Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Old Saybrook Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Of Character and Integrity

It has been a privilege to know Gerri Lewis for many years and support her for re-election to the Zoning Commission of Old Saybrook. Gerri has been an Old Saybrook resident for more than 20 years. ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Vision for Westbrook

I am so excited about Chet Bialicki’s and Vince Gentile’s candidacies for first selectman and selectman. They are both caring, open, and honest people with high integrity. As...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Oversight without Interference

For the last two years, I’ve served on the Old Saybrook Police Commission. While COVID has dominated most of our domestic headlines, so too has the field of policing. Stories on the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

An Observant, Supportive Participant

Barbara Labriola is a good friend and a good neighbor and, most important in the context of the upcoming election, a good citizen of Old Saybrook. She has been an observant, supportive participant ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Honest and Dedicated Service

I am writing in support of Alfred “Chub” Wilcox for the Old Saybrook Police Commission. Chub Wilcox was a successful lawyer in Philadelphia for 40 years and, though retired, he wants ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Team of Leaders

I write in support of the Team Hall/Campbell campaign for Westbrook. Regarding John Hall for the position of first selectman, John’s entire life has been about his leadership in many...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Dedication to the Community

In the upcoming election on Nov. 2, I will be voting for Nancy Giannini to be Westbrook’s next town clerk. Nancy will bring enthusiasm to the role and make the office a welcoming...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Talents, Skills, and Enthusiasm

I am proud to have the opportunity to write in support of Tom Burns, who is running as a candidate for the Westbrook Board of Finance. As Tom’s wife, I have had a front-row seat the past 28 ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Great Addition

The town of Clinton is moving in a very positive direction on many fronts. One of those is the work of the Clinton police commission along with the men and women of our Police Department. Over the ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Focused on Solutions

I challenge the residents of Westbrook to make a positive change in the Westbrook Town Clerk’s Office and elect Nancy P. Giannini. Westbrook voters won’t find a more dedicated person ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Professional’s Professional

This letter is written in support of Tom Burns, who is seeking a seat on the Westbrook Board of Finance. Tom is a professional’s professional. He recently retired after two decades with the ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Dedication to Accuracy and Authenticity

I am writing in support of Joan Angelini for town clerk of Westbrook. I have lived in Westbrook for more than 20 years. I have coached basketball in the town, both as a travel basketball coach and ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Insight, Equanimity, and Experience

Former Old Saybrook selectwoman Carol Manning, running for a two-year term on the Police Commission, will bring insight, equanimity, and experience to her work as police commissioner. I invite...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Has the Know-How

As Westbrook voters consider the prospect of electing a clean slate for Board of Selectman this November, we must take measure of the past and embrace a new vision for our town. Our town needs...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Enhanced Police-Community Relations

On Nov. 2, I encourage voters to elect Jessica Calle to the Old Saybrook Police Commission. As the granddaughter of a former and highly respected Old Saybrook police officer, William H. Gifford,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Grow in a Responsible Way

I am writing to introduce myself to the citizens of Old Saybrook. I have been serving on the Zoning Commission for the past three years as an alternate, and am running for a full Zoning Commission ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Reasonable and Thoughtful

It is with pleasure and confidence that I write this letter on behalf of Kevin Danby for re-election to the position he holds on Old Saybrook’s Zoning Board of Appeals. I have known Kevin...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Thoughtful, Compassionate, and Energetic

We encouraging your readers to consider casting their votes in support of Haifa Jalil for the Westbrook Board of Education. Serving on the Board of Education requires a deep understanding of our...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Ready to Start

I am writing to endorse Greg Farnoli for the Board of Finance. Greg will serve Westbrook well in this role. He will be a friendly and familiar face in town who will work for the people of...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Creating Win-Win Outcomes

Few Old Saybrook residents are as dedicated to Old Saybrook, its residents, and its visitors as Zoning Commission candidate Laura Parker Gray. In all that she does, Laura seeks to honor Old...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Background and Experience

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Passion, Enthusiasm, and Empathy

I am writing this letter in support of Nancy Giannini for Westbrook town clerk. As I have worked with her over the past several weeks, it is apparent to me that she has the drive and desire to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Responsibly, Effectively, and Efficiently

You know it’s election season when the leaves start to turn, the pumpkin patch returns to First Church, the mums are in bloom, and political lawn signs are everywhere. Driving through town...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

An Outstanding Asset

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Tremendous Unfilled Potential

It’s my honor to be endorsed by Westbrook’s Democratic Town Committee for the Board of Selectmen. I’m running for the Board of Selectmen because I love our great town and see...

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