Thursday, December 02, 2021

Killingworth Letters

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

Voters Expect Progress

Voters expect progress every two years when you are elected to office. Cathy Iino was elected as first selectman in 2009. After years of discussion to update Town Hall, a referendum was put to...

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

Dedication, Expertise, and Advocacy

As a 16-year member and current chair of the Killingworth Board of Finance, I encourage your readers to return Annie Stirna to the board with their votes on Nov. 2. For the past four years, she...

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

Listening to our Needs

I am writing this letter in support of Lou Annino, Jr., for re-election and for Jamie Young for election to Killingworth’s Board of Selectmen.As selectman for the past 10 years, Lou...

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

Dedication to the Environment

As a longtime resident in Killingworth and active volunteer in town, and with a great interest in the environment, from the enjoyment of a simple hike in the woods to the awareness that a healthy...

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

Tradition of Public Service

I am writing to endorse Lou Annino, Jr., for selectman. Lou is carrying on his family’s tradition of public service. He has spent the majority of his adult life volunteering time to the...

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

Brings People Together

Let me tell you the top 10 reasons you should vote for Jamie Young for Killingworth Board of Selectmen.Jamie thinks for herself. Ask anyone she’s worked with—as town...

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

A Tireless Volunteer

Recent comments about the legality of Killingworth Republican Eileen Blewett holding dual offices are erroneous, I believe.Blewett, a current selectman and Board of Education member, is...

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

With Passion and Dedication

There’s been much said online and in public forums about my dual roles on the Regional Board of Education (BOE) and Board of Selectman (BOS). I am humbled by the outpouring of support and...

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

For Broader Representation

In response to the Oct. 14 Robert G. Fahrenholz letter “We Should Be Wary,” Fahrenholz warned us to “be wary of having the same person in multiple positions of authority in...

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

Commitment to Students

I have known Maureen Lewis for 10 years and write this letter in support of her candidacy for the Board of Education (BOE) in Madison. Maureen Lewis exemplifies honesty, commitment, and hard work...

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

The Opportunity of Serving

My name is John A. Samperi I am a candidate for first selectman. For 15 years, I have enjoyed the benefits of choosing Killingworth for my family homestead and business. I choose to be a candidate ...

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

Strong, Financially Aware, Experienced

Madison has been good to us. We have lived in Madison for 43 years and had a business in town for 35 of those years. We feel that not only luck and timing made things work so well but because...

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

Steady, Solid Leadership

We are writing in strong support of Lou Annino and Jamie Young’s candidacies for seats on the Killingworth Board of Selectmen. As long-time residents of our town, we have come to know and...

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

A Dynamic Duo

It’s often said that all politics is local, a saying that highlights the importance of our upcoming local elections. Along with stone walls and town meetings, participatory democracy holds...

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

Ready to Step Up

Ernie Lacore and his wife moved to Madison four years ago and quickly got involved in our community. Ernie presently serves now as an alternate on our Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and is seeking...

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

A Person of Action

I’m sure we’d all agree that the venom, spitefulness, and fear-mongering we see in our national political arena has no place in local politics. Remembering that we are all neighbors...

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

The Town’s Interests First

They say that “all politics is local,” but that is rapidly changing as federal and state political influences attempt to drastically change the way of life in small towns like...

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

Compassion, Inclusion, and Knowledge

I support Maureen Lewis for a position on the Madison Board of Education. Maureen has been a resident of Madison for nearly 20 years and has been a constant supporter of all the public schools....

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

A Positive, Energetic Attitude

Jamie Young would be a great selectman for Killingworth. She is an attorney who has experience in industry as well as state government, having served as associate legal counsel to then-Governor...

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

Record of Civic Engagement

This Election Day, Nov. 2, we have an opportunity to put a true, experienced financial professional on Madison’s Board of Finance. Happy Marino has served our town on the Board of Education ...

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

Making Decisions Carefully

I have had the pleasure of serving on the Planning & Zoning Commission with Joe Bunovsky for the last six years. He has served on this commission for the past 10 years. During that time he has ...

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

Steady and Informed Leadership

It has been my privilege to serve on the Killingworth Board of Finance for the past four years with Annie Stirna. There is often a learning curve when one joins a municipal board such as our...

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

A Lot of Big Decisions

The position of first selectman requires leadership. This is true during the best of times but is especially true through challenging times. Madison has a lot of big decisions to make as a town...

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

Collaboration, Compromise, and Hard Work

I write to share my enthusiastic endorsement of Jamie Young to serve on the Killingworth Board of Selectman.Jamie and her family have made Killingworth their home for the past 23 years. She ...

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

Will Work as a Tea

I’m only one person and while excited to be running for first selectman in Killingworth, I am also excited about the team we have assembled for November’s election.Eileen...

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