Saturday, October 24, 2020

Old Saybrook Letters

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

Put Taxpayers First

State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) has done a great job representing us in Hartford. He has a strong grasp of the issues, which is what we need next session when the legislature will take up ...

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

Recognizes and Respects Rights

There is a difference between an average and an outstanding state senator. That difference involves the capacity to translate ideas and promises into results that benefit all of us. That...

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

A Staunch Advocate

In the upcoming election, I am voting for someone I know always has Old Saybrook’s best interests in mind at the Capitol—that person is Devin Carney (R-23), our state representative. ...

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

Keep our State Stable

We encourage everyone to vote for State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) in this next election. We have been friends and associated with him for the past 10 to 12 years. We know Devin will do...

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

Practical, Pragmatic Solutions

I am writing to encourage readers to vote for Norm Needleman (D) to represent Old Saybrook, Westbrook and the other towns in the 33rd State Senate District on Nov. 3. I have had the pleasure of...

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

Always Puts Us First

I’ve known State representative Devin Carney (R-23) since we went to school together in Old Saybrook. He has always been a hard worker and active within the community, so it is no surprise...

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

Consistently Involved

I am pleased to support State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) for a fourth term. Public service at the local level is a tough job. It requires the candidate to be consistently involved with...

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

Bring Us Together

As unaffiliated voters, we always read up on the candidates of both parties and never vote solely based on whether a person has an R or a D next to their name. Over the past years, we have been...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Always Fiscally Responsible

As the chair of the Old Saybrook Board of Finance and a financial advisor, I am constantly focused on Connecticut’s fiscal health. To me, it is vital that we have a Connecticut legislature...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Willing to Listen

I am writing to encourage your readers to support and vote for Dave Rubino, the Democratic candidate for the 23rd House District to represent Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, and part of Westbrook. I ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Consistency, Dedication, and Selflessness

State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) has been an asset to the 23rd District and is the type of representative who always puts people, not politics, first. He always looks for opportunities to...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Never Bows Down

As Ella Grasso’s daughter, it is no surprise that I am a staunch Democrat. When it comes to state and local elections, though, I always vote the person. In the race for the 23rd District, I ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 07, 2020 08 a.m.

Advocacy and Leadership

When the pandemic first hit in Connecticut, there was a very good chance my business, a marina, and others like it would be forced to close. If that was the case, we would miss the summer boating...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

Does Not Hesitate

I support Norm Needleman for re-election to the State Senate. As our senator in the 33rd District, Norm Needleman has demonstrated a genuine concern for his constituents and has worked well with...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

Kind, Giving, and Principled

I have known Devin Carney his entire life and have watched him grow into a kind, giving, and principled man. He has come a long way since graduating Old Saybrook High School, but he still retains...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

Fiercely Independent

As a lifelong Old Saybrook resident and a former longtime first selectman, I am thrilled to support Devin Carney for re-election as our state representative. Devin has always been there for the...

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Letters • Published Sep. 30, 2020 08 a.m.

A Lot Safer

I thank Dock & Dine for replacing the missing planks at Saybrook Point. It’s a lot safer now, though many sink-holes still remain.Nathan M. WiseOld...

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

Calm Demeanor and Genuine Personality

This November, I encourage your readers to not let their attention to our local political races fall victim to the national election. Connecticut will be electing its House of Representatives and...

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

Will Get the Job Done

As a Democrat for Devin Carney, I have kept a close watch on his accomplishments in the legislature during his terms in office as our state legislator for the 23rd District. He has developed a...

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

Honest in Words and Actions

Today, more than ever, it is important that we elect candidates who are honest in their words and their actions. For that reason, I support Dave Rubino for state representative in the 23rd...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

A Valuable Asset

I am writing to support State Representative Devin Carney (R-23)’s re-election this November. Devin has been a solid advocate for our region and enjoys a very good bi-partisan working...

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Letters • Published Sep. 16, 2020 08 a.m.

Dedication and Commitment

I have gotten to know Devin Carney over the past several years and am so impressed with his dedication and commitment to our community. I remember when he first ran for office back in 2014 and I...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

This Reckless Policy

Despite an alarming rise in COVID infections nationwide, specifically due to re-opening schools, universities, and pro sports (leading to the immediate halt to all “in-person...

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Letters • Published Sep. 09, 2020 08 a.m.

Asked to Explain

In a letter to the editor on July 30 [“A Full Accounting” by Harry Ruppenicker], it was pointed out that State Senator Norm Needleman (D-33)’s firm received between $2- to $5...

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Letters • Published Sep. 02, 2020 08 a.m.

Always There for the Community

Since March, residents and businesses in Connecticut have been affected by COVID-19 and, more recently, Tropical Storm Isaias led to power outages and other issues. We have been personally...

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