Thursday, October 22, 2020

Guilford Letters

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

A Model of Bipartisanship

In these times of deep political division, State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) is a model of bipartisanship. She created and co-chairs the bipartisan Coastal Caucus. The caucus protects and...

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

In Our Best Interest

I write in strong support of two outstanding state legislators: State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98). It is our great fortune to have them representing ...

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

A Real Change of Direction

Our state is not doing well, so it’s time we had a real change of direction and Joe LaPorta will work for this when elected on Nov. 3 to serve Guilford in the 12th State Senate District....

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

Helping Those in Need

We would like to thank the Guilford community for supporting the St. George Men’s Group Food Drive on Oct. 10 and 11. The Men’s Group collected more than 1,000 pounds of non-...

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

Prepared, Inquisitive, and Reasonable

With all that is facing public education today, it is truly fortunate that Christine Cohen (D-12) is representing Guilford in the State Senate. We served together on Guilford’s Board of...

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

Compassion and Commitment

State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) embodies politics as a path toward the common good. When she first ran for senator from the 12th District two years ago, I worked on her campaign, and I saw...

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

Thanks for the Support

With a heavy heart, I am announcing that my business Characters & Costumes costume shop in Guilford will be closing. It has been 32 years of bringing joy and love to our customers....

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

Experienced, Knowledgeable, and Caring

State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98) and State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) are experienced, knowledgeable, and caring and have earned another term in office. I encourage my fellow citizens...

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

Recognizes our Problems

I write to enthusiastically endorse Joe LaPorta to represent Guilford as part of Connecticut’s 12th Senatorial District.Unfortunately, Connecticut’s communities are governed...

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

Responsive and in Touch

This election, I am voting for State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98). As a member of the Guilford and Branford communities for over half my life, as a parent who has raised her son in Guilford, ...

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

Record of Delivering Results

I am writing in support of Sean Scanlon for re-election as state representative for the 98th District this Nov. 3.Since a record cannot actually speak for itself, I would like to take a...

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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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