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Killingworth Letters

Letters • Published Dec 27, 2023 08 am

Dismayed

Right up front, I’ll venture to guess what I’m about to say will not be well received by a lot of “church people,” but I’ll take that chance because this is something tha...
Letters • Published Nov 15, 2023 08 am

Thank You

We would like to thank The Source for printing letters from our municipal candidates and their supporters. Everyone who works for organizations and committees in our smal...
Letters • Published Nov 01, 2023 08 am

Necessary Experience and Knowledge

The Planning and Zoning Commission is of great importance in determining the quality of life in town because it regulates land use and the nature and extent of future gro...
Letters • Published Nov 01, 2023 08 am

Will Lead Killingworth Forward

I am pleased to offer my endorsement of Eric Couture for Killingworth first selectman and Joel D’Angelo for selectman. As proven by their dedication and contributions to ...
Letters • Published Nov 01, 2023 08 am

A Team For Killingworth’s Future

The Democratic slate for the Killingworth elections this November brings together the experience of people who have served in the town government for many years with the ...
Letters • Published Oct 25, 2023 08 am

Ready from Day One

As friends and neighbors who have known Eric Couture for many years, we urge Killingworth voters to elect him first selectman on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Eric knows Killingworth....
Letters • Published Oct 25, 2023 08 am

Believe in Giving Back to My Community

My name is Eric Couture, and I’m the Killingworth Democratic candidate for first selectman. I was raised in Killingworth and graduated from Haddam-Killingworth High Schoo...
Letters • Published Oct 25, 2023 08 am

An Amazing Slate of Candidates

It’s fall, it’s New England, and its election time. Signs are up, candidate forums, fundraisers, and meet and greets are everywhere. And this year, the elections are loca...
Letters • Published Oct 18, 2023 08 am

Brings Value and Relevance

I am writing this letter in support of Suzanne Sack for reelection to the Haddam-Killingworth Board of Education (BOE). Leading our Board of Education is perhaps the bigg...
Letters • Published Oct 18, 2023 08 am

Committed to Working With the Community

I would like to introduce myself as a candidate for the Killingworth Board of Selectmen (BOS) and ask for your vote on Tuesday, Nov. 7. My name is Joel D’Angelo. I have s...
Letters • Published Oct 18, 2023 08 am

Vote Row A

Municipal elections are, for me, incredibly important because every aspect affects each of us individually and personally. How we set our mill rate, educate our children,...
Letters • Published Oct 11, 2023 09 am

A Genuine Appreciation

My name is Mike Sarlin, and I’m running for a position on the Killingworth Planning and Zoning Commission on the Democratic line, Row A. My wife Susan and I have lived in...
Letters • Published Oct 11, 2023 09 am

Heed This Call for Bipartisanship

I am writing to express my deep concerns about the challenges our town currently faces in the realms of education and finance. The strain on our resources and the growing...
Letters • Published Oct 11, 2023 09 am

A Hopeful Sign for the Future of Democracy

I am writing to celebrate the new generation of volunteers running on the Democratic ticket in Killingworth this fall. They have stepped forward as candidates for public ...
Letters • Published Oct 11, 2023 09 am

Deserve to Be Reelected

I am writing in support of candidates Tom Hogarty as a Commission Member and Alec Martin as an Alternate for the Killingworth Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC). Both T...
Letters • Published Oct 11, 2023 09 am

Honored to Have Been Part of This Board

My name is Nelson Rivera, and I am running for my second term on the Board of Education. My wife Lisa and I have called Killingworth home for the last thirteen years. We ...
Letters • Published Oct 04, 2023 09 am

Nowledgeable, Committed, and Collaborative

I am writing in support of Mike Sarlin and Paul McGuinness for Killingworth’s Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC). You could not ask for better candidates. As vice chair...
Letters • Published Sep 27, 2023 08 am

A Balance of Leadership, Energy, and New Ideas

I support Eric Couture and Joel D’Angelo for first selectman and selectman, respectively. This team brings a balance of leadership, energy, and new ideas as we move forwa...
Letters • Published Sep 27, 2023 08 am

Would Love to Continue to Serve the Community

My name is Jen Voegtli, and I am running for a seat on the Haddam-Killingworth Board of Education. As I ask for your vote on Nov. 7, I would like to tell you something ab...
Letters • Published Sep 27, 2023 08 am

An Asset for Our Town

I am writing this letter in support of Joel D’Angelo, who is a candidate for selectman. As a new member of the Killingworth community, I had the opportunity to meet Joel ...
Letters • Published Sep 27, 2023 08 am

Appreciate the Opportunity

My name is Bill Kosturko. I am running for election to the Killingworth Board of Finance. A 10-year resident of Killingworth, I live in town with my wife, Jane. I am run...
Letters • Published Sep 21, 2023 09 am

Full Support

The Haddam-Killingworth Board of Education (BOE) demands a great deal of time, work, and commitment. We often have big decisions to make, which come with the pressure of ...
Letters • Published Sep 13, 2023 03 pm

Seeking Re-Election to the ZBA

I write today to request your support in the upcoming Killingworth Municipal election as I seek re-election to our Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). For those unfamiliar wit...
Letters • Published Sep 06, 2023 11 am

Uniquely Qualified

I would like to introduce Killingworth to Bill Kosturko, a Board of Finance (BOF) candidate whose experience in the financial world makes him uniquely qualified for the p...
Letters • Published Aug 16, 2023 06 am

Better and Safer

After much consideration and several years of personal observation, I propose that bicycles no longer be allowed on the path at Hammonassett State Park or, at the very le...
Letters • Published Feb 15, 2023 08 am

Outrageous and Totally Anti-Biblical

Kudos to Bob Roxbrough of Madison in his recent letter (Feb. 2, “Church Leaders Should Read Scripture”) critical of the outrageous and totally anti-biblical drag bingo fu...
Letters • Published Nov 02, 2022 08 am

Served Us All Well

I support State Representative Christine Goupil for re-election in the 35th House District. As vice-chair of the Planning and Development Committee, Christine has been a ...
Letters • Published Oct 26, 2022 08 am

Be There for Her

I support our State Representative Christine Goupil for reelection. As a senior in the Beechwood Community, I have had personal interactions with Rep. Goupil who is immed...
Letters • Published Oct 26, 2022 08 am

A Passionate Advocate

I write to encourage your readers to support our State Senator Christine Cohen for re-election to her seat representing District 12. Christine is a passionate advocate fo...
Letters • Published Oct 26, 2022 08 am

Willing to Seek the Best Solutions

I am writing in support of the re-election of Christine Cohen as our state senator. I have always found her to be well-informed and willing to seek the best solutions to ...
Letters • Published Oct 19, 2022 08 am

Deserves to Be Re-Elected

Senator Christine Cohen has well served the towns in the 12th Senatorial District. As a resident of Killingworth, I have been impressed with her strong support and unders...
Letters • Published Oct 12, 2022 08 am

Proven Experience

I support State Representative Christine Goupil for re-election in the 35th House District. As a resident of Killingworth, I am impressed with the extensive experience Re...
Letters • Published Oct 12, 2022 08 am

Principled Representatives

I attended the first round of Town Committee meetings Christine Cohen did to introduce herself and her candidacy for State Senator. I was there when Christine Goupil intr...
Letters • Published Oct 05, 2022 08 am

No Reservations

I am writing this letter in support of Christine Goupil for re-election as State Representative in our 35th District. Two years ago, Goupil visited the Killingworth Democ...
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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...