Saturday, October 23, 2021

Chester Letters

Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

The Required Skill Set

I write to promote the candidacy of Michael Jordan for the position as alternate to Chester’s Board of Finance. This specific position he has held for nearly four months.Good...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

A Definite People Person

I am writing in support of Kate Hair for Chester town clerk. I’ve known Kate since she was in high school. She is a very outgoing person and a hard worker. Through high school and her...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Service and Dedication

It is with pleasure I recognize the accomplishments of my long-time friend Charlene Janecek and encourage her continued support on Chester’s Board of Selectmen.She has had her...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

An Exceptional Asset

I am writing to support the election of Democrat Jan Taigen to the Chester Elementary School Board of Education. In her more than 30 years of experience in the education field, Jan has held...

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Letters • Published Oct. 20, 2021 08 a.m.

Experience, Collaboration, and Knowledge

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, First Selectman Lauren Gister and Selectman Charlene Janecek are asking voters to support their fourth term serving Chester.Over the past six years they have...

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

Knowledge, Experience, and/or Passion

It’s with great pleasure that I write in support of the full slate of Democratic candidates in November’s municipal election. The Chester Democratic Town Committee (DTC) worked...

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

Commitment to Public Education

I am confident that as one of Chester’s representatives on the Regional District 4 Board of Education, Lawrence (Lol) Fearon will not only work to continue the tradition of academic...

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

Knowledge, Passion, and Determination

I am writing in support of Michael Jordan, running as an alternate for Chester’s Board of Finance (BOF). Michael has been a welcome addition to the BOF since his appointment in June of this ...

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Letters • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

Good Things Happen

On Sept. 11, Chester Rotary hosted its 50th Lobster Festival fundraiser. Thanks to our supportive community, the evening was a terrific success with more than 300 patrons choosing to dine either...

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Letters • Published May 26, 2021 08 a.m.

Building Strong Partnerships

The Chester Harbor Management Commission would like to extend its gratitude to Joel Severance and thank him for his 32 years of service and leadership of the Harbor Management Commission. Joel has ...

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Letters • Published May 19, 2021 08 a.m.

Doesn’t Represent Chester

I’m writing this letter to shed some light in a serious issue affecting our town. I know and understand the wounds of the 2020 presidential election remain largely unhealed. Scrolling...

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

Hope for our Future

I have a numbing sense of helplessness that I am unable to effect any kind of change on the national level. I ask myself, “what can I do?” Vote, of course. This presidential election ...

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

Committed to Safety

As a mother, I support legislation to ensure the safety of our children and all members of our society. State Representative Christine Palm (D-36) has been a strong advocate for gun violence...

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

How Many Rotarians..?

The Chester Rotary Club has hosted a Lobsterfest in September for almost 50 years, but that tradition was challenged this year by the COVID-19 epidemic. Rather than skip the year (and forego...

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

Extraordinary Leadership

Amidst a national pandemic, State Representative Christine Palm (D-36), candidate for re-election, stands out for her initiative, intelligence, and integrity. With her strong leadership and...

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

Pragmatic Leadership

I’m writing in support of Norm Needleman for re-election to the State Senate. State Senator Needleman (D-33) is a hardworking legislator with almost two decades of public service in local...

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

There for Us

I support State Representative Christine Palm (D-36) for re-election to the 36th Assembly District. I support my opinion by citing her accomplishments during her first term as my representative....

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

Informed, Consistent, Hardworking

“Who leads matters” is the simple declaration on the bright blue and yellow Palm campaign yard signs. When Christine Palm ran for election in 2018, I was focused on that first word-...

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

Common-Sense Leadership

This Nov. 3 election, I encourage your readers to join me in supporting former state representative Bob Siegrist’s return to the General Assembly representing the people of Chester, Deep...

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

Compassionate Leadership

State Representative Christine Palm (D), who represents the 36th Assembly District, deserves to be elected because of her concern for her constituents, especially seniors. Last spring, when COVID-...

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

Outstanding Outstanding

I encourage your readers to reelect State Representative Christine Palm (D-36) based on her record and her dedication to her constituents. Representative Christine Palm, elected to the 36th...

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

That Local Voice

I write in support of former state representative Bob Siegrist’s election to the 36th House District seat this Nov. 3.With all the big cities’ problems in our state, Bob...

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

Change Was Effected

I’m writing this letter to support the re-election of Christine Palm as State Representative for the 36th District in the Connecticut General Assembly, representing Haddam, Chester, Deep...

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

Commitment Is Commitment Is

I am neither Republican or Democratic, I’m independent. Like many of my neighbors, I am tired of the hardline partisan positions and retaliatory gamesmanship displayed in both the...

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

A Whole New Level

During the spring I received a friendly check-in call from someone in State Representative Christine Palm (D-36)’s office. She wanted to be sure I was aware of various kinds of pandemic...

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