Sunday, November 27, 2022

East Haven Letters

Letters • Published July 06, 2022 08 a.m.

The Burden with Little Benefit

If Tweed New Haven Airport expands into East Haven I believe the negative impact will be the most destructive issue in our history. We will be the people who take on the burden with little benefit....

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Letters • Published May 25, 2022 08 a.m.

A Unique Collection

I want to thank everyone who made it to the May 7 Art Reception for Robert Brennan, our featured artist at the Hagaman Memorial Library. It was a fun event for all.Robert’s exhibit,...

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Letters • Published May 18, 2022 08 a.m.

The Job Doesn’t End

On May 4 at 11:59 p.m., after months of marathon hearings and late nights in Hartford, the 2022 legislative session concluded. As I write this on May 5, I desperately need a nap, a shave, and hug...

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Letters • Published May 11, 2022 08 a.m.

Put a Plan Together

Okay, here is my last word on the HVN airport: I am not against airports. I love airports. I love airplanes. Years ago we always took our kids to Tweed to watch the planes land and take off. It...

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Letters • Published April 27, 2022 08 a.m.

Always the Stepped On

The small creek that runs parallel to Burr Street is the town line between New Haven and East Haven, so only the present Tweed-New Haven airport terminal and some parking is on New Haven property. ...

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Letters • Published April 13, 2022 08 a.m.

Not Too Late

Tweed-New Haven airport expansion is the most transformative issue for our Town of East Haven. While the politicians have sat on their hands, tongue-tied, or done a complete about-face, I trust...

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Letters • Published April 13, 2022 08 a.m.

Standing Up to Bullies

I’m old and can attest to the fact that if you live long enough, everything comes around again. I’m watching it happen here in my home town, East Haven.When I lived in New...

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Letters • Published April 06, 2022 08 a.m.

Blindsided the Residents

Residents are justifiably disappointed with the lack of transparency and public input on the town’s decision to dismantle and close the skate park. A special Parks & Recreation...

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Letters • Published April 06, 2022 08 a.m.

A Highfalutin Decision

As a resident of East Haven for 68 years, I was appalled to find out that the East Haven Skate Park had been dismantled. I live around the corner from the park and I enjoyed seeing people going...

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Letters • Published Dec. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

A Celebration of All

Heading into the town’s inaugural ceremony, I was looking forward to being sworn in for my second term on the Town Council. The room was electric when the candidates lined up, marched in,...

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Letters • Published Dec. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

The Generosity of So Many

Thanksgiving has come and gone, but without the help of so many, more than 350 families within the East Haven community would have gone without a Thanksgiving dinner this year. The...

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

Both Approaches Can Be Pursued

I was one of many parents of children in East Haven Public Schools who spoke at the Nov. 16 meeting of the Board of Education. This meeting occurred after a major fight broke out in East Haven...

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

We Have No Guarantees

My introduction into politics was when I was 21 years old; I ran for office for the very first time in a four-way primary. Since my start I have run in many elections, I was on the Board of...

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Letters • Published Nov. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Welcoming and Appealing

I would like to congratulate Mayor Joe Carfora for his efforts to present East Haven public buildings in such an attractive light. In the pas,t I have driven by town halls in Branford, Guilford,...

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

New and Innovative Ways

I support Lisa Balter for town clerk. As someone retiring from the Board of Finance after 18 years, I know what is needed in the Town Clerk’s Office and what is needed is Lisa Balter....

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

A True Student of Life

I write today with much admiration and support for Lisa Balter, as East Haven’s next town clerk. I’ve been fortunate enough to work with Lisa on many different fronts. Never, have I...

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

Taken Great Strides

I would like to take this opportunity to thank those who have supported me since I began running for town clerk in 2009 and to ask for their support once again on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2....

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

Passion and Perseverance

I am writing this letter in support of Al Vollono, my dad, who is running for Town Council District 5. My dad, who was raised in East Haven his entire life, has been committed to serving his...

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

Steward and Advocate

It’s been an honor to serve on the Town Council representing the 1st District. I hope to earn your readers’ support for another term.The past two years have not been typical...

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

Smart, Efficient, and Ready

I am a local attorney who has the opportunity to visit various town clerk’s offices across the state on numerous occasions, but none more than East Haven’s Town Clerk’s Office....

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

Let’s Use Empathy

With the upcoming Nov. 2 municipal elections, I would like to focus attention on the $128,230 for outsourced contractual behavioral health services that were approved by Mayor Joseph Carfora,...

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

Smart, Kind, Thoughtful

I would like to share just a few reasons I am voting for Lisa Balter for town clerk. I have had the opportunity and good fortune to work with Lisa on several committees and on each occasion, I...

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Letters • Published Sep. 29, 2021 08 a.m.

Above and Beyond

I am not normally the type of person who writes a letter to the paper. In this instance I feel so strongly about how East Haven Town Clerk Stacy Gravino does her job that I wanted to publicly...

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Letters • Published Sep. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

Diligence and Dedication

COVID-19 has created difficult times for everyone and it has changed our lives in so many ways. The healthcare workers and first responders have had it the worst, risking their lives to keep us...

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Letters • Published Aug. 18, 2021 08 a.m.

Deal Is Not Done

I am deeply concerned about the lack of information available on the Tweed Airport expansion. Residents have attended Tweed-New Haven Airport Master Update meetings in December 2019, through the...

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