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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

The Most Recent Evidence

The recent Appellate Court decision that invalidated Clinton Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) approval of an amendment to zoning regulations that would’ve allowed more junk to be...

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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

Setting the Record Straight

I was quite taken aback when I read the article about the Academy Committee ( “Academy Committee Makes Funding Request,” June 13), in which it was reported that the Chamber of...

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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

There’s Also a Caveat

Now that I’ve announced my intention to run for First Selectman again, the editorial policy at The Source says I cannot write my selectman’s column until after the election...

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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

Keep Planting

Many thanks to all who have participated in the start up of the Guilford Pollinator Pathway [May 16 story “Talking ’Bout the Birds, and the Bees, and the Flowers, and the...

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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

A Devastating Decline

Bees are on the decline. Bee pollination is responsible for much of the food we eat. Their decline will seriously impact our food supply.According to the National Pesticide Information...

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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

Readers Deserve Transparency

In responding to Richard Poulton’s June 6 letter “Slinging Mud,” I am mindful and agree he is certainly entitled to his opinion of mayoral candidate Steven Tracey. And while I ...

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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

Silent and Respectful

The morning of May 27, the sky held the promise of ending our holiday weekend with sunshine and a deep blue backdrop, which is always a gift!In the back of my mind, I knew we would attend...

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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

Professionalism and Compassion

On Wednesday, May 22, a little after noon, my phone rang and a heavily slurred voice said “911” and “Ambulance.” I glanced at the caller ID and it was Harry Swaun, my...

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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

Another Record-Breaking Event

The Friends of the Guilford Free Library (FGFL) is grateful for the support of our community for the recent annual Spring Book Sale. It was another record-breaking event, attended by many Guilford ...

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Letters • Published June 19, 2019 08 a.m.

Worth Every Penny

In August 2012, then-governor Dannel Malloy announced that a $2 million Competitive Housing Assistance for Multifamily Properties (CHAMP) grant was awarded to the Guilford Housing Authority for...

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Letters • Published June 12, 2019 08 a.m.

Moving our Community Forward

There will be many opportunities in the upcoming mayoral election for all candidates to advocate their positions on important issues facing our town. One of the most important issues I believe we...

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Letters • Published June 12, 2019 08 a.m.

Proud of the Work

Having finished my first legislative session at 11:59 p.m. on June 5, I wanted to take the opportunity to once again thank all of the residents of East Haven for entrusting me with the awesome...

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Letters • Published June 12, 2019 08 a.m.

Guilford Has Lost its Champion

Guilford has lost its champion. I doubt if anyone ever loved Guilford more than Carl Balestracci did. And I doubt that Guilford has loved anyone as much as it loved Carl. I hope he knows how much...

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Letters • Published June 12, 2019 08 a.m.

Courier is Poisoning the Local Landscape

For 34 years, I have worked for, and resided in the Town of Deep River. While the personal loss of my best friend, Dick Smith, was tragic to me, I was concerned: Who would replace him at the helm? ...

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Letters • Published June 12, 2019 08 a.m.

Merchants, Friends, and Artists

On May 10 and 11 in the Town Park, the Essex Garden Club held its 67th May Market. The Silent Auction Committee of May Market would like to thank our area merchants, friends, and artists for the...

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Letters • Published June 05, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Keep Them On a Leash

The Guilford Conservation Commission continues to receive complaints that dog owners are allowing their pets to run loose on town properties and open spaces.Town properties are Timberlands, ...

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Letters • Published June 05, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Understand the Anger

Watching the opening of CVS on Main Street in Clinton and knowing how opposed residents were to this project, it’s easy to understand the anger felt throughout the community. A handful of...

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Letters • Published June 05, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Discussion and Action

Town action to ensure the safety of our marine life in the Long Island Sound; the fish in our state’s streams, rivers, and lakes; the preservation of our birds; the beauty of our shoreline, ...

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Letters • Published June 05, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Slinging Mud

I guess Steve Tracey seems to feel that going down the path of slinging mud at opponents is the way to win an election. Before going any further, one must ask himself or herself how big of an ego...

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Letters • Published June 05, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Whist a Huge Success

The Northford-North Branford Women’s Club, GFWC, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, would like to thank the following for their help, support, and donations to our military whist...

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Letters • Published June 05, 2019 08:30 a.m.

The Pleasure to Teach

As director and owner of the Shoreline School of Art and Music, I am retiring from and closing the school. I and my wife Judith (she passed away last year) founded the school in 1978.I wish ...

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Letters • Published June 05, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Just More Spending

In response to State Senator Norm Needleman’s May 23 opinion “State Budget Cannot Be Taken Lightly,” I agree with Mr. Needleman that the state budget cannot be taken lightly....

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Letters • Published June 05, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Destroying our Neighborhood

In response to concerns expressed by many in the Town of Deep River involving the office of the first selectman and members of the Inland Wetlands and Planning & Zoning commissions and that...

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Letters • Published May 29, 2019 08 a.m.

Every Vote is Crucial

We write today, Democrats and Republicans united, to ask all Killingworth voters to support the Regional School District 17 budget at the second referendum, on Tuesday, June 4.Killingworth...

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Letters • Published May 29, 2019 08 a.m.

Feeling Some Strain

It appears that Deep River First Selectman Angus McDonald is feeling some strain. That might explain his curious behavior at the last Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) meeting at which, as I...

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