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Killingworth Letters

Letters • Published Dec 15, 2021 07 am

A Sign of Appreciation

Nov. 15 was Cathy Iino’s last day in office as Killingworth first selectman, after 12 years of service to town residents. With the support of our newly installed first s...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

A Tireless Volunteer

Recent comments about the legality of Killingworth Republican Eileen Blewett holding dual offices are erroneous, I believe. Blewett, a current selectman and Board of Educ...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

Voters Expect Progress

Voters expect progress every two years when you are elected to office. Cathy Iino was elected as first selectman in 2009. After years of discussion to update Town Hall, a...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

For Broader Representation

In response to the Oct. 14 Robert G. Fahrenholz letter “We Should Be Wary,” Fahrenholz warned us to “be wary of having the same person in multiple positions of authority ...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

Commitment to Students

I have known Maureen Lewis for 10 years and write this letter in support of her candidacy for the Board of Education (BOE) in Madison. Maureen Lewis exemplifies honesty, ...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

Brings People Together

Let me tell you the top 10 reasons you should vote for Jamie Young for Killingworth Board of Selectmen. Jamie thinks for herself. Ask anyone she’s worked with—as town rep...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

Dedication, Expertise, and Advocacy

As a 16-year member and current chair of the Killingworth Board of Finance, I encourage your readers to return Annie Stirna to the board with their votes on Nov. 2. For t...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

Strong, Financially Aware, Experienced

Madison has been good to us. We have lived in Madison for 43 years and had a business in town for 35 of those years. We feel that not only luck and timing made things wor...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

The Opportunity of Serving

My name is John A. Samperi I am a candidate for first selectman. For 15 years, I have enjoyed the benefits of choosing Killingworth for my family homestead and business. ...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

Dedication to the Environment

As a longtime resident in Killingworth and active volunteer in town, and with a great interest in the environment, from the enjoyment of a simple hike in the woods to the...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

With Passion and Dedication

There’s been much said online and in public forums about my dual roles on the Regional Board of Education (BOE) and Board of Selectman (BOS). I am humbled by the outpouri...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

Listening to our Needs

I am writing this letter in support of Lou Annino, Jr., for re-election and for Jamie Young for election to Killingworth’s Board of Selectmen. As selectman for the past 1...
Letters • Published Oct 27, 2021 08 am

Tradition of Public Service

I am writing to endorse Lou Annino, Jr., for selectman. Lou is carrying on his family’s tradition of public service. He has spent the majority of his adult life volunteer...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

Steady, Solid Leadership

We are writing in strong support of Lou Annino and Jamie Young’s candidacies for seats on the Killingworth Board of Selectmen. As long-time residents of our town, we have...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

Record of Civic Engagement

This Election Day, Nov. 2, we have an opportunity to put a true, experienced financial professional on Madison’s Board of Finance. Happy Marino has served our town on the...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

A Lot of Big Decisions

The position of first selectman requires leadership. This is true during the best of times but is especially true through challenging times. Madison has a lot of big deci...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

Compassion, Inclusion, and Knowledge

I support Maureen Lewis for a position on the Madison Board of Education. Maureen has been a resident of Madison for nearly 20 years and has been a constant supporter of ...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

Ready to Step Up

Ernie Lacore and his wife moved to Madison four years ago and quickly got involved in our community. Ernie presently serves now as an alternate on our Zoning Board of App...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

A Person of Action

I’m sure we’d all agree that the venom, spitefulness, and fear-mongering we see in our national political arena has no place in local politics. Remembering that we are al...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

Collaboration, Compromise, and Hard Work

I write to share my enthusiastic endorsement of Jamie Young to serve on the Killingworth Board of Selectman. Jamie and her family have made Killingworth their home for th...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

Steady and Informed Leadership

It has been my privilege to serve on the Killingworth Board of Finance for the past four years with Annie Stirna. There is often a learning curve when one joins a municip...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

A Dynamic Duo

It’s often said that all politics is local, a saying that highlights the importance of our upcoming local elections. Along with stone walls and town meetings, participato...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

The Town’s Interests First

They say that “all politics is local,” but that is rapidly changing as federal and state political influences attempt to drastically change the way of life in small towns...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

A Positive, Energetic Attitude

Jamie Young would be a great selectman for Killingworth. She is an attorney who has experience in industry as well as state government, having served as associate legal c...
Letters • Published Oct 20, 2021 08 am

Making Decisions Carefully

I have had the pleasure of serving on the Planning & Zoning Commission with Joe Bunovsky for the last six years. He has served on this commission for the past 10 years. D...
Letters • Published Oct 13, 2021 08 am

We Should Be Wary

Two candidates for Board of Selectmen on the Killingworth Republican slate, Nancy Blewett and Graig Judge, are seeking more than one office. Our town charter prohibits a ...
Letters • Published Oct 13, 2021 08 am

Will Work as a Tea

I’m only one person and while excited to be running for first selectman in Killingworth, I am also excited about the team we have assembled for November’s election. Eilee...
Letters • Published Sep 29, 2021 08 am

