Sunday, January 24, 2021

Guilford Letters

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

Smiles and a Warm Heart

The generosity of the Guilford community never ceases to amaze me. My husband and I had the opportunity to help organize the delivery of Meals on Wheels for Christmas Day. Upon our arrival at the...

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

Requires Unstinting Honesty

I agree with Joel Helander that the documents depicting the founding of Guilford should remain in Town Hall with an adequate interpretation. But I disagree about that interpretation, depicted in...

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

Character and Beauty

We live at 650 Leetes Island Road, the former home of Judge Calvin M. Leete. This letter summarizes my concerns about the resurgence of interest in changes to our historic, beautiful Route 146 and ...

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

Beautify and Support Guilford

The Guilford Garden Club extends its appreciation to the community for its support of its recent Wreath and Craft Boutique on Dec. 4, 2020. All proceeds are used to beautify and support Guilford...

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

Make Our Voices Heard

The people of Guilford have been invited to participate in planning for the safety of our roads and the preservation of our historic districts. It’s urgent that we make our voices heard....

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

Unique Cultural Resource

On Dec. 1, the South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG) held a webinar, for all interested persons, to participate in an open planning process envisioned for the entire length of...

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

A Heartfelt Thanks

A heartfelt thank you is extended from Meals on Wheels to all the volunteers and drivers who assisted in the delivery of meals on Thanksgiving morning.A special thank you goes to Mrs....

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

Increasingly Watchful

On Dec. 1, South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG) initiated a Route 146 Corridor Study to recommend how to “improve traffic operations, safety, and address locations with...

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Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

The Spirit of Generosity

This is an overdue thank you to those who participated in the second annual Disc Golf Tournament to benefit Meals on Wheels.Oct. 17 was a beautiful day, not just because of the weather, but ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 18, 2020 08 a.m.

History Wonderful and Wicked

Much encouraged by my local fellow-citizens’ recent admirable letters in support of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paul Freeman’s call for the teaching of “hard history” ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 18, 2020 08 a.m.

A Way to Co-Exist

I’ve always considered my hometown to be a place where people extend themselves to be kind to each other, especially the elderly residents of our community. Since March, due to the COVID-19 ...

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

The Foundational Problem

We recently discovered that our third Trump/Pence lawn sign was taken during the night. The message to us is that only certain politics and signs are tolerated and acceptable.Where is the...

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

Priorities and Values

It is with great enthusiasm that I am casting my vote for State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98) and Senator Christine Cohen (D-12). Our community is so fortunate to have the benefit of their...

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

Capable, Trustworthy, and Steadfast

In normal times, a strong relationship between municipal leaders and their elected officials is beneficial to a well-run town. But when a pandemic hits, this close relationship becomes crucial. I...

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

The True Spirit of Guilford

On behalf of the Guilford Center for Children Before and After School Care Program, I want to express my sincere thanks and gratitude to the First Congregational Church and Guilford Community...

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

Considerable Political Skills

It is my great pleasure to endorse the candidacy of Christine Cohen (D-12) for re-election to the State Senate. Christine is a brilliant young legislator who has made her presence felt with strong ...

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

Steady and Effective

Christine Cohen (D) is the right person to represent Guilford as our state senator in the 12th District! She has worked tirelessly in her first term to improve the environment for all of us and...

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

Lessons Require Struggle

I am writing to support Dr. Paul Freeman, Superintendent of Schools for Guilford I have been impressed with his leadership.My first interaction with Dr. Freeman was during the campaign to...

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

Put Party Politics Aside

As the father of two small children under the age of 3, I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my community, country, and the environment. Like any parent, I want my children to...

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

Compelled to Write

It deeply saddens me but I feel compelled to write in regard to the complaints about the Guilford Public Schools curriculum on racial justice. My husband and I moved to Guilford 29 years ago from...

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

Teaching the Truth

I am shocked by the Oct. 15 headline in your paper [“Some Community Members Push Back Against Schools’ Method of Teaching Racial Justice”]. How could one person insist on...

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

Entitled to the Complete History

I am writing in support of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paul Freeman and his decision to incorporate “hard history” into the Guilford Public Schools curriculum. As citizens and...

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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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