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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Will Give a Meaningful Voice

We keep hearing that this is an important election at the Congressional level, but we shouldn’t forget that the State Senate election is equally important for all of us who live in Clinton. ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Ready, Willing, and Honest

The truth is important to me. But its hard to come by, especially in politics. Jason Adler, the endorsed Democratic candidate for Assembly District 35, is honest and has a proven track record for...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

The Acumen and Experience

Norm Needleman is a local businessman who started and runs a successful manufacturing business employing more than 150 people in Essex. He is also serving as first selectman in Essex for his...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Find Common Ground

At a time when our towns and state are fiscally challenged and the political arena is becoming increasingly caustic and divisive at all levels, it’s imperative that we elect people who can...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Can Make a Change

I am voting for Jason Adler for state representative for the 35th District to represent Clinton, Killingworth and Westbrook. Why? Because Jason is a regular guy. He is just like you and me and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Is Miles Ahead

Everybody knows that our state is in a difficult financial situation, and the politicians in Hartford seem to be at a standstill as to what to do about it. They blame unions, blame each other,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Experience Counts

Melissa Ziobron is running for state senator for the 33rd District. Readers can visit www.melissaziobron.com for her record, accomplishments, experience, and memberships.Serving three terms ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Level the Playing Field

My thanks go to State Representative Jesse MacLachlan (R-35) for all of his hard work and dedication at the State Capitol on issues important to women. He advocated for changes to two...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Leadership That’s Needed

In this contentious political environment, the ability to bring together those with different perspectives is more important than ever. I am tired of all the pontificating and finger-pointing that ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

More Worldly Experience

I am writing in support of Madeleine Leveille, the Green Party’s endorsed candidate for state representative, representing the towns of Clinton, Killingworth, and a portion of Westbrook...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Don’t Tinker at the Edges

Charter revision is critical to Clinton’s future. It’s not an exaggeration to say our Nov. 6 vote on question 3 may be the most important local vote you will ever cast. Do we want to ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Every Vote is Important

Will you need an absentee ballot? Do you have a student away at college who will need one?Election day is Nov. 6. By now, your readers probably know if they will be in town that day. If...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Dedication, Energy, and Commitment

During these tough budget times facing the State of Connecticut, I could think of no one better to be our voice than State Representative Jesse MacLachlan (R-35).Over the past four years,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Unsung Hero of the Opposition

People who have followed the effort to resist the placement of an industrial waste recycling facility in the wetlands area of Clinton know that I and many others have been very involved in...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Shares our Community Values

Connecticut taxes and utilities are among the highest in the nation. For many families and businesses, the state has become unaffordable due to decades of state government overspending and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Knowledgeable and Experienced

Few will argue the importance of affordable, quality health insurance. An insurance plan that doesn’t cover an illness that’s costly to treat, or raises your rates to astronomical...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Town Was Hit Twice

When is it time to speak up and notice? During the last week of September, the town of Clinton suffered the damaging effects of a flash flood. Many roads, homes, and infrastructure were badly...

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Letters • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Well Qualified to Serve

Norm Needleman, the Democratic candidate for the 33rd State Senate District, will be an excellent state senator. His experience in both the public and private sectors makes him well qualified to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

Intelligent, Savvy, and Fair-Minded

I am writing in support of Norm Needleman, the Essex first selectman and Democratic candidate for State Senate in the 33rd District. I am a physician and 70 year-old Connecticut native, residing...

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Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

Several Important Facts

The Sept. 27 story “Inappropriate Actions by Clinton BOF Members Mar Town Hire” omits several important facts.Clinton’s Town Charter Section 8-18 specifically tasks the ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

Truly Interested in Public Service

Listening to the news when our state legislature was in session, I got sick of no action, no action, no action. It seemed like lawmakers could only reach agreements in the final hours when...

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Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

Finding Common Ground

“Who Leads Matters.” That’s a campaign slogan I heard recently that rings true in our current fractured political environment. Happily, voters on the shoreline and the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

The Attention We Deserve

I’m Jane Scully Welch from Clinton and I’m voting for Jason Adler. You say convince me? Okay, I will. Jason is also from Clinton, he is a husband, father, friend, and neighbor, and I ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

Our Future is at Stake

Clinton’s government is inefficient. Let me explain why I say that. Our structure developed in Colonial times when life was centered on work, family, community, and church. In fact, you had ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 03, 2018 08 a.m.

A Dedicated, Hard Working Leader

At various times and places in my life, I have served as an elected, appointed, or volunteer member of a town, city, or state board. During these experiences, I have watched and worked with...

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