Thursday, September 24, 2020

East Haven Letters

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

There for Me

A few months ago, the COVID-19 pandemic forced my employer to temporarily close up. I filed for unemployment, expecting the Department of Labor to be there for me during this difficult time. Sadly,...

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

Hard Work and Discipline

I am supporting Dave Yaccarino for the position of 99th District State Representative. This district covers East Haven from the north side of Bennett Road in Foxon across our town to the beautiful ...

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

Meaningful, Positive Connections

Since State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) took office last February, I’ve continued to be impressed with his constituent service and availability to both our town officials and residents. ...

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

Record Versus Promises

Again I need to ask why? This time on the “No” vote from State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) on HB 7267 “An Act Concerning Public Options for Health Care in Connecticut....

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

Lift Us Up

I’m voting for Dave Yaccarino for my family—my Italian-American and Puerto Rican family, my funny, loving, kind, curious, and wonderful family! Without my good union job and my...

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

Need a Police Presence

I have lived for more than 50 years in the Foxon/Totoket area. My son has lived over 11 years on Totoket Road. The traffic conditions have deteriorated since the road underwent a number of...

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

Reopening Plan is Short-Sighted

As a one-to-one paraprofessional working directly with East Haven’s most vulnerable students, I am deeply concerned that the school reopening plan for the town does not adequately protect...

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Letters • Published July 29, 2020 08 a.m.

Making Trail Progress

On behalf of the East Haven Town Team of Shoreline Greenway Trail, I am pleased and grateful to report East Haven is now making trail progress thanks to Mayor Joseph Carfora and his administration....

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Letters • Published July 22, 2020 08 a.m.

Professional and Courteous

The tree in front of my home was quite diseased for more than two years. I asked the Public Works Department to tend to it last summer to no avail. I called Public Works on June 30 to request that ...

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Letters • Published July 22, 2020 08 a.m.

Beach Has Been a Sanctuary

I am sending a big “thank you” to Mayor Joe Carfora, the beach staff, and the garden club for a delightful summer at the East Haven Town Beach.Because only East Haven...

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Letters • Published July 15, 2020 08 a.m.

Not Answering the Question

I have to question Nicole Penta’s June 25 rebuttal letter “Entirely Tone Deaf” to Dave Hausler’s June 18 letter “Contradiction Between Words and Vote”...

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Letters • Published July 15, 2020 08 a.m.

Votes Determine Direction

The need to hire a qualified director of economic development in East Haven has never been greater. Surmounting debt, falling bond rating, audit findings, and pending land development lawsuits...

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Letters • Published June 24, 2020 08 a.m.

Entirely Tone Deaf

It’s laughable that Dave Hausler (June 18 letter “Contradiction Between Words and Vote”) would question State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99)’s stance on police...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Last I Heard

During the fireworks display two years ago, my neighbors observed more than eight policemen hanging around, waiting for the display to begin and where they stayed until the event ended. In the...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Contradiction Between Words and Vote

I attended the “Black Lives Matter” rally at the town green on June 5. Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) dodged answering a direct question, when asked to explain why he now stood...

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Letters • Published May 27, 2020 08 a.m.

Bring Positive Change

I would like to congratulate former mayor April Capone on her recent Democratic convention victory to replace longtime State Senator Len Fasano (R-34), who will be deeply missed for all the hard...

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Letters • Published May 20, 2020 08 a.m.

A Team Effort

I would like to send a sincere “Thank you” to all East Haven residents who have purchased a fashionable, cotton cloth mask via Facebook. Their contributions are helping a local...

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Letters • Published May 13, 2020 08 a.m.

Painful, Difficult, and Necessary

The state’s Office of Fiscal Analysis and the comptroller released a joint fiscal report that estimated $7 billion in lost tax revenue over the next three years. East Haven will undoubtedly ...

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Letters • Published April 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Across the Kitchen Table

None of us have ever gone through this experience, lives disrupted with a sense of vulnerability. Crisis brings out the truth about ourselves and others: strengths and weaknesses, best and worst,...

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Letters • Published April 01, 2020 08 a.m.

A Pretty Tight-Knit Place

If you’ve lived in East Haven almost the entirety of your life like I have, you probably have a rich appreciation for the bonds and traditions that hold our community together. However,...

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Letters • Published March 18, 2020 08 a.m.

Dedicated to Beautifying

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce the residents of the town of East Haven and adjacent communities to Shoreline Community Garden Club. Our name should not be confused with a...

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Letters • Published Feb. 19, 2020 08 a.m.

Develop a Culture of Openness

As we approach Day 100 of the town administration, it’s critical that residents continue to request that transparency, accountability, and quality of life be exercised in local government...

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Letters • Published Feb. 19, 2020 08 a.m.

For the Betterment of East Haven

I would like to inform East Haven’s residents of an initiative my group, Clean UP East Haven, has proposed to the Town Council that will be helpful to the community. Sustainable CT is a...

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Letters • Published Jan. 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Couldn’t Do It Without

The East Haven Food Pantry would like to thank Stop & Shop and ShopRite and their customers for their support of the box/bag holiday program. Both supermarkets offered $10 worth of groceries...

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Letters • Published Dec. 11, 2019 08 a.m.

Amazing and Generous People

As we head into the heart of the busy holiday season, I wanted to pause, reflect, and take a heartfelt moment to thank everyone who has supported the East Haven Food Pantry this year. Our...

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