Sunday, November 29, 2020

Guilford Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

An Engineering Enclave

State Senate candidate Joe LaPorta is a professional engineer.Not liking to generalize about groups and their representatives, I will nonetheless say that engineers, having an engineering...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Don’t Rejoice Too Loudly

Just writing to thank you for your responsible journalistic non-sensational headline on the firearm buy back in the Oct. 1 paper [“Almost 200 Weapons Turned In”].My objection...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

A Steadfast Advocate

I am so proud to be casting my vote this election season for my friend, neighbor, and state senator, Christine Cohen (D-12).Christine has been a steadfast advocate for our community and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 14, 2020 08 a.m.

Thanks for the Shopping

As elderly Guilford residents, my husband and I have been eschewing public places and grocery stores, and thank the Guilford Seniors and others for the privilege of being able to do so.At...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Compassionate, Competent, and Dedicated

In the wake of one of the most unprecedented and high stakes presidential elections in recent history, we must remember how critical it is to elect compassionate, competent, and dedicated local...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

We wanted to thank Erin Schuster of Shoreline CT Yoga & Wellness for hosting a yoga event to benefit Meals on Wheels on Sept. 24. Erin is a wonderful yoga instructor whose passion, respect,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

The Importance of Character

The presidential campaign reminds us of the importance of character in those who hold elective office. We are fortunate on the shoreline to have a state senator, Christine Cohen (D-12), and a...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Differences Are Glaring

I am writing this letter in support of the candidacy of Joe LaPorta to be the next state senator from the 12th District. Joe Laporta is a native of Waterbury and has lived in Madison with his wife ...

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

Better for All

Christine Cohen has a long history of working to make our community a better place to live. That is why I am happy to support her bid for re-election to the Connecticut State Senate.I first ...

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

Played a Significant Part

As a recent Connecticut transplant to Guilford, I have been immediately impressed by the leadership of our State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98). Their...

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

The Power of Compromise

I am writing in support of one of the hardest working people I know, my husband, State representative Sean Scanlon (D-98). I understand that my endorsement is biased, but, for what it’s...

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

Calm, Thoughtful Action

I am writing to enthusiastically support Christine Cohen’s re-election as State Senator for the 12th District. Our community has faced major challenges over the last two years, but...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

A Low Standard

State Senate candidate Joe LaPorta accepted the endorsement of the NRA. The New York State attorney general is in the process of attempting to shut down the NRA because the “directors or...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Neighbors, Advocates, and Voices

As a community, we are fortunate to be represented in Hartford by the solid leadership team of State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98). I am proud to...

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Letters • Published Sep. 23, 2020 08 a.m.

Fearless and Visionary Leadership

At a time of horrifying devastation caused by natural disasters overlaid by the pandemic, we need fearless and visionary leadership in every office. Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) has proven that...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

With True Gratitude

Guilford has been my home for about 50 years. On the night of Sept. 5, while I was away, there was a fire at my house in Guilford.I want to thank all of the members of The Fire Department...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Town Should Be Ashamed

I’m writing in response to First Selectman Matt Hoey’s comment that he has no intention to revisit the the police pension cost of living increase (Aug. 27, “Police Pension...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Continued, Steady Leadership

In this tumultuous time in which we find ourselves, I am proud to support and vote for the continued, steady leadership of State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Sean...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Leader and Consensus Builder

As our 12th District state senator, Christine Cohen brought a wealth of business expertise and decades of community service to the role. From owning her own small business in Madison following a...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

A Good Steward

I support Christine Cohen for reelection for many reasons, but probably the most important to me is her concern for the environment. I have cared about this issue since I was a young teen reading...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

Shoddy Work

Tuttles Point now has town provided water—truly a boon for our community. The installation work was done by a Wallingford company, True Blue. Its work seems to be exemplary. The issue is...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

Safe Voting

I encourage your readers to vote at their polling site on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Voting in person will allow them to have their votes counted in a timely way.The registrars of voters and the town ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

A Leader to the Community

Whether it be in person or by absentee, I will be voting to re-elect Christine Cohen as state senator of the 12th District.Throughout these unpredictable and trying times, Senator Cohen has ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 02, 2020 08 a.m.

A Simple Plea

There have been many letters from the good people of Guilford defending Black Lives Matter (BLM) signs, but as the widow of an African American and mother of a Black son, I thought I might add...

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

The Misguided Logic

I am responding to the July 30 letter to the editor “A Thin Blue Line” [by David Roberts]. The author is chanting a familiar trope whose logic is used to sow fear and divisiveness....

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