Thursday, October 22, 2020

East Haven Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Taking the Initiative

As a member of the Board of Finance, I’ve seen how important it is to East Haven’s budget that we get as much help as we can from Hartford. If we don’t have a legislator...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Hard Work and Commitment

It’s been just under two years since I submitted a letter to your publication. As I did two years ago, I am once again writing to express my support for State Representative Joe Zullo (R-...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

An Unwavering Commitment

We need responsible housing and development regulations in Connecticut and I am supporting State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) this year because he has shown an unwavering commitment to making...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

A Non-Factor

Who is the real Joe Zullo? The residents of East Haven deserve to know!I do not believe that State representative Joe Zullo (R-99)is a leader. He is someone who puts party politics and his...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

An Exceptional Candidate

This really is the most important election of our lifetime! Every citizen in our country must vote. Our quality of life is at stake. We must elect candidates that will protect our rights and will...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

‘No’ to New Taxes

I laugh when politicians talk about “tax equality” and about increasing taxes on certain people or professions to redistribute the tax burden. The way to solve our budget problem...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Embodies All the Ideals

As a career educator and member of the East Haven Board of Education, I support Dave Yaccarino’s candidacy for state representative for East Haven. He embodies all the ideals in government...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Voice Will Be Heard

One of the front-page headlines in the Sept. 24 Courier read “...‘We Need a Voice in Hartford’”. This was about Dave Yaccarino and his bid for the House seat...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

Keeps Us All Informed

Since getting elected last February, State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) has been outstanding with keeping residents updated about business in the legislature, his stances on key issues, and on...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

Listening to Voters

Dave Yaccarino is the leader East Haven’s working families deserve. In winter 2019, during our special election for state representative, there were a few critical issues being debated on...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

A Strong Commitment

George Smith questioned a “No” vote from State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) on HB 7267, An Act Concerning Public Options for Health Care in Connecticut, in his Sept. 17 letter...

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

There for Me

A few months ago, the COVID-19 pandemic forced my employer to temporarily close up. I filed for unemployment, expecting the Department of Labor to be there for me during this difficult time. Sadly,...

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

Hard Work and Discipline

I am supporting Dave Yaccarino for the position of 99th District State Representative. This district covers East Haven from the north side of Bennett Road in Foxon across our town to the beautiful ...

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

Meaningful, Positive Connections

Since State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) took office last February, I’ve continued to be impressed with his constituent service and availability to both our town officials and residents. ...

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

Record Versus Promises

Again I need to ask why? This time on the “No” vote from State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) on HB 7267 “An Act Concerning Public Options for Health Care in Connecticut....

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Letters • Published Sep. 02, 2020 08 a.m.

Lift Us Up

I’m voting for Dave Yaccarino for my family—my Italian-American and Puerto Rican family, my funny, loving, kind, curious, and wonderful family! Without my good union job and my...

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Letters • Published Sep. 02, 2020 08 a.m.

Need a Police Presence

I have lived for more than 50 years in the Foxon/Totoket area. My son has lived over 11 years on Totoket Road. The traffic conditions have deteriorated since the road underwent a number of...

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

Reopening Plan is Short-Sighted

As a one-to-one paraprofessional working directly with East Haven’s most vulnerable students, I am deeply concerned that the school reopening plan for the town does not adequately protect...

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

Making Trail Progress

On behalf of the East Haven Town Team of Shoreline Greenway Trail, I am pleased and grateful to report East Haven is now making trail progress thanks to Mayor Joseph Carfora and his administration....

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Letters • Published July 22, 2020 08 a.m.

Professional and Courteous

The tree in front of my home was quite diseased for more than two years. I asked the Public Works Department to tend to it last summer to no avail. I called Public Works on June 30 to request that ...

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Letters • Published July 22, 2020 08 a.m.

Beach Has Been a Sanctuary

I am sending a big “thank you” to Mayor Joe Carfora, the beach staff, and the garden club for a delightful summer at the East Haven Town Beach.Because only East Haven...

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Letters • Published July 15, 2020 08 a.m.

Not Answering the Question

I have to question Nicole Penta’s June 25 rebuttal letter “Entirely Tone Deaf” to Dave Hausler’s June 18 letter “Contradiction Between Words and Vote”...

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Letters • Published July 15, 2020 08 a.m.

Votes Determine Direction

The need to hire a qualified director of economic development in East Haven has never been greater. Surmounting debt, falling bond rating, audit findings, and pending land development lawsuits...

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Letters • Published June 24, 2020 08 a.m.

Entirely Tone Deaf

It’s laughable that Dave Hausler (June 18 letter “Contradiction Between Words and Vote”) would question State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99)’s stance on police...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Last I Heard

During the fireworks display two years ago, my neighbors observed more than eight policemen hanging around, waiting for the display to begin and where they stayed until the event ended. In the...

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