Thursday, December 02, 2021

Branford Letters

Letters • Published Nov. 24, 2021 08 a.m.

Necessary and Thoughtful Support

On Feb. 4, 2020 the parties involved in the longstanding dispute of the ownership of Crescent Bluff Avenue agreed to settle the case outside of continuing legal actions. Mrs. Barbara Saggese,...

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Letters • Published Nov. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Every Little Bit

This past Oct. 16, the Community Dining Room (CDR) held its first annual raffle drawing: The Shoreline Experience. The drawing was held at Bishop’s Orchards Little Red Barn. Thanks to the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Have Served Admirably

We are new to Branford. Over the past year, we have been slowly getting to know many of the wonderful people who make up this community. It saddened us to read about the recent defacement of a...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Work Ethic and Dedication

I have known Bobi Gill-Brooks since she was in middle school and she continues to exhibit the values now that she showed then. Her work ethic and dedication to her job were well established then...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Demonstrated Leadership Skills

It is a great pleasure to support Eileen Poultin Cimino’s candidacy for town clerk. Eileen has unique qualifications for the office: she is responsible, hardworking, and is thoroughly...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Class and Professionalism

We are fortunate to have a hard-working and passionate town clerk in Lisa Arpin. I have watched her handle the many challenges of the job with class and professionalism. Lisa is accessible, smart, ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

A First Step

The news arrived: A police officer will attend Branford Board of Education (BOE) meetings. According to Chairman John Prins, he and his fellow committee members “don’t serve on this...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Shown True Dedication

I came to Branford in 1985 from Switzerland. What impressed me immediately was the openness, friendliness, and humor. I felt accepted in this wonderful community and I have loved living in...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

A Natural Advocate

I am writing to wholeheartedly share my support of Cristy Cantu for the Branford Board of Education position in the upcoming election. Cristy is a natural advocate for children and families in our ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Good Things Are Happening

For eight years the Republicans have controlled the RTM. Under their leadership, massive community investments have been approved without increasing the debt service levels in the budget and our...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Special Credit

I am proud of the town government we have in Branford: low taxes, great services, and a community of people who care about one another.I see great things happening in Branford: projects...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Pulling in the Same Direction

At the time when we have such division acrimony and insults flying back and forth in Washington, D.C., it is refreshing to see how our politics and government in Branford avoid this. With everyone ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Uniquely Energetic Devotion

As a long-time RTM member, I have been in awe of Tom Brockett’s masterful grasp of town wide issues as well as his uniquely energetic devotion to finding the best solution to our problems....

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Sincerity and Sensitivity

Bob Imperato will do an excellent job as Branford tax collector! I have had the pleasure of working with Bob as a member of the Branford Microfund Advisory Board. Bob is a person who is very...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Right Mix of Attributes

It is with great pleasure that I write to support my fellow assistant town clerk, Eileen Poulton Cimino, to be Branford’s next town clerk. Having worked alongside, or for, all of...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Integrity, Competence, and Professionalism

I encourage Third District voters to join me in voting on Nov. 2 at Orchard House for these outstanding candidates who exemplify integrity, extreme competence, and professionalism.Linda...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Few of the Accomplishments

Real-time information and transparency during the pandemic; early alerts of emergencies; the solar farm located on the Tabor site to produce cleaner energy and offset the town’s energy...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Great Town

I’m writing to address certain mailers sent out by the opposition to the Cosgrove for Branford team, along with letters that have appeared here that claim that several important projects in ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Commitment, Compassion, and Integrity

I am writing to endorse Jamie Cosgrove for first selectman. As an RTM member for three years representing the 7th District, I have had an inside view of the progress within the Town of Branford. I ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Duty to Every Citizen

We, Dorothy and Robert Gill, are very proud and happy to write this letter as an endorsement for our daughter, Roberta Gill-Brooks, to be elected again to the officer of tax collector on Nov. 2....

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Dedication to Public Service

I am writing to express my support for Lisa Arpin as Branford tax collector. Lisa has both the knowledge and professionalism that it takes to run the Tax Collectors Office, as she has done for the ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Vigorous Advocate

I have had the distinct pleasure of serving as a Democratic RTM member with Tom Brockett for the Town of Branford. Tom is not only a vigorous advocate for the best interests of the district he...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Committed to the Hard Work

As a resident of Branford and the chief science officer of a Branford bioscience company, I feel strongly that we need to attract new business to the town and retain and grow the existing...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Many Significant Improvements

I am honored to represent the First District residents in the Branford RTM. I attend many Town of Branford government meetings every month. I engage myself in every town issue and I always vote in ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Make the Best Decisions

I am impressed with Tom Brockett as a candidate for first selectman for many reasons—but especially for his willingness to seek out and listen to new information.I first met Tom at...

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