Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Branford Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Record Is Clear

With arguably the most important election in our lifetime just a few weeks away, it is critical that we are electing fair, compassionate, and competent leaders across the board. Over the last four ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Bettering our Community

Campaign season can feel redundant. We hear candidates making promises and we never know if they will really come through. If there’s anything that I’ve learned since 2018,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

A Steadfast Protector

A few years ago, Hartford tried to indirectly raid Branford’s rainy day fund by refusing to release our education funding. Now that the pandemic has come, let’s make sure Hartford...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Fair, Measured, and Meaningful

Marc Riccio has received two major endorsements including the New Haven Police Union and the Connecticut State Fraternal Order of Police. These endorsements prove Marc Riccio will work hard to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Knows, Understands, and Cares

I write to urge the re-election of State Representative Robin Comey (D-102), Branford. Long before she won her seat in the legislature, Robin was recognized as a champion for children and families....

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

One of the Many

There is much talk these days in Hartford about sharing school services with other towns. On March 29, 2019, there was a bill passed out of the Education Committee that would study regionalizing...

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Letters • Published Oct. 21, 2020 08 a.m.

Honesty and Transparency

I am writing this letter to lend my vote and support for re-election of both State Representative Robin Comey (D-102) and State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12).Robin and Christine have...

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

Will Protect Taxpayers

As our state once again faces the prospect of billion-dollar deficits for the foreseeable future, it is imperative that Branford is represented in Hartford by those who will protect taxpayers. We...

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

Energetic and Informed Leadership

GAs a proud member of the small business community of Branford, I enthusiastically endorse Christine Cohen for another term as 12th District state senator.As the owner of Cohen’s...

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

Fought for the Residents

I am an RTM member representing the Fourth District in the Town of Branford. I was fortunate enough to serve on the governing body for the Town of Branford with State Representative Robin Comey (D-...

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

Determination and Zeal

In sharp contrast to her opponent Marc Riccio, State Representative Robin Comey (D-102) is the highly qualified, experienced leader; she is intelligent and compassionate, a good listener and quick ...

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

Would Be a Shame

The former Daniel Cosgrove property at 99 Todds Hill Road is for sale. There are very few pieces of property this nice left in town. It would be a shame to see that beautiful property turned into...

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

A Longtime Advocate

As a retired school social worker who confronted issues regarding children’s health, safety, and education on a daily basis, I am writing to support State Representative Robin Comey (D-...

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

Promotes that Respect

I have spent the last 25 years working in the law enforcement field, and I support Robin Comey for state representative for the 102nd District.Police accountability doesn’t mean...

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

A Great Communicator

When I first met State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) two years ago, I was impressed by her intelligence, her energy, and her commitment to serving her community. Now I have to another...

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

A Civil, Bipartisan Ethic

I write in strong and enthusiastic support for the re-election of State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12). Now, more than ever before, our community needs a strong voice in Hartford—an...

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

The Relentless Champion

I encourage your readers to join me in re-electing Robin Comey to the General Assembly as state representative for the 102nd District.Many speak of Representative Comey’s compassion...

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

Will Work to Change

Please look closely at the police reform bill supported by State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Robin Comey (D-102) that Governor Ned Lamont signed into law recently. A...

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

Restore Mutual Respect

I support Christine Cohen for state senator as she represents many of the values I’ve cultivated over a lifetime working as an architect and advocate to make the world more livable and...

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

Better Than This

I wrote a letter to the editor titled “A Cooperative Society” that was published in The Sound on Sept 17. It concerned some suggestions for improving the Branford Community...

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

The Total Effect

Gia Polio of Branford and Branford Neighbors have made many good points that need to be considered by Planning & Zoning Commission and the town government. We want to add our concerns....

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

A True Leader

I would like to state my support of Christine Cohen for the Connecticut State Senate.State Senator Cohen (D-12) is a true leader. Her leadership through this pandemic has been commendable...

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

Empathic and Tolerant

Rarely do the adjectives “empathic” and “tolerant” occur in the same sentence as “politician,” especially in our divisive political climate. But when I...

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

Will Carry the Torch

When I reflect on the work of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG), I think of the enormous contributions she made to ensuring the equality of the sexes. She was a champion for...

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

Thanks from the Friends

On behalf of the Friends of the James Blackstone Memorial Library, I’d like to thank all of our donors of gently used books, our patrons, and our volunteers for supporting our very...

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