Tuesday, April 20, 2021

East Haven Letters

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

Communication and Culture

I’d like elected officials to consider collaboration and funding that offer parents and family members opportunities in summer camp and learning programming. At the Board of Finance budget...

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

Something(s) to Smile About

There is so much fear and anxiety in the world today. I want to point out two sources of interest and laughter in our town of East Haven.First, I thank the residents of 247 North High...

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

In Desperate Need of a Town Planner

I am grateful to all residents that participated in the public hearing at the Planning & Zoning Commission meeting held Jan. 6. The commission denied the zoning application for a text change...

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

True Heroes

On the weekend of Dec. 4, 2020, I became very ill with high fevers, no energy, and just not feeling well. After a call to my primary doctor telling her my symptoms, she suggested I go straight to...

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

Didn’t Miss a Beat

As we enter 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 during this unprecedented year. Our...

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Letters • Published Nov. 04, 2020 08 a.m.

An Outstanding Job

I would like to thank Mayor Joseph Carfora and Director of Public Works Charles Coyle for an outstanding job in handling the severe microburst that occurred on Aug. 27. Considering the amount of...

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

Strong, Passionate Voice

While knocking doors over the past few months, I’ve heard residents’ genuine frustration about the direction our state is headed, and especially their fears that future tax hikes...

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

Collaboration and Consensus

Dave Yaccarino has my enthusiastic vote for 99th District state representative. I have known Dave for more than 20 years. We graduated from high school together and both pursued advanced degrees...

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

True Sense of Service

Dave Yaccarino embodies the East Haven values that families in our community depend on, and I am proud to be able to cast my vote for him for state representative on Nov. 3. Having served in the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Taking the Initiative

As a member of the Board of Finance, I’ve seen how important it is to East Haven’s budget that we get as much help as we can from Hartford. If we don’t have a legislator...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Hard Work and Commitment

It’s been just under two years since I submitted a letter to your publication. As I did two years ago, I am once again writing to express my support for State Representative Joe Zullo (R-...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

An Unwavering Commitment

We need responsible housing and development regulations in Connecticut and I am supporting State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) this year because he has shown an unwavering commitment to making...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

A Non-Factor

Who is the real Joe Zullo? The residents of East Haven deserve to know!I do not believe that State representative Joe Zullo (R-99)is a leader. He is someone who puts party politics and his...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

An Exceptional Candidate

This really is the most important election of our lifetime! Every citizen in our country must vote. Our quality of life is at stake. We must elect candidates that will protect our rights and will...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

‘No’ to New Taxes

I laugh when politicians talk about “tax equality” and about increasing taxes on certain people or professions to redistribute the tax burden. The way to solve our budget problem...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Embodies All the Ideals

As a career educator and member of the East Haven Board of Education, I support Dave Yaccarino’s candidacy for state representative for East Haven. He embodies all the ideals in government...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Voice Will Be Heard

One of the front-page headlines in the Sept. 24 Courier read “...‘We Need a Voice in Hartford’”. This was about Dave Yaccarino and his bid for the House seat...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

Keeps Us All Informed

Since getting elected last February, State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) has been outstanding with keeping residents updated about business in the legislature, his stances on key issues, and on...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

Listening to Voters

Dave Yaccarino is the leader East Haven’s working families deserve. In winter 2019, during our special election for state representative, there were a few critical issues being debated on...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

A Strong Commitment

George Smith questioned a “No” vote from State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) on HB 7267, An Act Concerning Public Options for Health Care in Connecticut, in his Sept. 17 letter...

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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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