Thursday, September 24, 2020

Guilford Letters

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

A Low Standard

State Senate candidate Joe LaPorta accepted the endorsement of the NRA. The New York State attorney general is in the process of attempting to shut down the NRA because the “directors or...

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

Neighbors, Advocates, and Voices

As a community, we are fortunate to be represented in Hartford by the solid leadership team of State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98). I am proud to...

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

Fearless and Visionary Leadership

At a time of horrifying devastation caused by natural disasters overlaid by the pandemic, we need fearless and visionary leadership in every office. Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) has proven that...

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

With True Gratitude

Guilford has been my home for about 50 years. On the night of Sept. 5, while I was away, there was a fire at my house in Guilford.I want to thank all of the members of The Fire Department...

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

Town Should Be Ashamed

I’m writing in response to First Selectman Matt Hoey’s comment that he has no intention to revisit the the police pension cost of living increase (Aug. 27, “Police Pension...

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

Continued, Steady Leadership

In this tumultuous time in which we find ourselves, I am proud to support and vote for the continued, steady leadership of State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Sean...

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

Leader and Consensus Builder

As our 12th District state senator, Christine Cohen brought a wealth of business expertise and decades of community service to the role. From owning her own small business in Madison following a...

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

A Good Steward

I support Christine Cohen for reelection for many reasons, but probably the most important to me is her concern for the environment. I have cared about this issue since I was a young teen reading...

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

Shoddy Work

Tuttles Point now has town provided water—truly a boon for our community. The installation work was done by a Wallingford company, True Blue. Its work seems to be exemplary. The issue is...

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

Safe Voting

I encourage your readers to vote at their polling site on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Voting in person will allow them to have their votes counted in a timely way.The registrars of voters and the town ...

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

A Leader to the Community

Whether it be in person or by absentee, I will be voting to re-elect Christine Cohen as state senator of the 12th District.Throughout these unpredictable and trying times, Senator Cohen has ...

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

A Simple Plea

There have been many letters from the good people of Guilford defending Black Lives Matter (BLM) signs, but as the widow of an African American and mother of a Black son, I thought I might add...

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

The Misguided Logic

I am responding to the July 30 letter to the editor “A Thin Blue Line” [by David Roberts]. The author is chanting a familiar trope whose logic is used to sow fear and divisiveness....

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Letters • Published Aug. 12, 2020 08 a.m.

Strongly Support Both

The July 30 issue of the Courier includes two letters to the editor that merit comment, “A Thin Blue Line” by David Roberts and “Act of Petty Vandalism” by...

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Letters • Published Aug. 12, 2020 08 a.m.

Offensive, Quasi-Racist Tropes

While I have no doubt that most Guilford residents would agree with the opening sentiments expressed in the July letter by David Roberts titled “Thin Blue Line,” I must take issue...

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Letters • Published Aug. 12, 2020 08 a.m.

Unfortunately and Unjustifiably

In his July 30 letter to the Courier [“A Thin Blue Line], David Roberts rightly states that we “are fortunate to have the security that comes from living in a tranquil...

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Letters • Published Aug. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

On the Long Path

I write to express my gratitude for our representatives, State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98), because of their hard work leading up to and during this ...

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

A Thin Blue Line

Here in Guilford your readers are fortunate to have the security that comes from living in a tranquil little town, in a nation of laws. Sadly we are living in frightening times with the marauding...

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

Act of Petty Vandalism

How sad that on the same weekend when many in our country and in our community are grieving the deaths of civil rights heroes Congressman John Lewis and Rev. C.T. Vivian, someone, in an act of...

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

Heart-Wrenching and Heartwarming

I thank Dylan and Ethan Richmond for their heart-wrenching and heartwarming wake-up speech given at the Black Lives Matter Youth Protest in Madison and appearing in the July 2 Courier...

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

To Express our Respect

I would like to add another perspective to the ongoing discussion of the use of the Indian mascot for GHS. I was a member of the Class of 1946 that voted in 1944 to name the first yearbook...

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

Respect the Wishes

The entire State of Maine,the Connecticut towns of Killingly and Manchester, and Quinnipiac University back in 2002, have all come around to respecting the wishes of tribal nations and have...

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

A Thorny Problem

I’m adding my voice to that of the Guilford Land Conservation Trust and Conservation Commission about the increased pressure on Guilford’s recreational lands [ June 18 letter...

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

Simply Overwhelmed

I wanted to thank all of the residents of Guilford that came out to cheer on the 2020 Guilford High School graduates on Wednesday. We were simply overwhelmed by all the people who lined the...

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

A Noticeable Reduction

I am writing to you out of concern for our neighborhood’s insects’ health and population. My wife and I live in North Guilford very close to Lake Quonnipaug. We have been avid...

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