Thursday, December 02, 2021

Guilford Letters

Letters • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08 a.m.

Following the Correct Course

Guilford shouldn’t implement a permanent ban on marijuana. That’s bad for business and doesn’t follow the data. First, proponents of the ban have suggested that banning...

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Letters • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08 a.m.

How Fortunate We Are

Congratulations to Guilford High School Theater Arts Program for its presentation of The Diary of Anne Frank. The production provided three evenings of stellar performances by the entire...

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

In Recognition of Honorable Service

Nov. 11, 2021, marked the first Veterans Day in 20 years in which the United States was not involved in an active war. Countless generations of new Veterans have been added to the ranks of those...

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

The Many Who Helped

We would like to thank everyone who participated in and supported Guilford’s 20th annual Lasagna Dinner. Held on Veteran’s Day, the event honors our local veterans with a...

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

A Lost Opportunity

I was glad to read of the Hubbard Road project of 100 moderate and price-adjusted rental units that may serve singles, the young, empty nesters, and employed of more modest means [Nov. 11 story...

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

Not a Simple Process

Every time I go up to Melissa Jones School to vote, I realize that exercising this right is not a simple process for everyone. Walking down from the parking area to the lowest level of the school...

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Letters • Published Nov. 17, 2021 08 a.m.

Children at Risk

I am a former teacher in the Guilford School System, I am appalled that residents, no matter what political party, would allow what has happened in this recent Guilford election of the Board of...

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

Civics a Weak Spot

Thanks go to those who voted in this year’s town elections, helped the election run smoothly, worked so hard to get out the vote, or stepped up to run for office. The campaigns were hard...

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

Expected to Listen

Congratulations go to all the Board of Education candidates in Guilford following our election on Nov. 2. May I remind them that they represent all the citizens of Guilford. They may not agree...

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

The Arbiter of All This

Just when you thought some of the letters to the editor couldn’t get more offensive, along comes Everett Barber with his self-righteous Oct. 28 letter “The Current Vigorous...

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

The Anger and Rancor

I am one of the hard-working volunteers for the five Republican candidates for the Guilford Board of Education. I am a parent and a grandparent of children in the Guilford Public Schools. I am...

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

Trick or Treat

I love Halloween. I think I like it just as much as the kids who come around trick or treating. Each year we take great pleasure in having a huge basket filled with candy, which we tell the...

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

It’s a Skill

Now that the results of the fiercely contested election to the Guilford Board of Education are known, I hope that the winners will be modest in victory and the losers will graciously accept defeat....

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

A Wealth of Confidence

When I was in high school in the 1960s, we had great discussions in our history class about the civil rights movement and associated legislation being debated in Congress. We read articles and...

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

Incredible School Community

This past weekend, as my family attended the Guilford Lakes Fall Festival, we were overwhelmed with gratitude, yet again, to live in such a warm and welcoming town, and belong to such an...

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

Seems Highly Applicable

A timely quote from Yale historian Timothy Snyder: “The past is not there to feel guilty about it. The past is there to feel responsible for it.” He was being interviewed by Ali...

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

An Inside Perspective

Over the past couple of months, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know the Row B candidates for Guilford’s Board of Education. Tim Chamberlain, Aly Passarelli, Nick Cusano,...

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

An Outstanding Group

I first met the five Row B candidates, running for the Guilford Board of Education (BOE), at a BOE meeting that I attended. At the time, they were not even candidates, they were just parents with...

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

Don’t Be Fooled

I beg the wonderful residents of Guilford to come together despite our party affiliations, despite our perceived differences, despite anything that may divide us, and take a stand against the...

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

Help Continue its Mission

The Guilford Interfaith Volunteers (GIV) recently received a very generous donation from the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal through its Vicariate Outreach Program. The funding will help GIV...

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

Let’s Think Clearly

I believe that everyone in this contentious Board of Education issue believe in maintaining the outstanding tradition of excellence in the Guilford public schools. The main issue is how to do so....

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

Invested in the Community

I am writing to express my support for Amy Earls as a candidate for the Board of Finance. Amy has many qualities that make her an ideal person to be a part of the Board of Finance.She is...

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

Consciousness or Colorblindness

In August, the Guilford Human Rights Commission sponsored a lecture by Dr. Angela Robinson on Critical Race Theory (CRT). Dr. Robinson stated that although there are diverse opinions as to what...

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

Integrity and Compassion

As a Guilford High School graduate, I believe that voting for rows A and C in the Board of Education election is essential to ensure Guilford Public Schools (GPS) offers culturally inclusive...

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

Historic Moment of Awareness

Since moving to Guilford, we have been pleased with the schools, but leaving diversity was a distinct change for us. My kids’ lamenting about missing their friends of color is about much...

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