Monday, January 17, 2022

Letters

Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

Owe It to Ourselves

Daniel Hand created what we know as the Academy School Building. A bit of history tells us Daniel Hand’s trust fund of $1.5 million gifted to the Town of Madison was, at the time, the...

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Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

Rejected a Colorblind Environment

I started attending Board of Education (BOE) meetings because of the Critical Race Theory (CRT) issues raised in the recent BOE election. My hope was that I could learn the truth as to whether CRT ...

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Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

Calm the Waters

I read in the Dec. 16 article “BOE Candidates Look Back on Contest, Forward on Issues” that Noel Petra claims he’s heard from many parents, the majority of whom say they want...

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Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

Working in Concert

During such a trying time, it’s wonderful to have North Haven First Selectman Mike Freda, our police department, fire department, and CERT volunteers working in concert on Monday night to...

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Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

Essential and Commonsense

As a shoreline community, Guilford is vulnerable to some of the most damaging effects of climate change. Rising sea levels and an increasing frequency in powerful storms pose a serious threat to a ...

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Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

The Most Accurate Info Available

In his Dec. 30 letter “The Public Should Know,” Bob Roxbrough posed some reasonable questions about the projected costs and revenues for the proposed Academy Community Center project....

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Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

Need to Rethink

I totally agree with Bob Roxbrough’s Dec. 30 letter “The Public Should Know”—the public should be aware of all the numbers surrounding the Academy proposal....

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Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

Noticed a Lot of Trash

Christmas vacation has given me the opportunity to take my dog on walks at Bauer Park in the morning. It has been a great experience. I’m so grateful for this wonderful community resource,...

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Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

Abundantly Clear

In Zip06 profiles posted Oct. 21, 2021, then-Board of Education (BOE) candidate Noel Petra wrote the following: “Our priority should be [to] continue to support our outstanding...

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Letters • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08 a.m.

Change Was Wanted

For decades upon decades, Republicans have usually held the majority on the Board of Selectmen (BOS) and therefore had the votes to not appoint anyone who would change Republican control of chairs ...

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Letters • Published Dec. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Dedication and Service

I would like to thank the Town of Guilford for being the very best place to live. This town takes such good care of their seniors. Now that I am one, thought I should tell of one of the most...

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Letters • Published Dec. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

The Public Should Know

Before we jump into another $16 million project, I think we should determine real revenue projections and operating costs for the Academy project. The public should know before voting who the...

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Letters • Published Dec. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

A Celebration of All

Heading into the town’s inaugural ceremony, I was looking forward to being sworn in for my second term on the Town Council. The room was electric when the candidates lined up, marched in,...

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Letters • Published Dec. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

Safe Riding

I write to express my heartfelt thanks to the two women who very kindly helped me after my Dec. 1 bicycle accident on Neck Road, to the Madison Ambulance Association E.R. team who rushed me safely ...

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Letters • Published Dec. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

A Big Deal

Last month the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to advance Academy community center to referendum. It’s a big deal. The community center has been in the pipeline since the results of...

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Letters • Published Dec. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

Time, Effort, and Energy

As chair of the Friends of the Guilford Free Library (FOGFL) recent holiday sale, I want to thank everyone who made it such a successful and joyous event.The preschoolers from the Guilford...

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Letters • Published Dec. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

Such Fine Professionals

I offer thanks to a few of the staff at Page’s Hardware, EMTs, Guilford Police, and the excellent staff at Yale New Haven Hospital Shoreline Guilford. They were very kind and concerned...

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Letters • Published Dec. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

Creating a Gem

Kudos to Syd’s Book Shack & Boutique, an intimate, used book store that’s fun to shop in, plus all the proceeds go to help others. There’s always a place for more reading...

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Letters • Published Dec. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

The Generosity of So Many

Thanksgiving has come and gone, but without the help of so many, more than 350 families within the East Haven community would have gone without a Thanksgiving dinner this year. The...

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Letters • Published Dec. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

Supporting Madison Schools

I am writing on behalf of myself and several other volunteers who have come together to form the positive action committee (PAC) Support Madison CT Schools. Our mission is to strengthen community...

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Letters • Published Dec. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

Musical Tradition Returns

Last weekend the Guilford High School (GHS) Music Department was able to re-establish the annual Tree Lighting Concert, in collaboration with the First Congregational Church. On behalf of the GHS...

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Letters • Published Dec. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

Everyone is Welcome

I read with delight in your Nov. 25 edition the story of the Ivoryton Illuminations [“Ivoryton Illuminations Returns for 12th Year on Dec. 1”] and the comments by Chris Shane, the...

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Letters • Published Dec. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

Stronger Together

In these divisive and challenging times, some light and hope was brought to our community recently. There are 60 volunteers on 17 committees collaborating with Integrated Refugee and Immigration...

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Letters • Published Dec. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

A Sign of Appreciation

Nov. 15 was Cathy Iino’s last day in office as Killingworth first selectman, after 12 years of service to town residents. With the support of our newly installed first selectman,...

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Letters • Published Dec. 08, 2021 08 a.m.

A True Holiday Celebration

We all belong to a family. We have immediate families and extended families. We also have work families, church families, and social families. We live in a community made up of many diverse...

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