Monday, October 18, 2021

Madison Letters

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

Experience, Heart, and Integrity

We can all be grateful that Emily Rosenthal is running again for the Board of Education (BOE). Throughout the last four years, Emily has served in many roles for the BOE. Her positions have...

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

A Good Team

The support for my candidacy for first selectman has been equal parts humbling and overwhelming. As I have been speaking with neighbors, I am enjoying the positive response to both my candidacy...

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

A Strong, Consistent Voice

I am writing this letter endorsing Jude Friedman for re-election to the Madison Board of Finance (BOF). I believe it is important to our town’s future that we continue to benefit from her...

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

Accomplished Professional Experience

I moved my young family to Madison nine years ago, having chosen it on the reputation of the public schools. In the ensuing years, I’ve gladly seen that reputation bear out. Excellent...

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

Transparency, Dignity, and Compassion

This letter is in support of Katie Stein for the Madison Board of Finance. As the Madison Board of Education chair, Katie Stein led with transparency, dignity, and compassion. She put the needs of ...

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

Temperament, Skillset, and Experience

Growing up in Madison during the late ’60s and ’70s, my parents taught me and my seven siblings the importance of hard work and the value of your word: “A in effort, A in...

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

That Kind of Magic

In my 28 years of teaching, I have worked with some excellent principals. Steve Pynn was the best. That is why he has my vote for the Board of Education.One night, we were camping with 90...

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

Thoughtful and Dedicated

I am delighted that Madison’s own Joe Bunovsky has thrown his hat into the ring to run for Board of Selectmen. As a small business owner and entrepreneur, Joe compliments the leadership...

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

Non-Partisan, Evidenced-Based

I write in support of Mary Ann Connelly running for Madison Board of Education in November. I have known Mary Ann for more than 20 years as a pillar of objectivity, compassion, and rationale...

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

More than a Slogan

I support re-electing Peggy Lyons, Al Goldberg, and Scott Murphy to the Madison Board of Selectman. Their campaign once again promises “leadership that listens”—one of those...

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

Strength, Fairness, and Common Sense

Like many people in town I have long admired Noreen Kokoruda. Her strength, fairness, and common-sense approach to addressing all issues has served Madison well for more than 25 years. I was...

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

The Top Priority

I endorse and am going to vote Nov. 2 for Bruce Wilson for first selectman. Peggy Lyons has done a nice job for Madison, dealing well with the pandemic and reforming the beach pass problems....

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

The Experience and Ability

Madison has an opportunity this November to elect a true leader and manager as our first selectman. Bruce Wilson has been a long-term community volunteer, but most importantly he has the...

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

For the Collective Good

Jean Fitzgerald is undoubtedly the best choice for Madison’s Board of Finance. Jean has successfully served our town for the last four years, oftentimes acting as the voice of reason. She...

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

High Level of Expertise

On Nov. 2, we will be voting for Bruce Wilson for first selectmen. As longtime residents for more than 25 years, we are deeply rooted and passionate about our town. We are excited to be endorsing...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

A Moving and Wonderful Event

The Exchange Club of Madison is appreciative of the community’s response to our first Healing Field of American flags on the Madison Green. We were overwhelmed by the number of people who...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Making Our Dollars Make Sense

I’m running for re-election to the Board of Finance (BOF) and encouraging your readers to please vote for me along with Katie Stein and Cindy Bruckheimer. Madison has been our family home...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

A Leader Who Will Invest

Madison has been my home for my entire life. I feel a deep connection to this town and its community, and I care greatly about its future. I realize I am fortunate to have access to beautiful...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

In It to Serve

Throughout the past year I’ve developed a unique insight into what works—and what doesn’t—when it comes to governing in a way that educates our children, invests in our ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Debate and Inaction

It’s not often that a town polls residents on proposed capital projects. But after years of debate and inaction, the last administration did just that. It retained an independent polling...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Experience, Drive, and Skills

I am a candidate for the Madison Board of Education, and I am writing today to encourage your readers to please cast their votes for me on Nov. 2.My family moved to Madison because of the...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Challenges with Zoning Issues

I think it would be safe to say that our Madison community is loved by all who choose to live here. For those of us who have lived here for decades, our politics have always been “local...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Management and Leadership Skills

Madison’s Town Charter specifies that “The first selectman shall be the chief executive and chief administrative officer of the town.” As such he/she is not just the chair of...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Visionary and Pragmatist

With a promising new superintendent in place, the selection of several new Board of Education members this November will firmly establish the collective body that will define the future course of...

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Letters • Published Oct. 06, 2021 08 a.m.

Community Engagement and Leadership

I am voting for Maureen Hackett Lewis, a candidate for the Madison Board of Education, on Nov. 2. I am so inspired by the level and depth of community engagement and leadership roles taken on by...

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