Thursday, September 24, 2020

Madison Letters

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

The New Generation

Change is needed. We need smart, compassionate, energetic, and devoted people to represent our town. We need to support the passionate young leaders who have stepped up to serve out community....

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

Livelihood Shouldn’t Suffer

Bullying is alive and well in Madison and I’m not talking about kids, I’m talking about adults. For purely political purposes, Democratic Town Committee Chair Joan Walker took...

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

Energy and Drive

I am proud to endorse John-Michael Parker for state representative in the 101st District. I first knew John-Michael as the band director of VIBE and was captivated by his commitment to the group...

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

A True Independent Voice

I am a registered Democrat who is endorsing State Representative Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) this Nov. 3. They say that all politics is local, but over the last two election cycles I have become...

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

Bring People Together

This Election Day I will be supporting Noreen Kokoruda to be re-elected as our state representative.Noreen’s leadership and experience are what we need in Hartford, now more than...

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

A Strong Contributor

There has been much discussion regarding Madison Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eileen Banisch in recent days; I would like to highlight my experience working alongside her for many years. ...

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

Cancel Culture Initiative

We have lived in Madison for more than 19 years. During that time, we have witnessed firsthand how Madison Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eileen Banisch has championed the welfare of the...

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

Empower the People

I’m proud to endorse John-Michael Parker for state representative in the 101st District.My name is Kasey Borduas and I’m a junior at University of Maryland, College Park. I...

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

A Pattern of Godlessness

I am writing in support of Eileen Banisch as a person, a friend, and as leader of our Chamber of Commerce. I am relieved that the chamber membership did not let political infighting influence...

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

Petty, Partisan Frenzy

I am writing in support of Madison Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eileen Banisch, who has been a tireless asset to the town of Madison. She is an ever-present supporter of town events and...

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

Energy, Focus, and Passion

I am proud to endorse John-Michael Parker for state representative of the 101st District.In 2018, I was at the Madison station waiting for my train to work when a young man came up to me...

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

Authentic, Caring, and Committed

It’s so rare in this current contentious political climate that you find a candidate who is as authentic, caring, and committed to working for a safe, thriving, and healthy environment for...

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

The Driving Force

When your readers cast their ballots this fall, I encourage them to consider supporting a second term for State Senator Christine Cohen, who has ably represented the 12th District for the past two ...

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

Knowledge and Experience

I am pleased to write this letter to support the candidacy of Christine Goupil for state representative for the 35th Assembly District consisting of Clinton, Killingworth, and Westbrook....

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

Move Forward Together

I write to share my perspective on the conflict related to Madison Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eileen Banisch’s recent and controversial Facebook post. I understand that,...

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

A Model of Bipartisanship

For the past nine years, Noreen Kokoruda has served with great distinction as Madison’s state representative in the General Assembly. As a result of Noreen’s outstanding service, I...

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

Knowledgeable, Hard-Working, Caring

As a former first selectman of Madison, I was grateful every day to have then-selectman Noreen Kokoruda on our team. She is knowledgeable, hard-working, caring, and views any proposal with...

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

Be the Change

I’ve lived in the 101st District for the vast majority of my 32 years in life. As we continue to navigate unprecedented challenges together, we need those most in tune with our daily lives...

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

A Great Place to Live

This letter is in regard/response to the Sept. 3 letter [“The Darkest Truth”] written by James Hellman. In his letter, Mr. Hellman is extremely critical of our town’s culture, ...

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

Experienced, Knowledgeable, and Compassionate

Entering the last 60 days of the campaign for this year’s election, I want to strongly endorse the re-election of Noreen Kokoruda as our 101st District state representative. As the tides of ...

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

Empathy and Experience

I moved to Madison from Westchester County in 2019, and the more I learn about John-Michael Parker, the more excited I am to support his candidacy for state representative in the 101st District....

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

Experience and Commitment

State Representative Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) is a recognized leader in the General Assembly, with the seniority and experience necessary to represent Madison in these unusual times. She has...

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

Who’ll Be Targeted Next?

I write to express my disgust in response to the shocking Facebook messages Eileen Banisch, executive director of Madison’s Chamber of Commerce, posted to the GOP candidate for State Senate ...

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

A Despicable Slandering

I feel compelled to write this letter in support of Eileen Banisch’s character and also to say how sad it is to see how political power-plays are wholesaling our values in Madison.I...

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

Take a Collective Breath

As a long time Madison resident, I appreciated all the good and hard work that Eileen Banisch has done for the town and community. She has always put the common good foremost in her efforts....

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