Thursday, December 02, 2021

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 Dec. 01, 2021 08 a.m.

A Glowing Start

Off to a glowing start, Rays for Rams has amassed almost $30,000 toward installation of lights at the Old Saybrook High School Turf Field. That’s a fifth of the goal established by the...

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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 Dec. 01, 2021 08 a.m.

A Perfect Choice

I write today concerning solar energy and its viability for North Haven public schools. I would like the school system to strongly consider applying solar panels to the roofs of the elementary...

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

Privileged to Serve

I thank everyone who came out and voted for me in the November election. As many of your readers know, my family has been a part of this community for more than 20 years. I have been privileged to ...

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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. 24, 2021 08 a.m.

Necessary and Thoughtful Support

On Feb. 4, 2020 the parties involved in the longstanding dispute of the ownership of Crescent Bluff Avenue agreed to settle the case outside of continuing legal actions. Mrs. Barbara Saggese,...

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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. 17, 2021 08 a.m.

Chosen and Determined by Voters

I respectfully disagree with David L. LaMay’s Nov. 4 letter “100 Percent Volunteers.” Volunteers choose their endeavors and provide vital services to society. On the other...

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

Blessed for the Opportunity

Congratulations go to all re-elected and newly elected members of Old Saybrook boards and commissions. Whether they are Democrat, Republican, or unaffiliated, I look forward to working closely...

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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.

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 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.

We Have No Guarantees

My introduction into politics was when I was 21 years old; I ran for office for the very first time in a four-way primary. Since my start I have run in many elections, I was on the Board of...

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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.

Issues Worthy of Discussion

I’m floored, mind-boggled, and even shocked at the election results in the two towns I have called home since 1995. Westbrook has a hair under 7,000 registered voters. Granted, many may be...

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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.

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 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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