Sunday, May 15, 2022

Letters

Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

A Completely Thorough Process

Just a few comments about last week’s Harbor News article regarding the expiration of the contract with Clinton’s current and first town manager, Karl Kilduff [May 5, “Town...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

Walks No Further

The April 28 issue of The Sound headlined the Town of Branford’s Planning & Zoning Commission approval of Amazon’s application to build a last mile facility in Branford...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

A Lovely Success

The Easter Meals On Wheels was a lovely success. Larry Santamaria and his staff prepared a delicious ham dinner with all the trimmings, for 91 people. Beautiful flowers were received from White...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

Put a Plan Together

Okay, here is my last word on the HVN airport: I am not against airports. I love airports. I love airplanes. Years ago we always took our kids to Tweed to watch the planes land and take off. It...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

Support Throughout the Years

The Guilford Food Bank (GFB) would like to congratulate Peter Palumbo on 35 successful years in business, located in Guilford. We would like to thank Peter and his staff for their dedicated...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

Hidden Gems

We’re so very fortunate to live in Clinton, where so many varied activities can always be found. There are numerous organizations striving to put forth their very best efforts most weekends....

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

A Privilege and an Honor

I would like to take this opportunity to thank your readers for their support during my years as judge of probate. It has truly been a privilege and an honor to serve as probate judge. After 32...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

A Threatening Behavior

The April 21 article in the Courier about the student who wore a gas mask in Guilford High School was to me very disturbing [“Report of Threat at High School Remains...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

A Different Story

Guilford First Selectman Hoey and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paul Freeman both preach full transparency and promote inclusion, but their actions tell a different story. For example, concerning...

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Letters • Published May 04, 2022 08:30 a.m.

The Die Was Cast

Guilford received some unfortunate news recently, our local Walmart is closing soon, for good!How convenient it has been having local access to such a range of products at reasonable prices ...

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Letters • Published May 04, 2022 08:30 a.m.

People Stand Together

Despite the chilly gusts, a collective warmth prevailed among the citizens who gathered on April 24 on the steps of the Blackstone Library to Stand with Ukraine, marking the 60th day of the war....

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Letters • Published May 04, 2022 08:30 a.m.

A Very Memorable Day

Meals on Wheels would like to thank all that were involved with making the third annual Paddle for a Purpose fundraiser a great success. They would include all the awesome paddle players that...

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Letters • Published May 04, 2022 08:30 a.m.

Recognize Our Teachers

I am a sophomore at Guilford High School. Throughout my first two years of high school, I have seen teachers go above and beyond to help students feel more comfortable and find success during...

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Letters • Published May 04, 2022 08:30 a.m.

Toxic and Divisive Environment

Greg Kinsella is living in a parallel universe characterized by confusion, obfuscation, and denial. His uninformed and mean-spirited diatribe (March 24 letter “That Pesky Word”), as...

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Letters • Published April 27, 2022 08 a.m.

Another Great Success

Thanks go to all the incredible residents of Old Saybrook and the Connecticut shoreline and beyond! They made this year’s Shoreline Fire Departments 10th annual Food Drive on April 9...

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Letters • Published April 27, 2022 08 a.m.

The Imminent Sale

Madison residents are interested in the status of the imminent sale of Deer Lake Boy Scout Camp in Killingworth, and I’d like to share some information.Because of lawsuits against...

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Letters • Published April 27, 2022 08 a.m.

Always the Stepped On

The small creek that runs parallel to Burr Street is the town line between New Haven and East Haven, so only the present Tweed-New Haven airport terminal and some parking is on New Haven property. ...

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Letters • Published April 20, 2022 08 a.m.

The True Magnitude

I am currently a senior at Guilford High School. In September 2019, I was asked to join the Guilford Fund for Education (GFFE) as a student representative by its co-chair, Veena Kapadia. Through...

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Letters • Published April 20, 2022 08 a.m.

Hardly Reflects a Mandate

Guilford recently had a budget referendum. As usual there was not a great effort to inform all residents of the date.The town has a very efficient way of reaching all households via...

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Letters • Published April 20, 2022 08 a.m.

A Great Children’s BookGiving

A huge thank you goes to the generous Chester community for an amazing response to Chester Rotary’s Great Children’s BookGiving.In these stressful times, children’s...

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Letters • Published April 20, 2022 08 a.m.

The Most Important Character

Our town budget typically increases between three and five percent per year. In recent years, our Grand List grows at less than one percent per year. The Grand List is the sum of all taxable...

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Letters • Published April 20, 2022 08 a.m.

Out of Harm’s Way

On April 9, my car stalled out on Route 79, near County Road. Almost immediately, two saviors pulled over and offered to assist. They pushed my car off to the side, out of harm’s way. There ...

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Letters • Published April 20, 2022 08 a.m.

Change the Landscape

As a member of the Clinton Green Party, let me lend my support to the proposed Clinton 2022-’23 Town Budget.Having sat in on a number of workshops and budget presentations in the...

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Letters • Published April 20, 2022 08 a.m.

United for Ukraine

The Vigil for Ukraine on April 3 at First Congregational Church was a huge success, bringing the community together and raising more than $6,000 for United for Ukraine (u4u), a nonprofit created...

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Letters • Published April 13, 2022 08 a.m.

Help Local Wildlife

Each of us in Branford has an opportunity to create what author Dr. Douglas Tallamy calls a “Homegrown National Park” in our yards and/or by volunteering with local organizations...

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