Monday, April 19, 2021

Branford Letters

Letters • Published April 14, 2021 08 a.m.

Support Local Zoning Rights

The conversion of low-income housing for Branford seniors, veterans, and disabled is very disappointing. Not only is it an offense to the Foote family, which dedicated and donated its land for...

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Letters • Published March 17, 2021 08 a.m.

Overwhelmed and Overjoyed

During the last year, our community—like others around the world—faced unprecedented challenges in keeping our families and friends safe and healthy. As a result of the pandemic, too ...

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

The Same People?

I read that the state Department of Transportation is delaying the Limewood Avenue project until September. Did they not know that all of the shoreline is inherently unstable? Possibly one of the...

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Letters • Published Feb. 24, 2021 08 a.m.

If You Want a Good Town

I was surprised and dismayed to see what a close RTM vote there was on the teacher’s contract as they certainly deserve a decent amount of job security and pay equity. I’m very glad...

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Letters • Published Feb. 24, 2021 08 a.m.

A Sorry Sight

It’s a sorry sight indeed. Sitting on the corner of Montowese and Meadow streets is the Atlantic Wire graveyard, once described as one of the worst-polluted sites in our state. The property ...

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Letters • Published Feb. 24, 2021 08 a.m.

Do Some Digging

I just want to comment on the picture showing the construction that is not going on for the Route 146/Limewood Avenue project that was in the Jan. 28 issue of The Sound [“Seawall...

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

Value our Teachers

I thank the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) for voting to support the teachers’ contract at its January meeting. This vote not only pays our teachers for educating our children in hard...

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Letters • Published Jan. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Support in Unprecedented Times

The Orchard House Medical Adult Day Center, 421 Shore Drive, Branford, would like to express gratitude to the community for all its support during these unprecedented times. There is no way to...

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Letters • Published Dec. 09, 2020 07 a.m.

Highlight the Talents

Thanks go to everyone who attended the Branford Arts & Cultural Alliance (BACA) Painted Doors of Branford event on Nov. 7 and 8. It was a wonderful opportunity to highlight the talented people ...

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

Help Shine a Light

As an active volunteer who helps with a number of our local non-profits, I’d like to take this opportunity to help shine a light on the many volunteers who work in our Branford Food Pantry. ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

So Many People Came Together

The Orchard House Medical Adult Day Center in Branford would like to extend a huge thank you to our Branford community and surrounding towns. So many people came together to help the Orchard House ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Brings Deep Understanding

I write to share my support for Christine Cohen (D)’s re-election to the State Senate from the 12th District.During her first term in office, I have been constantly impressed by Sen. ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Strong and Unflappable

I have known State Representative Robin Comey (D-102) for some time, and I am more convinced than ever that she is the right person to represent the people of the 102nd District. I have always...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Innovative, Visionary, Effective

As a scientist, I support political candidates who rely on scientific research and facts to inform their decisions. State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Robin Comey (D-...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Absolute Devotion to Family

On Nov. 3, I will be casting my first vote as a Branford resident and I will proudly be voting for Marc Riccio for 102nd District state representative. I first met Marc when I served as the first...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Sound Budget Oversight

I am writing to support Marc Riccio for 102nd District state representative. For the past year, I have served on the Branford RTM with Marc and he has demonstrated leadership qualities and...

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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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