Thursday, December 02, 2021

Clinton Letters

Letters • Published Nov. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

Continue a Healthy Civic Culture

I must publicly offer my sincere gratitude for the responsibility bestowed upon me as a third-party member of Clinton’s first Town Council. Serving and creating a healthy civic culture in...

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

Schools Need to Adjust

If COVID has taught us anything in the world of education, it has kindly reminded us that our humanity needs perpetual attention, our relationships must be sincere, and our children need guidance...

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

Positivity, Quality, and Advancement

If your readers are looking for a candidate with knowledge, experience, and skin in the game, they need look no further than Tom Hollinger. With Tom’s decades of experience on the Board of...

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

Committed to Enhancing Communication

I encourage your readers to support all the Democrats on Line A for Town Council. Paul Gebauer is recently retired and is a self-starter who started the Energy Committee and Sustainability...

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

Knowledge, Ability, and Commitment

Having had Mr. Eric Bergman as a teacher and now as a colleague, I can safely say that his knowledge, his ability to work with others, and his commitment to this town are quite remarkable. We need ...

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

Measured, Balanced, and Well-Researched

It is with great honor that I endorse and will be voting for Eric Bergman for Clinton Town Council on Nov. 2. Independent voices are desperately needed and Eric will continue to be that voice....

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

Commitment to the Environment

I encourage your readers to join me in supporting Tania Abbatello for the Clinton Planning & Zoning Commission on Nov. 2.Knowing Tania’s commitment to the environment coupled...

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

Balanced, Measured, and Fair

Self-promotion has never been easy for me. Despite calls early in my career to “sell yourself” to people, something felt fundamentally wrong. I recall my father telling me ad nauseam ...

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

Thanks, Gary

The Clinton Historic District Commission would like to thank Gary Bousquet for donating the granite post that now supports the sign for the Liberty Green Historic District/Lower Green....

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

A Balance of Progress

As a registered unaffiliated, I’ll vote for candidates from all parties in our next election, and Eric Bergman will be included. I’m not voting on popularity, but rather on my...

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

Maintain the High Standards

My name is Phil Sengle and I’m running for a seat on the Clinton Board of Police Police Commissionners. I almost didn’t write this letter as I’ve developed a distaste for...

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

Seeks to Find the Positive

I volunteer with Carrie Allen at the Food for All Garden and have seen firsthand her commitment to serve others and her love for Clinton. Carrie readily agrees to take on a new project and can...

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

Promoted Continuous Improvement

I am endorsing both Ed Tessman and Lynn Hidek for re-election to the Police Commission. For the past eight years I have been alongside of Ed and Lynn as a fellow commissioner and had a close-up...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

The Personality and Drive

I am pleased to endorse Carrie Allen, Paul Gebauer, and Chris Passante for Town Council in Clinton.Having been on the Board of Selectman and currently on the Town Council, I believe I am...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Continuing Outstanding Service

My husband, Dom Morelli, is running for re-election to the Board of Police Commissioners, of which he has been a member since November 2017. Dom has been a resident of Clinton for more than 13...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

A Unique Understanding

I am Lynn Hidek, asking for your readers’ votes for re-election to the Clinton Police Commission. Commission members oversee and support Clinton Police Department (CPD) progress toward...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

The Fresh Perspective

I’m voting for Dr. Jay S. Mandell, the Democratic candidate for the open alternate position on Clinton’s Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC).Jay is a longtime Clinton...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Active and Passionate

Clinton’s Town Council needs bright, dedicated individuals of high integrity who are active community members, are leaders who listen, identify priorities, and collaborate to get things...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Gem of the Shoreline

There are only a handful of towns on the Connecticut shoreline that have rivers running right through their downtown. We have the most beautiful unobstructed view of all. I believe that the best...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

We Will See Results

Tom Hollinger is a friend of mine. He is also a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather to boot. Tom grew up in Philadelphia, hence his love of the Phillies and Eagles. He and his wife Sarah...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Part of a Continuing Effort

I am excited to be running for a seat on the Board of Education. This is an opportunity for me to bring my past experience to a new endeavor. Having served as a selectman and having chaired the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

The Passion and Drive

I’m voting to reelect Ed Tessman to the Board of Police Commissioners in November and I encourage your readers to do the same. I have known Ed for more than 30 years and not only is he...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Respectful and Relevant

I am a member of the Clinton Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) and have worked with Will Benoit for several years in his current capacity as an alternate member of the PZC. Will is now...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Listens and Carefully Considers

I am writing in strong support of Ellen Dahlgren for re-election to the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) for the Town of Clinton. Ellen has been serving on the commission for approximately...

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Letters • Published Oct. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Facts, Not Hearsay

The Harbor News on Sept. 23 published letters endorsing Ed Tessman for police commissioner. Tessman’s letter, “Service, Transparency, and Accountability,” stated that ...

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