Thursday, March 04, 2021

Clinton Letters

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

Just the Start

Recently, some have criticized the Town Council and town manager for being unproductive. This is an election year; snipes, fusillades and broadsides will be aimed at both sides. But before the...

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

Use Caution

I’m writing to discuss an observation and to warn the public of a potential danger in our local environment.Anyone who has driven north on Route 79 will have noticed dozens and...

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

A Tremendous Starting Point

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

More Urgency and Action

Karl Kilduff has been Clinton’s first town manager for more than a year now. This is what the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) wrote of Karl when he was hired as CHFA executive...

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

A Great Gift

Thanks go to the Clinton Police Department (CPD) and two terrific nonprofits, Families Helping Families and Ur Community Cares, for creating the Senior Assistance Project. It is a wonderful...

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

The Cavalier Attitude

A recent letter published in these pages titled “Plan a Ribbon Cutting” [Jan. 28 by Bethany Greeley] gave me pause for thought on the cavalier attitude some townspeople have on the...

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Letters • Published Jan. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Plan a Ribbon Cutting

Clinton town government managed the closing of the old Morgan School and the opening of a $64 million replacement in 2016. Five years later, we are cautioned by our Town Council chair, Chris...

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

A Place for Kids

I am a sophomore at The Morgan School and have been hanging out at Peter’s Complex and the skatepark with my friends since I was in middle school. There are always many kids skating or...

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

The Debris Battle of 2018

Have you wondered where the “Old Morgan” debris was going? It might’ve been dumped and sorted here in Clinton if it were not for the fantastic work of a few who knew how...

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

Harbor News Chose Hyperbole

As editor it should be your responsibility to rein in your writers if they engage in reckless hyperbole, especially in regard to the present situation. In the Dec. 31, 2020 issue, on page 3 you...

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Letters • Published Dec. 09, 2020 07 a.m.

Activity and Progress

Even though I drive down Route 81 frequently, I continue to be stunned by the activity and progress at the Old Morgan site, soon to be Indian River Landing. If you infrequently go this way, I...

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

Caring and Sharing

Being from Families Helping Families, I’m not surprised by this, because I live in Clinton. Three years ago, Families Helping Families started a program called The Full Thanksgiving Table...

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Letters • Published Nov. 11, 2020 08 a.m.

Predators Are Thriving

I’ve noticed in the last few months signs being posted in the area of Nod Road, Airline Road, River Road, and Boulder Lake area of Clinton pertaining to missing pets, mostly cats. One night ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Dedication and Hard Work

Having grown up in Connecticut and raising a family in Clinton where I have resided for the last 20 years, I have come to realize that we are all truly blessed to be able to call this beautiful...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Good Common Sense

I’m one of those who just want to live my life and let the politicians run the government, but it’s becoming apparent that the pool of capable representatives is diminishing. So, for ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Forward-Thinking Vision

I am excited about Christine Goupil running for state representative in the 35th District as I’m confident she will bring the same leadership, energy, and “getting things...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Made Things Happen

With great enthusiasm, I am voting for Christine Goupil to be our 35th District state representative. Having observed Christine for several years, I am impressed by her leadership skills.As ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Provide Real Options

There’s a new high school program gaining traction in Clinton and nationwide called STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). It’s a plan to remedy the decades old...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Ready to Serve

Christine Goupil is ready to serve. While listening to her talk with voters, I have been struck by the easy familiarity she has with all of the processes and procedures needed to get things done....

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

An Added Bonus

I am writing to support John May, the Green Party’s candidate for House General Assembly District 35 (Clinton, Killingworth, and part of Westbrook).To my mind, John May represents...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

A Proven Record

Sometimes state elections get overlooked in the wake of momentous federal elections, but that is a mistake. When federal policies fail us, the state governments of our nation can provide a...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Tradition of Community Service

Thanks go to John Hall, who stepped up for our 35th District (including northern Westbrook, Clinton, and Killingworth) state representative seat in the upcoming election on Nov. 3. He has...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

A More Equitable State

Every registered voter should be able to cast their ballots no matter the situation. Previously Connecticut has held very tight restrictions on eligibility for absentee voting and, perhaps after...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Some Fresh Thinking

It’s time for a new state representative for District 35, representing Clinton, Killingworth, and northern Westbrook. That person is Clintonite John May, the Green Party candidate. The two...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Make It Happen

I am writing this letter in support of John May for 35th District state representative. I am an unaffiliated voter and have chosen to support John because of his passion to create a strong...

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