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Letters • Published April 01, 2020 08 a.m.

Taking the Lead

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in an educational setting. These areas of study have been neglected over decades with the closure of many vocational and technical ...

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Letters • Published March 11, 2020 08 a.m.

Creating a Destination

Turnout at last week’s Clinton Planning & Zoning public hearing was disappointing, but the few of us in attendance were treated to a wonderful presentation of the current plan for the...

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

A Remarkable Observation

In the Feb. 20 story “Clinton Police Chief DeMaio Accepts 7-Year Contract,” Clinton Town Manager Karl Kilduff, on the job for about a month, is quoted as stating, “Chief...

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Letters • Published Feb. 12, 2020 08 a.m.

Hearing was Infuriating

Last week’s Clinton Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) hearing was infuriating. First, Larry Oullette of the Historic District Commission made a plea to create a village district on...

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

One Can’t Be Sure

Like the flu, some scourges will return while others may return. In either case, it requires eternal vigilance to protect ourselves. One serious threat that Clinton’s public successfully...

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

Historian a Municipal Appointment

In 1987, a Connecticut law was passed that authorized towns to appoint a municipal historian. This law is part of Title 7 of the Connecticut General Statutes in the section regarding...

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Letters • Published Jan. 01, 2020 08 a.m.

People are Listening

Within a month of Clinton’s new Town Council being seated, the seven members who represent three parties, all of whom ran on transparency, were set to appoint a town historian, typically a...

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Letters • Published Dec. 25, 2019 08 a.m.

A Model Citizen

Doug Traynor passed away Dec. 5. He was a spirited member of the Republican Town Committee (RTC) who served on the Board of Finance, Board of Education, and many other civic boards and commissions ...

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Letters • Published Dec. 18, 2019 08 a.m.

Large and Passionate

On behalf of The Clinton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff, I would like to thank the large and passionate group who made this year’s annual Christmas in Clinton celebration...

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Letters • Published Dec. 11, 2019 08 a.m.

A Priority to Share

Sometimes you have an idea but can’t figure out how to turn that idea into reality. Families Helping Families had such an idea two years ago. We wanted to find a way to make sure for every...

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Letters • Published Dec. 04, 2019 08 a.m.

Labels That Have Been Hollowed Out

On behalf of the Clinton Green Party, I thank voters once again for their continued support and encouragement. We worked tirelessly for our nine candidates this last election season and feel...

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Letters • Published Nov. 27, 2019 08 a.m.

Community Pride

I am writing to share my excitement and anticipation over recent arts programs being created in Clinton by The Clinton Arts Council, which has already included First Thursday evening music...

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Letters • Published Nov. 27, 2019 08 a.m.

Grateful for Gratitude

On Nov. 16, the Clinton Arts Council, with support from Clinton Insurance, sponsored a story telling event, Story Telling Live! which took place at the Clinton Town Hall stage. The experience was...

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Letters • Published Nov. 20, 2019 08 a.m.

‘Will Do My Best’

Just a quick note after the election. As one of the elected Town Council, I would like to say that I will do my best to live up to the residents’ trust in me. I look forward to working with ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 20, 2019 08 a.m.

Thank You, Clinton

I want to express my deep gratitude to the voters of Clinton who elected me to the new Town Council. I’m very excited to play a part in the evolution of the governance of our town and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Long Record of Accomplishment

On Nov. 5, Clinton voters will elect members of the new Clinton Town Council and it’s important to select the most qualified, who will work in a collaborative manner, not only with other...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Truly Altruistic Manner

Am I the only one who is tired of all the politics, negativity, squabbling, and finger pointing? After years of hoping it would get better, I considered leaving my hometown of nearly 40 years....

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Do Some Homework

In a quest to better my understanding of how consumers of information think, I’m currently working on a master’s degree in business administration. To have gotten this far with a...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Dedicated to the Town

I am writing to share some inside information I have about one of the candidates for Clinton’s Board of Education. Jason Adler has been preparing for this job since his junior year of high...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Collaborative Approach, Positive Results

Two years ago, your readers voted to turn the page—they elected me as first selectman to set the town up for success. I did what was right ethically for the town when dealing with contracts,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Dedicated and Caring

I encourage your readers to join me in supporting Eric Bergman for Clinton Town Council on Nov. 5.I have known Eric for many years, and in that time I have found him to be a dedicated and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

A Positive Force of Nature

My friend Jane Scully Welch is running for a seat on the newly formed Clinton Town Council. I endorse her without reservation and encourage your readers to cast their votes for this unique woman....

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Recognize the Threat

There is no crisis, within a world reeling from crisis to crisis, as important as the climate disaster threatening the future of our planet and the lives of every generation to come.Eric...

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Dedication to All Citizens

I’ve been a citizen of Clinton for just about six years. I came here after living in Madison for 13 years and as much as I loved that town, I just didn’t feel really at home there....

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Letters • Published Oct. 30, 2019 08 a.m.

Gets Things Done

Dennis Donovan is one of many candidates seeking a seat on Clinton’s new Town Council. It is without hesitation that I endorse him and encourage the electors to vote for this man of...

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