Thursday, September 24, 2020

Westbrook Letters

Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Best Interests in Mind

As a lifelong Westbrook resident, I am proud to see both Brendan Saunders and Devin Carney running for District 33 State Senate and 23rd District state representative. Both Brendan and Devin have...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Right to Free Speech

The issue here is not whether one agrees with or disagrees with what former Westbrook fire chief Michael Jenkins posted p[“Westbrook Fire Chief Resigns Following Social Media Controversy,...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Thoughtful Economic Development

A vote for Christine Goupil is a vote for economic development. From activity on the Clinton Town Council, to the Planning & Zoning Commission and her work on the Downtown Revitalization...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

People Ahead of Politics

I first met State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) when I contacted him to discuss my concerns with tolls and taxes. He responded quickly, listened carefully to my concerns, and we had a...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Fighting for Us

Before Dave Rubino was living in Old Lyme, he was busy spreading American democratic ideals abroad as a human rights attorney. For example, Dave Rubino fought to eliminate human trafficking in...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

Understands the Area Economy

Our local economy is heavily reliant on summer tourism and boating, so it is vital that our local small businesses have the ability to thrive during this time.State Representative Devin...

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Letters • Published Aug. 26, 2020 08 a.m.

Unifies, Not Divides

The year 2020 has been a year that will be remembered for what has happened in our country, the state, and the 23rd Assembly District. When we look at leadership issues, people have doubts as to...

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Letters • Published Aug. 19, 2020 08 a.m.

Focused on Education

As a father of two young girls who attend Old Saybrook public schools, I am always focused on their education. We are fortunate to have great schools in town that provide a top-notch education and,...

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Letters • Published July 29, 2020 08 a.m.

A Full Accounting

Several Connecticut newspapers recently printed a list of companies receiving PPP (paycheck protection loans). Among those listed was Centerbrook-based Tower Laboratories, owned by Essex First...

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

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 businesses, and their...

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Letters • Published Jan. 08, 2020 08 a.m.

A Tremendous Success

The Westbrook Treelighting Committee would like to thank the many local people, businesses, and organizations that helped make this year’s Treelighting event on Dec. 8 such a tremendous...

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Letters • Published Nov. 13, 2019 08 a.m.

Honored to Serve

I would like to thank the voters of Westbrook for electing me to serve on Westbrook’s Board of Finance.While knocking on doors during the campaign residents raised concerns about...

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Letters • Published Nov. 13, 2019 08 a.m.

Best Days Yet to Come

I wish to convey my profound appreciation to the residents of Westbrook for all their support in electing me and John Hall III to the Board of Selectmen on Nov. 5.Our campaign was based on...

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

Won’t Be Afraid

We have known Chris Ehlert for more than 20 years. We have seen firsthand how Chris and Melissa have raised their daughters with family values and the high standards they have set for themselves....

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

Can Always Do More

I am supporting Noel Bishop to be re-elected as first selectman. His entire professional careers as a university dean and executive director of a major health care in Connecticut demanded...

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

Accountability and Results

Municipal leadership requires a comprehensive understanding of how government functions and the ability to develop teamwork between volunteers and staff to get results. A first selectman must be...

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

Great Perspective and Insight

Bill Cummings will be a thoughtful, fiscally prudent addition to the Westbrook Board of Finance. His impressive private-sector experience has provided him with the knowledge of how to successfully ...

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

Real Cost Savings

I am honored to have been nominated to run for Westbrook’s Board of Finance.My wife, Melissa, and I moved to Westbrook more than 19 years ago, raising our two daughters, Zoe and...

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

Experience Leading Education

Sally Greaves as the current vice-chair of the Board of Education (BOE) brings years of service to the town of Westbrook. Her long record is impressive; serving as our town in the past as...

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

A Positive Impact

As an education consultant and a former elementary school teacher, I believe that I would be a positive addition to the Wetbrook Board of Education. Education is my passion and I want to be able...

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

Experienced and Dedicated

In the upcoming Westbrook municipal election on Nov. 5, I am proud to support some experienced and dedicated men and women to serve on our local boards.For the Board of Finance, I believe...

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

Thoughtful, Engaged, and Committed

On Nov. 5, I hope your readers will join me in voting for Mike Esposito for Westbrook Board of Education. As a current member of the board, I believe he will be a wonderful addition and will help...

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

Understand the Issues

My name is Hiram Fuchs and I am running for Westbrook first selectman. I feel that Westbrook has dropped the ball on economic development. Small businesses are the backbone of our community, and...

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

Attention to the Details

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Westbrook residents will go to the polls to vote for members of the Board of Finance.As an unaffiliated voter, I look to vote for the candidate, not a party. Over the...

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

Drive to Make Improvements

When I learned of George Pytlik, Jr.’s decision to run for town selectman, I was thrilled, as I know he will make an excellent leader in our community. George has my vote because he is...

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