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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Spending Wisely

My name is Bill Cummings and I am running for the Board of Finance for the Town of Westbrook. I’d like to tell you a little bit about myself and why I am running for this office.I...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Energy, Ideas, and Skills

Westbrook is a town suspended in time. Some individuals’ property taxes have increased by as much as 50 percent in the past 12 years of the current administration. The slow, upward creep of ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Firm Yet Fair

For as long as we can remember, our dad has volunteered and/or been elected to various board or commissions in Westbrook. Whether he was coaching us on the sidelines, or being a member of...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Beyond the Old Ways

A fresh perspective, focused energy, a passionate commitment, and a proven ability to achieve results are the hallmarks of Hiram Fuchs’s campaign to be Westbrook’s next first...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Favorable Financial Position

First Selectman Noel Bishop and the Republican team have given Westbrook strong leadership for more than a decade—leadership that has kept our taxes low, and low taxes do not simply happen. ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Thoughtful and Supportive

I am writing to encourage your readers to vote for Noel Bishop for first selectman for the Town of Westbrook. I have had the pleasure over the years of working with Mr. Bishop on several town...

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Letters • Published Oct. 16, 2019 08 a.m.

Crossing the Party Line

Every few years we have the privilege as Westbrook residents to select leadership that best represents our ideals and principles. This November we again have the opportunity to choose our first...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Will Really Listen

Earlier this year, Governor Ned Lamont proposed legislation that would have forced our local school districts to regionalize into much larger districts. These types of decisions should be left to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

The Voices Westbrook Needs

As the cost-of-living in the State of Connecticut continues to rise, it is important that we have financially conscious and experienced people on Westbrook’s Board of Finance. Jim Dahl and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Demonstrated Leadership

Noel Bishop has demonstrated leadership for Westbrook for the past decade. He has repeatedly enlisted the necessary financial support for the continued dredging of the Patchogue River that is...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Judgment and Professionalism

It is a pleasure to write this letter endorsing Noel Bishop for re-election as first selectman of Westbrook. I have known Noel for more than 30 years and have always admired his judgment and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 09, 2019 08 a.m.

Commitment, Energy, and Dedication

I am voting for Noel Bishop for re-election as first selectman. I have observed for many years his commitment, energy, and dedication. I believe that our first selectman needs a strong work ethic. ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 02, 2019 08 a.m.

A Tremendous Asset

I am endorsing Michael Susi to be a member of the Board of Education in Westbrook.Michael has lived in Westbrook for 20 years and I have known Mike for more than 10 years. We share children ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 02, 2019 08 a.m.

A 360-Degree View

On Sept. 5, I celebrated my anniversary with my husband of 33 years. His name is Bill Cummings. I grew up in Old Saybrook and my family has lived in Westbrook for more than 30 years. Bill and I...

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Letters • Published Oct. 02, 2019 08 a.m.

Strong, Experienced Leadership

This letter is to support the re-election of Noel Bishop as first selectman for the town of Westbrook. He has successfully served the town for the past 12 years demonstrating outstanding...

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Letters • Published Sep. 25, 2019 08 a.m.

Willing to Listen

Residents of Westbrook are very fortunate to have volunteers who step forward to keep our community strong.Over the past 50 years, I have seen the benefits of this type of municipal...

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Letters • Published Sep. 25, 2019 08 a.m.

Watching Out for Us

Our democratic system requires our voters to know something about our candidate for public office. In all of my years in our town of Westbrook, I have known them all.Our present office...

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Letters • Published Sep. 25, 2019 08 a.m.

No Decreases in Service

I have been a lifelong registered Democrat and now am a confirmed Never Trump-er. But I am voting for Noel Bishop and John Hall to continue to lead Westbrook in the upcoming election.Under...

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Letters • Published Aug. 14, 2019 08 a.m.

Munchkins Waiting

The Westbrook Public Library would like to thank and acknowledge the Dunkin Donuts located by Seaside Avenue Westbrook for its contributions to the Beach Story Hour. Each Wednesday morning...

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Letters • Published July 03, 2019 08 a.m.

Thank You, Westbrook Ambulance

On March 5 I was transported to Yale New Haven hospital by the Westbrook Ambulance Association with a life-threatening condition. Their response time, and their assessment of my situation and my...

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Letters • Published April 03, 2019 08 a.m.

You Are What You Give

The week of April 7 through 13 is National Volunteers Week. This year marks the 45th anniversary of this special week. According to the Points of Light Foundation, approximately 20 million...

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Letters • Published Jan. 02, 2019 08 a.m.

Prepared, Despite the Weather

The Westbrook Tree Lighting parade and event on the Town Green planned for Sunday, Dec. 2 was canceled this year due to adverse weather conditions and public safety concerns. An informal tree...

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Letters • Published Dec. 26, 2018 08 a.m.

The Coming Year

The holiday season is a time when we enjoy good cheer and look forward to the promise of a bright new year. It is a time when we resolve to do the things that didn’t get done in the old...

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Letters • Published Dec. 12, 2018 08 a.m.

Excited About the Possibilities

In the Oct. 31 issue [letter “Why Not Westbrook?”], I asked the Town of Westbrook why we don’t have a better playground behind the fire department. Since then, a parent...

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Letters • Published Nov. 21, 2018 08 a.m.

Job Well Done

Now that GreenScape of Clinton will no longer be maintaining the Westbrook athletic fields/school grounds, I want to thank the hardworking men who took meticulous care of all the areas around town....

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