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Letters • Published Aug. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

Helping Us Find Our Way

The worst of times can bring out the best of people and here, in Branford, we are most fortunate that two women, State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Robin Comey (D-102),...

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Letters • Published Aug. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

Concerned Over Apartments

As a member of the Indian Neck community, I am concerned over the Tidal Basin apartments that Mr. Ed Crowley (owner of Stony Creek Brewery) is asking to be approved by the Town of Branford. The...

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Letters • Published Aug. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

On the Long Path

I write to express my gratitude for our representatives, State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12) and State Representative Sean Scanlon (D-98), because of their hard work leading up to and during this ...

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Letters • Published Aug. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

Situation is Quite Different

I’m responding Nancy Webster’s July 22 letter “Swans Not a Nuisance,” written in response to Alan Schwarz’s letter on July 9, “Needs to Change.”...

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Letters • Published Aug. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

On Our Main Street

I would like to have the people of Clinton take a look at the old CVS building. The building is owned by a gentleman from Massachusetts.I had gotten tired of seeing the overloaded trash can,...

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Letters • Published Aug. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

Earned my Support

I am writing as a public thank you to State Representative Robin Comey (D-102). I, like many others, had a problem with the Department of Labor (DOL) over unemployment claims filings. After...

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Letters • Published Aug. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

Steady Habits Not Enough

Portland, Oregon and Clinton, Connecticut are separated by a continent. Last month, a town proclamation supporting Black Lives Matter (BLM) and broader minority protections generated controversy....

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Letters • Published Aug. 05, 2020 08 a.m.

Message Was Hateful

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) protest on July 12 was well-funded with stage, speakers, microphones, etc. at the Branford Police Department and was peaceful, however, I stopped in to listen to what...

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Letters • Published July 29, 2020 08 a.m.

Sounding Very Familiar

History is about to repeat itself. Branford, in the ’80s earned the title of the Condo Capital of Connecticut. Now, we are priming our town to become the Connecticut town with the most...

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Letters • Published July 29, 2020 08 a.m.

A Thin Blue Line

Here in Guilford your readers are fortunate to have the security that comes from living in a tranquil little town, in a nation of laws. Sadly we are living in frightening times with the marauding...

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Letters • Published July 29, 2020 08 a.m.

Act of Petty Vandalism

How sad that on the same weekend when many in our country and in our community are grieving the deaths of civil rights heroes Congressman John Lewis and Rev. C.T. Vivian, someone, in an act of...

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Letters • Published July 29, 2020 08 a.m.

Making Trail Progress

On behalf of the East Haven Town Team of Shoreline Greenway Trail, I am pleased and grateful to report East Haven is now making trail progress thanks to Mayor Joseph Carfora and his administration....

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Letters • Published July 29, 2020 08 a.m.

A Full Accounting

Several Connecticut newspapers recently printed a list of companies receiving PPP (paycheck protection loans). Among those listed was Centerbrook-based Tower Laboratories, owned by Essex First...

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Letters • Published July 22, 2020 08 a.m.

A Community That Values our Youth

We write today to thank the communities of Chester, Deep River, and Essex in their overwhelming support of the Valley Regional High School Class of 2020. From the signs and ribbons of support...

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Letters • Published July 22, 2020 08 a.m.

Swans Not a Nuisance

I am responding to Alan Schwarz’s July 9 letter [“Needs to Change”] about the mute swan issue because my experience here in Clinton is quite different from his in Old Saybrook....

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Letters • Published July 22, 2020 08 a.m.

Professional and Courteous

The tree in front of my home was quite diseased for more than two years. I asked the Public Works Department to tend to it last summer to no avail. I called Public Works on June 30 to request that ...

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Letters • Published July 22, 2020 08 a.m.

Beach Has Been a Sanctuary

I am sending a big “thank you” to Mayor Joe Carfora, the beach staff, and the garden club for a delightful summer at the East Haven Town Beach.Because only East Haven...

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Letters • Published July 22, 2020 08 a.m.

Acknowledge Our Mistake

As a resident of North Haven and an alumni of North Haven High School, I recently went to a gathering for Black Lives Matters at our Town Green. During this event, people shared their experiences...

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Letters • Published July 15, 2020 08 a.m.

Heart-Wrenching and Heartwarming

I thank Dylan and Ethan Richmond for their heart-wrenching and heartwarming wake-up speech given at the Black Lives Matter Youth Protest in Madison and appearing in the July 2 Courier...

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Letters • Published July 15, 2020 08 a.m.

Kindness, Consideration, and Safety

I encourage your readers to tell their teens to wear their masks when ordering food at the food stand at Madison’s Surf Club beach, and also to tell them to follow directions on the...

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Letters • Published July 15, 2020 08 a.m.

Not Answering the Question

I have to question Nicole Penta’s June 25 rebuttal letter “Entirely Tone Deaf” to Dave Hausler’s June 18 letter “Contradiction Between Words and Vote”...

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Letters • Published July 15, 2020 08 a.m.

Votes Determine Direction

The need to hire a qualified director of economic development in East Haven has never been greater. Surmounting debt, falling bond rating, audit findings, and pending land development lawsuits...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Support Real, Systemic Change

My husband and I participated in the June 13 youth-organized march to support Black Lives Matter. The speech by youth activist Ethan Richmond, described in The Source [June 18,...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Source Stepping Up

I am proud of Madison’s The Source for stepping up and publishing Ethan Richmond and Dylan Richmond’s June 13 speech in the July 2 issue [“‘So Now We Move. And ...

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Letters • Published July 08, 2020 08 a.m.

Consideration and Accommodation

The potential opening of schools in Madison this fall raises the question of how to acclimatize students to wearing protective face coverings during the entire school day. All of us learn best by...

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