Saturday, January 28, 2023

North Branford Letters

Letters • Published April 06, 2022 08 a.m.

Competent and Committed

I’ve always gotten The Sound and appreciate it very much for all that it covers. I do wonder how you would manage without your very longtime reporter Pam Johnson. For many years,...

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

Cons Were Enormous

Residents of North Branford and Guilford, especially those who live along Route 80 where it intersects with Route 139, should take note. In 2014, J.J. Sullivan was looking to build a propane tank...

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

Inform, Educate, and Implement

It is a real pleasure to work with First Selectman Jamie Cosgrove. I have been a member of various town initiatives throughout my 20 years in Branford and currently active on the Branford Clean...

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Letters • Published July 07, 2021 08 a.m.

Good Samaritans Save The Day

Unfortunately, on the afternoon of June 18 at 5 p.m. my new-to-me used car broke down at the intersection of Indian Neck Avenue and South Montowese Street. With my daughter and two granddaughters...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

Gone Way Beyond

I’m writing this letter in support of our State Representative Vinny Candelora (R-86). These past six months have been difficult for everyone, and Vinny has stepped up his game to keep the...

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Letters • Published May 20, 2020 08 a.m.

Deserve to be Heard

With many folks having been stuck at home for weeks now, its easy to understand how some folks, who have waited for over a month for unemployment checks, and weeks more for the state to get its...

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Letters • Published Dec. 12, 2018 08 a.m.

The Honor and Privilege

For the last four years, I have had the honor and privilege of serving as your readers’ state senator in the Connecticut General Assembly. I am extraordinarily grateful to the citizens of...

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Letters • Published March 28, 2018 08 a.m.

Such a Loving Community

My name is Lisa. I recently joined North Branford Proud page on Facebook. I had a situation happen in my life and was looking for ways to find help. I went on the Facebook page and just asked,...

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Letters • Published Sep. 13, 2017 08 a.m.

Food Bank is Open

People think our Food Bank in North Branford is closed, but it isn’t. It is in the Congregational Church on Route 80 in North Branford. We are open Fridays from 12:30 to 2 p.m. I encourage...

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Letters • Published March 22, 2017 08 a.m.

Injustice and Disrespect

I and our townspeople have voiced many concerns about greatly not wanting these J.J. Sullivan bulk propane storage tanks in our town.J.J. Sullivan has been in business in Guilford for more...

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Letters • Published Oct. 19, 2016 08 a.m.

Attentive and Active

As the chairman of the North Branford Democratic Town Committee, I would like to support the re-election of Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) as our state senator in Hartford. Ted has consistently shown his ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 12, 2016 08 a.m.

Better for Connecticut

As a person with multiple sclerosis, I feel very fortunate to have Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-12) represent me in the Connecticut State Senate. Senator Kennedy is a terrific advocate for persons with...

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Letters • Published June 29, 2016 08 a.m.

A Milestone

On June 1, Senior Awards Night was held at the North Branford Auditorium. We are happy to report that the North Branford Scholarship Association presented awards totaling $26,200 to 78 graduating...

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Letters • Published June 08, 2016 08 a.m.

Have Touched our Lives

Thank you from the family of Donna Mourt Herassme: Ralph, Christopher, Ryan, Joelle, and Jim Mourt. On May 5, Donna passed away suddenly; to say this was a shock would be an understatement. That...

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Letters • Published Jan. 27, 2016 08 a.m.

It Will Re-emerge

During its Jan. 19 business meeting, the North Branford Town Council voted to end the “preferred developer” status of CenterPlan, as it relates to developing 1500 Foxon Road (known...

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Letters • Published Dec. 30, 2015 08 a.m.

Do Not Need or Want It

I have read with much concern articles published in The Sound on Dec. 3 [“DEEP Bills North Branford $5,894 for Ongoing J.J. Sullivan Review”] and 17 [“Updates on Dog Park,...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2015 08 a.m.

The Concerns of Citizens

With the defeat of bulk propane in Guilford, people there should be proud to have town officials who listen to them, hearing their concerns and acting in their best interest, unlike in North...

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Letters • Published May 27, 2015 08 a.m.

Nothing Short of Beautiful

In a world where anti-bullying campaigns have become the norm and half of suicides are related to bullying, it’s pretty remarkable to witness the exact opposite occurring in a place where...

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Letters • Published Feb. 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Consider the Evacuation Zone

In Murdock, Illinois, a 30,000-gallon propane railroad car exploded. Its 12,000-pound tank flew 3,650 feet-seven-tenths of a mile! The people of North Branford should think about this...

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Letters • Published Jan. 21, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Desire and Willingness to Participate

Each year during the holiday season, the community of Northford and North Branford, as well as the staff of all town departments, comes together to support those fellow citizens in need....

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Letters • Published Oct. 29, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Experience and Values

We know the chief executives from Durham, Guilford, and Madison in the 12th Senatorial District have endorsed him, and we are writing this letter to officially endorse Bruce Wilson for...

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Letters • Published Oct. 22, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Committed Advocate

Since he announced his candidacy for state senator of the 12th District, I have had the pleasure of getting to know Ted Kennedy, Jr. He is a hard-working, caring, and compassionate...

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Letters • Published April 30, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Vibrant Support Network

I wanted to welcome the WIN Network ["Divorcing Women can 'WIN' with Teamwork," April 10] as a new resource for women on the shoreline. Women in particular face a long and often difficult ...

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Letters • Published April 09, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A Walk to Feed Neighbors

Since we live in a prosperous community, it's hard to imagine that many of our neighbors struggle to afford the most basic staple, food. But the statistics bear it out. One in seven...

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Letters • Published Jan. 23, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Speak Out on Wall Field

This is a follow-up on letters I wrote in December in my attempt to save the Wall Field property from being developed. The Dec. 14, 2013 meeting had to be canceled due to the snow storm....

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