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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Support Real, Systemic Change

My husband and I participated in the June 13 youth-organized march to support Black Lives Matter. The speech by youth activist Ethan Richmond, described in The Source [June 18,...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Source Stepping Up

I am proud of Madison’s The Source for stepping up and publishing Ethan Richmond and Dylan Richmond’s June 13 speech in the July 2 issue [“‘So Now We Move. And ...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Consideration and Accommodation

The potential opening of schools in Madison this fall raises the question of how to acclimatize students to wearing protective face coverings during the entire school day. All of us learn best by...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Let’s Not Ruin It

At a June 17 Clinton Town Council meeting, former first selectman Christine Goupil proposed a proclamation against discrimination that she hoped the council would approve. Chairman Chris...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Needs to Change

I would like to bring attention to a problem we have in South Cove in Old Saybrook and that is the mute swans. As you may know, this is an invasive species that was brought to the U.S. in the late ...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

A Fair Criticism

The editor of The Source responded to a recent letter from Eileen Banisch [“Source Throws MPD Under the Bus,” June 26] by attacking the writer instead of either...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

In Need of a Counter-Narrative

Your remarks denigrating the Madison Police Department MPD and our conscientious, competent, exceedingly fair-minded leader in town, Eileen Banisch, are exceedingly wrong, examples of faulty...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Some Factual Information

With the continued publishing of misleading and fallacious letters to The Sound regarding the Blackstone budget, I would like to respond with some factual information. Fact #1, there was...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Where We Need to Go

Kudos to all of the folks who proved to us all that change might once again come from the young.We often hear people bemoan the state of our kids as lazy, entitled, unmotivated, selfish,...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Liberty Green Left Off

The July 2 edition of Harbor News has an article titled “The New England Town Green: An Appreciation” and I was surprised to see that though it listed a green that now...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Dismissed Out of Hand

Clinton taxpayers were likely pleased when Town Manager Karl Kilduff reworked the budget to achieve a zero increase in the mill rate. But many may not be aware that one Town Council member,...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Eliminate a Real Injustice

The Clinton Town Council passed a broad resolution about fair, equitable and compassionate police conduct, pledging, “We are all committed to that goal and to building a community where...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Sincerely Concerned and Motivated

State Representative Christine Palm (D-36) recently announced her candidacy for re-election and I plan to support her for a second term. We moved to Deep River from Guilford five years ago and...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

To Express our Respect

I would like to add another perspective to the ongoing discussion of the use of the Indian mascot for GHS. I was a member of the Class of 1946 that voted in 1944 to name the first yearbook...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Shame on The Source

Shame on The Source! In the June 18 edition of the paper, you published an article that clearly used the term “police and other racist systems” [“Youth-Led March...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Attempt to Evade

Eileen Banisch [June 25 letter to the editor “Source Throws MPD Under the Bus”] was right to call you out for the gratuitous swipe with which you threw together “police and...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Must Go Further

We are fortunate to live in a town with a terrific police department. In Clinton, we can sleep at night knowing we live in a safe community. We can go through our days knowing that, if in trouble, ...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

One Flag MIA

As you pass by the Essex Town Hall, you will notice the pride flag flying under the stars and stripes for the month of June. I don’t have an issue with that. My question is, why...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Racial Injustice is Everywhere

Anyone who studies history knows that poor black communities in this country have forever been victimized by white vigilantes, white-dominated police forces using excessive force, white-owned...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Impressive and Unforgettable

Since my own graduation from the Valley Regional High School in 1954, I’ve had no occasions to be in contact with any subsequent seniors and, in fact, I know none of the 2020 grads....

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Respect the Wishes

The entire State of Maine,the Connecticut towns of Killingly and Manchester, and Quinnipiac University back in 2002, have all come around to respecting the wishes of tribal nations and have...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

A Thorny Problem

I’m adding my voice to that of the Guilford Land Conservation Trust and Conservation Commission about the increased pressure on Guilford’s recreational lands [ June 18 letter...

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Letters • Published July 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Simply Overwhelmed

I wanted to thank all of the residents of Guilford that came out to cheer on the 2020 Guilford High School graduates on Wednesday. We were simply overwhelmed by all the people who lined the...

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Letters • Published June 24, 2020 08 a.m.

A Strong Demand

Words cannot describe how saddened I am that Branford’s iconic James Blackstone Memorial Library suffered a financial setback. It is a cornerstone for Branford, providing educational...

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Letters • Published June 24, 2020 08 a.m.

Never Been More Proud

Last Saturday, scores of Madison youth put their best foot forward and conducted a non-violent, non-silent protest in support of black lives. They peacefully marched almost two miles and then...

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