About Working Together

As chair of the Clinton Green Party, I am very optimistic about the future of Clinton. These past two years have seen many positive developments, from the completion of the train station to new...

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