Much Work to be Done

I am Nancy Gorski, running for first selectman in Killingworth. Killingworth is a beautiful town with wonderful neighbors and a great sense of community. Our many volunte...
Letters • Published Sep 01, 2021 08 am

Get Things Done

I am Jamie Mowat Young, and I am excited to run with Lou Annino, Jr., on the Democratic ticket to serve on Killingworth’s Board of Selectmen. My husband Brian and I made ...
Letters • Published Jun 09, 2021 07 am

Really Deserve our Thanks

I wish to express my admiration and appreciation for the way that First Selectwoman Cathy Iino and her excellent staff have navigated the challenges of COVID. Through it ...
Letters • Published Oct 28, 2020 07 am

Thinks Beyond Slogans

Christine Goupil is just the person we need to represent Killingworth in the Connecticut House of Representatives’ 35th District. She is methodical, knowledgeable, insigh...
Letters • Published Oct 21, 2020 08 am

The Day of Reckoning

I’m writing to endorse John Hall for my representative in the 35th Assembly District. I have known John for 20 years and come to admire and envy his ability to look at a ...
Letters • Published Oct 21, 2020 08 am

A Solid, Dependable Voice

It is the dedication and willingness to thoroughly study the issues at hand in serving her constituents in the 12th State Senate District that makes Christine Cohen (D) s...
Letters • Published Oct 07, 2020 08 am

Strong Record of Service

We are writing in support of Christine Goupil’s candidacy for state representative in District 35. As long-time residents of Killingworth we have come to appreciate how i...
Letters • Published Sep 09, 2020 08 am

Chalk Art Contest a Success

The Killingworth Library Association wishes to extend its heartfelt thanks to the following for making the 2020 Summer Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest a success: Andie’s Cooki...
Letters • Published Sep 02, 2020 08 am

Come to See the Error

An update: About six weeks ago, we wrote to you about how our Black Lives Matter lawn sign was stolen [July 2 letter “Racial Injustice is Everywhere”]. Rob then built a 1...
Letters • Published Jul 01, 2020 08 am

Racial Injustice is Everywhere

Anyone who studies history knows that poor black communities in this country have forever been victimized by white vigilantes, white-dominated police forces using excessi...
Letters • Published May 13, 2020 08 am

No Ordinary Times

The past six weeks have been a difficult time for our community as we navigate the economic and health consequences of this crisis. Many have lost their jobs, their busin...
Letters • Published Dec 18, 2019 07 am

Honored to Serve

It was an exciting election season. Many good candidates ran for office, and ran vibrant, organized campaigns. Constituents engaged and showed up to the polls in record n...
Letters • Published Nov 27, 2019 07 am

Many Thanks to The Source

The political signs have left the scene and only leaves remain to resist the wind. But thanks are still due those media outlets that so reliably put out bios and letters ...
Letters • Published Nov 13, 2019 07 am

Cause for Celebration

I’d like to thank the citizens of Killingworth for their vote of confidence last week. We have a great town, and I’m proud to continue to serve it. We have something extr...
Letters • Published Oct 30, 2019 08 am

Intelligent and Insightful

We are writing to support Cathy Iino for first selectman of Killingworth. During the 32 years we have lived in Killingworth, we have each been involved in leadership posi...
Letters • Published Oct 30, 2019 08 am

Much to Offer

Because Killingworth relies on volunteers to run for elected office, it is always in need of new people to join the process and commit their expertise to service in one a...
Letters • Published Oct 30, 2019 08 am

An Upward Trajectory

If you had told me 15 years ago that I would be running for election for first selectman, I would have laughed. I didn’t plan or expect to go into politics. My parents an...
Letters • Published Oct 30, 2019 08 am

All Come Together

One of the clear strengths about the town of Killingworth, my adopted town, is that the corps of volunteers who support it are a bipartisan mix on all levels. They are th...
Letters • Published Oct 23, 2019 08 am

To Ensure Fiscal Stability

Recently there has been a bit of confusing information circulating regarding our town’s financing and capital planning. As an incumbent selectman, and as a champion for s...
Letters • Published Oct 23, 2019 08 am

Insightful, Dedicated, and Passionate

Killingworth is extremely fortunate to have the unwavering commitment of Joel D’Angelo and Suzanne Sack, who serve currently on the Board of Education (BOE). It has been ...
Letters • Published Oct 23, 2019 08 am

Transparency and Accessibility

I recently moved to Killingworth and have been taken away by the unique and rural beauty that brings character to the streets of this town—and I want to be sure to mainta...
Letters • Published Oct 23, 2019 08 am

Intelligent and Well Informed

It is my great pleasure to write in support of Marcel Couture’s re-election to the Board of Finance for the Town of Killingworth. I have known Mr. Couture for 25 years an...
Letters • Published Oct 23, 2019 08 am

Thoughtful and Insightful

Stephanie Warren possesses the necessary credentials to be elected as an alternate member of the Zoning Board of Appeals. As a prior member and secretary of the Planning ...