Thursday, December 02, 2021

Madison Letters

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

Their Good Work is Evident

When Bob MacDonald created the Advisory Council on Community Appearance (ACCA) more than 30 years ago, it was in response to the near-instant construction of the Henny Penny on Route 1. I write to ...

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

An Amenity for All

Can it be that Academy will finally get a public vote?Both candidates for first selectman stumped on the promise to move Academy community center to referendum. Both are now newly re-...

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

That’s Cluster Housing

What the heck is that? Why, that’s cluster housing! Good day, I live on East Wharf Road and at least three times a week someone asks me, “What is that at the end of your street?...

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

Outstanding Leadership Team

Next Tuesday, Nov. 2, we all have the opportunity to impact how Madison is managed as we vote in our important town elections. I encourage your readers to join me in voting for a change on the...

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

Disagreement on Record

In the Oct. 21 story “Incumbent Democrat Peggy Lyons Seeks Re-election to First Selectman Seat,” First Selectman Peggy Lyons is quoted as stating, “I would put my record up...

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

Smart, Reasonable, Passionate

Smart, reasonable, passionate—these are qualities I have observed and admired in Bruce Wilson, during our service together on the Board of Selectmen over the past two years. As a newcomer...

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

Bring Unique Talents

The foundations of any good government are rooted in an ability to connect with the people. Being able to have frank discussions with people about the issues, irrespective of their political...

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

Does the Actual Work

Qualifications are very important in judging a candidate for elected office, but just as important is personal character. I am endorsing Katie Stein for election to the Madison Board of Finance...

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

Energy, Integrity, and Devotion

I am happy to throw my support behind Maureen Lewis for a seat on the Board of Education. Maureen Lewis and her family have lived in Madison for nearly 20 years and raised their three daughters in ...

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

Experience and Track Record

When Peggy Lyons was elected Madison’s first selectman two years ago, no one suspected that we would be facing a global pandemic only a few months later. Lucky for us, Peggy was up to the...

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

An Agent of Change

It has been my greatest honor to lead this town these past two years. I ran on a vision of progress and change—I believe I’ve delivered on that pledge while also keeping the town...

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

A Desire to Give Back

My name is Dylan Stella. I am an 18-year-old college student and running as a write-in candidate for the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) alternate. If elected, I would be one of the youngest persons ...

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

Public Service and Engagement

I’m looking forward to the municipal election on Nov. 2 and to cast my ballot for First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons as well as the rest of the leadership from the Democratic slate, Al Goldberg...

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

Has a Vision

In this crazy world that we live in, it’s not often you come across a person vying for a political office in which you feel the need to put yourself out there on their behalf. After...

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

Positive and Compassionate Management

I am a Democrat and I look forward to voting on Nov 2 for Bruce Wilson for first selectman. Our local elections are about hiring the right people for the jobs of running our town. This is no place ...

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

Makes Madison Strong

As a child growing up in Madison, Bruce Wilson recognized that the town’s many volunteers created an environment for growth and safety. When Bruce moved to Madison to raise his own family...

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

Engaging, Intelligent, and Straightforward

I’ve had the good fortune of knowing Happy Marino since she and her family first moved to Madison. I immediately found her engaging, intelligent, and straightforward with a keen interest in ...

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

Request a Correction

Ours is no longer a free press. A small but mighty change was made to my recent letter to the editor “Strength, Fairness, and Common Sense” (Oct. 14) wherein added editorial brackets ...

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

Familiar and Qualified

On Nov. 2, I am voting for Noreen Kokoruda for selectman on the Republican ticket. She will be returning to a job she is very familiar with and qualified for, having spent 10 years serving on it,...

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

Involved, Passionate Leaders

Madison deserves elected officials who exhibit strong leadership, operational expertise, and a willingness to listen to town residents. Three candidates this year, Bruce Wilson for first selectmen ...

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

Time for Coming Together

I thank everyone for all the continued support over the years. I can’t believe that I am actually running for a seat I held for 14 years more than a decade ago. I was honored to represent...

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

One of the Best

Madison is fortunate to have Jean Fitzgerald serving on our Board of Finance. Jean previously served as chairman of the Board of Education. Now she is a seasoned chairman of the Board of Finance....

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

A Creative Problem-Solver

Happy Marino is an ideal candidate for the Madison Board of Finance: She combines intelligence with integrity, experience with expertise.Happy was elected to two terms on the Board of...

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

Pulling in the Same Direction

During my 14 years of service to this town as a selectman and a first selectman, I have learned from the voters as to their expectations of town government. We expect a municipal government that...

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

Ability to Maintain Balance

I am writing in support of Jean Fitzgerald and Happy Marino for election to our Board of Finance. I have worked with Jean on the Board of Finance the past two years and have witnessed firsthand...

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