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Letters • Published April 24, 2013 12:01 a.m.

North Branford Frugality?

Frugality is the quality of being frugal, sparing, thrifty, prudent, or economical in the use of consumable resources such as food, time, or money, and avoiding waste, lavishness, or...

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Letters • Published April 03, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Putting the Pieces Together

A huge shout of "Thanks" to the Friends of the North Branford Libraries, which sponsored the fourth annual Puzzle-Off Competition at the Edward Smith Library in Northford. Ten teams...

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Letters • Published March 11, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Swim Team Support

On behalf of the Branford/Guilford boys swim teams, I'd like to recognize the following Branford/North Branford-area patrons who supported our annual Ad Book campaign....

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Letters • Published Feb. 27, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Continued Generosity

Recently the Northford Women's Club, GFWC, held its annual Dutch Auction at Stanley T. Williams School. Taking place that evening was a live auction, tea cup, and door prize raffles....

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Letters • Published Jan. 14, 2013 12:01 a.m.

A Remarkable Difference

Each year the community of Northford and North Branford demonstrates its generosity and kindness through the holiday programs that assist those in need. The community is the drive of...

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Letters • Published Dec. 31, 2012 03:04 p.m.

Preparedness Needs to be Constant

Today I join in your sadness after the tragic events in Newtown. I hear parents saying they better do something about security in our schools. I'm here to tell you we can't just say it...

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Letters • Published Nov. 20, 2012 12:01 a.m.

A Place to Stand...

For the past year, it's been my honor to run for the 12th District State Senate seat. I want to thank everyone for all the support they've shown me and my family during this campaign. I'm ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 20, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Thanks for the Interest

After a well-contested campaign in the 12th Senate District I want to thank both those who voted for me and those who did not for their interest and for making our political system work....

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Letters • Published Oct. 25, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Puts People First

I believe returning State Senator Ed Meyer to Hartford is very important in order continue economic growth in our state and in our region. The job incentives co-sponsored by Senator Meyer...

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Letters • Published Oct. 22, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Has Honored Returning Veterans

I am sure that all of us have read articles about our soldiers who are returning from active duty and who are having a difficult time finding jobs. Finding a job in Connecticut has...

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Letters • Published Oct. 15, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Has Created Jobs

I am pleased to write this letter of endorsement for Cindy Cartier for State Senate. Over the past six years, I have fought against the erosion of government finances in Hartford. Sadly,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 15, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Understands What It Takes

With great pleasure I declare my support for Cindy Cartier for State Senate. As a business owner myself, I can attest to the difficulties of maintaining a successful company in this...

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Letters • Published Oct. 08, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Reckless Fiscal Policies

As a small-business owner who also frequents local shops and businesses, I see how the policies of the current administration have crippled small businesses in this state and in many...

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Letters • Published Oct. 08, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Pro-Growth, Pro-Small Business

As someone who often frequents small, locally owned shops and businesses, I was pleased to hear that Cindy Cartier was endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Businesses. This...

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Letters • Published Oct. 01, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Has Always Responded

I am writing to respond to a letter to the editor ["Articulate, Caring, and Compassionate," Susan Liebel, Sept. 27] in support of the Republican opponent of State Senator Ed Meyer. In her ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 24, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Articulate, Caring, and Compassionate

I'm writing in support of Cindy Cartier for our 12th District state senator. I am an independent with Democratic leanings. While I've always supported the Democratic party, I have...

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Letters • Published Sep. 17, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Let's Give a Cheer

Thanks for Chris Piccirillo's article on competitive cheerleading in Connecticut. The Sept. 6 article was titled "Bring It On," an obvious reference to the movie about cheerleaders called ...

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Letters • Published Aug. 20, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Thanks, Cow Chip Raffle Supporters

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 North Branford Cow Chip raffle! The event raised approximately $5,000, which will be evenly split between the North Branford Touchdown Club and...

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Letters • Published July 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Should be the First to Say 'No'

So, at the June Board of Education meeting, the board voted to table the vote to increase the salaries of the director of technology, the director of personnel and business, and the...

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Letters • Published July 16, 2012 12:01 a.m.

50 Years in Jeopardy

With Connecticut's adoption of the Common Core State Standards, teachers and students are under tremendous pressure to meet the elevated benchmarks that the new standards require. It goes ...

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Letters • Published April 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Protecting Wetlands and Watercourses

Now that spring has arrived, landowners are planning to clean up the winter debris of broken tree branches, remaining autumn leaves, and sand. The North Branford Conservation and Inland...

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Letters • Published April 23, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Showed Great Courage

Kudos to the Town Council for its denial of approving the $1.25 million school budget increase for the town. It showed great courage on their part in view of what's happening in our ...

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Letters • Published April 02, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Surrendering Our Past

The State Highway Department is proposing to widen Route 80 by taking land from in front of the Town Green where the North Branford Congregational Church stands....

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Letters • Published Jan. 30, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Help NBHS Project Graduation 2012

For many years, North Branford, along with communities across Connecticut and throughout the nation, has supported an event commonly known as Project Graduation....

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Letters • Published Jan. 16, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Overwhelming Response by Donors

During these economically challenging times, donors to programs often decrease and the number of recipients increase. This year, however, the response by donors has been overwhelming, and ...

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