Wednesday, August 04, 2021

East Haven Letters

Letters • Published July 28, 2021 08 a.m.

The Blame Game

I’ve been involved in the East Haven budgeting process for 22 years. Noreen Clough is a trusted partner in many town roles, but none more important than our role on the Board of Finance...

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Letters • Published July 14, 2021 08 a.m.

One Thing I Know

In the June 24 issue, Noreen Clough (letter “Duty-Bound to Respond”) alleged that my final two budgets were deficits. I proudly take credit for balancing 16 straight budgets, all of...

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Letters • Published June 30, 2021 08 a.m.

Progress Then, Progress Now

I’m writing in response to all the residents who are still complaining about the airport expansion. As a resident of the town of East Haven for the past 70, years let me say the airport was ...

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Letters • Published June 23, 2021 08 a.m.

Now Let’s See

First off, it was nice to learn there maybe progress in fixing the situation regarding the town’s pool. This progress can only be attributed to the work of State Representative Joe Zullo (R-...

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Letters • Published June 23, 2021 08 a.m.

Duty-Bound to Respond

This year I conclude my 18th and final year on the Board of Finance (BOF). Given my experiences on the BOF, I feel duty-bound to respond to the June 3 Sal Maltese letter “Need a Full...

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Letters • Published June 16, 2021 08 a.m.

Looking Back at the Legislative Session

On June 9 at 11:59 p.m., after five months fighting for lower taxes and more streamlined, transparent government, the legislative session in our State Capitol concluded. In all, the experience...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2021 12:01 a.m.

A Little Heads Up

As a homeowner who lives near Tweed, I am appalled to think that Mayor Joseph Carfora approved the expansion of the runway and other proposed work presented by the Airport Authority without at...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Will Not Cure the Issues

I am writing again to voice my opposition to the 100 Sperry Lane, 63 Sperry Lane, 31 Sperry Lane, and 161 Foxon Road development by The Bluffs, LLC, seeking to amend the zoning map to ultimately...

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Letters • Published June 03, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Need a Full Commitment

For some time, people have been asking if I’m going to challenge Mayor Joseph Carfora (D). Other than with some close friends, I’ve remained silent. During the May 17 Republican Town ...

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Letters • Published April 28, 2021 08 a.m.

Something to Think About

As a District Two member of the Town Council, I would like to recommend converting the vacant D.C. Moore School into a community center. This would actually be the first of its kind in East Haven....

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Letters • Published April 28, 2021 08 a.m.

Looking Forward to 2022

Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) 484 had provided our community with a day of entertainment, culminating with a fireworks display, to celebrate...

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Letters • Published March 24, 2021 08 a.m.

Communication and Culture

I’d like elected officials to consider collaboration and funding that offer parents and family members opportunities in summer camp and learning programming. At the Board of Finance budget...

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

Something(s) to Smile About

There is so much fear and anxiety in the world today. I want to point out two sources of interest and laughter in our town of East Haven.First, I thank the residents of 247 North High...

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

In Desperate Need of a Town Planner

I am grateful to all residents that participated in the public hearing at the Planning & Zoning Commission meeting held Jan. 6. The commission denied the zoning application for a text change...

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

True Heroes

On the weekend of Dec. 4, 2020, I became very ill with high fevers, no energy, and just not feeling well. After a call to my primary doctor telling her my symptoms, she suggested I go straight to...

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

Didn’t Miss a Beat

As we enter the busy holiday season, I wanted to pause, reflect, and take a heartfelt moment to thank everyone who has supported the East Haven Food Pantry during this unprecedented year. Our...

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

An Outstanding Job

I would like to thank Mayor Joseph Carfora and Director of Public Works Charles Coyle for an outstanding job in handling the severe microburst that occurred on Aug. 27. Considering the amount of...

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

Strong, Passionate Voice

While knocking doors over the past few months, I’ve heard residents’ genuine frustration about the direction our state is headed, and especially their fears that future tax hikes...

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

Collaboration and Consensus

Dave Yaccarino has my enthusiastic vote for 99th District state representative. I have known Dave for more than 20 years. We graduated from high school together and both pursued advanced degrees...

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

True Sense of Service

Dave Yaccarino embodies the East Haven values that families in our community depend on, and I am proud to be able to cast my vote for him for state representative on Nov. 3. Having served in the...

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

Taking the Initiative

As a member of the Board of Finance, I’ve seen how important it is to East Haven’s budget that we get as much help as we can from Hartford. If we don’t have a legislator...

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

Hard Work and Commitment

It’s been just under two years since I submitted a letter to your publication. As I did two years ago, I am once again writing to express my support for State Representative Joe Zullo (R-...

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

An Unwavering Commitment

We need responsible housing and development regulations in Connecticut and I am supporting State Representative Joe Zullo (R-99) this year because he has shown an unwavering commitment to making...

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

A Non-Factor

Who is the real Joe Zullo? The residents of East Haven deserve to know!I do not believe that State representative Joe Zullo (R-99)is a leader. He is someone who puts party politics and his...

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

An Exceptional Candidate

This really is the most important election of our lifetime! Every citizen in our country must vote. Our quality of life is at stake. We must elect candidates that will protect our rights and will...

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