Friday, September 30, 2022

Branford Letters

Letters • Published July 13, 2022 08 a.m.

Right Professional Background

In the Democratic primary on Aug. 9 I hope you will join me in supporting Moira Rader to be the next State Representative for the 98th District representing parts of Branford and Guilford. With...

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Letters • Published June 22, 2022 08 a.m.

Some Nerve

So, now the 10,000 Hawks members want to reach out to Branford in their opposition to Tweed Airport? They’ve got some nerve.“For the environmental health of the shoreline,...

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Letters • Published June 22, 2022 08 a.m.

Times Like This

The Branford Food Pantry would like to thank everyone that made this years Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger food drive a huge success. Thanks to the efforts of our local letter carriers, who...

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Letters • Published May 18, 2022 08 a.m.

Special and Caring Individuals

The Community Dining Room Team wants to take a moment to thank and recognize our fellow non-profit partners. The past two years have been a journey through this pandemic, and we want them to know...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

Walks No Further

The April 28 issue of The Sound headlined the Town of Branford’s Planning & Zoning Commission approval of Amazon’s application to build a last mile facility in Branford...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

A Privilege and an Honor

I would like to take this opportunity to thank your readers for their support during my years as judge of probate. It has truly been a privilege and an honor to serve as probate judge. After 32...

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Letters • Published May 04, 2022 08:30 a.m.

People Stand Together

Despite the chilly gusts, a collective warmth prevailed among the citizens who gathered on April 24 on the steps of the Blackstone Library to Stand with Ukraine, marking the 60th day of the war....

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Letters • Published April 13, 2022 08 a.m.

Help Local Wildlife

Each of us in Branford has an opportunity to create what author Dr. Douglas Tallamy calls a “Homegrown National Park” in our yards and/or by volunteering with local organizations...

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Letters • Published March 16, 2022 08 a.m.

A Special Moment

At 6 p.m., on Tuesday, March 8, the 13th day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Branford residents filled the front steps of the James Blackstone Memorial Library in support of Ukraine and the...

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Letters • Published Feb. 23, 2022 08 a.m.

Alleviate the Situation

Chestnut Street is one accident away from disaster. The condition of the much-used town artery is horrible. The street is narrow, parking is allowed on both sides, and there are blind curves,...

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Letters • Published Jan. 26, 2022 08 a.m.

Plenty of Excuses

Is anyone else feeling assaulted by the Regional Water Authority (RWA) lately? No? Perhaps they should check their water bill. The RWA announced on its website last month it would be moving to...

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Letters • Published Dec. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

Stronger Together

In these divisive and challenging times, some light and hope was brought to our community recently. There are 60 volunteers on 17 committees collaborating with Integrated Refugee and Immigration...

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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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