Sunday, November 27, 2022

Guilford Letters

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

Champion for Change

Commitment. Compassion. Community. These words come to mind when I think of Moira Rader and her passion for public service. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Moira during her tenure...

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

Recognize the Selfless Act

I would like to take a moment to recognize an associate from the North Haven BJ’s Wholesale Club. A young man, Hayden, was working as a cashier on the afternoon of June 24. There was a...

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

Effective, Caring, and Thoughtful

My husband, who recently passed away, fell in our hallway in the middle of the night. He screamed my name; I leapt out of bed and found him lying on the hallway floor covered in blood. I...

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

Facts Cannot be Disputed

In response to Superintendent of Guilford Public Schools Dr. Paul Freeman’s and the Board of Education’s (BOE) performance during the May 9 BOE meeting, No Left Turn In Education...

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

Enough

A small, hostile, misinformed local group is harassing the teachers and administrators of our public schools. This must stop! Echoing the warning Superintendent of Guilford Public Schools Dr. Paul ...

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Letters • Published June 29, 2022 08 a.m.

Understands the Urgency

I write to encourage voters in Guilford and Branford to support Andy Gottlieb in the Aug. 9 primary for state representative. Andy is a progressive Democrat who grew up in Guilford and has...

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Letters • Published June 29, 2022 08 a.m.

A Positive, Meaningful Impact

A couple months ago, a gentleman contacted me about auctioning off his artwork. He graciously offered to donate the proceeds to Community Nursery School (CNS), a non-profit cooperative preschool...

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Letters • Published June 29, 2022 08 a.m.

We Must Set an Example

I am writing to support the Guilford Board of Education, school administration, and teachers in their efforts to create a safe and welcoming environment for all our students. I have read the...

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Letters • Published June 29, 2022 08 a.m.

Will Represent Us Well

I was thrilled to learn that my friend Moira Rader is running for state representative for the 98th district. We are so fortunate to have a Guilford resident with such strong leadership skills to...

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Letters • Published June 29, 2022 08 a.m.

Thank the Educators and Staff

As an educator myself, I know the importance of caring for and educating children in school. I want to publicly thank the educators and staff of the Guilford Public School system for creating a...

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Letters • Published June 22, 2022 08 a.m.

Personal and Professional Qualifications

I write in support of Ms. Moira Rader’s candidacy in the August primary for state representative in the 98th District. As her colleague on the Guilford Board of Education for the past three ...

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Letters • Published June 15, 2022 08 a.m.

A Positive Impact

The community discussions on the equity and social justice work coordinated by the Board of Education give all citizens a chance to ask questions and hear how these programs are implemented in the ...

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Letters • Published June 15, 2022 08 a.m.

Keep Our Sacred Promise

The American Legion Post 48, would like to thank the Courier for placing a photo of the Memorial Day Parade on the front page of the June 2 publication.Guilford residents have made ...

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Letters • Published June 15, 2022 08 a.m.

Leave the Rocks

Most of the trails in Guilford’s town preserves are designated as multi-use, which includes walking, running, and mountain biking. Members of our town’s Land Stewardship Committee,...

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Letters • Published June 15, 2022 08 a.m.

Lucky to Share

It’s fair to debate the pros and cons of having a Walmart in a small community like Guilford, based on factors such as the large retailer’s contributions to our tax base versus its...

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Letters • Published June 08, 2022 08 a.m.

Stand in Solidarity

As the school year is coming to a close, the Executive Board of Guilford’s Democratic Town Committee wishes to express its heartfelt appreciation and support for the community’s...

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Letters • Published June 08, 2022 08 a.m.

Supporting the Approach

In his May 26 letter “The True Colors,” Dave Holman encouraged “every parent, taxpayer, and concerned citizen” to watch a portion of the May 9 Board of Education (BOE)...

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Letters • Published June 08, 2022 08 a.m.

Continue the Task

Ask any visitor to Guilford and they will likely mention the town’s remarkable collection of historic homes, one of the largest in the country. Respect for the past is in Guilford’s...

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Letters • Published June 08, 2022 08 a.m.

Whitewashing the Incident

On April 21, the Courier published an article whose bold headline across two pages proclaimed, “Report of Threat at High School Remains Uncorroborated.” This article had the ...

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Letters • Published June 01, 2022 08 a.m.

Must Wait and See

I refer to the May 12 article “Guilford Economic Development Emerges from the Pandemic,” quoting Guilford Economic Development Director Sheri Cote. She appears rather bullish about...

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Letters • Published June 01, 2022 08 a.m.

Commitment to our Town

I am a Guilford resident who is deeply devoted to the work of representative democracy and the power of transparency in the process. State representatives Sean Scanlon (D-98) and Vin Candelora (R-...

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Letters • Published June 01, 2022 08 a.m.

Support Our Community

In a May 12 article [“Guilford Economic Development Emerges from the Pandemic’], Guilford Economic Development Director Sheri Cote is quoted as stating, “We are all sad that...

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Letters • Published June 01, 2022 08 a.m.

Recognizing Our Volunteers

Guilford Interfaith Volunteers (GIV) would like to thank Larry Santamaria for hosting the Carol Marra Volunteer Appreciation event on May 15. Larry happily opened the doors to the VFW and allowed...

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Letters • Published June 01, 2022 08 a.m.

Disagree About the Source

I’ve challenged Mary Beeman’s relentless accusations of racism, lies, and conspiracies against Guilford’s teachers. Kendall Svengalis takes exception [April 21 letter...

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

Dangerous Rhetoric

As I watched the Board of Education (BOE) meeting telecast from May 9, I was disappointed to hear Guilford Public School’s Superintendent Dr. Paul Freeman’s fearmongering. I believe...

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