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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

Heartbeat of the Operation

Mary Johnston and Barbara Barrett as well as the volunteer staff are the heartbeat of the operation at the Community Dining Room. Without their due diligence, the operation of the kitchen would be ...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

Exceeded the Challenge

The Board of Directors at the Community Dining Room of Branford would like to send out a giant thank you to all of our supporters who have assisted us during this horrible pandemic. We could not...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

Stop Being a Hypocrite

People from our towns and cities who have been subject to business closures have been anxiously waiting to reopen their businesses to begin paying bills and put their employees back to work. Other ...

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Letters • Published May 27, 2020 08 a.m.

Prudent and Fair

In light of the current crisis, I ask that the Board of Selectmen and other town bodies seriously consider the partial use of Branford’s roughly $25 million fund balance to assist local...

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Letters • Published May 20, 2020 08 a.m.

A Round of Applause

COVID-19 has thrown a curve ball at all of us (your readers and their neighbors) in ways we never thought would happen. With this, I have been volunteering for different non-profit organizations...

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Letters • Published May 20, 2020 08 a.m.

Can All Do Our Part

Branford is a restaurant town, and our restaurants are in trouble.Dinner shifts that once required 16 employees are now down to three. Breakfast shifts that called for 11 workers now have...

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Letters • Published May 13, 2020 08 a.m.

Keeping It Simple

Thank you to the first responders in the Branford Fire Department and Police Department. You’re great.Geneva O’DonnellBranford...

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Letters • Published March 04, 2020 08 a.m.

Not a Show of Leadership

It has become clear that our state senator, Christine Cohen (D-12), has not lived up to our expectations. For more than a year now, we have been threatened with increased taxes via tolls. In that...

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Letters • Published March 04, 2020 08 a.m.

Robyn Will Be Missed

I just learned Robyn Wolcott will no longer be leading the professional Shore Publishing team as she’s about to change careers. Wow, what are we all going to do now? I know it’s...

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Letters • Published Feb. 12, 2020 08 a.m.

Another Successful Season

Branford Counseling and Community Services Secret Santa program enjoyed another successful season due to the generous donations of individuals, families, and businesses in our community. Thanks to ...

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Letters • Published Feb. 12, 2020 08 a.m.

Local Emergency Preparedness

I’d like to thank Tracy Everson, our brand-new RTM member from the 5th District, for alerting the town that many Branford residents were unaware that our municipal emergency notification...

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Letters • Published Feb. 12, 2020 08 a.m.

Appreciated the Opportunity

In the Jan. 23 issue of The Sound, an article appeared concerning the North Branford/Northford Home Delivery Program [“Armin Helps CDR Home Delivery Grow in North Branford”]....

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Letters • Published Dec. 18, 2019 08 a.m.

A Beautiful And Welcoming Presence

Trinity Church’s very visible renovation project, wonderfully chronicled in Pam Johnson’s June 6 article “...

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Letters • Published Dec. 11, 2019 08 a.m.

Changes in Checkout Bags

I applaud the rapid change made by many Branford shoppers and retail stores after the state’s 10 cent charge on single-use plastic bags took effect in August. With Branford’s...

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Letters • Published Dec. 11, 2019 08 a.m.

Toward a Healthier Branford

Very often we think of healthy eating as a poor alternative to tasty eating. The Branford Gets Fresh Coalition was the brainchild of Frank Carrano to engage those in our community to sit down and...

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Letters • Published Nov. 27, 2019 08 a.m.

Nothing But a Winner

I would like to take this time to thank all the people who came out on Nov. 5 and voted for me in the recent town election. Some might say that I lost, but that is not so. When you have an...

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Letters • Published Nov. 20, 2019 08 a.m.

Promise to Address Challenges

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the voters of Branford’s 7th District for electing us to represent them on the RTM. We are honored that they have chosen to place their...

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Letters • Published Nov. 06, 2019 08 a.m.

Worlds Apart

On Oct. 23, my colleague, LeeAnn LaRock, delivered eloquent and passionate remarks at the Branford Board of Education (BOE) meeting, pointing out that paraprofessionals care for our children in a...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

A Proven Dedication

Carolyn Sires is running for RTM in the 5th District on the Republican ticket. Carolyn Sires has an unquestionable character, a guiding principle to do what is right, and an inestimable work ethic....

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Valuable Experience and Insight

I am writing to endorse Laura Noe as a candidate for Branford RTM. I live in the 5th District, and I have known Laura for more than 15 years. Laura has always been a forward thinker and has...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Action and Follow Through

I am writing to express my strong support for the candidacy of Nancy McCormack to represent us in the 6th District.Recently I had an housing issue with town. I related my concern to Nancy...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

A Wonderful Place

I am Joseph Martin and I am a candidate for the North Branford Town Council. I would have preferred stopping by residents’ homes to say “Hello,” but the sheer time and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Diligence and Caring

I am writing to share my enthusiastic support for Laura Noe for Branford’s RTM.I have known Laura Noe since we were room parents for our 1st-grade sons at Sliney School, 15 years ago....

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Smart, Successful, and Accomplished

On Nov. 5, Branford will hold elections to decide who will represent its citizens in the Representative Town Meeting, the legislative branch of our town’s government. I live in the 5th...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Bring Impressive Credentials

Nothing impacts community life more quickly than municipal elections. Branford’s local Election Day is Nov. 5. I enthusiastically endorse three outstanding candidates for the Branford RTM:...

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