Thursday, December 02, 2021

Westbrook Letters

Letters • Published Dec. 01, 2021 08 a.m.

Privileged to Serve

I thank everyone who came out and voted for me in the November election. As many of your readers know, my family has been a part of this community for more than 20 years. I have been privileged to ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

Issues Worthy of Discussion

I’m floored, mind-boggled, and even shocked at the election results in the two towns I have called home since 1995. Westbrook has a hair under 7,000 registered voters. Granted, many may be...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Youth, Education, and Empowerment

I am very proud to endorse Mary Ella Luft and Haifa Jalil as they seek seats on the Board of Education (BOE). Mary Ella is already a valued six-year member of the BOE and Haifa is eager to lend...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Will Always Be There

In the upcoming election on Nov. 2, I will be voting for Nancy Giannini to be Westbrook’s next town clerk. Nancy will bring enthusiasm to the role and make the office a welcoming...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Highest Level of Expertise

Our Westbrook Town Clerk Joan Angelini has studied, trained for, and passed two state-level certifications. She is well on her way to a master’s certificate. Such is her devotion and long...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Energy, Dedication, and Passion

I am writing this letter in support of my wife Nancy P. Giannini for Westbrook town clerk. Nancy and I were high school sweethearts and have been happily married for 33 ½ years. We have...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Perseverance, Drive, and Tenacity

I am the son of town clerk candidate Nancy Giannini. I am grateful for the love and support my mother has given me in every moment of my life. My mother has and is always there when I needed her,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Passion, Purpose, and Experience

I may be a newcomer to politics, but my passion, purpose, and decades of experience are all grounded in giving back to the community I live in. I have worked many years as a small claims clerk for ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Provide Critical Continuity

Those who live in Westbrook and have visited the Town Hall to check on their real estate records, request an absentee ballot, get a fishing or hunting license, or have something notarized have...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

An Excellent Steward

I am writing to endorse Greg Farnoli for Board of Finance in Westbrook. I am a proud Republican and veteran. Greg will bring a non-partisan, independent view on the issues that require financial...

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Letters • Published Oct. 27, 2021 08 a.m.

Responsible and Sustainable Stewardship

My name is Karl Gelotte, and I am running for a seat on the Westbrook Board of Finance as part of the Team Hall/Campbell ticket. I would be grateful for your readers’ support on Nov. 2. My...

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

Put Party Politics Aside

I am a proud Democrat, but always vote for the person on the local level. This is why I am supporting the John Hall and Joe Campbell for First and Second Selectman in Westbrook.John and Joe ...

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

Spending Wisely and Efficiently

I am writing this as a six-year member of the Westbrook Board of Finance who is not up for reelection this November. In my time on the board and with the town under the leadership of the Westbrook ...

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

Moving Westbrook Forward

I am seeking re-election for a second term to serve the people of Westbrook on the Library Board of Trustees. I believe that the library is a special space for our community. We have had, and...

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

Caring, Committed, and Hardworking

I am writing to endorse Vince Gentile for Board of Selectmen. I have known Vince for a number of years and I have seen how dedicated he is to the town of Westbrook.He has served in a number ...

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

Proven Financial Skills

I am a 24-year resident of Westbrook and am running for the Board of Finance. My skill set for the last two decades is business management, information technology, and project management....

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

An Opportunity and a Need

When I was 15—and just learning to appreciate my parents’ active role in my life—I asked my mom a question. She had started a Girl Scout troop for me and my classmates in 2000,...

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

Not Just a Job

One of the major Westbrook departments is that of the Town Clerk’s Office. And, if you go to westbrookct.us and click on the Town Clerk’s Office, you will see listed the various and...

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

New Perspectives and Strategies

My name is Haifa Jalil, and I am running for the Board of Education in Westbrook. My husband and I moved with our three kids to Westbrook 23 years ago because we, like all parents, wanted to raise ...

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

Leadership with a Quiet Demeanor

I am writing in support of my husband John L. Hall III as Westbrook’s next first selectman. John has spent 12 years as second selectman and has participated in the budget process, directly...

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

A True Asset

I am writing to encourage residents of Westbrook to vote to re-elect Joan Angelini as town clerk. Joan has served Westbrook in this role for 16 years. During this time, she has proven her...

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

Dedication and Job Performance

I am writing to encourage Westbrook voters to re-elect Joan Angelini as town clerk. Joan has served Westbrook well in this role for the past 16 years. She is a friendly and familiar face in the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

A Town Treasure

Intelligence, integrity, knowledge, experience, creativity, flexibility, and compassion—who could ask for anything more from a public servant? Our Westbrook Town Clerk Joan Angelini puts...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Insights, Experience, and Dedication

I write to support Mary Ella Luft for re-election to Westbook’s Board of Education (BOE). The work of serving our school district is demanding and complex, and continuity is important. As a ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Irreplaceable Expertise

I encourage your readers to vote for Joan Angelini as Westbrook’s town clerk on Nov. 2. We have been fortunate to benefit from her effectiveness and experience in these last 16 years. She...

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