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

Source Throws MPD Under the Bus

In reading the article in the June 18 edition of The Source (“Youth-Led March Continues Black Lives Matter Movement in Madison”), I was dismayed to see the paper use the...

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

A Tremendous Contribution

Cindy Ringer of LJR Images is a very talented photographer who specializes in headshots and portraiture. During the COVID 19 shut down, rather than sit idly by, Cindy chose to use her quarantine...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

A Meaningful Conversation

During this time, the health crisis has drawn our attention to pertinent matters, such as our safety and health. The Town of Madison offices were closed, and public schooling was done online. As a ...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

What Went Wrong?

I was thrilled to read that 103 year-old Isabella Meder, who contracted COVID-19 at Madison House, survived and is doing well [June 4 story “103 Year-Old Madison House Resident Beats...

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

A Gift and a Gem

We are all adjusting and struggling with the new realities the pandemic has brought to our lives. Seniors, being more vulnerable to the effects of the virus, have been the most isolated....

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Letters • Published June 17, 2020 08 a.m.

Not Always Easy

For 50 years, the people of Madison, and especially the Madison ABC host families and the Daniel Hand community, have been very welcoming to our Madison ABC students. As a board of directors, we...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

Where We Will Be

I am concerned about expected sea level rise and the development plan for the General’s Residence to place nine septic systems near a protected tidal wetland.Experts agree that sea...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

A Bit of Excitement

You may have noticed the Madison Art Cinema’s marquee shining once again! Many thanks go to Arnold Gorlick and our wonderful local movie theater for displaying the names of the Daniel Hand...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2020 08 a.m.

Need Is Even Greater

For the past several years, I have called the town’s Public Works Department asking that they do something to control the poison ivy that is thick on the roadsides. I have always been told...

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Letters • Published May 27, 2020 08 a.m.

Palpable, Even from a Distance

I am a parent of a 2nd- and 3rd grader at Jeffrey Elementary School. On March 13, the kids in Madison had their last day of school in their classrooms at their school with their friends and...

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

A Brilliant Night Sky

Have you seen the vivid banner/public art hanging over Route 79? The banner’s message, “Stars Up, Lights Down” and “www.DarkSky.org,” is part of an collaboration ...

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

Potential Safety Hazard

As a proponent of the statements hear something, say something, see something, do something, I would like to point out a potential safety hazard at night.Driving north on Wall Street from...

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

Replica is No Substitution

As lifelong residents of Madison who care deeply about the community and its history, we are deeply saddened to hear of the proposal by Adam Greenberg and Timothy Herbst to demolish the venerable...

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Letters • Published May 06, 2020 08 a.m.

Patience, Prudence, and Planning

I am writing in the strongest possible support of adopting the budgets as detailed on the Madison website. During this crisis I know everyone is concerned about the long-term ramifications of town ...

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

Not Appropriate Treatment

Recently, State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) posted on Twitter a mock ID card, indicating that the holder was a protester of the state’s restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

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

Continued Fiscal Restraint

I’m pleased that the Board of Education (BOE) has continued its fiscal restraint during this health and economic crisis. Not only was last year’s budget an overall cut in...

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

These Budgets Are Reasonable

I would like to support the Board of Education budget and the town budget.I believe that the Board of Education acted very responsibly in bringing in a budget representing a total increase...

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

Ditch the Warnings

I fail to understand the need for [COVID-19 mitigation] warning signs at every access point to Madison. What can their purpose be? To instill fear? To flex governmental muscle?Anyone who...

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

To Honor Our Commitment

Prior to the public hearing of the proposed Madison town budget, I would like to provide perspective on the operating budget request for the renovated and expanded Scranton Library.For...

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

Stepped Up to Make a Difference

Madison stand up and take a bow—our town has a lot to be proud of! Certainly this is a time beyond any of our expectations. All of our lives have changed in ways that no one could have...

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

Countless Acts of Kindness

I have been in public service all of my adult life. Although my community has offered to help me throughout the last 40 years, especially during my deployments to the Middle East during Operation...

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

Something You Already Know

The electric signs on each end of downtown are unnecessary and removes all the charm that is Madison.We all know, including teens (I have three) that distancing is what we need. Many...

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

Commitment Has Not Changed

The COVID-19 crisis has brought many changes. As president of Madison Community Services, Inc. (MCS), sponsor of the Madison Food Pantry, I made the difficult decision to close the pantry until...

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