Friday, November 27, 2020

Letters

Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

We Live in a Giving Community

We would like to thank Paulett Demaio, Pastor Jim, and the students who raked our yard for us recently. As a veteran, Phil is so appreciative of all the services he has received. But more than...

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Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

The Magic of Madison

In this constantly changing world, some cherished traditions remain constant. Well, sort of.The Madison Chamber of Commerce has been bringing Santa Claus to town for close to 50 years, and...

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Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

The Spirit of Generosity

This is an overdue thank you to those who participated in the second annual Disc Golf Tournament to benefit Meals on Wheels.Oct. 17 was a beautiful day, not just because of the weather, but ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

A Hard-Working Advocate

A very special thank you goes to Noreen Kokoruda for her many years serving this community, as selectman and as state representative. She fought for the protection of the town from high taxes and...

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Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

With Honor and Distinction

I would like to offer a public “Thank you” to our state representative and all-around dedicated, hard-working public servant Noreen Kokoruda for her years of leadership on behalf of...

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Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

Good Will and Good Sense

I am writing to applaud the Old Saybrook Board of Selectman for approving the Resolution: Racism as a Public Health Crisis. This resolution acts as an affirmation of both our civic values and the...

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

A Similar Process

The letter to the editor claiming that the town did not know of the seven covenants listed in the deed for the transfer of the land from Constance W. Pignatelli to the Town of Madison is not...

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

Not in Westbrook

I was astonished to hear national and state leaders try to undermine the integrity of the 2020 election and was heartened by the local response in Westbrook, where I reside.Our first...

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

History Wonderful and Wicked

Much encouraged by my local fellow-citizens’ recent admirable letters in support of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paul Freeman’s call for the teaching of “hard history” ...

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

In a Time of Need

As we approach a very different Thanksgiving season, our communities are still struggling with the uncertainty of getting through this pandemic. Our service organizations also have had to change...

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

A Way to Co-Exist

I’ve always considered my hometown to be a place where people extend themselves to be kind to each other, especially the elderly residents of our community. Since March, due to the COVID-19 ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 11, 2020 08 a.m.

Predators Are Thriving

I’ve noticed in the last few months signs being posted in the area of Nod Road, Airline Road, River Road, and Boulder Lake area of Clinton pertaining to missing pets, mostly cats. One night ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 11, 2020 08 a.m.

An Exciting Achievement

So many are deserving of our most sincere gratitude for the ongoing support shown the Scranton Library Friends (SLF) through our time of transition. SLF says “thank you” to all of...

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Letters • Published Nov. 11, 2020 08 a.m.

Lack of Appreciation

I recently discovered some information you might find important if you are thinking of donating land or money to the town of Madison, particularly if there are stipulations you might want placed...

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

The Foundational Problem

We recently discovered that our third Trump/Pence lawn sign was taken during the night. The message to us is that only certain politics and signs are tolerated and acceptable.Where is the...

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

Help Shine a Light

As an active volunteer who helps with a number of our local non-profits, I’d like to take this opportunity to help shine a light on the many volunteers who work in our Branford Food Pantry. ...

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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 Nov. 04, 2020 08 a.m.

Barrage of Negative Letters

For four or five succeeding weeks, this town has seen a barrage of negative letters condemning Eileen Banisch’s bagel joke featuring State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12)’s retail...

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

Thank Our Veterans

As Nov. 11, Veterans Day, approaches, I’m inviting Madison residents and the general public to be a part of a fundraising effort to renovate Madison American Legion Griswold Post 79 at 43...

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

Experienced and Steadfast

I am writing to offer my strongest endorsement to John Hall, who is running for state representative in the 35th District. During these uncertain times, we need leaders who are experienced and...

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

Absolutely Crucial Perspective

I am a recent college graduate who grew up in Madison, and I care very much about the future of our community as well as the political challenges facing our country. I am proud to support John-...

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

Respects Individual Rights

I’m voting to re-elect State Senator Norm Needleman (D) for the 33rd District. Senator Needleman is the chair of the Energy and Technology Committee and led the charge to call for the Take...

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

Honesty and Integrity

I enthusiastically support Joe LaPorta for 12th District State Senate. What I admire most about Joe is his truthful, straightforward nature to life and public service. Joe speaks the truth and...

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

Sincere Desire to Listen

I am writing today in support of John-Michael Parker for state representative in the 101st District. For most of the 18 years I have lived in Madison, I have served as a community leader and...

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

Knowledge and Insight

We often have local business owners run for office, but rarely do we have a local business owner running to represent the 23rd Assembly District with a background like Dave Rubino.The more...

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