Thursday, March 04, 2021

Letters

Letters • Published March 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Balance the Wants and Needs

As my second year as a member of the Board of Finance begins, and our current budget process is well underway, I wanted to share with our community the many challenges our town leadership faces in ...

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Letters • Published March 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Smiles Everywhere

I’d like to thank the hundreds of people who turned out in cars, trucks, SUVs, convertibles, classic autos, minivans, and of course fire trucks, police cars, and ambulances to celebrate...

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Letters • Published March 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Just the Start

Recently, some have criticized the Town Council and town manager for being unproductive. This is an election year; snipes, fusillades and broadsides will be aimed at both sides. But before the...

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Letters • Published March 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Set the Standard

Old Saybrook First Selectman Carl Fortuna, Jr., and Emergency Management Director/Police Chief Michael Spera have worked incredibly hard to ensure Old Saybrook is as prepared as any community to...

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Letters • Published March 03, 2021 08 a.m.

A Bad Choice

I can’t be the only one who was surprised and disappointed to see the photo of some sledders on the cover of the Feb. 11 paper. Unless something has changed in the last few weeks, sledding...

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

A Model for the Rest

As a board member of Connecticut River Area Health District (CRAHD, I would like to thank Police Chief Michael Spera and all the Old Saybrook police for the help they’ve provided over the...

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

Use Caution

I’m writing to discuss an observation and to warn the public of a potential danger in our local environment.Anyone who has driven north on Route 79 will have noticed dozens and...

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

If You Want a Good Town

I was surprised and dismayed to see what a close RTM vote there was on the teacher’s contract as they certainly deserve a decent amount of job security and pay equity. I’m very glad...

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

Simply Remarkable

On Feb. 13, I received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine at our Old Saybrook Middle School Vaccination Clinic. My experience there leads me to write this letter.From start to finish,...

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

A Sorry Sight

It’s a sorry sight indeed. Sitting on the corner of Montowese and Meadow streets is the Atlantic Wire graveyard, once described as one of the worst-polluted sites in our state. The property ...

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

Do Some Digging

I just want to comment on the picture showing the construction that is not going on for the Route 146/Limewood Avenue project that was in the Jan. 28 issue of The Sound [“Seawall...

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

A Tremendous Starting Point

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

This Generous Gesture

The Deep River Rotary would like to take this opportunity to send a heartfelt thank you to Sal Camera, owner of the Landing on Main in Deep River. On Jan. 28, The Landing on Main collaborated with ...

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

With Sincere Gratitude

The Madison Rotary Club wishes Tom and Eileen Banisch all the very best as they leave the Madison community and enter into an exciting new chapter of their lives. It is with sincere gratitude that ...

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

Love of Service and Community

In Mark’s Gospel, God’s message to his disciples is this, “to be great in the Kingdom of God you must be a servant to all.” This would be a fitting caption to the...

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

More Urgency and Action

Karl Kilduff has been Clinton’s first town manager for more than a year now. This is what the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) wrote of Karl when he was hired as CHFA executive...

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

Positive Commitment

We have lived in Madison since 1975 and can honestly say in our opinion that no other couple has given more to our town than Tom and Eileen Banisch.Their involvement in many of our...

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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 Feb. 17, 2021 08 a.m.

A Great Gift

Thanks go to the Clinton Police Department (CPD) and two terrific nonprofits, Families Helping Families and Ur Community Cares, for creating the Senior Assistance Project. It is a wonderful...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

The Cavalier Attitude

A recent letter published in these pages titled “Plan a Ribbon Cutting” [Jan. 28 by Bethany Greeley] gave me pause for thought on the cavalier attitude some townspeople have on the...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

Better for Having Them

Madison is very fortunate with many great volunteers and community workers. Sometimes we don’t always let them know how thankful we are. Eileen and Tom Banisch certainly top the town list...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

Commission Should Examine Issues

At its Jan. 25 meeting, and at the urging of the Board of Selectmen, the Old Saybrook Police Commission requested Chief of Police Michael Spera to create a public document detailing turnover among ...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

Standing with Us

We at Guilford Art Center (GAC) would like to thank our community for supporting our shop during this recent holiday season. Like many non profit organizations and businesses, GAC has had to...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

A Needed Dose of Normalcy

While little about attending school is normal anymore, Madison has done the right thing and kept the joy of a “snow day” alive. It would be easy to not miss a beat and have all...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

Quick as a Wink

My husband and I have lived in the same home on Goose Lane for 38 plus years and have shoveled the snow and chopped the ice piled in front of our driveway as the Guilford crews plow and clear our...

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