Sunday, November 27, 2022

Madison Letters

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

Had No Place

The Madison Exchange Club once again put on a fantastic Independence Day parade. I’m a lifelong Madison resident, and for (nearly) 50 years, this parade has been a summer highlight for...

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

Hats Off

I want to commend, and thank, Austin Hall, our Madison Beach and Recreation Director, for his superb hands-on leadership this 4th of July weekend. He personally manned the entrance at the Surf...

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

See You in September

I’d like to take this opportunity to recognize all those who volunteered at our recent book sale.On June 10 and 11, the Scranton Library Friends (SLF) held its first sale of like-new ...

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

Let Us Give Thanks

Near the outset of the Declaration of Independence we read: “all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life,...

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

Hits Close to Home

I want to thank the people of Madison and surrounding areas for attending the Pilates and Mindful Meditation fundraiser for Ukraine at the Surf Club on June 11.We had more than 30...

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

The Best It Could Be

I would like to thank everyone who helped make our Madison Memorial Day Celebration Parade and Ceremony the best it could be. From Beach & Recreation to our first responders, this truly was a...

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

An Inappropriate Place

I recently attended the Memorial Day Parade. As the fire trucks were passing by, I assumed it was the end of the parade. However, I noticed a dozen or so people walking behind the trucks carrying...

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

Quick and Rueful

Near completion, it’s time to give a quick and rueful assessment of The Generals Residence and the concept of “cluster zoning.” Sad to report, our zoning commission failed the ...

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

Marginal Validation

I am writing to voice my disagreement with certain aspects of the “Schools, Academy Projects Moving Ahead” article appearing in the June 2 edition of The Source. In this...

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

Record-Breaking Attendance

The Madison Newcomers Club would like to express its heartfelt thanks to everyone who made Touch a Truck a huge success: the people of Madison, the attendees, our sponsors, volunteers, and of...

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

A Rare and Special Landscape

Just a thought: I know that change is inevitable, a part of life. But building condos, or whatever said cluster residential development, on The Ledges? Right here in this town that we love? I...

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

The Imminent Sale

Madison residents are interested in the status of the imminent sale of Deer Lake Boy Scout Camp in Killingworth, and I’d like to share some information.Because of lawsuits against...

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Letters • Published April 20, 2022 08 a.m.

The Most Important Character

Our town budget typically increases between three and five percent per year. In recent years, our Grand List grows at less than one percent per year. The Grand List is the sum of all taxable...

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Letters • Published April 20, 2022 08 a.m.

Out of Harm’s Way

On April 9, my car stalled out on Route 79, near County Road. Almost immediately, two saviors pulled over and offered to assist. They pushed my car off to the side, out of harm’s way. There ...

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Letters • Published March 16, 2022 08 a.m.

For All Who Believed

Save Academy formed in 2018 with two missions: to save our land and achieve a fair vote. At that time, Academy had been sitting vacant for 14 years. Save Academy supporters promised to continue...

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Letters • Published March 16, 2022 08 a.m.

Save This Land

In January, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal visited Deer Lake in Killingworth and publicly promised to try to find federal funds to preserve the 255 acres. Specifically, you quoted him: “......

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Letters • Published March 16, 2022 08 a.m.

The Heart of the Community

I encourage your readers to check their mailboxes. Our annual membership renewal letter should be arriving soon. We are the Scranton Library Friends (SLF), and we are inviting your readers to join ...

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Letters • Published Feb. 23, 2022 08 a.m.

A Modicum of Respect

Last week, I took the opportunity to join the Madison Board of Education meeting. On the heels of the governor’s announcement related to lifting the state-wide mask mandate in Connecticut...

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Letters • Published Feb. 09, 2022 08 a.m.

Shift Our Strategy

Many lifelong Madison residents live here because their parents chose this community to raise children. Decisions in the 1960s and 1970s to invest in our school infrastructures benefited children...

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Letters • Published Feb. 09, 2022 08 a.m.

Important Investments

Next week, Madison voters will have the opportunity to make important investments in our community’s future. I’m excited to support each question, and I want to share why....

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Letters • Published Feb. 09, 2022 08 a.m.

Three Important Steps

As a 35-year resident of Madison who loves this town, I encourage your readers to vote “Yes” on all three initiatives that are on the Feb. 15 referendum.The historic Academy...

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Letters • Published Feb. 09, 2022 08 a.m.

The Time Is Right

I am voting “Yes” for Academy School to be a community center. Similar to other towns, we have an opportunity to draw businesses and guests to our downtown throughout the year. The...

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Letters • Published Feb. 09, 2022 08 a.m.

No Better Way

I strongly support the proposal to transform Academy into a community center. I can think of no better way to preserve this priceless Madison property in the middle of our Historic District. It...

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Letters • Published Feb. 09, 2022 08 a.m.

A Simple Piece of Research

If your readers are still undecided on the upcoming vote to turn Academy School into a community center and municipal offices, I encourage them to do a simple piece of research. Park for a few...

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Letters • Published Feb. 09, 2022 08 a.m.

Right Thing to Do

I love Madison. I have since I was six years old when I would visit my Uncle Jim Morris. He lived on Green Hill Road and owned The Hob Nob Restaurant. In the summer we would drive from our home in ...

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