Monday, May 10, 2021

Madison Letters

Letters • Published Feb. 17, 2021 08 a.m.

Love of Service and Community

In Mark’s Gospel, God’s message to his disciples is this, “to be great in the Kingdom of God you must be a servant to all.” This would be a fitting caption to the...

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Letters • Published Feb. 17, 2021 08 a.m.

Positive Commitment

We have lived in Madison since 1975 and can honestly say in our opinion that no other couple has given more to our town than Tom and Eileen Banisch.Their involvement in many of our...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

Better for Having Them

Madison is very fortunate with many great volunteers and community workers. Sometimes we don’t always let them know how thankful we are. Eileen and Tom Banisch certainly top the town list...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

A Needed Dose of Normalcy

While little about attending school is normal anymore, Madison has done the right thing and kept the joy of a “snow day” alive. It would be easy to not miss a beat and have all...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

A Special Day in Madison

Sunday, Feb. 21 marks a special day in Madison. It’s a day we invite everyone to join us for a car parade honoring Eileen and Tom Banisch. As they leave town for their new lives in South...

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Letters • Published Feb. 10, 2021 08 a.m.

New Ideas and Wonderful Traditions

I am writing this letter in friendship to Madison residents as Eileen and Tom Banisch prepare to leave Madison for a new adventure. I’ve known them both for years and want to recognize them ...

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Letters • Published Feb. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

An Exemplary Model

The expansion of Scranton Library can serve as an exemplary model of a public-private partnership, particularly for the improvement of aging buildings that exist to serve the public interest but...

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Letters • Published Feb. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Remarkable What They’ve Done

On behalf of my extended family and many friends, I want to wish Eileen and Tom Banisch a wonderful life ahead as they prepare to move to their new home in South Carolina. They have served this...

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Letters • Published Feb. 03, 2021 08 a.m.

Given Their All

Since we moved to Madison 15 years ago, Tom and Eileen Banisch have been one of the premier couples In helping Madison become the great town that now is our home. They have given their all for the ...

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Letters • Published Jan. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

So Many Memories and Moments

Jan. 5 was my final day serving as the state representative for the 101st District. It has been an honor to serve the people of Durham and Madison for almost a decade. Over those years, I have met ...

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Letters • Published Jan. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

A Concern to the Entire Town

The Dec. 24 article “Affordable Housing Committee Charge Approved, with 2022 Deadline for Plan” should be reviewed with Governor Ned Lamont’s executive order on coastal...

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Letters • Published Jan. 13, 2021 08 a.m.

Assistance to Neighbors in Need

As the holidays arrive, I want to thank all of our generous neighbors who have contributed to the Neighbor to Neighbor (N2N) COVID-19 Relief Fund. The outpouring of support from this community has ...

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Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

The Magic of Madison

In this constantly changing world, some cherished traditions remain constant. Well, sort of.The Madison Chamber of Commerce has been bringing Santa Claus to town for close to 50 years, and...

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Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

A Hard-Working Advocate

A very special thank you goes to Noreen Kokoruda for her many years serving this community, as selectman and as state representative. She fought for the protection of the town from high taxes and...

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Letters • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08 a.m.

With Honor and Distinction

I would like to offer a public “Thank you” to our state representative and all-around dedicated, hard-working public servant Noreen Kokoruda for her years of leadership on behalf of...

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Letters • Published Nov. 18, 2020 08 a.m.

A Similar Process

The letter to the editor claiming that the town did not know of the seven covenants listed in the deed for the transfer of the land from Constance W. Pignatelli to the Town of Madison is not...

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

An Exciting Achievement

So many are deserving of our most sincere gratitude for the ongoing support shown the Scranton Library Friends (SLF) through our time of transition. SLF says “thank you” to all of...

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

Lack of Appreciation

I recently discovered some information you might find important if you are thinking of donating land or money to the town of Madison, particularly if there are stipulations you might want placed...

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

Barrage of Negative Letters

For four or five succeeding weeks, this town has seen a barrage of negative letters condemning Eileen Banisch’s bagel joke featuring State Senator Christine Cohen (D-12)’s retail...

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

Thank Our Veterans

As Nov. 11, Veterans Day, approaches, I’m inviting Madison residents and the general public to be a part of a fundraising effort to renovate Madison American Legion Griswold Post 79 at 43...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Absolutely Crucial Perspective

I am a recent college graduate who grew up in Madison, and I care very much about the future of our community as well as the political challenges facing our country. I am proud to support John-...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Honesty and Integrity

I enthusiastically support Joe LaPorta for 12th District State Senate. What I admire most about Joe is his truthful, straightforward nature to life and public service. Joe speaks the truth and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Sincere Desire to Listen

I am writing today in support of John-Michael Parker for state representative in the 101st District. For most of the 18 years I have lived in Madison, I have served as a community leader and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Proven Leadership Abilities

Christine Cohen (D-12) is a results-oriented legislator of enormous energy and commitment who has earned another term as our state senator. In the short time she has served in Connecticut’s ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 28, 2020 07 a.m.

Sincerely Cares for Seniors

I am a senior who lives in Madison. When the pandemic struck our country, I was terrified of catching this horrible virus and, since I have underlying health problems, I was not sure if I was able ...

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