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

Show Community Spirit

Who could have imagined how our comfortable lives here in safe little Guilford could change so drastically in just three short weeks, some things probably changing forever? But wait—there...

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

More than Convenience

I became a fan of Bishop’s Orchards upon moving to the area in 1980. Through the years, my appreciation for the way they do business has only grown. Yesterday I placed an order from...

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Letters • Published March 25, 2020 08 a.m.

If There Really is Offense

There has been a steady trickle of comments in these columns concerning the use of the “Indians” name and logo, all of which have advocated for a change. There seems to be a feeling...

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Letters • Published March 18, 2020 08 a.m.

A Little More Thought

The recent ban on the use of plastic bags by retailers, which was promoted by environmentalists, is a perfect example of shortsighted and faulty liberal thinking. As one might have expected, it...

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Letters • Published March 11, 2020 08 a.m.

Relying on Anecdotes?

A recent article [Feb. 27, “Guilford Housing Authority Says Seniors Running Out of Options for Affordable Housing”] stated that Guilford Housing Authority Executive Director Angela...

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Letters • Published March 11, 2020 08 a.m.

Wasn’t Just Kids

I am very happy to hear that we might be adding a splash pad to Jacobs Beach. When my kids were very young, we lived in New Haven, whose public beachfront park also has a splash pad. Along with...

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Letters • Published March 11, 2020 08 a.m.

The Spirit of Generosity

Feb. 22 was a beautiful day, not just because of the weather, but also because of the spirit of generosity that lasted all day long. Guilford area businesses and individuals came together for the...

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Letters • Published March 04, 2020 08 a.m.

A Great Asset

As a parent and resident of Guilford, I believe a splash pad would be a great asset to the town. We personally have traveled to other towns so our kids to go and enjoy splash pads there on hot...

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Letters • Published Feb. 19, 2020 08 a.m.

Not a Theme Park

Must we keep adding things to Jacobs Beach, which already has sand, water, playground swings, kayak storage, picnic pavilions, play area for summer camp, benches, and walkways? Stop...

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Letters • Published Feb. 12, 2020 08 a.m.

Excited About the Prospect

I am excited about the prospect of a splash pad in town. In an age where technology seems to rule, I think this is perfect. I believe it will help bring our children outside and promote another...

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Letters • Published Feb. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

It’s About Inclusivity

I am writing to urge the community to support the building of a splash pad at Jacobs Beach. This would be a safe and accessible area for people of all ages to enjoy water play. It is wheel chair...

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Letters • Published Jan. 29, 2020 08 a.m.

The Ongoing Discussions

I have been following the ongoing discussions concerning the Guilford High School nickname the Guilford Indians. My daughter has lived in Guilford since 2012 and I have spent a good deal of time...

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Letters • Published Jan. 29, 2020 08 a.m.

How Sad

When my daughters were young, we went to the beach and splashed in the Sound, jumped the waves, and practiced our swimming. And when the goosebumps or the jellyfish drove us out of the water, we...

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Letters • Published Jan. 29, 2020 08 a.m.

We Are Being Misled

We read in these columns that Guilford is to have another affordable/subsidized housing development in town. The way it is presented to us, the benefit will be provided to certain groups with town ...

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Letters • Published Jan. 22, 2020 08 a.m.

A Positive Impact on Artists

In light of recent news about retail store closings both in our state and nationally, we felt a thank you note to our supportive community was in order. The non-profit Guilford Art Center (GAC)...

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Letters • Published Jan. 15, 2020 08 a.m.

We Never Knew

I read with interest the Dec. 26, 2019 obituary of Dr. Lee J. Goebel because it answered a lot of questions. Not that I knew her name, I recognized her face in the picture.About 30 years...

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Letters • Published Dec. 25, 2019 08 a.m.

Misguided Notion of Morality

In these politically polarized times, I was not surprised to see the letter from one of your readers [David Burke, Dec. 12 letter “Courier Values Profit Over Ethics”]...

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Letters • Published Dec. 18, 2019 08 a.m.

A Festive and Successful Event

The Friends of the Guilford Free Library (FOGFL) members would like to thank everyone who contributed to the success of our holiday book and bake sale.The sale, one of FOGFL’s three...

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Letters • Published Dec. 18, 2019 08 a.m.

Open Eyes and Minds

With regard to your Dec. 5 article “BOE Drafts New Hate Speech Policy,” the Board of Education should consider making The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of...

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Letters • Published Dec. 18, 2019 08 a.m.

Regarding Robocalls

In response to the recent article on robocalls [Nov. 21, “State, Local Leaders Visit Guilford to Address Scam and Robocalls”], I have found that screening all calls through an...

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Letters • Published Dec. 18, 2019 08 a.m.

Finding Safer Solutions

I was shocked and saddened to learn that an experienced Guilford bicyclist was hit by a car and severely injured at the intersection of Route One and Boston Street on Sept. 22, and in the 10 weeks ...

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Letters • Published Dec. 11, 2019 08 a.m.

Helping Brighten Thanksgiving

A heartfelt thank you is extended from Meals on Wheels to all the volunteers and drivers who assisted in the delivery of meals on Thanksgiving morning.A special thank you goes to Mrs....

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Letters • Published Dec. 11, 2019 08 a.m.

Courier Values Profit Over Ethics

I enjoy reading the weekly Guilford Courier for town information, real estate, local high school sports, etc., but I was shocked to see the recent back-page (most expensive) advertisement in the...

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Letters • Published Nov. 27, 2019 08 a.m.

An Adventurous Morning

Saturday, Nov. 16 was a crisp, sparkling morning, a perfect day for the adventurous Meals On Wheels supporters who gathered at Guilford’s newest sports attraction: The Rick Maynard Disc...

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Letters • Published Nov. 20, 2019 08 a.m.

Wonderful to Behold

When I fell at the Veterans Day ceremony on the green, I was immediately surrounded by members of the Guilford community whose dedication and expertise were demonstrated. Guilford EMTs and just...

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